NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Intern

The National Reined Cow Horse Association, based in Pilot Point, Texas, seeks four (4) motivated and efficient interns during the upcoming Snaffle Bit Futurity ® presented by Metallic Cat, October 6-22, 2022. NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Intern opportunities will be based in the four following areas:

  • Media & Marketing
  • Special Events, Awards, & Youth
  • Show Secretary
  • Show Management

During this internship, all interns will be expected to work at the show on October 2-9, 2022, and October 15- 23, 2022. During the week of October 10-14, 2022, you will have the option to return home, work on school work remotely in the housing provided by the NRCHA, or take advantage of industry field trips set up by the NRCHA.

Details for each internship, are as follows:

Media & Marketing:

The applicant should have a good foundation in writing press releases, developing social media content, and have excellent attention to detail and a strong work ethic. Experience in Adobe Creative Suite products is preferred. Knowledge and experience with photography, creating video and graphics are an added value to the applicant. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with gathering social media story content daily
  • Assist with coordinating photo needs with NRCHA official photography team
  • Assist with signage delivery when needed
  • Organize welcome table daily & restock with magazines
  • Provide assistance at award ceremonies and gather social content
  • Review and edit scripts, newsletters, and other written content as needed

Special Events, Awards, & Youth:

The applicant should have excellent attention to detail and organizational skills. The ability to multitask effectively is critical. Experience with event planning and youth activities is an added value to the applicant. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the awards room with organizing awards and prepping for arena awards
  • Assist with preparing locations/arenas for special events during the show
  • Assist with youth or other programs throughout the show

Show Secretary: 

In a team setting is critical. Strong customer service skills are required. Experience with Microsoft Access is an added value to the applicant. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the NRCHA Horse Show Office with exhibitor check-in and check out
  • Assist in collecting score sheets
  • Provide assistance verifying scoresheets for the horse show classes, Hackamore Classic and Snaffle Bit Futurity®
  • Assist with stall and shaving reconciliation
  • Organize NRCHA welcome table and restock daily
  • Assist head scribe with any special projects
  • Assist with exhibitor bag prep/distribution

Show Management: 

The applicant should have a self-starting work ethic. The ability to work in a team setting is critical. The applicant must be a forward planner and strategic thinker. Strong customer service skills are required. Experience with cattle is an added value to the applicant. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with arena preparation
  • Assist at the back gate during the competition
  • Verify stall counts and assignments with the NRCHA Horse Show Office
  • Assist in the practice pen
  • Assist in calculating and providing daily cattle counts to the cattle contractor
  • Assist in facility prep for horse move-in and show

All NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity intern applications are due on Monday, August 15. Please denote which internship you are most interested in.

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