Intern with the Fair!

For the fourth year in a row, the Tennessee State Fair Association—the non-profit charged with putting on the 10-day event—will have two intern positions available.  This internship provides the unique opportunity to work in event planning, while working with a marketing team, media, and sponsors.  Students majoring in Communications, Marketing, or Agriculture could all benefit and contribute to this internship.

Requirements:

  • Intern must be available to work within the week in time leading up to fair.
  • Intern must be available some during week and on weekends in preparation for and during the fair.
  • Intern must be willing to work up to 20 hours per week.
  • Intern may be required to do some traveling.
  • Intern must be able to do some lifting.
  • Intern will be required to do some labor indoors and outdoors.
  • Intern must be willing to work flexible hours.

Responsibilities:

  • Marketing distribution to Middle Tennessee area businesses
  • Assist in planning and execution of fair college night
  • Create and mail fair invitations to State Officials
  • May be required to write general press releases
  • Basic fair duties, including:  set-up/tear-down, organize on-site contests, organize media site visits, assist sponsors, basic customer service, assist with field trip days, assist with promotions, ensure presentations are at top quality