Marketing & PR Internship

 

 

The Mansfield/Richland County Convention & Visitors Bureau is an independent, not-for-profit organization created to promote travel and tourism to the area.  The Bureau is committed to promoting the area’s facilities, attractions and events as a destination for visitors, resulting in increased business activity and the improved quality of life for Richland County. 

Job Description:

The candidate will have the chance to work in a fun and fast paced Convention & Visitor’s Bureau learning many facets of the tourism industry.  Intern will assist in such projects, but not limited to:

  • Learn different areas of the tourism industry (front desk, marketing, and member services)
  • Assist with the planning, preparation and participation of special events and projects
  • Fulfill information requests and assist visitors with information needs
  • Update and maintain websites and databases
  • Assist in the development of online FaceBook campaigns
  • Manage the Bureau’s e-newsletters (various demographics) and online blog
  • Conduct light research and PR analysis
  • Create press releases
  • Assist with other duties as needed

Qualifications:

  • Major in Business, Marketing, Public Relations, Tourism, Travel, or Hospitality
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Possess a professional attitude with good phone etiquette
  • Team player, resourceful, proactive and detail oriented
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel (Access and PowerPoint a plus)

Internships Available:  One or more Internships available any time throughout the year.

Number of Weeks:  Flexible (based on school schedule/projects or school requirements).

Hours: Prefer a minimum of 10 hours per week (flexible hours and days).

Pay:  Unpaid

Interested candidates should submit a resume to:                       

Mail to:           Mansfield & Richland County CVB
                        ATTN:  Amber Dobbins
                       124 North Main Street
                       Mansfield, Ohio 44902

Phone:             419-525-1300 x.27

Fax:                  419-524-7722

or Email:           adobbins@MansfieldTourism.com

 

  
  
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