Charleston Wine + Food Festival – Summer Intern

Marketing + Communications Internship

Needed: 1

Dates: May 2019 – August 2019

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 creation + execution of the 2020 marketing campaign
  • Assist with creation + execution of press releases
  • Support media relations efforts, including but not limited to:
    • Create timely and engaging 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, May 2019 – August 2019


This is an unpaid internship, but can be completed for credit.

Great culture + access to a world-class event + amazing networking and connections.

To Apply

Please submit cover letter and resume via email no later than May 3, 2019. Phone and in-person interviews will take place in May 2019.


Chris Bailey

Marketing Coordinator, Charleston Wine + Food

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