Internships - Perdue

Back to List

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

ORGANIZATION:  Wicomico Recreation, Parks & Tourism’s

CONTACT:                          Kristen Conn, Director of Marketing & Public Relations

ADDRESS:                          500 Glen Avenue Salisbury, MD 21804

PHONE:                             410-548-4900
FAX:                                 410-548-4917

EMAIL:                              kconn@wicomicocounty.org

TIME REQUIREMENTS:         Fall (June-August)

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. 

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 Good Beer Festival, Autumn Wine Festival and Governor’s Challenge Basketball Tournament.
  • 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.

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 description.

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