Marketing Internship

This position will assist the Marketing & Communications department with writing, social media, digital communications, photography, marketing research, newsletters, and advertising projects.

Time Requirements

This summer internship is approximately 20-25 hours per week for 12 weeks, beginning mid-May and ending mid-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 writing and publication of e-newsletters and blog.
  • Write, develop, and edit press releases and other various copywriting projects.
  • Help manage a grassroots marketing effort at area attractions through the summer.
  • Work with travel writers - pitching story ideas.
  • Assist with creating, updating, maintaining, and ensuring company's presence on all appropriate websites, blogrolls, social media sites, etc.
  • Participate in photography and video projects by aiding in production, editing, and publishing.
  • Assist with radio promotions and call ins.
  • Research and maintain contact information for media lists and other databases.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Junior academic level preferred
  • Major in Communications, Marketing, 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


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

Visit Fort Wayne

927 S. Harrison, Suite 101

Fort Wayne, IN 46802


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