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Public relations/marketing intern (Kansas City, Missouri)

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 14:55 -- Steven J Rottinghaus
Part time

Ability to demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
Ability to work nights, weekends and holiday periods to meet business needs

Essential duties and responsibilities
• Writes, edits and distributes media materials, including on-air copy for media promotions and live remote broadcasts from the park
• Researches and updates regional media relations database.
• Interacts with media with minimal supervision
• Coordinates special interest group programs and promotional events, including securing event personnel (volunteers, additional workers and adjudicators)
• Supports group sales staff with execution of picnics, outings and special events
• Assists with all social media platforms
• Markets and promotes Worlds of Fun and Halloween Haunt at various onsite and offsite events, including dressing in costume as needed
• Visit promotional partners, and offsite retailers on a consistent basis to ensure compliance, delivery, and placement of marketing materials
• Provides guest service according to Cedar Fair standards when serving the guest or working with subordinates, including initiating guest interactions, answering questions and giving directions

Knowledge, skills and abilities required
• Ability to demonstrate understanding of media relations, including television, radio and print
• Ability to use Word, PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premier, video editing experience a plus
• Ability to read, write, speak and understand English at a level sufficient to conduct employee meetings; provide detailed direction to staff, guests, and vendors; and write policies, procedures, reports and other business related documents and correspondence

Interested applicants should apply online at https://jobs.cedarfair.com/worldsoffun/index.cfm and submit a resume to Eric Burke, manager of public relations and communications, at eric.burke@worldsoffun.com

The job code is MKK022