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Employment Opportunities

Housing & Event Intern

Catch Des Moines has an internship opportunity available for a housing and event intern. This individual will assist the housing coordinator in providing hotel reservation services for a variety of upcoming events. The housing and event intern will help book convention/meeting/sporting participants into room blocks at participating hotels. They will provide assistance to the housing operations by communicating with convention and sports event attendees, planners and hotels with excellent customer service to meet expectations.  

Primary events this position will assist with are National Speech and Debate Association and AAU Junior Olympic Games.

Duties and responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Create convention housing reservations by entering data into housing/reservation software system.
  • Day-to-day management of events within the housing/reservation system.
  • Process data entry and online Catch Des Moines housing reservations in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Assist housing coordinator in communicating with and answering questions from hotels, attendees and meeting planners via email, phone, or in person in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Additional event services and special projects may be assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • Approximately 10-15 hours per week from March - April
  • Approximately 20-35 hours per week from May - July
  • Consistent and reliable presence at work is an important part of the job
  • Downtown parking provided
  • This is a temporary position from March 2023 - September 2023
  • Target start date: March 1, 2023

If you are interested in becoming part of our team, please send your resume by February 17 to:

Shannon Winters
Catch Des Moines
400 Locust, Suite 265
Des Moines, IA 50309