Fall Copywriting Internship Fall Copywriting Internship

BIGfish Communications BIGfish Communications

Location Brookline, MA
Start Date 9/8/2015
End Date 12/15/15
Application Deadline 8/28/15
Part Time
Part Time
Full Time
Full Time
Paid
Pay Rate
Contact Information 617.713.3800 | [email protected] seven kent street | Brookline, ma 02445

Description

About BIGfish
BIGfish Communications is a boutique agency based in Brookline that provides public relations and social media services for disruptive brands, companies and ideas. We help our clients redefine industries through thoughtful storytelling and strategic campaigns. The tight-knit BIGfish team is comprised of individuals with diverse backgrounds spanning marketing, public relations, social media, website development, branding, copywriting and graphic design.

About the Candidate
BIGfish is seeking an organized, self-motivated, excellent writer to act as a part-time copywriting intern. English, Writing or Journalism majors in their junior and senior years of college with past internship experience are preferred. Excellent communication skills, kNowledge of proper spelling and grammar, a passion for writing and a strong attention to detail are essential to succeed in this position. An interest in travel and tourism is a plus.

About the Job
BIGfish copywriting interns support the account team by writing and editing content for websites, blog posts, marketing materials and more with a heavy focus on writing web articles for Iceland Naturally, Iceland’s online platform for promoting the country to North Americans. Interns will develop a substantial portfolio of published writing samples, refine their writing skills for different audiences, and gain valuable agency experience.

Requirements

Excellent writer Extremely organized Professional demeaNor Eagerness to learn Proficient multitasker Excellent written and verbal communication skills Responsive to feedback Resourceful Self-motivated KNowledge of proper spelling and grammar Attentive to detail

Responsibilities

Responsibilities Draft and edit blog posts, news articles, website copy and social media posts Assist with copywriting for brochures, award submissions, reports and other marketing material Research subject matter, competitors, industry and target audience Research articles and information related to the subject matter to include in web articles Work with the account team to identify and understand high-level messaging and strategy Monitor trends in client’s industries Expectations Complete assignments on time and work within tight deadlines Send supervisor(s) progress updates throughout each week Deliver 3-6 articles (300-1000 words each) every week Spend a minimum of 4 hours per week in the office Drafts sent for review should have very few or No spelling and grammar errors Respond to feedback in a timely manner Familiarity with Drupal and WordPress is preferred KNowledge of SEO best practices is preferred