Event and Program Administrator, Iowa Newspaper Foundation (Des Moines)

The Iowa Newspaper Foundation is seeking a fulltime program and event administrator to handle all details for 50-plus INF events annually. Job responsibilities include handling the registration process and logistics for all events, including two annual statewide conventions with trade shows, and multiple seminars and webinars.
The INF is a 501C (3) foundation serving the newspapers of Iowa. Its mission is to “champion and improve the quality and future of Iowa newspaper enterprises and the communities they serve.”
The successful candidate will be very organized, detail-oriented, and effective at problem solving and have the ability to communicate with the public. Previous meeting planning and member services skills are preferred and the successful candidate must have excellent written and oral communication skills. Graphic design experiences, specifically InDesign skills, are strongly encouraged.
The INF is an affiliate organization of the Iowa Newspaper Association (INA) serving 300 daily and weekly newspapers in the state of Iowa. The INA is comprised of dedicated professionals who are passionate about quality, success and preserving a free press. We take pride in each newspaper making a positive difference and improving the quality of life in Iowa.  The INA offers a very competitive salary and an excellent benefit package.
Applicants should send a resume to the attention of Brent Steemken at the Iowa Newspaper Association at bsteemken@inanews.com.  If you have any questions, feel free to contact INF Program Director Jana Shepherd at jshepherd@inanews.com.