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In this role, you’ll be operating as a core member of our Copy team—working hand-in-hand with UX, Video, Design, Project Management and your fellow interns to deliver industry-leading creative across our enterprise tech portfolio. The ideal candidate will possess excellent writing skills; proven, high-level creative thinking; and a passion for telling compelling stories about complex topics/technologies.
THE MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
Work from a creative brief to generate strong, results-driven concepts
Understand, implement and champion the Lumen brand voice
Present your ideas internally to peers, mentors, managers and more
Deliver final creative that meets the team’s strategic objectives
Coordinate and collaborate across groups to create world-class content for web, digital, video, social and more
Manage multiple projects and deliver work in a timely manner
Edit and proof work to ensure high editorial standards are met across all content outputs
Stay current on trends and competitors within the editorial sphere
WHAT WE LOOK FOR IN A CANDIDATE
Enrolled at a 4-year accredited college or university, rising senior or master’s level education status at the start of the internship, graduating August 2023 – June 2024
Major/Degree: In pursuit of degree in English, Journalism, Public Relations, Advertising, Communications, Marketing, Media Studies or related discipline
A drive to understand emerging technologies, trends and philosophies in marketing, communications, technology and social media
Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills
Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, PPT and Excel) and comfortable learning new project management tools (we do everything in Workfront)
Ability to work independently with little direction under tight deadlines
Excellent interpersonal skills
Strong attention to detail
Knowledge of basic branding concepts
Comfortable working remotely full time
Proven experience as a copywriter or related role preferred
Knowledge of online content strategy and creation preferred
Strong drive for results and taking initiative
Ability to be resourceful and adaptable
Eagerness to learn and receptive of constructive feedback
WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT
After completion and submission of your application, you will be asked to participate in a virtual video interview. This on demand interview will be a way for Lumen to learn more about you and your experience as it aligns to the internship position. A separate email invitation will be sent to you (check your spam) within 6 hours of application. For continued consideration in the summer internship program, please ensure you complete the video interview within 5 business days of application. Thank you!
Requisition #: 316954
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NOTE: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.
Lumen is guided by our belief that humanity is at its best when technology advances the way we live and work. With 450,000 route fiber miles serving customers in more than 60 countries, we deliver the fastest, most secure global platform for applications and data to help businesses, government and communities deliver amazing experiences. Learn more about Lumen’s network, edge cloud, security and communication and collaboration solutions and our purpose to further human progress through technology at news.lumen.com.