Internship Opportunities

Marketing Communications Intern


Filament Marketing
301 South Blount St.
Suite 302
Madison, WI 53703


Jon Brakebill
Phone: 608.310.5335 x30
Fax: 608.310.5336

Internship Details:

Title: Marketing Communications Intern
No. Available: 1
Duration: Ten to 12 weeks, depending on in
Application Due Date: December 5, 2012
Housing Provided: No


  1. Develop and write media or newsletter articles that support strategic marketing plans of various clients
  2. Interview industry experts, client contacts, and/or livestock producers for articles
  3. Write press releases for Filament Marketing and clients
  4. Coordinate sales material development for various clients, working with members of a creative design team
  5. Photography as needed for client projects and article support
  6. Track, update and maintain clients' media relations results files and reports
  7. Conduct industry market research as needed
  8. Assist with planning and coordination of various client events
  9. Provide project support on marketing communications projects


  1. Excellent writing and editing skills
  2. Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office
  3. Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple projects
  4. Poised, professional communication abilities
  5. Passion for, and experience in, the agriculture industry - livestock
    (e.g., cattle, swine, goats, equine etc.) and/or crops
  6. At least a college junior in agricultural journalism, agricultural marketing/business, animal science, communications or related field.

As a Filament Marketing intern, you will:

  1. Be involved with a variety of exciting advertising, public relations and marketing projects for our clients
  2. Develop pieces to continue building your professional portfolio
  3. Network with industry experts and influencers
  4. Gain knowledge of development, printing and production processes
  5. Work in an exciting environment with a fun team that is enthusiastic about the agricultural industry and rooted in strategy
  6. Work within walking distance to downtown Madison district and close proximity to the University of Wisconsin campus

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