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Digital Media Manager, Iowa Healthcare Collaborative, Des Moines

Coordinate and execute digital technology management, Web administration, and social media engagement for the Iowa Healthcare Collaborative (IHC).

This is position is currently approved for part time, but full time may be considered for the right applicant. New grads or current students with the appropriate experience will be considered.


Manage and coordinate all IHC digital media strategies, including:

  • Website administration and management
  • Social media design/strategy/management
  • Graphic creations
  • Brainstorm new and creative media growth strategies
  • Evaluate emerging technologies and provide thought leadership/perspective for adoption where appropriate
  • Collaborate with agencies and other vendor partners



  • 4-year degree preferred in Public Relations, Marketing
  • 2+ years with Web site management or administration/marketing


  • Proven experience in digital marketing and Web site management
  • Demonstrated experience leading and managing email, social media, Web sites, etc.
  • Highly creative with experience identifying target audiences and devising digital campaigns that engage, inform, and motivate
  • Self-driven/motivated

Apply to:
Elliott G. Smith
VP Administrative Services
Iowa Healthcare Collaborative
p: 515.283.9378
f:  515.698.5178
c:  515.240.1444

Newscast Director, KCCI-TV

KCCI-TV, the #1 station in Central Iowa, is looking for an experienced Newscast Director to join our team. If you’re looking for a station without control room automation and the opportunity to work in a supportive environment, KCCI may be the place for you. We work as a Director/TD team with a full studio production crew to produce fast-paced, graphic intensive, award-winning newscasts.

Job Responsibilities                                     

Primary duties include: newscast directing, floor directing and teleprompter operation. Other duties could include: shooting, editing, and assisting our digital team. The ideal candidate has experience in working closely with producers and production teams to execute technically clean and innovative newscasts.

Required Skills

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years professional LIVE news directing experience and will need:

  • excellent communication skills;
  • proficiency in ENPS or related newsroom software;
  • experience with digital video playback systems;
  • understanding of MOS, VizRT and all control room operations.


College degree in Broadcast Journalism or a related field preferred but not required with equivalent work experience.

Required Experience

Candidate must demonstrate strong live newscast directing skills and a calm control room presence.   Please include a cover letter and link to your most recent newscast with director’s track when applying.

Apply at

Emma Bowen Foundation Fellowship Program

Emma L. Bowen Foundation for Minority Interests in Media – Emma Bowen Foundation Fellowship Program

The Emma Bowen Foundation is building a more diverse media industry. We recruit promising students of color and place them in multi-year paid internships at some of the nation’s leading media and technology companies, provide the media and tech industries with a pipeline of young talent and emerging leadership, and advocate for best practices in diverse hiring, retention, and advancement.

We believe that diversity is important in all aspects of the media industry, from the correspondents in front of the camera to the media sales departments bringing in revenue to the coders and engineers who are changing the way we access and understand content, and prepare our students for careers in the Business of Media, Content of Media, and Innovation of Media.

Whether you’re interested in being a producer, a journalist, a web developer, an engineer, a business executive, a PR agent, or in any other career in the media or tech industry, the Emma Bowen Fellowship is here to help you get your start.

If selected, you will have the opportunity to develop valuable skills and network with industry professionals each summer during college. Not only will you earn a salary, but you will have the opportunity to get additional money to pay for college expenses.


You are welcome to apply for an Emma Bowen Fellowship if you:

Are a student of color (African-American, Asian-American, Latino, or Native American)
Are a graduating high school senior OR college student
Have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0
Are interested in pursuing a career in the media industry
Plan to attend or are currently a student at a four-year accredited college or university
Are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
Speak and write English fluently

How To Apply:
Applications accepted until May 12.

Marketing and Events Intern, Summer, Des Moines

This paid internship will provide experience supporting professional development programs, conferences, website design, social media relations, newsletters and statewide awards program for LeadingAge Iowa, a non-profit trade association representing the spectrum of non-profit providers who serve more than 30,000 older adults in Iowa through skilled nursing, assisted and independent living, home health, adult day care, respite, hospice and home-delivered meals.

Office hours are M-F, 8-4:30 but the hours for the internship are negotiable within that timeframe. Anticipate between 25-30 hours per week.  Ideal timeframe would be mid-June through October, recognizing that hours would reduce significantly once school started.

Pay will be negotiated based upon experience and skills. Expect to start at $10/hour.Intern, Marketing and Event Coordinator

See attached for more information.

Shannon Strickler
LeadingAge Iowa
11001 Aurora Avenue
Urbandale, IA


Content and Graphic Design Interns, Arbitrage Media, Des Moines

Want to get paid to blog about shoes or social media marketing?

Arbitrage Media, a Digital Marketing Agency in Des Moines ( is looking for Content and Graphic Design interns. Positions could start right away and go through the end of the Summer (and possibly even longer).

Skills we are looking for:
Graphic Design
Content creation (writing articles, blogging)

This is
Project-based work
Paid and Unpaid internships are available.
Students will get to work on actual client accounts.
No set schedule, can work from home
Prior experience writing for newspapers or magazines is preferred (but not required).

We also have needs in Web design and Photography/Videography.

For more information or to apply, please send an email to
Direct questions to:

Zach Houk
Arbitrage Media

Media Assistants, Drake Athletic Communications

Drake Athletic Communications is looking for students to assist in media operations for 2-3 hour shifts during Relays on Friday and Saturday. Students would assist in gathering video interviews of the winners of every final high school and collegiate race/event and also the top-two finishers in the elite events.

This is great experience in interviewing, video and also learning media operations, sports information and PR for a world class athletic event. Students will interact with some of the best collegiate track athletes in the country and professional athletes in the world, as well as Drake University’s athletic communications staff.

To get in on the action contact:
Justin Bohn, Assistant Director for Athletic Communications