ETS MARKETING & COMMUNICATION INTERNSHIP

Environmental Tillage Systems is seeking a Marketing and Communications Intern for summer 2018. The position is based in Faribault, MN and will report to the Marketing & Communications Director.

ABOUT ETS

Environmental Tillage Systems, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of conservation tillage and nutrient management equipment, which enhances soil productivity and farm profitability. The SoilWarrior system sets the standard for in-field performance, machine durability, and ease of operation. For more information, visit soilwarrior.com.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

As the Marketing & Communications Intern, you will have the exciting opportunity to contribute to the growth of our company. You will be aligned with ETS’s sales and marketing team to execute challenging assignments. Contribute to key marketing goals including increased brand awareness, lead generation and content engagement. You will also attend tradeshows and events, interact with customers and prospects, and assist with social media management. Are you ready to join a growing company and make a real impact? Join us today! 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support the Marketing and Communications Coordinator in executing tradeshow and event plans. Ensure ETS representatives have appropriate displays and collateral for each show. Evaluate the success of the events and share feedback about future improvements.
  • Create engaging social media content for Facebook and Twitter.
  • Assist with capturing and analyzing social media and website metrics.
  • Compose and post content on the company’s website and Defending the Land
  • Serve as a professional ambassador of the ETS brand.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Passionate about agriculture.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently, solve problems, and meet deadlines.
  • Precise attention to detail and highly organized.
  • Able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Positive attitude and drive to provide excellent customer service.
  • Experience with marketing communications tools and social media platforms.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

REQUIREMENTS  

  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or a related field.
  • Knowledge of the agriculture industry and experience with social media management a plus.

APPLICATION DEADLINE & CONTACT INFORMATION

Applications will be accepted until February 23, 2018. Please email a resume and short cover letter explaining your interest to Caitlin Keck, Marketing and Communications Director, at info@soilwarrior.com.


ETS ENGINEERING INTERNSHIP

ETS is seeking an engineering intern at our production facility in Faribault, MN.

ABOUT

Environmental Tillage Systems is a premier manufacturer of zone tillage equipment in Faribault, Minn. Its flagship product is the SoilWarrior, a complete strip-till system that enhances soil productivity and farm profitability. ETS products set the standard for in-field performance, machine durability, and ease of operation. Founded on a farm in southeast Minnesota, the company now serves clients in the USA, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. To learn more, visit soilwarrior.com.

DESCRIPTION

This internship will focus on all aspects of engineering of the SoilWarrior product line.  Duties may include prototyping, light assembly, field testing (and associated travel), documentation of assembly processes and systems. The selected person should also establish personal goals he or she would like to accomplish during this internship. We will make every effort to provide opportunities to achieve these goals.

CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be interested in our business and working with agricultural equipment
  • Must be pursuing degree in mechanical or agricultural engineering, precision agriculture or related technology field
  • Must have completed at least sophomore-level classes, heading into junior or senior year of college
  • Must have basic computer skills and some CAD modeling experience
  • Must have local living accommodations; ETS will not pay for travel or relocation

TIMEFRAME

This internship is available year-round and can be structured to fit different lengths of time, hour requirements, and projects. Candidates should anticipate a fun, flexible, and challenging work environment.

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Please email a resume and a brief description about why you’re interested in an internship to: Kristin Krell: kkrell@soilwarrior.com. Questions can be directed to Kristin or by calling 507-332-2231.