Jobs in Des Moines

Nationwide careers in Des Moines, Iowa

Long recognized as an insurance and agricultural hub, Des Moines has been quietly reinventing itself in recent years as a Midwestern mecca for the performing arts, dining, entertainment and other cultural attractions.

Des Moines was also the home of Allied Insurance which, upon becoming part of the Nationwide family, introduced our independent agency system. Today, Nationwide employs more than 4,000 associates in Des Moines, in exciting career fields such as customer service, finance, marketing, IT, HR and legal.

Community involvement

Nationwide is a leading contributor to the Des Moines community and has partnerships with several local organizations. Last year, the Nationwide Foundation granted more than $2.4 million to a number of local charities including:

In addition, our Des Moines associates pledged $824,217 through our annual United Way Campaign, raised 132,577 meals for the Food Bank of Iowa, volunteered 19,000 hours in the community and gave 2,290 units of blood last year. And, 21 of our leaders served on local nonprofit boards.

About Des Moines

Before applying for jobs at Nationwide in Des Moines, here are some interesting things you might want to know about the area:

Facts and stats

  • #1 Best City for the Middle Class (Business Insider, 2016)
  • #2 of the Top 10 U.S. Cities to Land Work (NBC News, 2015) 
  • #5 "America's 10 Best Cities for Retirement" (Bankrate, 2015)
  • #4 Best City for Young Families in 2016 (ValuePenguin) 

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