WHO IS DEKSIA AS AN EMPLOYER?

We are a creative strategy agency whose passion is helping small to medium-sized businesses succeed. Rather than the typical tactic-based approach, we offer more holistic strategies. While we’re committed to our clients, our team is just as important to us. We do our work according to these values: support your community internally and externally, strive to do & be your best, and promote an environment of fun. If Deksia sounds like a good fit for you, please review the position description.


GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERNSHIP

Deksia seeks a young professional to work closely with our design and production team in Des Moines, Iowa in the fall & winter of 2017. We’re looking for an eager and hard-working individual who can help our creative team produce award-winning material.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Critical thinking skills

Responsibilities:

  • Project brainstorming, concept, production, and final stages
  • Ability to multitask well, meeting multiple project deadlines daily
  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with co-workers

Personal Qualities:

  • Supporting our community internally and externally  
  • Striving to do & be our best  
  • Support an environment of fun 

Job Location:

  • Des Moines, IA

Job Type:

Flexible schedule / hourly

Paid Internship

Requirements:

Minimum of 2+ years of study in a design or art-related field.

Does this sound like you? Reach out to josh@deksia.com and tell us why.


DIGITAL MARKETING INTERN

Do you want to learn more about the marketing industry through real-world experience? Do you think in 140 characters and spend your days staying up-to-date on the latest digital marketing news and trends? If so, Deksia has the internship for you. We’re seeking a self-motivated, problem-solving, young professional to work with our digital team in Grand Rapids in the fall of 2017. This is an unpaid internship opportunity.

Desired Skills & Traits:

  • Enjoys looking for marketing insights located in percentages and other stats
  • Enjoys testing strategy: expected outcomes vs, learned outcomes
  • Enjoys solving complex problems or troubleshooting issues
  • Ability to research quantitative data
  • Have an elementary understanding of paid search advertising, PPC, and other online advertising terms
  • Proficient in Excel or Google Sheets
  • Basic HTML is a plus
  • Knowledge of WordPress is a plus

Potential Responsibilities:

  • Compile reports and send to the digital specialist
  • Performing keyword research, competitive audits, and other optimization tasks for PPC campaigns
  • Gather research data on latest trends within the industry
  • Post articles to WordPress CMS platform
  • Curate content for various marketing strategies, scheduling, and posting on various platforms

Personal Qualities:

  • Supporting our community internally and externally
  • Striving to do & be our best
  • Support an environment of fun

 

Job Location:

  •  Grand Rapids, MI

Next Period:

  • Winter of 2017

Does this sound like you? Reach out to lauren@deksia.net and tell us why.


MARKETING RESEARCH INTERN

Deksia seeks a young professional to work closely with our Grand Rapids team. We’re looking for an eager and hard-working individual, who can assist Deksia with specific projects and day-to-day tasks. This is an unpaid internship opportunity.

Internship programs are tailored to fit the intern’s interests, so descriptions and responsibilities of the position will vary from candidate to candidate.

Potential Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring social media & crafting social media posts
  • Copywriting; both technical & creative
  • Learning the branding process
  • Market research assistance
  • Data entry and reporting
  • Preparing presentation documents for strategy meetings

Requirements:

  • Background in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or other related disciplines
  • Strong written & oral communication skills
  • Creative and flexible
  • Eagerness to learn independently using online resources
  • Familiarity with social networking sites
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite & Google equivalents
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite is a plus but also a learning opportunity

Personal Qualities:

  • Supporting our community internally and externally
  • Striving to do & be our best
  • Support an environment of fun

Job Location:

  •  Grand Rapids, MI

Next Period:

  • Winter of 2017

Does this sound like you? Reach out to lauren@deksia.net and tell us why.