Marketing and Communications Internship at Wright Outdoor Solutions (West Des Moines, IA)

(Note: The deadline for this internship has been extended to April 15.)

Title: Marketing and Communications Intern
Type: Part Time
Schedule: Negotiable, 15-25 hours/week
Reports To: Marketing and Communications Supervisor


  • Develop content, including copy, functionality, photo and video, for website, newsletter, direct mail, social media, and other marketing and communications deliverables.
  • Coordinate graphic design of ads, newsletters, websites, displays, direct mail, and other marketing and communications deliverables to ensure consistent brand and messaging.
  • Plan local promotional and client appreciation events and employee functions.
  • Research and distribute relevant public information about Wright Outdoor Solutions, The Growing Concern, competitors, and markets.
  • Coordinate donations and sponsorships, leveraging opportunities for greatest impact. Maintain related records, and process payment and other transactions.
  • Serve as a resource and editor for employees’ and departments’ communications.
  • Create and maintain internal documents, including marketing calendar, social media editorial calendar, lead and website analytics, customer lists, media contacts, etc.


  • Pursuing bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, or other related field.
  • Solid written and oral communication skills; creativity and attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills; the ability to work on multiple tasks and projects concurrently.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products; willingness and ability to learn other programs as necessary; familiarity with video editing, WordPress, photography and Adobe design software a plus.
  • Ability to work independently and on a team.
  • Strong references.


Hourly rate will be commensurate with education level, relative experience, and other attributes.

To Apply:

Please email cover letter, resume and three writing samples to Marketing and Communications Supervisor Sara Harpenau at Please note pre-employment drug screening is required and background checks may be conducted.