FALL 2020 – Marketing and Design Internship (Ames)

Employment Status



September 30, 2020


Ames, IA

Job Duties:

  • Design and create materials in adherence with YSS brand identity guidelines using Adobe Creative Cloud and/or Canva
  • Develop social media posts and maintain online presence through various platforms
  • Report on social media metrics
  • Assist with YSS Let’s Talk! Facebook series (run streamyard, make slides, etc.)
  • Update and maintain YSS website
  • Create materials and work as part of the team to market Holiday Giving
  • Record and edit videos for promotional purposes
  • Other responsibilities as needed


  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be a self-starter that is willing to take initiative on projects
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs required
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Cloud software (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) required
  • Majors encouraged to apply: Public Relations, Design, Marketing & Journalism. All other majors will be considered as long as qualifications are met.

Training & Supervision:

  • Intern will work as part of the Community Engagement Team and will be under the direct supervision of the Marketing & Communications Director.
  • Will be invited to attend any YSS all staff trainings that are available during your time with us.

Time Commitment/Requirements:

  • 10-15 hours per week
  • Work can be done any time, but at least 6 hours per week must be scheduled during regular business hours (M-F, 8a-5p)


Jacobson Center, 420 Kellogg Ave, Ames, IA 50010

This position can work remotely, however there will be some times where it will be necessary to come into the office.  All precautions are being taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19 including social distancing and wearing a mask while in the office.