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Copywriter Intern

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Department: Design

Type: Internship

Min. Experience: Student (College)

Why this job is important

As the Copywriting Intern, you will learn about working with cross-discipline teams to create content and storytelling for new digital products, useable and beautiful experience designs and purposeful brand building. During your internship, you’ll learn about how we apply our human-centered design philosophy to solve real business problems. We are looking for someone with a curious mind, an inventive spirit and a love of learning something new.

 

What you will be doing

  • Working with the GoKart marketing team on content such as case studies, social media and blog articles
  • Learning to write for the voice of established brands and help define new ones
  • Collaborating with strategists, designers, developers, marketers and clients to gain insight into how our human-centered design methods solve human and business problems
  • Writing for digital experiences (web, apps, social, digital ads, search and SEO)
  • Proofreading and editing content created by others
  • Presenting ideas and work to internal teams and clients clearly and succinctly
  • Staying current on industry trends and technology
  • Creating a final presentation (a retrospective of your work that you can show off in your portfolio)

 

What you’re good at

  • You are curious, creative and inventive
  • You’re in the constant pursuit of being a better storyteller
  • You have a strong intuition of what makes a great user experience
  • You have passion for making digital experiences, products and modern brands
  • You’re on top of cultural and digital trends before they get to PSFK and Mashable
  • You have the ability to think creatively and rationally at the same time
  • You are driven, care about the craft of writing, like collaboration and have attention to detail

 

Bonus points

  • Currently working towards or recently earned a degree in something relevant such as Copywriting, Creative Writing, Communications, English or Journalism
  • You’re already dabbling in digital (e.g., you built something, you have a blog)
  • An understanding of human-centered and user experience design

 

Required

  • Please provide portfolio link or writing samples

 

What you can expect for timing

Application Deadline: 2/16 
Candidates contacted for interviews: week of 2/19 
Interviews: 2/26 - 3/23 
Offers: week of 3/26 
Intern Start: early June

 

 

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