Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Opportunities: Internship at Stonestreet Farm

Stonestreet Farm 

Digital Media & Marketing Summer Internship
Stonestreet Farm, a leader in thoroughbred breeding and racing, is pleased to present a Digital Media
& Marketing Internship opportunity for an extraordinary and creative student with a passion for the
thoroughbred industry.

Internship Summary
General: The Digital Media intern will work with the Digital Media Manager to develop content,
images and strategies for Stonestreet’s web and social media communications and assist with
fan engagement, community/industry outreach and special events.

Responsibilities and projects include, but are not limited to:
o Conceptualize and develop written and visual digital content
o Maintain website and social media networks
o Maintain photo & video archive
o Monitor relevant press as well as conversations on social media and blogs
o Assist with special events (e.g., social media campaigns, farm events, assisting in community
& charitable engagements/outreach)
o Respond to fan mail & requests
o Collect and analyze social media metrics
o Projects to develop specific skills and talents of the intern will be accommodated when

Important skills and qualities:
o Excellent written communication skills
o Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite – particularly InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
o Understanding of major social media platforms – Facebook/Twitter
o Must work well with a wide array of people and personalities
o Professional presence and demeanor
o Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
o Engage critiques constructively and with a positive attitude
o Be equally adept at following instructions and working independently
o Candidates must be able to provide their own transportation

Physical requirements: The Digital Media Intern may work outdoors 40‐50% of the time in
various weather conditions and stand or walk for long periods of time.

Internship will extend June to August with
flexibility around school semester end and re‐start

Approximately 40 hours per week. Flexibility is
required as work hours can be unpredictable,
sometimes including nights and weekends.

This position is compensated at $9.00/hr. Housing
is not provided. Payroll runs bi‐weekly.

Candidates should be in their Junior or Senior year
of a College/University degree program.

Application Packet
Resume including references
A one page personal statement that includes:
o Explanation of interest in the thoroughbred industry
o Description of how this internship would further career goals
Two letters of recommendation: (1) academic and (1) personal OR professional
Please note, applicant must be legally eligible to work in the United States. Appropriate identification
documents must be presented on or before start date.

Application Submission Requirements
Email application packet in PDF format to Elizabeth McIntosh, Human Resources Manager
Packets must be received by midnight on Friday, April 12, 2013

First Round Selections Notification
Monday, April 22, 2013

First Round Interviews
Interviews will be scheduled for April 24, 25, 26th
Conducted in person or via conference call

Final Decision/Notification
May 1st

Start Date
On or before June 1, 2013

(Contact Prof. Darrell Kincer for more information)

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