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Happy Medium

Social Media Intern

Media – Des Moines, Iowa
Department Media
Employment Type Part-Time < 30

Happy Medium is a company comprised of creators, innovators, artists, storytellers, makers and leaders. While operating as a full-service marketing firm, it also thrives on development of its own cutting-edge products and technology. We implement the same strategies for our clients that we do for ourselves, proving effective time over time. Happy Medium has had repeat appearances on the Inc. 5000 list, awarded to the fastest growing companies in the United States. It has also been awarded Best Workplace for Young Professionals by the Greater Des Moines Partnership, Business with a Bright Future by the Business Record, Best Social Media Company and many more.

Job Description

Happy Medium, an honest, full-service marketing agency based in Des Moines, is seeking a two paid social media interns, one for summer 2019 & one for the 2019-2010 school year.

Position Summary

As a social media intern at Happy Medium, you will work within the media department, which means you’ll get exposed to all the ways we make our client's stories come to life. In this position, you will be assisting the Social Media team in content calendar creation, photography, research, reporting and analysis for a wide variety of clients. And because social is always on, you’ll sometimes be asked to be a key part of the crew that tackles live event coverage. In addition to Social Media, this position has the opportunity to take on projects with our Media Team as schedules allow. Candidates will frequently interact with various departments within the company, allowing a complete understanding of agency work life.

Desired Skills

Background in marketing, advertising, public relations, journalism or entrepreneurial studies. Basically, just be curious and smart and eager to create with us.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Google Docs
  • Organized, with an ability to prioritize time-sensitive projects
  • High-energy attitude with a willingness to learn
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changes
  • Some familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite and/or with DSLR cameras an added bonus, but not required


Current college students working towards a bachelor’s degree or recent graduate preferred.


Must supply laptop. Availability to work on site 20 hours/week. Some nights and weekends will apply.

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  • Location
    Des Moines, Iowa
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  • Employment Type
    Part-Time < 30
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