Marketing + Communications Intern

Dates: August 2019 – April 2020

Position Description:

We’re looking for a dynamic, energetic Marketing/PR + Communications major to assist and support marketing + communications initiatives to promote the 15th annual Charleston Wine + Food festival. 

Skills Required:

Ability to work independently while also contributing to team goals

Strong writing + editing skills

Communication skills a must

Proficiency in Excel, Google Drive, Dropbox

Proficiency across social media platforms a plus

Skilled in social media measurement and analytics a plus 

Ability to research + report

Interest in event management a plus

Ability to complete projects on time 

Use of personal computer 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Develop a deep understanding of the Charleston Wine + Food marketing objectives and goals

Assist in the execution of the 2020 marketing campaign

Assist with creation + execution of press releases

Support media relations efforts

Create timely and engaging social media + digital content optimized for platform used and intended audience. Assist with scheduling.

Analyze and report social media actions on a monthly basis for successes and new opportunities

Identify new digital opportunities for the organization and its sponsors

Stay current with social media trends and tools – including attending networking and educational events, reading blogs, and listening to podcasts

Assist with internal content creation including but not limited to: 

Draft blog posts that are on-brand, consistent in terms of style, quality, and tone of voice, and optimized for search and user experience

Draft newsletter content that is on-brand, consistent in terms of style, quality, and tone of voice, and optimized for user experience

Community outreach

Develop and maintain effective communication channels with internal and external customers

Dates of Opportunity:

15-20 hours per week, August 2019 – April 2019 (must be available the week of the festival, March 4 – 8, 2020)