Summer Marketing/Event Planning Intern, European Heritage Assoc.

Want to gain some great event-planning and portfolio material in a few hours a weeks over the summer?  The Des Moines European Heritage Association (DMEHA (501c3) seeks a marketing/event planning intern for summer.

Description of Responsibilities

Digital Marketing

  • Draft blog posts in WordPress and share on Christkindlmarket Des Moines Facebook Fan Page (content provided)
  • Draft e-newsletter sends in MailChimp (content provided)

Event Planning/Marketing

  • Help plan, prepare for and market fundraising events (four – five scheduled for first half of 2016)
  • OPTIONAL: attend monthly Christkindlmarket Des Moines event planning meetings to identify ways to support this event


    • Must be able to work remotely and independently
    • Must have access to own computer
    • Willingness and ability learn basic WordPress and MailChimp skills
    • Willingness and ability to learn basic Facebook techniques and strategies
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to meet agreed-upon deadlines

How to apply

Please send cover letter and resume via email to Suzanne Hull at


Mission: As a grassroots non-profit, we serve as a platform to carry on European traditions, to support language education and to create cultural awareness. We are a resource for Iowans, immigrants, travel enthusiasts and international business professionals to connect with European cultural heritage and for cultural organizations who want to engage with their members in a cohesive and centralized manner.


Mission: Educate, entertain & delight the Midwest by producing Iowa’s premiere German-inspired Christmas market.