We’re hiring an intern!

Area515, the Des Moines Maker Space is looking for a marketing and social media intern. Position is unpaid but includes membership to the maker space. You’ll gain valuable experience helping a non-profit grow, practice technical writing, gain exposure to a diverse population of makers, and maybe be inspired to make something yourself. You will report to the executive director and the marketing coordinator. We’re all volunteers as well, so by nature the hours are flexible. Approximately 10 hours per week.

Responsibilities include:
Regular posts to social media.
Automating the process of cross-posting to various social media platforms.
Generating content (articles, photos) for posts
Writing and distributing press releases
Helping to compile a contact list for donors, supporters, media and partners
Help create a coherent visual branding for the space
Find opportunities for in-face meetings with potential supporters

Above and beyond:
Don’t worry if the following aren’t in your repertoire. But we have plenty to keep you busy if you do!
Assist grant writer
Website design/development
Graphic design

Send your resume to treasurer@area515.org to apply!