Marketing & Public Relations Internship

Destination Mansfield – Richland County is an independent, not-for-profit organization committed to the marketing of Richland County through 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 environment 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
  • Manage the 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:
Destination Mansfield – Richland County
ATTN:  Amber Dobbins
124 North Main Street
Mansfield, Ohio 44902

Phone:  419-525-1300 x.27

Fax:  419-524-7722

or Email:  adobbins@DestinationMansfield.com