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Marketing Aficionados Needed! - Marketing Internship

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ORGANIZATION: Hillsboro Farmers' Markets

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Do you love social media and building community connections through creative campaigns? Then join us as a Marketing Intern to assist HFM in the implementation of our marketing and public relations plans. Marketing Interns celebrate Hillsboro's rich agricultural history by developing engaging social media and website content that connects the community with local farmers and artisans.

As a Marketing Intern, you can help the community learn more about the impact that the Hillsboro Farmers' Markets make on individuals, families, and communities. You can connect with your local growers and producers to make new friends and learn more about local produce.

Position Summary:

The Marketing Intern will be responsible for assisting the organization in the development and implementation of its marketing and public relations plans. This will be accomplished through developing engaging social media and website content and building community focused partnerships.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implement HFM’s marketing plan
  • Research/attend outreach events
  • Distribute marketing materials (posters, flyers, rack cards)
  • Create quality, fun, engaging social media content following market style guide
  • Engage with customers and vendors on social media by liking and responding to comments/posts/shares
  • Take vibrant pictures of products, people, and programs at the markets
  • Identify local influence centers for promotional item distribution like rack cards
  • Track and analyze platform engagements and statistical data
  • Accurately tag vendors, sponsors, and community partners in social media posts and pictures
  • Collect photo releases of people in pictures as needed
  • Attend monthly marketing meetings
  • Conduct market/marketing research as needed

Qualifications:
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must have excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize in a changing environment
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and follow- up skills
  • Leadership potential
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word and Excel
  • Ability to learn other software programs
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required
  • Photography/social media experience preferred
Dates: April - November, April - July, or August - October
Time:
Flexible hours; approx. 10-15 hours; must attend a minimum of one market (Saturday or Sunday) and one office day (Wednesday - Friday) per week

Hillsboro Farmers' Markets creates community gathering-places for people to buy local produce and products. We partner with farms, small businesses, and groups to provide education and resources. These efforts strive to enhance our community health and economic growth.

https://hillsboromarkets.org

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About Hillsboro Farmers' Markets

Location:

232 NE Lincoln St, Suite K, Hillsboro, OR 97124, US

Mission Statement

Hillsboro Farmers’ Markets creates community gathering-places for people to buy local produce and products. We partner with farms, small businesses, and groups to provide education and resources. These efforts strive to enhance our community health and economic growth.

Description

Hillsboro Farmers’ Markets (HFM) enriches and unifies our community by creating welcoming environments to access affordable regionally grown produce, arts, crafts, and local products. HFM supports farmers, artisans, and other family-owned business entrepreneurs. We encourage partnerships among vendors and the educational and business communities. In partnership with our vendors, we educate consumers on farm practices, sustainability, and the nutritional and economic value of buying locally.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Media & Broadcasting
Community, Media & Broadcasting

WHEN

Fri Apr 01, 2022 - Thu Jun 30, 2022

WHERE

Hillsboro Farmers' MarketsHillsboro, OR 97124

(45.54428,-122.9521)
 

SKILLS

  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Community Outreach
  • Critical Thinking
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible hours, part-time for 3 months, weekends during market season
  • Interns will work remotely during the week and must attend one market day per week.

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