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Career Opportunity: Intern-Marketing

Job Title
Farm Credit Mid-America, ACA
Louisville, Kentucky
Experience Level
Entry Level (1-4 years)
Supervisor's Title
Salary Range
$0 - $17
Posted Date
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Closing Date
Open until filled
Job Description

Farm Credit Mid-America has a number of programs designed for college students and recent graduates. The intern program allows students to gain valuable experience working with a mentor over the summer. Competitive pay, meaningful work and a strategic intern project provides our interns with many opportunities for professional and personal growth.

The intern will work with the Marketing Department in researching and developing marketing and communication strategies that influence association vision. Specific duties include completing an assigned project(s), completing an intern learning plan, and coordinating with FCMA employees across various departments.  (Summer Interns’ specific duties include the above, and presenting project results to FCMA leadership at the end of the summer.)

$17.00 an hour



1.      COMPLETE ASSIGNED PROJECT(S):  The intern’s project(s) will be designed to meet Marketing Department needs, but also to provide a relevant, rich growth experience for the intern.  Projects would include analyzing performance of Farm Credit Mid-America product, pricing, communication or distribution strategies and recommending next steps.


2.      COMPLETE INTERN DEVELOPMENT GUIDE: The intern will gain FCMA and industry knowledge by completing development activities that will involve them in the business.


3.      CUSTOMER, COMMUNITY AND TEAM INVOLVEMENT:  The intern will demonstrate FCMA values through his/her interaction with potential and current FCMA customers, the community and the office team. He/she will assist the office staff in daily activities as appropriate.


4.      Represents and communicates OUR Purpose and values and complies with its conduct policy, security policy and confidentiality expectations.


5.      PRESENT PROJECT TO FCMA LEADERSHIP (Summer Interns only): At the conclusion of the internship, the intern will present his/her project results to members of Farm Credit Services of Mid-America leadership.


 Education and Experience

Summer Interns will be college students pursuing a bachelor's degree in agriculture, business or related field.  Candidates must be willing to relocate to Louisville, KY.




KEY COMPETENCIES: Active listening, analysis, coaching, decision making, decisiveness, initiative, integrity, motivational fit, oral communication, problem solving, teamwork, work ethic.


KNOWLEDGE OF:  FCMA products and services, FCMA processes, technology, and FCMA policies and procedures


SKILLS IN: Building business relationships, creating business networks, verbal and written communications, listening, creative problem solving, working well under pressure, taking initiative, time management, maintaining confidentiality.


ABILITY TO: Achieve goals, be innovative, accept and implement corporate strategies, demonstrate the Values of FCMA, be a self-starter,   be assertive, relate positively to others, listen to customers and team members, be logical, overcome objections, professionally represent FCMA.




This job requires the incumbent to have the ability to

  • Engage in telephone and face-to-face conversation to serve customers and give and receive information from customers, staff, vendors, outside consultants and the public.
  • Use computer.  This involves reading the screen and keying/typing information.
  • Speak and make presentations to individuals or groups on technical subjects related to job.
  • Travel via auto or commercial transportation to carry out essential responsibilities of the job.
  • Successfully interact with and represent the organization to customers, staff, officers, board members, vendors, and/or the public at all levels.
  • Provide sound technical advice to customers and other staff in the subject field(s) related to this position.
  • Understand and explain various subject matter and consulting concepts, programs, terminology, and methods.
  • Reason, judge, compare, calculate, evaluate, decide, and critique such information as written material, numerical data, responses to customer needs, and/or other related work activities.


Requirements of the job include the ability to do the work, with or without reasonable accommodations. It is the Association's policy to make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. Leadership retains the right to add, subtract or change duties of the position at any time.




Farm Credit Mid-America is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status or disability