Communications Intern, Waukee School District, Fall and Spring

Waukee Community School District is taking applications for a Communications Intern for the 2017-18 School Year (August 2017-May 2018)

Hours:  15-20 hours/week

Compensation: $10 per hour

Waukee Community School District (WCSD) seeks a dynamic, self-starter to assist communication efforts. This internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of public relations while working for one of the largest school districts in Iowa.

Assist in planning and writing content for the district website and newsletters.
Assist in maintaining district websites and providing blog support to staff.
Assist in writing content for the district’s social media sites.

Firm grasp of available tools and platforms in the social media space (e.g.,  YouTube, Facebook, Flickr, Twitter, WordPress and Pinterest)
Working toward a college degree, preferably in a related field (e.g., Journalism, Mass Communications or Public Relations)
Proficient computer skills to include: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Adobe
Experience with InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop highly desired
Experience with content management systems desired
Effective communication skills, written and oral
Self-motivated, organized, detail-oriented
Ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines
Enthusiasm for the mission of  WCSD and the community we serve

Application, Cover Letter, and Resume required.  Apply online here:

Nicole Lawrence
Communications Coordinator
Waukee Community School District
Office: (515) 987-5161 x4545
Cell: (515) 681-0031
Twitter @NLawrencePR