Position Description

Employee Communications and PR Intern
Location Des Moines, IA
Job Code 519
# of openings 1
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Are you looking for a summer job opportunity that challenges you? Do you want to get paid to learn, make meaningful contributions to a high-performing team and have the opportunity to add real-life communications experience to your resume? With SHAZAM’s exciting and challenging communications intern position, you’ll use your communication skills to gain experience in employee communications and public relations, develop quality professional and personal relationships, and earn while you learn.

We’re looking for an energetic team member who can support our communications objectives to inform our employees, clients and other stakeholders about SHAZAM happenings. You’ll be challenged to learn about the financial services industry and SHAZAM by developing and distributing communications: write and edit public relations communications, prepare intranet content, create and refine presentations, shoot photos and videos and more. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn, grow…and earn.

SHAZAM is a dynamic, fast-paced technology organization that supports community financial institutions across the United States. We’re a stable company that hasn’t merged, combined or been acquired since our beginnings more than 40 years ago. As an intern, you’ll get to know everyone from the front line to the CEO. SHAZAM has a small company, family-oriented atmosphere that provides a big company experience. We’re serious about developing and encouraging our team members, something that’s pretty rare these days.



  • Interested candidates should include a resume, cover letter and three writing samples.
  • Pursuing a degree in journalism, communications, public relations or a related field.
  • Familiarity with AP Style.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite of products.

The Strength of SHAZAM

SHAZAM’s an independent company in the thriving financial services industry. We offer a dynamic, fast-paced work environment where you'll be challenged and rewarded for your achievements. Our employees’ professional growth and development is top priority, and you’ll be surrounded by talented individuals and postured to make a real difference in the company. As a team member at SHAZAM, you’ll be an essential part of our mission as we work together strengthening community financial institutions. We’re a trusted partner to our valued customers providing answers, choice and innovation with an impeccable level of customer service — a level unmatched in the industry. And here’s the best part. We’re a national company that offers a small-company feel, a cultural balance that’s hard to come by but very real at SHAZAM. As an employee here, you’ll get to know everyone from the front line to the CEO, and be a part of a highly collaborative work environment.


Join SHAZAM and be a part of a motivated and vibrant group of people. We offer highly competitive salary packages and attractive benefits:

  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision, plus flexible spending accounts
  • Retirement plan, plus financial planning assistance
  • Vacation, sick leave, volunteer time off, and paid holidays
  • Educational assistance
  • Casual dress
  • Wellness programs, on-site fitness center and fitness reimbursement
  • Life insurance and disability plans
  • Employee rewards, recognition programs and employee referral program
  • Flexible hours
  • Two Des Moines area facilities with secure building access and free on-site parking. (Johnston office is located in a greenbelt area).



Visa Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for sponsorship for work authorization by ITS, Inc. Therefore, if you will require sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, we cannot consider your application at this time.

If you believe you are receiving communications related to this position from someone other than SHAZAM, please email HumanResourcesGroup@SHAZAM.net. SHAZAM will not ask you to share financial information as part of the application process.

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