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Communications Intern; Iowa Senate Democratic Research Staff

The Iowa Senate Democratic Research Staff supports the work of the Democratic members of the Iowa Senate.
Inters are involved in press releases, news conferences, photography, social media, and the production of audio and video clips.

Application and more information is available here:

Interns work throughout the year but need is greatest during the upcoming legislative session.


Program Director; Raccoon Valley Radio; Perry, Iowa

Raccoon Valley Radio is looking for their next Program Director. Grow
your career and help grow a three station full service radio cluster. No
management experience is necessary; we are willing to train. Prior
experience as a broadcaster, either in news, sports, or as a DJ
preferred. Ties to Iowa or the Midwest preferred.
Job duties include leadership and management of all aspects of
Raccoon Valley Radio’s on air experience including: talent, content,
tone, programming, production, and online presence.
Salary and benefits are very competitive. This is your chance to use that
competitive nature to make yourself more money in a very stable
environment, without giving up your passion for broadcasting.
Send your information including resume to: . Raccoon Valley Radio is an
Equal Opportunity Employer.

Part-time Intern, Videographer, Hubbell Realty

Position Title: Part-time Intern, Videographer

Department: Marketing Department

Reports To: Communications Specialist & Director of Marketing

As a video production intern at Hubbell Realty Company, you’ll bring digital media projects to the finish line by turning raw footage into powerful, engaging stories.

This position is responsible for creating, executing and editing video content specifically intended for social media, internal company use, supporting documents and presentations, event promotion and potential external marketing uses. Must be able to prioritize and manage simultaneous projects while working within a defined deadline. Knowledge of Greater Des Moines a preference.

Work schedule is flexible with basic hours being Monday through Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., without exceeding 30 hours per week. Some evening or after-hours work may be required. This is a paid position.

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Storyboard, shoot and edit pre-produced videos for marketing campaigns and other sectors of Hubbell Realty Company such as commercial, homes, apartments and company events

2. Work with various stakeholders around the business to create compelling storylines that complement existing content, support breaking news and other corporate, social and sales initiatives

3. Have effective process storytelling skills intended for social media channels including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat

4. Assist Marketing Team in implementing video campaigns in a timely and accurate manner and assist in trouble shooting

Special Requirements

· Working toward a degree in videography, film, media studies, broadcast journalism & mass communications, and/or other related visual fields

· Experience using DSLR photo and video capabilities; specifically, Canon Rebel T5i

· Working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Adobe Premiere Pro. After Effects, InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator are not required but encouraged

· Experience in lighting, preparing and executing interview-style video shoots

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills

· Ability to give and receive team feedback

Strong organizational and time management skills

· Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment

Please include a demo reel link of your video work along with your resume.

Apply Online

County vote reporters for Election Night, Nov. 6

Edison Research is hiring election night (November 6) workers for every county in Iowa.  County vote reporters will be stationed at their county’s central count location (usually the county courthouse) starting at 8:30 p.m., and will be calling in vote results for Edison throughout the evening. They will let us know if anything of note is happening at the county, such as broken voting machines or extended polling hours. The job pays $85 for the evening. If the counting goes really late, we will bump the pay to compensate for extra time.

Here are the counties that are open at the time of this posting

Black Hawk
Buena Vista
Palo Alto

To apply contact:
Alyssa Bree
Election Coordinator
Edison Research
Tel: (908) 722.8683
Fax: (908) 595.6953

Part Time Promotions Assistant, Des Moines Radio Group, apply by Oct. 5

Have you ever dreamed about working with larger than life marketing campaigns? How about helping people experience things money can’t buy? Ever wonder what it’s like to bring laughs and entertainment to thousands of people on a daily basis? You can do this and more as a Promotions Assistant for the Des Moines Radio Group!

As a Promotions Assistant, you’ll work directly with the full time promotions and marketing staff for the nine DMRG stations. You will be responsible for executing daily operational tasks including promotional copy writing, brainstorming & marketing research on future marketing campaigns, facilitating station contesting, and so much more! Plus, you can’t forget about putting the “Show” in Show-biz by helping us plan and execute station promotional events like the $40,000 Rock Girl Search, Combat Hunger, Summer block parties, Vets of Valor and many more.

Requirements for the Job:
Be able to work 15 hours a week but up to 26 hours a week
Flexibility to work events on nights and weekends
Ability to execute the day to day promotional commitments of the job
Strong Knowledge of Microsoft office programs including Word, Excel, & PowerPoint
Ability to work in a fast paced environment
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Responsible for making calls to contest winners & maintaining the DMRG winner database program
Strong organizational skills and the ability to stay on task
Detail oriented and a self-starter
Strong customer service skills
Ability to work with a team
Reliable transportation & a valid driver’s license
Ability to lift up to 50lbs

Preferred but not required skills:
Knowledge of programs such as WordPress and basic design programs
Event management and planning experience
Strong knowledge of the Des Moines metro area
Knowledge of broadcast radio equipment and programs is a perk but not necessary
If you are excited to become a part of the big picture, and – most importantly – have fun while doing it, apply now! Send your resume, cover letter, and recommendations and/or references today.

Rob Lembke

LAZER 103.3 & HITS 99.9

Promotions Director

1416 Locust Street Des Moines, IA 50309

Principal Community Scholars Program, apply by Oct. 8

The Principal Community Scholars Program is a collaboration between Principal and Campus Compact that supports the leadership development of undergraduate students seeking a business or business-related degree. The curriculum and project help students develop critical skills for their careers.

Students are selected through a competitive process to receive a $1,000 scholarship, participate in a civic leadership learning community and complete a community-based experiential learning project.

Apply here by Monday, Oct. 8

Winter/Spring Special Events Intern, Make-A-Wish® Iowa

The Special Events Intern supports the Foundation’s major special events, both internal and external.  The primary responsibilities include assisting with marketing of events, facilitating the donation of auction items, taking part in day of event coordination and assisting in updating internal database. The Special Events Intern will also provide assistance and office support to Development team, and interact with donors and vendors relating to the events.

Qualifying Skills: Complete ease and comfort in speaking with donors, businesses, volunteers and wish families, excellent written and oral communication skills, good organizational skills, detail oriented, ability to handle multiple tasks. Proficiency in Excel. 12-20 hours/wk required. Ability to actively serve on the Des Moines Gala committee and attend monthly meetings. Applicants will be required to submit to a background check (via Internet) if accepted for this internship.

Internship location is in Urbandale, Iowa.

(Non-Paid)- 1 openings

January – April

To apply for this position, mail or e-mail (no phone calls, please) your resume and cover letter to:

Director of Events
Make-A-Wish Iowa
3024 104th St
Urbandale, IA 50322

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