Communications Internship
Democratic Caucus – Iowa House of Representatives

Description: Interns will work directly with Democratic members of the Iowa House of Representatives at the State Capitol in Des Moines during the legislative session.

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They will assist the communications director and deputy director in a variety of activities including:

-Press release production and distribution
-Media list management
-Social media campaigns
-Web publishing
-Video production and editing
-Official photography for representatives and constituents

Skills Preferred (not required):

-Solid Writing Skills
-Knowledge of Microsoft Office software
-Experience with video editing software
-Experience with HTML/CSS and web page production/design software

Minimum Time Requirement: 10 hours per week

Internship Dates: January through April, 2021 (flexible start and end dates)

Salary: Unpaid

Application Deadline: December 17, 2021

Send resume, cover letter, two references and hours available to Please contact Rachelle Thomas at or 515-725-2061 if you have any questions.

Rachelle Thomas Poynter, Deputy Communications Director
Iowa House Democrats
State Capitol
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
Phone: 515-725-2061