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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

This internship is approximately 20-23 hours per week for 17 weeks, beginning in May and ending in August. 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


  • 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.


The intern will receive a stipend of $7.25/ hour. We will strive to optimize recognition and networking opportunities, and approve school credit where appropriate.

Interested students should send their resume and cover letter to Jessa Campbell,

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