Communications Intern, Iowa House of Rep. Dem. Caucus


Description: Interns will work directly with 43 Democratic members of the Iowa House of Representatives at the State Capitol in Des Moines during the legislative session. They will assist the communications director and deputy communications director with a variety of responsibilities including:

    Press release production and distribution
    Official photography for representatives and constituents
    Newsletter production and distribution
    Website publishing
    Social media management
    Video production and editing

Skills Preferred (not required):

    Solid writing skills
    Knowledge of Microsoft Office software
    Experience with sound/video editing software
    Experience with web page production/design software

Minimum Time Requirement: 10 hours per week

Internship Dates: January through May, 2016 (flexible start and end dates)

Salary: Unpaid

Application Deadline: Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Send resume, cover letter and hours available to the address or email below. Please contact Rachelle Thomas at or 515-725-2061 if you have any questions. To find out more information about the internship go to:

Rachelle Thomas, Deputy Communications Director
Iowa House Democrats
State Capitol
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
Phone: 515-725-2061