SHAZAM Public Relations Specialist in Des Moines, Iowa

Public Relations Specialist

Location:Des Moines, IA

Job Code:305

of openings:1


Are you tired of writing the same old corporate press releases you know aren’t going to get picked up by the media? Are you frustrated having to toe the company line while your original and innovative ideas are ignored? Can you stretch your creativity to grow the company’s social media presence? Do you want the responsibility of maintaining critical relationships around the country? Is your meticulous attention to detail undervalued by your boss? If you have the skills and desire to get in on the ground floor of a growing public relations department in a national financial services company, the position of PR Specialist at SHAZAM may be just the right fit for you. This opportunity requires a public relations professional with insatiable curiosity, willing to learn about an industry that is constantly evolving.

The PR professional selected for this job will be responsible for idea generation, writing and editing articles that highlight SHAZAM’s position as an industry innovator and leader. This person will create content for and monitor reach and effectiveness of all SHAZAM’s social media channels. You will use your communications and creativity to transform complex business strategy into engaging and compelling presentations. We’ll use your strong interpersonal skills to strengthen connections with our partners around the country and influence placement of editorial content. Critical requirements to success include an independent self-starter, willing to dive deep to learn our industry. They must have exceptional writing and editing skills. Proven experience in both broadcast and print media interviews is a plus. Conscientious attention to detail a must.

The Strength of SHAZAM

SHAZAM’s an independent company in the thriving financial services industry. We offer a dynamic, fast-paced work environment where you'll be challenged and rewarded for your achievements. Our employees’ professional growth and development is top priority, and you’ll be surrounded by talented individuals and postured to make a real difference in the company.

As a team member at SHAZAM, you’ll be an essential part of our mission as we work together strengthening community financial institutions. We’re a trusted partner to our valued customers providing answers, choice and innovation with an impeccable level of customer service — a level unmatched in the industry.

And here’s the best part. We’re a national company that offers a small-company feel, a cultural balance that’s hard to come by but very real at SHAZAM. As an employee here, you’ll get to know everyone from the front line to the CEO, and be a part of a highly collaborative work environment.


Join SHAZAM and be a part of a motivated and vibrant group of people. We offer highly competitive salary packages and attractive benefits:

  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision, plus flexible spending accounts

  • Retirement plan, plus financial planning assistance

  • Vacation, sick leave, volunteer time off, and paid holidays

  • Educational assistance

  • Casual dress

  • Wellness programs, on-site fitness center and fitness reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability plans

  • Employee rewards, recognition programs and employee referral program

  • Flexible hours

  • Two state-of-the-art facilities with secure building access and free on-site parking. (Johnston office is located in a greenbelt area).



Visa Sponsorship:

This position is not eligible for sponsorship for work authorization by ITS, Inc. Therefore, if you will require sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, we cannot consider your application at this time.

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