Special Events/Marketing Intern

The Animal Rescue League of Iowa is looking for a Special Events/Marketing Intern to serve as an assistant to the Retail & Marketing Coordinator to help build community awareness of the Animal Rescue League of Iowa. This position is non-paid.

Minimum of 90 day term with 8-16 hours each week. Hours to be completed in 4-8 hour blocks.

*Assist with special event projects
*Assist with weekly e-newsletter
*Write news releases and PSA’s as assigned
*Design event promotional materials
*Work with media partners for event publicity
*Assist with website updates
*Other projects depending on intern’s desired outcome

*Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
*Knowledge of design software including InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator is preferred but not required
*The ability to write clearly and accurately using proper grammar

Must have basic knowledge of the following:

*Professionalism (demeanor and attire) *Teamwork
*Time management

*Ability to meet deadlines *Project Management *Flexibility

The Animal Rescue League of Iowa is a nonprofit organization founded in 1926. The ARL is the state’s largest animal shelter, serving over 18,000 animals each year from all corners of the state. The ARL is the greater Des Moines area’s only shelter that never turns away an animal in need. http://www.ARL-Iowa.org

Please send resume & cover letter to Lauren Arnold at larnold@arl-iowa.org.