Join the Team

Current Openings

Event Assistant Intern

The Des Moines Wine Festival Foundation is seeking an intern for August 2022 through November 2022, with the possibility of continuing through to the Spring semester. The event assistant will work with the entire event team to execute events throughout the summer and fall.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Recruit, organize and communicate with more than 100 volunteers
  • Recruit and communicate with prospective wineries, breweries and food vendors
  • Manage licensing for participating vendors
  • Update website and other digital communications
  • Design collateral pieces for festival attendees, vendors, sponsors & patrons
  • Serve as a liaison for sponsors and patrons regarding their benefits

The qualified applicant will be detail-oriented, quick-thinking and able to retain a positive attitude under stressful situations. Strong writing skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office are required. Experience in inDesign and Photoshop are a plus.

Commitment: 10 – 15 hours per week; additional hours required for events. Availability on the following dates is required:

September 23, September 24

Compensation: Stipend

Interested individuals should send resume and cover letter to:

Natasha Sayles
Executive Director
Des Moines Wine Festival Foundation
natasha@winefestdesmoines.com