Employment Opportunities

Seasonal Positions

Marketing Internships 

The Fair is hiring two qualified candidates for seasonal internship opportunities. Both are paid, full time positions in the Fair's Marketing Department and run from mid-May through the Fair (August 13-23). Click below for the job description and requirements. 

Interested candidates should submit their résumé, cover letter and three writing samples by December 15 to:

Lori Chappell
Marketing Director
Iowa State Fair
PO Box 57130
Des Moines, IA 50317-0003

Full Time Positions

Maintenance Worker I

The Fair is currently accepting applications for a full-time Maintenance Worker. Click below for the job description and requirements. 

Interested candidates should submit their résumé and completed application to:

Justin Kendall
Maintenance Supervisor
Iowa State Fair
PO Box 57130
Des Moines, IA 50317
jkendall@iowastatefair.org

Custodial Manager

The Fair is currently accepting applications for a full-time Custodial Manager. Click below for the job description and requirements. 

Interested candidates should submit their résumé and completed application by October 31 to:

Justin Kendall
Maintenance Supervisor
Iowa State Fair
PO Box 57130
Des Moines, IA 50317
jkendall@iowastatefair.org