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Marketing & Entertainment Internship

The Ionia Free Fair is looking for a summer intern! Our intern will have a part in helping plan The 10 Best Days of Summer. Gain skills in social media, communication , event planning, marketing and more. This unique internship lends to many fun activities and task while putting in the work to have a successful Free Fair.

Job Description:
  • Manage all social media accounts including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
  • Coordinate and plan various fair events and volunteers
  • Prepare media interview talking points, write radio scripts and attend interviews with local news, radio and media outlets
  • Attended meetings with media buyers, network sales and local residents
  • Update and manage Ionia Free Fair website and app
  • Occasionally answer office phones calls, file vendor paper work and attend to customers/visitors
  • Act as point person during 10 days of fair for various issues, concerns or needed help

  • Must be available for entire 10 days of free fair in July (11th - 20th, 2019)
  • Pursuing a college degree or recent graduate
  • Familiar with social media
  • Open to learning new things including website software, ticket system and more
  • Be able to adapt and adjust to ever changing environment and last minute changes
  • Ensure strong communication between multiple parties
  • Strong attention to detail, especially when writing and reviewing documents

If interested, please apply via Handshake or email your resume and cover letter to Stephanie at

About Ionia Free Fair

We are The Ionia Free Fair! The fair is 10 days long and one of the biggest Free Fairs in the world. We are the second largest fair in the State of Michigan with a huge Midway, lots of entertainment and a crowd of over 400,000 people within 10 days. This is a very fun job, but there is a lot to making it The 10 Best Days of Summer.

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