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Every day, in nearly 100 countries around the world, millions of people depend on Daktronics scoring and display systems for information and entertainment. Our displays provide vital travel information in airports and train stations and along highways. They advertise the price of gas, store specials, and more as you make your daily commute. They also enhance spectators’ experiences at sporting events of all kinds, from Little League to the major leagues.

Position located in Brookings, South Dakota. Candidates must be enrolled and registered as a fulltime student. Ideal candidate should be available to work approximately 15-20 hours per week during the academic year and at least 30 hours per week during the summer.

Daktronics—the worldwide industry leader in LED displays—has a marketing student position open for a student majoring in Advertising and/or Journalism.

Daktronics designs, manufactures, sells and services a variety of LED display products through different markets and business units. One business unit, Live Events and Spectaculars (LE&S), whose customers range from professional sport facilities to businesses on a global scale, has opened up a Marketing/PR student position within their team. This team is responsible for creating marketing materials and sales collateral that help our sales staff secure orders.

Working with a team of marketing professionals, this candidate will gain experience to jumpstart his or her career.

Areas of Focus –

News Releases – Write news releases using the AP writing style and work with sales and customers to request information, testimonials, approval of news releases, etc.
Proposal Creation – Develop proposal books for potential Daktronics customers, under the direction of sales and/or marketing staff.
Marketing Materials – May assist in creating or updating marketing materials such as flyers, brochures, advertisements, etc.

Must be a student pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Advertising and/or in Journalism.
Must be able to commit to work 15-20 hours per week during the school year and then 30-40 hours per week during the summer.
Must have strong writing and proofreading skills.
Prefer applicants who have at least a basic understanding of Adobe InDesign. Experience in Photoshop, Illustrator, Microsoft Office are a plus.
Ability to manage multiple projects, work under pressure and adhere to deadlines.
Demonstrate ability and desire to accept responsibility and take initiative.
Well organized, detail oriented and self motivated.
Accept direction and instruction from marketing team.
Must have an acceptable GPA.
Background check may be conducted.
Fluent in English; both written and verbal.

Daktronics does not sponsor, renew, or extend immigration visas for this position.
Unofficial transcripts must be submitted with application to be considered for this position.
Daktronics is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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