at GROWMARK, INC. in Morris, Illinois, United States
PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT
The Communications Intern collaborated with all departmenths througouth FS GRAIN in order to create and plan marketing communications materials supporting campaigns and strategic objectives.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Customize and produce advertising and sales support materials, including direct mailers, literature, presentations, program introductions, and other materials.
Create social media content that represents the FS GRAIN brand and culture on our social media channels.
Willingness to learn and help create strategies for further social media channel development.
Interact with followers and other accounts to keep engagement levels up.
Maintain FS GRAIN's website.
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS
Performs all other duties as assigned.
Must be pursuing a marketing, agriculture, or related degree at a 4-year university with the status of at least a second semester junior or first semester senior in good academic standing at time the internship begins.
Basic understanding of brand, marketing, and communication principles.
Proven oral and written communications and customer service; including copywriting skills.
Proven computer skills including Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint).
Demonstrated planning, organization, problem-solving, and project management skills.
Demonstrates ability to work independently.
Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.
Must have and maintain a valid driver's license and have the ability to travel independently and overnight as needed.
Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on FS GRAIN's policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position.
Strong attentions to detail.
Excellent time management and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work extended hours, or those not considered "normal," during seasonal busy time periods.
Must have and maintain a valid driver's license and can travel independently and overnight when necessary.
WHAT YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT US
The GROWMARK Internship Program has been in existence for 65 years. The program has given over 1,350 students the opportunity to explore career paths and develop professionally; many of which still call the FS GROWMARK System "home" today!
FS GRAIN is a leading grain company with 80 full time employees operating in Northern Illinois. FS GRAIN operates 19 facilities with a combined storage capacity of 40 million bushels, and access to multiple grain markets, including ownership of two Class I shuttle loaders.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities.