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Position: Marketing and Communications Intern
Company: Pinto Horse Association of America, Inc.
Location: Bethany and Tulsa, Oklahoma
Work Period: June 4 – 23, 2018
Supervisor: Will report to Director of Marketing/Communications and office management.
Job Description: Assist with all aspects of marketing, video, photography, communication and publication development associated with the Pinto World Championship horse show. Duties include: taking photos, running camcorder for the webcast, designing, writing, publishing and distributing any form of communication aspect involved in the production of the show, i.e. maintaining open rapport with exhibitors, coordinating interviews for written stories, photography and maintaining social media outlets. Will have the opportunity to return to the PtHA® office and assist with the development of Pinto Horse Magazine.
Other Info: The objective of this internship is to provide students a behind the scenes look at marketing a large equine show.
Student must be:
· Able to lift up to 50 lbs.;
· Travel to Tulsa
· Work long hours
· Entering junior year of college or above in the Fall 2018 semester.
Requirements: Must be enrolled in upper level collegiate courses. Must be able to operate a DSLR camera proficiently. Experience in CS5 programs, including but not limited to, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign. Knowledge of Mac a plus.
Benefits: Contract labor fee of $125/day, lodging and meals while in Tulsa (June 4-23). No transportation costs will be provided. While in Bethany, Interoffice rate is minimum wage. Must have own transportation.
Contact: Please submit résumé, cover letter, photography and writing samples to:
Angie Baker, Director of Communications and Marketing
Pinto Horse Association of America, Inc.
7330 NW 23rd Street
Bethany, OK 73008
(405) 491-0111, ext. 219
Develop Your Professional Skills
Expand your experience in the equine industry by applying for one of AQHA’s communications internships.
College is a place for you to learn and develop skills that you will use as professionals in the real world. In the classroom, professors share knowledge through lectures and lab application, but are you ready to put that knowledge to work?
The American Quarter Horse Association offers three paid marketing and communications internships each summer, spring and fall.
Internships provide young professionals with the chance to gain practical experience in a real-life setting that can’t be mimicked in the classroom. An internship with AQHA is an excellent opportunity to apply knowledge from your university courses and gain experience in the industry.
Students interested in an internship with AQHA not only gain practical knowledge of marketing and magazine production in the horse industry, but they will also create lifelong relationships and have once-in-a-lifetime experiences.
Qualified applicants have the opportunity to apply for a communications and digital marketing internship, marketing and publicity internship, or an AQHA media internship. Students involved in communications, journalism, public relations, marketing and other related fields are an ideal fit for these positions.
Be sure to apply for each position by the designated application deadline.
· Summer Internships (May-August): Deadline – March 15
· Fall Internships (August-December): Deadline – July 1
· Spring Internships (January-May): Deadline – September 15
How to Apply for an AQHA Internship
1. Complete an AQHA employment application.
2. Send a resume, cover letter, personal essay and two to five writing samples to email@example.com.Be sure to mention the internship for which you are applying.
For more information on AQHA internships, visit www.aqha.com/internships