Job Openings

 

POSITION
Summer Intern

DEPARTMENTS
Commodity & Regulatory Affairs; Organization & Member Programs; Public Affairs & Government Relations

LOCATION
Farm Bureau Center – Little Rock, Arkansas

JOB POSTING DATE
November 17, 2021

SUMMARY OF JOB
This program provides a “hands on” work experience to students that will increase their understanding & knowledge of agriculture as well as the function/purpose of the Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation. The program includes opportunities to interact with agriculture leaders and farmers from across the state/country. Students will be tasked with the development of new advocacy materials to promote Farm Bureau policy to legislators, regulatory agencies, consumers and/or students.  

ELIGIBILITY / QUALIFICATIONS

  • Actively enrolled in an accredited Arkansas University/College.
  • Entering Junior level or higher student status.
  • Pursuing a degree in agriculture or agriculture-related field.
  • Grade Point Average of 3.0 or higher.
  • Valid Arkansas Driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
  • Required to report to/work from the Farm Bureau Center located in Little Rock.
  • Work at least 10 – 12 continuous weeks during the period of May – August.
  • Travel, including some overnight and out-of-state.
  • Proficient communication skills (oral and written).
  • Present self in professional/business manner.

EOE

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POSITION
Summer Intern

DEPARTMENT
Public Relations

LOCATION
Farm Bureau Center – Little Rock, Arkansas

JOB POSTING DATE
November 17, 2021

SUMMARY OF JOB
Provide creative, strategic and technical support for Arkansas Farm Bureau’s Public Relations department, including but not limited to: social media posting and planning, shooting/editing video, preparation of news releases, digital photography, layout/design of newsletters and advertisements, website updates and event planning activities.

This job is a chance to gain valuable experience in support of Arkansas’ largest member organization and Arkansas’ largest industry. The position also offers an opportunity to write for various Farm Bureau publications, including Front Porch (a bimonthly general interest membership magazine); Arkansas Agriculture (a magazine focused on agricultural issues); and Farm Bureau Press (the organization’s biweekly newsletter focused on membership activities).

ELIGIBILITY / QUALIFICATIONS

  • Course work equivalent to a Junior level student status in agricultural communications
  • A strong interest in furthering the cause of Arkansas agriculture.
  • Strong communication skills, with demonstrated excellence in writing.
  • Grade Point Average of 2.5 or better.
  • Valid Arkansas Driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
  • Required to report to/work from the Farm Bureau Center located in Little Rock.
  • Work at least 10 – 12 continuous weeks during the period of May – August.
  • Travel, including some overnight and out-of-state. 
  • Present self in professional/business manner.

EOE