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Intern - Copywriter- Summer 2023- Nationwide/ Remote

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Lumen

Intern - Copywriter- Summer 2023- Nationwide/ Remote

Remote
Internship
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    ABOUT LUMEN

    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, LinkedIn: /lumentechnologies, Twitter: @lumentechco, Facebook: /lumentechnologies, Instagram: @lumentechnologies and YouTube: /lumentechnologies.

    THE ROLE

    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

    Educational Requirements

    • 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

    Proficiencies

    • 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

    Professional Attributes

    • 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

    When applying for a position, you may be subject to a background screen (criminal records check, motor vehicle report, and/or drug screen), depending on the requirements for the position. Job-related concerns noted in the background screen may disqualify you from the new position or your current role. Background results will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

    EEO STATEMENT

    We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, “protected statuses”). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.

    NOTE: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

    DISCLAIMER

    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.

  • Industry
    Information Technology and Services
  • About Us

    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.