Spring Copywriting Intern

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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.

Important Information
Job type: Part-time, semi-remote
Job length: 3-4 months with the opportunity to extend
Reports to: Assistant Account Manager
Academic credit: Upon request
Compensation: Yes

How to Apply
To apply for a fall copywriting internship at BIGfish Communications, please send a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to interns@bigfishpr.com by December 20, 2016.


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. Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

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

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


Required Skills
Excellent writer
Extremely organized
Professional demeanor
Eagerness to learn
Proficient multitasker
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Responsive to feedback
Knowledge of proper spelling and grammar
Attentive to detail

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