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Farmers Coop Society Marketing Intern in Sioux Center, Iowa

Find your career with Farmers Coop Society today! We are a progressive coop in a growing industry, committed to providing the highest level of service to customers.

We strive to promote from within and offer a range of great career opportunities. You’ll enjoy doing rewarding work, receiving competitive compensation, and excellent benefit packages.

When you join Farmers Coop Society, you’ll be joining a cooperative that has been proudly farmer owned since 1907.

Overall Job Function:

This position will incorporate skillsets such as Social Media, Marketing, Advertising, SEO, Graphic Design, and Content Creation to support Marketing and Communication’s Team. The ideal candidate is creative, but also has a drive to analyze results, and strives to exceed their own performance daily. The Marketing and Communications internship is an exciting opportunity to learn and contribute to digital strategies that support the company’s overall marketing and business objectives.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Primary responsibilities and opportunities for learning will include:

  • Writing and editing for websites article, advertisements and longer form marketing content

  • Selection of stock photography

  • Photo editing and image creation using Adobe programs

  • Training and work inside website CMS.

  • Analytics and reporting through systems including Google Analytics

  • Create new marketing assets by repurposing content such as video, audio and text into branded top of funnel and social assets.

  • Format and publish created content on digital platforms, including website, sales pages, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Pinterest as needed.

  • Collaborate with different FCS divisions and teams from concept through layout in order to develop strong content pieces.

  • Track and report on published content performance.

  • Organize and plan details for multiple projects in order to meet project deadline.

Secondary Responsibilities

  • Ability to understand new concepts quickly

  • Intuitive with social media and technology as a whole

  • Excellent written communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Intermediate computer proficiency in Windows applications including Microsoft Excel

Competencies

  • Supports a consistent professional image of the company.

  • Observes safety policy and procedure as an absolute.

  • Attitude of positivity and reacts calmly under pressure.

  • Work ethic of the highest integrity.

  • Commitment to dependability and willingness to work to meet goals and deadlines

  • Education & Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years combined experience and/or education in marketing, digital marketing, copywriting or graphic design.

  • Social media platform publishing and trafficking experience, including but not limited to: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest & YouTube, etc.

  • HTML knowledge or experience is a strong plus

  • Highly coachable and intellectually curious

  • High level of customer service focus.

Work Requirements:

This position is based in a fast paced agricultural setting and is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions and vibrations. The employees is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes and airborne particles. The noise level is usually moderate but occasionally may be loud. PPE will be provided and must be utilized according to safety standards. Typical working hours are based on customer and organizational demand; hours may be long, irregular and including weekends and holidays during peak season.

While performing job functions the employee will be required to talk and hear most of the time. The employee will spend frequent intervals moving and sitting, while also needing to reach, bend, twist, crawl, crouch, stoop or kneel. The employee will need to be able to lift up to 50 pounds frequently and maneuver on and off a mobile equipment. Ability of close, distant, color and peripheral vision is required; along with accurate depth perception. The physicality of this job is high.

*FCS job descriptions are a representation of a job requirements knowledge, skills and abilities. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. After reading the contents of this job description, I understand the responsibilities, requirements and duties expected of me. I acknowledge that I have received a copy of this description for my records. I realize this document is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position; however, Farmers Cooperative Society reserves the right to revise, add or eliminate job functions and duties as conditions warrant. I also understand that I may be required to work overtime, different shifts or hours outside the normally defined workday or workweek to achieve the company’s goals. I further understand that this job description does not constitute a contract of employment, nor alter my status as an “at-will” employee.

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