Publications & Videography/Marketing Interns for Fall 2024

The Paint Horse Journal and Chrome magazine, in coordination with the American Paint Horse Association, are seeking multiple editorial and videography/marketing interns for Fall 2024. Applications are posted on ofthewest.co and the deadline to apply is June 15, 2024.

APHA is the world’s second-largest equine breed association, and the Paint Horse Journal and Chrome are its flagship publications. We are looking for interns to assist in editorial, photography, videography, marketing and other duties, including producing published material and coverage of events like the Chrome magazine Winter Fashion Shoot and APHA/WCHA Halter Million Show in Fort Worth, Texas. These internships provide a unique opportunity to work in the heart of Texas horse country with offices located in the Fort Worth Stockyards and events taking place at the historic Will Rogers Memorial Center. With multiple focus areas available, APHA internships are tailored to each intern’s areas of interest and career goals as much as possible while providing the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in multiple sectors of a world-class equine association.

The publications intern will work closely with the communications department to assist in the planning, production and distribution of editorial projects, including material for the award-winning Paint Horse Journal and Chrome magazines and apha.com. This intern will generate published clips and also help produce multimedia content and coverage related to the APHA/WCHA Halter Million Show. The ideal candidate will be passionate about journalism, photography, the equine industry and have an eagerness to learn.

The videography and marketing intern will work closely with the marketing department to assist in the planning, production and distribution of marketing projects and videos. This intern will also work with the performance department to edit videos for various projects. The ideal candidate will be passionate about multimedia, the equine industry and have an eagerness to learn.

Other APHA internships in event management, performance and accounting are available at ofthewest.co.

 Duration: Fall Semester: August 19 start date (flexible)

 Responsibilities:
Interns will have a focused department but will gain well-rounded experience in all parts of the association.

 Publications/Editorial Focus:

  • Assist in production of APHA publications, including interviewing sources, writing editorial and editing
  • Develop DLSR photography skills in action, portrait and candid areas, including post-processing and image selection for projects
  • Generating web stories for apha.com, social media and more
  • Produce on-site event coverage during the APHA World Show, including interviews, photography, editorial generation, press releases and customer service
  • Assist with gathering daily social media content during the APHA World Show
  • Assist the marketing team to capture, edit and produce videos, photos and other projects
  • Assist the graphics department as needed

 Videography/Marketing Focus:

  • Assist the marketing department with video projects, including content gathering and editing
  • Collaborate with the performance department to edit videos for various projects
  • Assist with gathering daily social media content during the APHA World Show
  • Create reels and TikToks to follow current trends
  • Gather behind-the-scenes content of show and exhibitor activities
  • Collaborate with marketing team to execute all media projects
  • Assist the marketing team to capture, edit, and produce videos and photos
  • Assist the graphics department as needed

 Requirements:

  • College juniors, seniors or recent graduates majoring in agriculture, journalism, marketing or a related field preferred
  • Knowledge of AP Style
  • Strong writing skills, including understanding grammar and feature writing styles
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Premier Pro, Lightroom and Photoshop, preferred
  • Basic understanding of digital photography preferred
  • Interest in the equine industry and eagerness to learn about breed associations; interest in Paint Horses is a plus
  • Self-motivated, creative thinker with a sense of responsibility
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and contribute to a team environment

 Salary: $1,200 per month

 Housing & Transportation:
Interns are responsible for transportation, room and board. APHA can provide housing leads if needed.

 Required Materials:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Portfolio

 Application Deadline:

June 15, 2024

Apply at ofthewest.co (search “APHA”)

 Questions? Contact Desiree Heath Mills at dmills@apha.com

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