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Intern - Copywriter- Summer 2021

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Lumen

Intern - Copywriter- Summer 2021

Denver, CO
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.

    JOB SUMMARY

    Lumen's internship program is a 10 week, fast-paced and exciting opportunity to gain professional experience within your field of study and career interest. As part of the Lumen's Mass Markets organization, the Digital Engagement team supports the digital functionality for existing and perspective customers. We are looking for a creative Copywriter to write clear and organically-optimized for publications and websites. This internship will take place in Denver, CO with the option of working from home. In addition, interns will connect to our company culture through community outreach projects, engage with our employee resource groups and be able to develop their professional skills and business acumen through frequent exposure to senior leadership, cutting-edge technology, groundbreaking projects, and a network of mentors and fellow interns. Come Intern with us and create the beginnings of a career right for YOU!

    JOB DESCRIPTION

    • Write clear, attractive copy with a distinct voice, that is geared towards sales and support.
    • Be able to craft high-quality content that follows CenturyLink's branding and messaging.
    • Interpret copywriting briefs to understand project requirements.
    • Collaborate with designers, agencies and other internal partners to design content layout.
    • Conduct high-quality research on new topics and be able to distill to a simple, understandable level.
    • Edit and proofread copy to improve overall visual appeal and understandability.
    • Source images and other content.
    • Familiarity with blog and social media content.
  • Qualifications
    • Pursing a Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Writing, Communications, Business, Marketing or related field.
    • Enrolled at a 4-year accredited college or university; as a junior or senior level education status at the start of the internship (graduating after August 2021).
    • Experience writing for professional or customer-facing communications, preferred.
    • Significant writing experience required.
    • Must have transportation to/from work daily.
    • Must be available to work 30 - 40 hours, during the specified 10-week timeframe.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience as a copywriter (1 years).
    • Familiarity with SEO a plus.
    • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills.
    • Strong research skills.
    • Collaborative spirit.
    • Excellent time-management and organizational skills.
    • Familiarity with the telecommunications and IT Technology Industries is a plus.
    • Minimum Cumulative GPA: 3.0 or higher.

    EDUCATION

    Bachelor's Degree

    Requisition #: 234632

    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.

    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.