AgSpire is offering a paid summer internship program which runs for approximately 12 weeks from June 5th through August 30th. The Communications & Marketing Intern will have an opportunity to learn and gain hands-on experience in communications, digital and social media strategy, marketing, tradeshow and events, and content creation.  

What You’ll Do:  

The primary focus of this role will be to assist with event planning and digital marketing. 

Event Planning and Execution 

  • Assist with meeting timelines, managing RSVPs, and creating materials for company events, webinars, and field days 
  • Help organize company’s engagement at tradeshows and conferences, including development of speaking proposals and concepts 
  • Assist with media outreach, influencer and podcast engagement, and public relations efforts
  • Support planning and management for internal team meetings

Digital Marketing 

  • Develop social content, which may include research on relevant and trending news and topics; stakeholder stories and interviews; and/or photography or video needs 
  • Assist with social and digital analytics reports 
  • Help create content for newsletters, e-blasts, and online blogs

Other marketing and communications support as needed 

What We’re Looking For:  

  • Proficiency in using social media platforms (including LinkedIn and YouTube), content management systems (including WordPress), and basic design tools (including Canva and the Adobe Creative Suite) 
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail 
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills 
  • Basic understanding of digital marketing concepts and metrics 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite including, but not limited to, Outlook, Word and PowerPoint 
  • Ability to prioritize competing tasks 
  • Entrepreneurial and self-starter attitude 

Preference Will be Given to Candidates With:  

  • Understanding of food and agriculture supply chain, regenerative agriculture, and sustainability 
  • Demonstrated skill in graphic design, photography, or videography

General Information: 

  • Region: Remote, with preference for individuals located in or near Sioux Falls or Brookings, SD 
  • Hours: 30 to 40 hours a week 
  • Paid/Unpaid: Paid $16/hour – $22/hour

For more information and to submit your application, email careers@agspire.com.