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Careers at Visit York County 

Join our team of creative professionals working to grow York County through tourism and destination marketing

 

Marketing Intern

 

Reports To: VP of Communications & Strategic Development
Position Type: Internship, primarily in-office role 
Hours: Minimum 25 hours per week; Flexible hours to complement college credit requirements 
Compensation: Paid and for-credit
Length of internship: 10 – 15 weeks; 20 - 40 hours per week (negotiable)

Summary: Supports Visit York County’s digital marketing efforts and works to enhance the visitor experience through destination marketing and visitor services.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Creating content for website, social media, and newsletters
• Assist with events calendar and CRM
• Assist with the creation of video and photo assets
• Assist with the creation of press releases and media-related assets
• Assist with the creation and design of event-branded graphics
• Shoot/edit photo and video content

Requirements:

• Pursuing a degree in communications, marketing, or a related field 
• Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, Canva, Photoshop, and other design software as needed
• Ability to shoot and edit photos and videos
• Excellent oral and written communication skills 
• Strong attention to detail and proofreading  
• Familiarity with local and regional area 
• Travel, weekends and occasional evening assignments 

 


 

Sports Management Intern

 

Reports To: Visitor Services Manager

Position Type: Internship, primarily in-office role 
Hours: Minimum 25 hours per week; Flexible hours to complement college credit requirements 
Compensation: For-credit, $1,500 stipend
 

Summary: Supports Visit York County’s efforts related to the recruitment, management, and logistics of sports events held in York County, SC. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Researches leads to determine future sports events to bring to York County
  • Creation of proposals to send to events rights holders
  • Works with vendors needed for the events; apparel, DJ, announcer, chairs, food, security, etc.
  • Generates reports for events, economic impact totals and hotel room nights
  • Designs images, schedules, and other content for promotion of the events
  • Helps coordinate social media outlets and the creative with each post
  • Cultivates a core group of volunteers to help at sport and special events.

Attributes:

  • Strong organizational & communications skills
  • Trustworthy
  • Dependable
  • Initiative to handle routine problems

Technical Skills:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • Familiarity with social media outlets

Requirements:

  • Enrolled undergraduate or graduate level student
  • Must have own transportation and valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 35 lbs.

 

 

Opportunities are available throughout the academic calendar year. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Andrew Vinson at avinson@visityorkcounty.com with the subject line Visit York County Internship.