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Visit Fort Wayne
Marketing Internship

This position will assist the Marketing & Communications department with writing, media relations, content marketing, marketing research, newsletters, and advertising projects.

Time Requirements

Beginning in May and ending in August, this internship has a flexible time requirement and can be set for a maximum 20-23 hours per week or a minimum of 12-15 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 creating, updating, maintaining blog posts, web content, print content, and social media content
  • Assist with updating and maintaining Visit Fort Wayne websites and databases as well as gain an understanding of SEO and PPC, as it is used to drive online traffic.
  • Write, develop, and edit print materials, e-newsletters, and other copywriting projects.
  • Research, maintain, and collect contact information for media lists and other databases.
  • Assist with Public Relations efforts including planning Media Tours, pitching story ideas, and collecting media coverage.
  • Help manage a regional radio marketing effort and convention services marketing efforts.
  • Assist in planning, preparation and participation of CVB events and tourism-related projects.
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Junior academic level preferred
  • Major in Communications, Marketing, Journalism or Public Relations preferred
  • Strong vocabulary, grammar, proofreading, and editing skills
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple projects at once
  • Awareness & experience in internet marketing and public relations will be helpful
  • Exceptional knowledge and interest in the greater Fort Wayne area, including attractions, arts and cultural institutions, events, restaurants, etc.

Compensation

The intern will receive a stipend of $9.25/ 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 Jessa Campbell, jessa@visitfortwayne.com.

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