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

Press release production and distribution
Media list management
Newsletter production and distribution
Web publishing
Video and radio production and editing
Official photography for representatives and constituents

Skills Preferred (not required):

Solid Writing Skills
Knowledge of Microsoft Office software
Experience with sound/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, 2015 (flexible start and end dates)

Salary: Unpaid

Application Deadline: Monday, December 1, 2014

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

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