Visit Fort Wayne Marketing and Social Media Internship

This position will assist the Marketing & Communications Department with writing, content marketing, social media, digital communications, and marketing research.

Time Requirements

Beginning in May and ending in August, this internship has a flexible time requirement and can be set for a minimum of 12-15 hours per week and a maximum of 20-23 hours per week for 14 weeks. Students must be able to work within a consistent schedule during normal office hours (preferably 3-4 days/week - dates and days worked can be flexible.)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with the marketing and promotion of Fort Wayne, Indiana as a leisure and convention destination.
  • Assist with researching, creating, and updating blog posts, web content, print content, and social media content.
  • Assist with regional radio promotional efforts.
  • Assist with various social media campaigns for visitors and residents on multiple platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok.
  • Participate in brainstorming for marketing and social media campaigns and initiatives.
  • Assist in planning, preparation, and participation of CVB events and tourism-related projects.
  • Participate in photo and video projects by aiding in planning, production, and editing.
  • Research, maintain, and collect contact information for media lists and other databases
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Junior academic level preferred
  • Major in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, Social Media, or Public Relations preferred
  • Strong vocabulary, grammar, proofreading, and editing skills
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple projects at once
  • Awareness and experience in marketing, public relations, and social media marketing will be helpful
  • Exceptional knowledge and interest in the greater Fort Wayne area, including attractions, arts and cultural institutions, events, restaurants, etc.
  • Experience in Adobe Creative Suite preferred (not required)



The intern will receive a stipend of $9.50/ hour. We will strive to optimize recognition and networking opportunities, and approve school credit where appropriate.

If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can rock the role, we’d love to learn more about you.

Interested students should send their resume and cover letter to Erin Okeson,

927 S Harrison St, Suite 101
Fort Wayne, IN 46802