Monday, March 26, 2012

Marketing Communications Internship, Iowa Credit Union League

Iowa Credit Union League, Des Moines
Application Deadline April 6, 2012 

The Iowa Credit Union League (ICUL) is the non-profit trade association that represents the interests of Iowa’s state and federally chartered credit unions and their nearly one million members. 

Our Marketing and Communications team is looking for an intern to help with a variety of day-to-day activities and special projects. As a member of our team, you’ll gain working knowledge of the credit union industry and will be provided with the opportunity to collaborate with our marketing staff. Given we’re a small group servicing several different areas throughout our organization, it’s likely that you’ll gain exposure to additional facets of our business. 

At ICUL, we encourage employees to be leaders and contribute at all levels, which makes this internship an outstanding opportunity to gain experience in all aspects of marketing and communications. If you’re a true team player and are willing to roll up your sleeves and dive into a variety of challenging projects and tasks, we’d like to speak with you. 

  • Assist with the preparation and distribution of e-communications, including (but not limited to): emails, news updates, industry information and weekly/monthly newsletters.  
  • Maintain and update content on our public, members-only and Intranet websites.  
  • Participate in marketing/communications projects, including (but not limited to): creatively write copy, write and post press releases, provide feedback, implement tracking and reporting, etc.  
  • Research different PR and social media tools and create recommendations for usage.  
  • Perform research as needed in order to support the development of new and ongoing marketing/communications campaigns.  
  • Manage various items in our network drive, Intranet website and Constant Contact.  
  • Create images for our internal and external websites.  
  • Develop a processes and procedures document for ICUL’s marketing team.  
  • Support other AMC affiliates as assigned. 

Work Environment:  
  • Office environment with individual work space and PC provided.  
  • Business casual dress code with casual days awarded regularly.  
  • Opportunity to participate in company-wide initiatives and activities.  
  • Paid internship opportunity—part-time during semester and full-time during summer break. 
  • Qualified candidates will have completed undergraduate courses in: intermediate journalism, public relations, marketing or other communications-related courses.  
  • Demonstrated ability to write creatively and to communicate effectively.  
  • Highly proficient in proofreading and editing.  
  • Ability to be productive independently and collaboratively.  
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.  
  • Basic design skills/knowledge for producing marketing/communications materials utilizing Adobe Creative Suite is a plus.  
  • Good customer service skills.  
  • Financial/banking knowledge a plus. 

**Credit and criminal background verification required on all applicants.
Employer: The Members Group
Name: Kayla Smith
Title: Human Resources Specialist
Phone: 515-457-5272
Address: 1500 NW 118th Street
Des Moines, IA
50325 United States

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