Prevent Child Abuse Iowa has a team-oriented, flexible environment with a small group of employees who are dedicated to ending child abuse in Iowa.

Current Openings:

  • Marketing Assistant (Part-Time)
  • Prevent Child Abuse Iowa (PCA Iowa) seeks a passionate, dynamic and creative Marketing Assistant to assist the organization in the implementation of its strategic communication and marketing plans. Founded more than forty years ago, PCA Iowa is a not-for-profit, nonpartisan organization leading child abuse and pregnancy prevention awareness, assistance and advocacy efforts in Iowa. We support a broad range of community based child abuse and pregnancy prevention organizations that rely on evidence based and evidence informed approaches to strengthen adolescents, families, and Iowa communities.

    Based in Des Moines, PCA Iowa is led by a volunteer Board of Directors and currently employs a staff of eight full-time positions. PCA Iowa is currently housed at the Synergy Center on the Iowa Center for Higher Education campus. This unique center brings together seven central Iowa organizations for increased collaboration among Iowa’s public health driven nonprofits.

    To learn more about the work of PCA Iowa and our mission please visit


    The Marketing Assistant will work with the Marketing and Development Manager and PCA Iowa team to

    • Support the development of strategic communication plan for organization including public relations, web presence, social media, email marketing, and donor relations campaigns.
    • Assist with implementation of marketing plan for PCA Iowa trainings, and special events.
    • Work collaboratively with all PCA Iowa staff to ensure proper messaging and consistency across all sectors.
    • Develop content for use in email, online, and direct mail campaigns.
    • Develop marketing pieces alongside Marketing and Development Manager.
    • Assist with event marketing for annual fall fundraiser and spring conference.

    The Marketing Assistant will work both independently and in collaboration with PCA Iowa team to achieve organizational and program objectives.

    Job Title: Marketing Assistant

    Objective: Support PCA Iowa mission through implementation of strategic communication and marketing plans.


    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Positive attitude
    • Attention to detail
    • Good organizational skills, self-motivated, and the ability to juggle several tasks while meeting deadlines
    • Good written and verbal communication
    • Bachelors Degree in marketing, communication, public relations, or related fields.
    • Skilled in Graphic Design with proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
    • Experience in fundraising and development desired
    • Proficient with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media applications, and basic website content management.


    Position is part-time, 30 hours per week. 9am-3pm with flexibility based on individual’s need.

    Please submit both cover letter and resume by September 28, 2018 to

    PCA Iowa hires and promotes individuals on the basis of their qualifications, interest and aptitude, and without unlawful regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or political affiliation.

Prevent Child Abuse Iowa is an equal opportunity employer.

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