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The Discover Ames marketing assistant will work closely with the marketing team in a part-time role intended to provide supplemental assistance as needed for key program areas and projects. The ideal candidate is passionate about the Ames, Iowa area and is passionate about showing visitors to the area all there is to discover in Ames!

JOB TITLE: Marketing Assistant

REPORTS TO: Digital Media Specialist


  • Support the marketing team with planning, implementing, and monitoring marketing campaigns
  • Front office and reception support
  • Provide administrative and project support for a variety of marketing programs, special events, and sales and service support
  • Web Support
    • Monitor members and affiliates for upcoming events, news, and promotions
    • Assist in updating events calendar
    • Publish weekly blogs and update itineraries
  • Assist with the production of marketing materials and collateral


    • High school degree/GED required, 2-4 year degree preferred
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Superior organizational and time management skills
    • Knowledge of relevant marketing tools and applications is a plus
    • Ability to work collaboratively as a team member
    • Ability to lift materials up to 35 lbs.
    • Valid driver’s license

OTHER INFORMATION: A flexible schedule may be required on occasion to assist with an event or special project or to attend a professional meeting during evenings or weekend hours.

DISCLAIMER: The above job description is intended to reflect the principal job elements for this position. It is not intended and should not be construed to be a complete list of responsibilities, skills, efforts expectations or working conditions associated with the position. 



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