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Marketing Intern/Wicomico Recreation, Parks & Tourism
Date inactive: 5/31/2013

ORGANIZATION:  Wicomico Recreation, Parks & Tourism


DESCRIPTION:  The marketing intern will assist the marketing director with Wicomico Recreation, Parks & Tourism’s marketing, advertising and public relations efforts. Ideal candidates will be energetic, hardworking, web-savvy and brimming with ideas about creative ways to market our programs and events. While assisting with a wide range of projects, the marketing intern will gain hands-on experience and training in marketing tactics and analysis.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Assist marketing director in planning and executing marketing and public relations initiatives for events put on by the department including the Pork in the Park Barbeque Festival.  
  • Assist with writing press releases, e-newsletters, radio campaigns, television spots and advertorials as needed.
  • Assist with web maintenance and social media presence to ensure messages relayed are consistent with overall marketing and communication objectives for both the department and individual events.
  • Plan and conduct on-site and post-event surveying participants of our programs and special events to analyze marketing and public relations effectiveness, demographics and customer feedback.
  • Assist in providing monthly marketing reports.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Current student or recent graduate at a college, institute or university in a marketing or communications program.
  • Ability to work independently and complete assigned tasks within identified timeframes.
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office. Experience in the Adobe Creative Suite a plus.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • A valid driver’s license and transportation.
  • Availability to work some nights and weekends.

REQUIREMENTS: Spring (February-May)

COMPENSATION: Unpaid Internship. We will be glad to provide any information, reports or evaluations required for you to obtain college credit for this internship and/or provide a letter of recommendation for candidates that complete their assigned responsibilities professionally and successfully.

HOW TO APPLY: To be considered for this position, applicants must submit the following: ‐ Application ‐ Resume‐ Cover letter describing your qualifications in relation to the responsibilities listed in the job

CONTACT:  Kristen Conn, Director of Marketing & Public Relations

EMAIL:  kconn@wicomicocounty.org

ADDRESS:  500 Glen Avenue, Salisbury, MD 21804

PHONE: 410-548-4900

FAX: 410-548-4917

Application instructions can be found online at http://www.wicomicorecandparks.org/about-us/volunteer-and-employment-opportunities.