Downtown Springfield Association

Love fall festivals? Studying communications?

Apply to be the Cider Days digital media intern.


Cider Days two-day fall festival will feature regional artists and crafters, three performance stages, fall-themed activities for kids, and, of course, delicious apple cider. Now in its 22nd year, this outdoor event hosts artists and crafters on beautiful Historic Walnut Street in Springfield, Missouri. Thousands come to Cider Days to buy handmade products including jewelry, pottery, glass, wood, furniture and much more.

In partnership with the Historic Walnut Street Association, the Downtown Springfield Association manages Cider Days on Walnut Street. DSA seeks qualified applicants for its events position.

The successful candidate will demonstrate competency in and passion for the following areas:

  • Navigating digital content management systems (WordPress, Square Space etc.)
  • Copywriting for websites
  • Creating eye-catching design for social media graphics
  • Social media strategy and management principles
  • The local art community

This intern will assist DSA staff in digital marketing for Cider Days, including:

  • Recognition of sponsors on social media
  • Onsite social media support during the event
  • Keep Cider Days website up-to-date with relevant content
  • Prepare a comprehensive social media marketing plan across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Fielding attendee questions on social media
  • Attend Cider Days committee meetings as available

Time Commitment:

  • June-October 2021
  • Cider Days takes place Sept. 18-19, 2021
  • 10-15 hours per week


This is an unpaid internship that will help you make invaluable connections in the local community–helping you land a top-notch job post-graduation. In addition, academic credit and flexible work locations can be arranged.

Interested applicants should submit their cover letter and resume to Jennifer Moseley at