Category Archives: Sales

Science Center of Iowa positions

Communications Coordinator — The SCI Communications Coordinator is responsible for supporting management, execution, implementation and maintenance of the Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX Dome Theater’s marketing, advertising, communications, events and public/media relations efforts. View full job description at Application deadline: Friday, June 9

Membership Manager — The SCI Membership Manager develops the strategies and implements the overall plan for renewal and acquisition, member relations and membership communications. Position is responsible for achieving annual revenue and sales goals. View full job description Application deadline: Friday, June 9


Copywriter for Bass Pro Shops (Springfield, MO)

The White River Marine Group (WRMG) Senior Copywriter is a critical part of the award-winning WRMG Creative Team – providing key creative leadership and supervision. This individual will work closely with art directors, designers, other writers and the marketing team to craft compelling marketing materials for Ranger fiberglass and aluminum boats. The Senior Copywriter must not only be creative, but also very detail-oriented, driven and organized, as they will often be responsible for proofreading and writing a wide range of materials containing highly technical information. As a senior-level member of the creative team, the Senior Copywriter should also possess leadership skills and be able to assist with supervising the team. Given the subject matter, this individual should also possess extensive knowledge of recreational boating and competitive angling.

To apply, see–Ranger-Boats-_R016198-1

Sales and Marketing Summer Internships

We want to teach you the skills to be successful in any field after college.
We invest in you and your success!

Have you ever convinced your professor you deserved an “A”?
Have you ever convinced your parents to put money in your bank account?
Then you could have what it takes to be an AroundCampus All Star.

AroundCampus Group is the leading campus media and marketing company in the United States. Over the past 43 years, AroundCampus Group’s media portfolio has been a valuable advertising vehicle for local, regional, and national businesses to engage the campus community.

AroundCampus Group is seeking Outside Sales Summer Interns to help connect local businesses with your college campus by selling advertisements that will appear in the Student Planner, on,, and our UConnection mobile app.

As an Outside Sales Summer Intern, you will:
Learn the fundamentals of the sales process through our proven 7 step model
Step outside your comfort zone and learn about your local community
Receive extensive hands on sales training to prepare you for the internship
Develop pertinent interpersonal communication skills
Become skilled at building professional sales relationships with local businesses
Learn how to prospect new and renewal clients
Become an expert in time and account management
Gain professional sales knowledge
Connect with our Career Partner Network
Grow resume building skills, that will help you stand out in a competitive market
Work Monday-Friday 8:30 AM -5:30 PM during the summer
Need reliable transportation and housing near your local college campus

Qualified candidates will be:
Confident, driven, competitive, and focused on building their career
Great listeners who love to work with people
Goal-oriented who like working independently, as well as, working with a team
Willing to constantly learn, improve, and who are able to adapt quickly
Excited about discovering and exploring your college town

Benefits of working for AroundCampus Group:
Opportunity to get to know your college town better
Chance to network with local business leaders
You will be trained by some of the nations most talented sales people
Check out our Career Partner Network who look eagerly to hire AroundCampus Alumni: Memory Blue, ADP, Bloomberg BNA, Echo Global Logistics, TEKSystems, Gartner, Ferguson, Enterprise, Edwards Jones, Netsuite, Federated Insurance, CED Tom James, Reynolds and Reynolds, CEB, Stephen Gould, Tom James, Altitude Business Group, Townsquare Interactive, Apex Systems

Think you have what it takes to be an AroundCampus All Star? APPLY NOW!

Media superviser at Slingshot (Dallas)

At Slingshot, the Media Supervisor is the day-to-day focal point for the account and is required to be well versed in their clients’ businesses from a marketing and advertising perspective. They will be responsible for research, strategy, and overall budget management for, potentially, multiple clients. This position will require someone who is a leader and is looking for an opportunity to grow. While leading is important, the supervisor must be someone who is willing to roll up their sleeves and get the job done as well. This position is the perfect mix of strategy and execution.

For more information and to apply see:

Advertising Sales and Marketing Assistant (Iowa Newspaper Association)


Responsibilities include assisting the sales department with the many segments of newspaper and digital media advertising. Provide support to account executives; coordinating and placing orders, assisting with deadlines, creating and designing ad copy. Other responsibilities include prospecting for new business and creating sales proposals and presentations.

The ideal candidate would be at ease with managing multiple projects at once within tight deadlines and developing ad copy for new and existing customers.

Graduating seniors also encouraged to apply.

Duties will include:

  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Processing advertising orders
  • Website updates
  • Contracts and billing
  • Assist with planning advertising campaigns
  • Ad creation and copy writing

Other responsibilities:

Works closely with assigned Account Executives and Media Department in the timely administration of advertising sales functions. Works closely with advertisers/agencies to answer questions, provide information, etc.   Responsible for sales support responsibilities relating to the classified networks, small space display networks and the daily networks.

Primary emphasis on prospecting for new business and ad development. Assists the staff with various administrative projects.

Exercises good judgment in handling telephone calls and written correspondence with advertisers and their agencies.

Exercises initiative and independent judgment in the performance of assigned tasks.

Works under the general supervision and direction of the Sales Director and Inside Sales Manager.

Performs all duties within the objectives, standards and policies of the Association.

For more information or to apply, contact Susan Patterson Plank at


Des Moines Radio Group sales internship

The Saga Communications Des Moines Special Internship – SALES is awarded to a graduating high school senior or current college student with an interest in, and aptitude for, Radio Broadcasting and Sales. Applicants must: 1) Demonstrate their ambition to pursue a career in radio broadcasting. 2) Be in possession of a good academic record. (Enclose unofficial transcript.) 3) Attach an essay of 300-350 words answering the question: Why I am passionate about being a radio broadcaster… 4) Be willing to commit to a 10-week, first-hand, summer internship program at the Des Moines Radio Group in Des Moines, Iowa from May 23-July 29, 2016.

The program requires 26 hours a week from the student. The student will be working with managers and leaders in: programming, sales, promotions and marketing, music, and engineering.

SCDM Scholarship is $2,500 (gross) to be paid as taxable wages bi-weekly during internship. Student is responsible for any housing costs during internship.

(Employees and family members of Saga Communications, its subsidiaries or competing companies within a 100 mile radius are not eligible.)

For the application click here:

2016 SCDM Paid Internship – Sales Path

Marketing and development intern at YESS (Des Moines, IA)


Youth Emergency Services & Shelter (YESS) meets the critical needs of the community by providing a continuum of quality programs designed to keep children safe and families together. As the largest youth shelter and the only crisis nursery of its kind in the state of Iowa, YESS serves nearly 2,000 children each year – newborn to age 17 – by providing emergency shelter, crisis intervention, and counseling services in an effort to heal families and change lives. YESS’ range of services meet the physical, mental, and social health needs of children and teens, creating an environment where families can thrive.


YESS is looking for an energetic and dedicated Intern with a spirit for improving his/her community. The Marketing & Development Intern’s role is to uphold the agency mission and to support the Development team by assisting with annual giving/capital campaign initiatives; special event planning; donor relations; and special project completion. Collaborating and working closely with agency staff, the Marketing & Development Intern will engage in comprehensive awareness efforts and will need to be flexible while embracing challenges associated with work in the nonprofit sector.


  • 2016 Spring Semester (February thru May)
  • Approximately 10 – 15 hours per week (Evenings & weekends included)
  • Weekly schedule is flexible and can be adjusted


  • Support the Development Team in the successful planning and implementation of annual giving appeals and special fundraising initiatives, including the YESS Duck Derby.
  • Assist with community engagement and volunteer coordination efforts in various capacities
  • Assist with communication and promotional strategies, including agency publications, promotional materials, agency website maintenance and social media initiatives
  • Support ongoing agency stewardship initiatives.
  • Assist with the planning of multiple special event activities as assigned.
  • Special projects and duties as assigned.


  • Strong Verbal and Written Communication Skills
  • Ability to work independently and complete assigned tasks within identified timeframes
  • Basic Desktop Publishing and Website Management skills (i.e. Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Positive attitude, flexibility, and problem solving mentality.
  • Willingness to assist in public events and presentations in a variety of settings
  • Desire to work in the nonprofit sector
  • Valid driver’s license

Work Environment and Physical Demands

  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods. Work involves walking, talking and hearing to exchange information, and using hands to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Capable of pushing, pulling, lifting, and/or carrying up to 25 pounds.
  • Noise level in work environment is generally low to moderate.

Compensation: This is a paid internship.
Supervision: The Marketing & Development Intern will be assisted, directed, and supervised by Kristin Huinker, Development Manager.

To Apply: Interested candidates should submit a general agency employment application to Kristin Huinker at or mail to: YESS c/o Kristin Huinker, 918 SE 11th St, Des Moines, IA 50309. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, December 23, 2015. Qualified applicants will be contacted and interviews scheduled for the week of January 11, 2016. As a finalist, applicants must be free from communicable disease and are required to complete necessary background checks.