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Intern - Public Relations/Marketing Assistant

Area Residential Care, Dubuque, IA

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This opportunity allows a student to have flexible hours to suit their scheduling needs.



  • Enrolled in a University or College working toward a BA in Public Relations, or Marketing
  • College level of reading, math, and writing skills
  • Candidate needs to be a highly organized and detail-oriented person proficient with a variety of office equipment, computer, and computer database applications.
  • Excellent oral communication skills and the ability to verbally present to large or small groups of people.
  • This position requires the ability to work alone or cooperatively as part of a team, excellent organizational skills; and the ability to multi-task.
  • Experience with Microsoft Suite, Photoshop, and Indesign
  • Must be available to work about 10-15 hours every week


Essential Job Functions:

  • Ability to read instructions
  • Ability to write legibly
  • Ability to use hands and arms to type on a computer, file papers, and handle paperwork
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to read the computer, employment information
  • Ability to be mobile from one location to another unsupported


Job Summary:

  • Assists the Public Relations/Marketing Director in carrying out the activities associated with the agency’s public relations, marketing, fundraising efforts, and Social Media
  • Communicates needed information regarding agency projects and functions to appropriate persons.
  • Assists in the preparation and design of agency advertising, memos, letters, and other materials to convey information.
  • Assists in maintenance and update of the agency’s website.
  • In conjunction with the Public Relations/Marketing Director, may attend trade shows business pm's, open houses, and other marketing opportunities; creating and using displays or point-of-purchase signage to assist marketing agency products and services.
  • Participates in Public Relations Committee, Corporate & Community Games Committee, Dubuque Area Bacon Fest and any other committees as directed.
  • Prepares and keeps current donor and other mailing lists.
  • Completes various tasks associated with special events, including space reservations, gift solicitation, food and beverage arrangements, preparation and distribution of invitations, etc.


Working Relationships:

  • Reports directly to the Public Relations/Marketing Director
  • Positions that report to the Public Relations/Marketing Director Assistant: none
  • Must work closely with the Human Resources Director, other service directors, and other staff as necessary.
  • Serves as a professional business representative of the agency.


Physical Demands:

  • Sedentary work, with only occasional standing and mobility
  • Travel within the local area (35 mile circumference) frequently.


Hours/Days of Work and Working Conditions:

Typically Monday through Friday, up to 10-15 hours a week, times will vary according to needs or schedule.   Individual will work primarily indoors with frequent local travel, and occasional out of town travel.


Equipment Used to Perform the Job:

Equipment includes miscellaneous office equipment, e.g. computer, copier; car or other means of local travel; communication devices such as telephone, fax; and electronic media such as scanners, cameras, etc.




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Job Details

Req Num --
ID 524910
Dubuque, IA
Positions 1
Part Time
Pay --
Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations
Clerical/Office Administration
Volunteer and Non-profit

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience --
Education Some College

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