Responsibilities and Qualifications: Serve as staff to the Fair Council to develop, recommend and administer annual budget, fair goals, policies and procedures. Develop events, activities, attractions and entertainment that attract visitors and generate revenue to support the fair. Develop and implement a successful marketing plan, promotional events and advertising plan that promotes the fair, agriculture, tourism and increases fair attendance. This position will have a flexible schedule but will average 20 hours per week. Weekly hours will increase in summer months around fair up to 40 hours per week.
Bachelor's degree in marketing, business administration, communications, recreation or a related program, or four-years related experience in special event, festival or community event planning or comparable combination of experience, education, or training. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and basic computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets and internet. Must have a valid Michigan Driver's License.
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