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Event Management Internship

Destination Mansfield- Richland County is an independent, not-for-profit organization committed to the marketing of Richland County through the innovative collaboration and cohesive messaging, positioning the region as a desirable choice for recreation, events and entertainment resulting increased business activity and improved quality of life.

Job Description:

The candidate will have the chance to work in a fun and fast paced environment learning many facets of the tourism industry. If you enjoy live racing or just want to explore special events, this could be the spot for you. Intern will assist in such projects, but not limited to:

  • Learn different areas of the tourism industry and the logistics of event planning
  • Assist with the planning, preparation and participation of special events
  • Update and maintain websites and databases
  • Assist with collateral materials, staffing, training and other tasks
  • Re-stock info booth for events (some lifting required)
  • Take photos during a race and special events as needed with a simple digital camera
  • Assist with other duties as needed


  • Preferred area of study:  Marketing, Sports/Event Management, Tourism, Travel, or Hospitality
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Familiar with the Mansfield area (but others are still encouraged to apply and learn the area)
  • Possess a professional attitude with good phone etiquette
  • Team player, resourceful, proactive and detail oriented
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel (Access a plus)

Internships Available:  One or more Internships available during the Spring and Summer semesters.

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

Hours:  Prefer 10-15 hours/week (flexible hours and days).

Pay:  Unpaid

Interested candidates should submit a resume to:

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

Phone:  419-525-1300 x.27

Fax:  419-524-7722