Content Marketing and Event Planning Internship, The Avenues, DM

The Avenues, a community development project for Ingersoll and Grand Avenue in Des Moines, is looking for a Content Marketing and Special Events Intern for spring and summer.  Hours would be about 10 hours a week from mid-February through the end of the school year, then full-time through the end of August.

Responsibilities will include building relationships with the businesses and residents of the Ingersoll and Grand Avenue district, as well as throughout the area. Implementing a PR plan with Web and social marketing tactics, as well as event planning are a large part of the work. Bring your writing skills, promotional abilities, relationship-building skills, along with media savvy.

The is a tremendous opportunity to work with young and established professionals who are working to make Des Moines a better place to live, work and play. The administrators for The Avenues are looking for someone with drive and enthusiasm that is willing to go beyond to get the work done! You will stand out from the crowd of applicants if you are enterprising, community oriented, civic minded, self-directed, collaborative and a clear and effective communicator, who is full of ideas.

Apply by Dec. 31 to:

To apply or if you have questions contact:
McB McManus
Walker, Coen, Lorentzen
3706 Ingersoll Ave.
Des Moines, Iowa  50312


Summer reading teachers needed

Teach reading to students of all ages next summer.

Earn more than $6,000 during the summer. Teachers typically earn between $500 and $800 per week while teaching.

Gain over 500 hours of teaching experience with a variety of age groups. Help students of all ages develop their reading skills and ability to become imaginatively absorbed in books.

The Institute of Reading Development is seeking  candidates for summer 2018 teaching positions. We seek applicants with an undergraduate degree or higher from any discipline.We provide a paid training program and comprehensive on-going support.

We hire people who:

  • Have strong reading skills and read for pleasure
  • Are responsible, hard-working, and have good communication and organizational skills
  • Will be patient and supportive with students

The Institute teaches developmental reading programs in partnership with the continuing education departments of more than 100 colleges and universities across the United States. Our classes for students of all ages improve their reading skills and teach them to experience absorption in literature.

We invite you to submit an online application and learn more about teaching for the Institute at: Summer Teaching Positions  


Communications Intern, The Iowa Automobile Dealers Association

Looking for an internship where you’ll get hands-on experience and have the opportunity to become an essential member of the team? Come work for the Iowa Automobile Dealers Association! IADA is looking for an enthusiastic communications intern to assist our small staff with a variety of projects. As IADA’s paid intern, you’ll get to help with the launch of a redesigned website, develop posts and strategies for our social media accounts, and write for our bi-weekly e-newsletter and award-winning magazine. Because we’re a small staff organization, opportunities won’t be limited just to writing and editing. If you’re interested in graphic design, government relations, meeting planning, or marketing, we can tailor the internship to fit your areas of interest.

Applicants should have strong writing and editing skills and be proficient in Microsoft Office and Adobe InDesign.

The communications intern will work 10-20 hours per week. This is a spring internship that may extend into summer.

To Apply
Send your resume, cover letter, and three to five writing samples to

Brittany Bungert
Director of Communications
Iowa Automobile Dealers Association
515.440.7620 |
Facebook | Twitter: @IowaADA

Director of connection strategy, Happy Medium (D.M.)

Happy Medium, a Des Moines full-service marketing agency, is searching for a director of connection strategy with leadership skills and expertise in digital marketing and social media. See for the job description and how to apply.

Editorial internship at Meredith Xcelerated Marketing (Des Moines, IA)

Meredith Xcelerated Marketing has an opportunity in our DSM office for a motivated and creative student pursuing an Editorial career. This position will assist our editors in concepting, developing and creating consumer content for branded content and consumer driven stories. Format may include print and digital formats for print and digital magazines, online, web and social media applications. Experience with and knowledge of community and social networking is beneficial.

This unique opportunity is designed to provide a hands-on experience while expanding your professional experience and enhancing your academic studies. Academic credit may be available.

Opportunities may involve projects in various content areas for print or digital publications, promotional or online purposes.

Placement is based on experience, strong design skills and specific business need.

Essential Job Functions:
100% – Assist in the development and execution of exceptional editorial content across all media.

To apply:

Production Assistant, Part time, KCCI-TV

The #1 News Station in Central Iowa is seeking applicants for a part-time production assistant to join our morning crew.  This is an entry-level studio production position with growth opportunities for the right individual.

Duties include floor directing, teleprompter, and editing news tapes. We are looking for reliable, team players who understands the flexibility that the broadcast industry requires. This shift are approximately 16-20 hours per week and may include working Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

Experience Requirements:

  • Live studio television production experience or education.
  • Editing experience is a plus.

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Must be reliable, willing to learn and a TEAM player.
  • Must be able to take direction and work under pressure;
  • Must be able to work weekends and holidays as assigned

Apply here:


PR/marketing intern, On With Life (D.M.)

On With Life, a non-profit brain injury rehabilitation organization, is looking for a PR/Marketing intern for spring 2018.

This individual will assist with special events planning including the fall conference and fundraising events; draft content for the website and social media; update the On With Life external website with an emphasis on fresh content and photo galleries; and take and update photographs of building, persons served and staff.

This internship is available to individuals currently pursuing in a bachelor’s degree with a major in public relations, journalism, communications, marketing, English or other related field.

This internship will be unpaid but will work to provide college credit, if needed. The internship will be 12-20 hours per week, to be completed between the hours of 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.

Here is a link to the description and application: Please contact Abby Bogaards ( or 515-289-9612) with any questions.