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Internships with Charleston Wine + Food

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 21 May 2018 | 4:04 pm — 

Charleston Wine + Food is looking to fill 3 internship openings. Read more and apply for the following positions —

PR + Communications Internship

Needed: 1-2

Dates: August 2018 – April 2019

Position Description:

We’re looking for a team of dynamic, energetic marketing/pr + communications majors to assist and support marketing + communications initiatives to promote the 13th annual Charleston Wine + Food festival, March 6 – 10, 2019.

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 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
    • Coordination of partner/sponsor social media posts per agreements
    • 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 2018 – April 2019*

*Must be available to work festival week, March 6 – 10, 2019

Benefits:

This is an unpaid internship.

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 June 1, 2018. Phone and in-person interviews will take place in June 2018.

Contact:

Alyssa Maute Smith

Marketing + Communications Director, Charleston Wine + Food

alyssa@charlestonwineandfood.com

 

Graphic Design Internship

Needed: 1-2

Dates:  August 2018 – April 2019

Position Description:

We’re looking for a team of motivated creatives to assist and support the production of brand collateral and content to promote the 13th annual Charleston Wine + Food festival March 6 – 10, 2019.

Required:

  • Experience and proficiency in Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign (in this order of importance)
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Must be accurate, organized, punctual and good at prioritizing
  • Proficiency in Google Drive + Dropbox
  • Ability to complete projects on time
  • Use of personal computer with access to Adobe Creative Suite

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop a deep understanding of the Charleston Wine + Food marketing objectives and goals
  • Assists in the design of outreach and marketing materials (examples: rack card, direct mail, flyers, posters, etc.)
  • Supports creation and production of event signage
  • Assists with website content + updates
  • Research printers and appropriate vendors for a variety of production needs
  • Assists with the creation of email newsletters
  • Assists with the creation of social media graphics including Instagram Stories and Snapchat filters
  • Assist with the management of our photo database

Dates of Opportunity:

15-20 hours per week, August 2018 – April 2019*

*Must be available to work festival week, March 6 – 10, 2019.

Benefits:

This is an unpaid internship.

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

To Apply

Please submit cover letter and resume via email no later than June 1, 2018. Phone and in-person interviews will take place in June 2018.

Contact:

Kristen Vega

Graphic Design + Marketing Coordinator, Charleston Wine + Food

vega@charlestonwineandfood.com

 

Marketing + Social Media Internship

Needed: 1-2

Dates:  August 2018 – April 2019

Position Description:

We’re looking for a team of dynamic, energetic marketing/digital strategy majors to assist and support the production of traditional and digital marketing + communications initiatives to promote the 12th annual Charleston Wine + Food festival, March 6 – 10, 2019.

Skills Required:

  • Ability to work independently while also contributing to team goals
  • Strong writing + editing skills
  • Proficiency in Excel, Google Drive, Dropbox
  • Proficiency across social media platforms a plus
  • Ability to research + report
  • Proficiency in Adobe CS a plus
  • Follows latest trends in social media and digital marketing
  • 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
  • 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
  • Stay current with social media trends and tools – including attending networking and educational events, reading blogs, and listening to podcasts
  • Assist with development + execution of media partnerships
  • Support marketing initiatives that drive brand awareness and drive ticket sales

Dates of Opportunity:

15-20 hours per week, August 2018 – April 2019*

*Must be available to work festival week, March 6 – 10, 2019.

Benefits:

This is an unpaid internship.

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

To Apply

Please submit cover letter and resume via email no later than June 1, 2018. Phone and in-person interviews will take place in June 2018.

Contact:

Alyssa Maute Smith

Marketing + Communications Director, Charleston Wine + Food

alyssa@charlestonwineandfood.com

 

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