Copywriting and Content Strategy Internship - Summer
Perfect Search Media - Chicago IL

Internship Category: Paid

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  • Copywriting and Content Strategy Internship – Summer

    What’s This Position All About?

    Are you a creative mind looking to dive into copywriting and content strategy? Good news. Your dream internship is waiting. (And we’re waiting for you!)

    Perfect Search is looking for Copywriting and Content Strategy interns. The position will expose this individual to search engine optimization (SEO) copywriting, blogging, ad copy creation, content strategy, social media strategy, and more.

    The ideal applicant is a college junior, senior, or recent graduate. Interns must be available full-time for the summer, beginning in June.

    Applicants will be required to send a 1-3 page writing sample that displays their unique voice.

    What You’ll Learn

    Write and optimize a variety of content for clients (website content, blog posts, ad copy, etc.)

    Create content strategy plans with keyword research, user experience, conversion rate optimization, and SEO in mind

    Assist in managing social media pages for client accounts

    Contribute to Perfect Search’s internal content, including the blog and social media accounts

    What Past Participants Have to Say About Our Program

    “The level of autonomy is perfect: they are willing to answer any questions and help as much as you need, but will not just feed you the answer.”

    Luke Piatek
    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign – Class of ’16

    “My experience at Perfect Search has helped me learn a part of marketing that is growing at a rapid pace and I will always be grateful for being exposed to such great information so early on in my career.”

    Lizzy Michan
    Northwestern University – Class of ’17

    “Learned how to do client reports and the mock calls are really helpful.”

    Sadie Winters
    Loyola University Chicago – Class of ’17

    “Perfect Search has a cohesive, dedicated and welcoming environment, which made me enjoy and look forward to coming into office.”

    Kimberly Fishman
    Northwestern University – Class of ’17

    “The company culture is passionate and diligent but fun-loving and inclusive”

    DJ Oh
    Northwestern University – Class of ’16

    “The Perfect Search internship gave me all the skills I needed to land my next three positions – you’ll definitely learn a lot”

    Chase Wilson
    University of Chicago – Class of ’16

    “In the end, I even got to report to a real client. That kind of experience is rare for most internships.”

    Helen Liang
    Northwestern University – Class of ’16

    The structure of the training was great, with constant one-on-ones with team members and hands-on tasks that are used for actual clients, instead of just busy work.

    “I enjoyed this internship because of the people that work at Perfect Search. Everyone was so willing to help me with any questions I had about PPC, SEO, or the program in general. The structure of the training was great, with constant one-on-ones with team members and hands-on tasks that are used for actual clients, instead of just busy work. I felt included and welcomed from the start of day 1 until the end of the program! I learned a ton and can’t wait to apply what I learned to future jobs and experiences.”

    Courtney Culligan
    DePaul University – Class of ’17

    “Perfect Search also has a very positive work culture that allowed me to feel comfortable and part of the team.”

    “During my time as an intern at Perfect Search, I was able to learn so much information to help further my career. With a mix of instruction and hands-on projects, the learning experience was top notch. Perfect Search also has a very positive work culture that allowed me to feel comfortable and part of the team. All of these elements combined made my internship a satisfying and rewarding few months that gave me skills that will last a lifetime.”

    Joe Langhenry
    University of Illinois – Class of ’16

    “The level of autonomy is perfect: they are willing to answer any questions and help as much as you need, but will not just feed you the answer.”

    Luke Piatek
    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign – Class of ’16

    “My experience at Perfect Search has helped me learn a part of marketing that is growing at a rapid pace and I will always be grateful for being exposed to such great information so early on in my career.”

    Lizzy Michan
    Northwestern University – Class of ’17

    “Learned how to do client reports and the mock calls are really helpful.”

    Sadie Winters
    Loyola University Chicago – Class of ’17

    “Perfect Search has a cohesive, dedicated and welcoming environment, which made me enjoy and look forward to coming into office.”

    Kimberly Fishman
    Northwestern University – Class of ’17

    “The company culture is passionate and diligent but fun-loving and inclusive”

    DJ Oh
    Northwestern University – Class of ’16

    “The Perfect Search internship gave me all the skills I needed to land my next three positions – you’ll definitely learn a lot”

    Chase Wilson
    University of Chicago – Class of ’16

    “In the end, I even got to report to a real client. That kind of experience is rare for most internships.”

    Helen Liang
    Northwestern University – Class of ’16

    The structure of the training was great, with constant one-on-ones with team members and hands-on tasks that are used for actual clients, instead of just busy work.

    “I enjoyed this internship because of the people that work at Perfect Search. Everyone was so willing to help me with any questions I had about PPC, SEO, or the program in general. The structure of the training was great, with constant one-on-ones with team members and hands-on tasks that are used for actual clients, instead of just busy work. I felt included and welcomed from the start of day 1 until the end of the program! I learned a ton and can’t wait to apply what I learned to future jobs and experiences.”

    Courtney Culligan
    DePaul University – Class of ’17

    “Perfect Search also has a very positive work culture that allowed me to feel comfortable and part of the team.”

    “During my time as an intern at Perfect Search, I was able to learn so much information to help further my career. With a mix of instruction and hands-on projects, the learning experience was top notch. Perfect Search also has a very positive work culture that allowed me to feel comfortable and part of the team. All of these elements combined made my internship a satisfying and rewarding few months that gave me skills that will last a lifetime.”

    Joe Langhenry
    University of Illinois – Class of ’16

    “The level of autonomy is perfect: they are willing to answer any questions and help as much as you need, but will not just feed you the answer.”

    Luke Piatek
    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign – Class of ’16

    “My experience at Perfect Search has helped me learn a part of marketing that is growing at a rapid pace and I will always be grateful for being exposed to such great information so early on in my career.”

    Lizzy Michan
    Northwestern University – Class of ’17

    “Learned how to do client reports and the mock calls are really helpful.”

    Sadie Winters
    Loyola University Chicago – Class of ’17

    “Perfect Search has a cohesive, dedicated and welcoming environment, which made me enjoy and look forward to coming into office.”

    Kimberly Fishman
    Northwestern University – Class of ’17

    “The company culture is passionate and diligent but fun-loving and inclusive”

    DJ Oh
    Northwestern University – Class of ’16

    “The Perfect Search internship gave me all the skills I needed to land my next three positions – you’ll definitely learn a lot”

    Chase Wilson
    University of Chicago – Class of ’16

    “In the end, I even got to report to a real client. That kind of experience is rare for most internships.”

    Helen Liang
    Northwestern University – Class of ’16

    The structure of the training was great, with constant one-on-ones with team members and hands-on tasks that are used for actual clients, instead of just busy work.

    “I enjoyed this internship because of the people that work at Perfect Search. Everyone was so willing to help me with any questions I had about PPC, SEO, or the program in general. The structure of the training was great, with constant one-on-ones with team members and hands-on tasks that are used for actual clients, instead of just busy work. I felt included and welcomed from the start of day 1 until the end of the program! I learned a ton and can’t wait to apply what I learned to future jobs and experiences.”

    Courtney Culligan
    DePaul University – Class of ’17

    “Perfect Search also has a very positive work culture that allowed me to feel comfortable and part of the team.”

    “During my time as an intern at Perfect Search, I was able to learn so much information to help further my career. With a mix of instruction and hands-on projects, the learning experience was top notch. Perfect Search also has a very positive work culture that allowed me to feel comfortable and part of the team. All of these elements combined made my internship a satisfying and rewarding few months that gave me skills that will last a lifetime.”

    Joe Langhenry
    University of Illinois – Class of ’16
    What You’ll Need

    Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

    Proficient in Word, Excel and other reporting tools

    Knowledge of SEO a plus

    Background in Journalism, English, Communications, or related field

    Knowledge/Experience with the following social media sites: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, Linkedin, etc.

    Familiar with social media management systems (Hootsuite, etc.)

    Ping Pong skills a plus

    Perks

    Lifestyle Perks

    Unlimited vacation days
    Work-from-home (WFH) Fridays
    WFH the week between Christmas and New Year’s
    WFH the Monday after Lollapalooza (A.K.A when you need it the most)
    Flexible schedule
    Weekly team-building
    Birthday treats (go wild!)
    The ability to DJ in the office
    Volunteer opportunities
    Fitness challenges
    Quarterly social events
    Quarterly ping-pong tournaments
    Company Perks

    Healthy (and occasionally not-so-healthy) snacks and drinks provided
    Wednesday breakfasts
    Access to the Perfect Search library
    Casual dress code
    Employee recognition program
    Location Perks

    Prime River North location
    A short walk from the Grand Red Line station
    Access to a beautiful courtyard, perfect for lunch on nice days
    Near Jewel, Trader Joe’s and the Post Office
    Too many lunch options (Eataly, Shake Shack, Sweetgreen, Chipotle, the list never ends”¦)
    Technology

    Personal work laptops
    Dual monitors
    Laptop stands
    Standing desks
    Resume
    Please upload a 1-3 page writing sample that displays your unique voice. No academic papers or poems. Choose a piece that shows your voice, not your voice in Psych 101. Good examples include pieces that were featured in your school newspaper or personal essays. (PDF files only, please, no links or word docs!)
    How did you hear about this position? *

    My school’s career center
    Google search
    Referral from friend
    Other
    Facebook ad
    LinkedIn ad
    Submit Application
    Apply

    Copywriting and Content Strategy Internship – Summer

    What’s This Position All About?

    Are you a creative mind looking to dive into copywriting and content strategy? Good news. Your dream internship is waiting. (And we’re waiting for you!)

    Perfect Search is looking for Copywriting and Content Strategy interns. The position will expose this individual to search engine optimization (SEO) copywriting, blogging, ad copy creation, content strategy, social media strategy, and more.

    The ideal applicant is a college junior, senior, or recent graduate. Interns must be available full-time for the summer, beginning in June.

    Applicants will be required to send a 1-3 page writing sample that displays their unique voice.

    What You’ll Learn

    Write and optimize a variety of content for clients (website content, blog posts, ad copy, etc.)

    Create content strategy plans with keyword research, user experience, conversion rate optimization, and SEO in mind

    Assist in managing social media pages for client accounts

    Contribute to Perfect Search’s internal content, including the blog and social media accounts

    What Past Participants Have to Say About Our Program

    “The level of autonomy is perfect: they are willing to answer any questions and help as much as you need, but will not just feed you the answer.”

    Luke Piatek
    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign – Class of ’16

    “My experience at Perfect Search has helped me learn a part of marketing that is growing at a rapid pace and I will always be grateful for being exposed to such great information so early on in my career.”

    Lizzy Michan
    Northwestern University – Class of ’17

    “Learned how to do client reports and the mock calls are really helpful.”

    Sadie Winters
    Loyola University Chicago – Class of ’17

    “Perfect Search has a cohesive, dedicated and welcoming environment, which made me enjoy and look forward to coming into office.”

    Kimberly Fishman
    Northwestern University – Class of ’17

    “The company culture is passionate and diligent but fun-loving and inclusive”

    DJ Oh
    Northwestern University – Class of ’16

    “The Perfect Search internship gave me all the skills I needed to land my next three positions – you’ll definitely learn a lot”

    Chase Wilson
    University of Chicago – Class of ’16

    “In the end, I even got to report to a real client. That kind of experience is rare for most internships.”

    Helen Liang
    Northwestern University – Class of ’16

    The structure of the training was great, with constant one-on-ones with team members and hands-on tasks that are used for actual clients, instead of just busy work.

    “I enjoyed this internship because of the people that work at Perfect Search. Everyone was so willing to help me with any questions I had about PPC, SEO, or the program in general. The structure of the training was great, with constant one-on-ones with team members and hands-on tasks that are used for actual clients, instead of just busy work. I felt included and welcomed from the start of day 1 until the end of the program! I learned a ton and can’t wait to apply what I learned to future jobs and experiences.”

    Courtney Culligan
    DePaul University – Class of ’17

    “Perfect Search also has a very positive work culture that allowed me to feel comfortable and part of the team.”

    “During my time as an intern at Perfect Search, I was able to learn so much information to help further my career. With a mix of instruction and hands-on projects, the learning experience was top notch. Perfect Search also has a very positive work culture that allowed me to feel comfortable and part of the team. All of these elements combined made my internship a satisfying and rewarding few months that gave me skills that will last a lifetime.”

    Joe Langhenry
    University of Illinois – Class of ’16

    “The level of autonomy is perfect: they are willing to answer any questions and help as much as you need, but will not just feed you the answer.”

    Luke Piatek
    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign – Class of ’16

    “My experience at Perfect Search has helped me learn a part of marketing that is growing at a rapid pace and I will always be grateful for being exposed to such great information so early on in my career.”

    Lizzy Michan
    Northwestern University – Class of ’17

    “Learned how to do client reports and the mock calls are really helpful.”

    Sadie Winters
    Loyola University Chicago – Class of ’17

    “Perfect Search has a cohesive, dedicated and welcoming environment, which made me enjoy and look forward to coming into office.”

    Kimberly Fishman
    Northwestern University – Class of ’17

    “The company culture is passionate and diligent but fun-loving and inclusive”

    DJ Oh
    Northwestern University – Class of ’16

    “The Perfect Search internship gave me all the skills I needed to land my next three positions – you’ll definitely learn a lot”

    Chase Wilson
    University of Chicago – Class of ’16

    “In the end, I even got to report to a real client. That kind of experience is rare for most internships.”

    Helen Liang
    Northwestern University – Class of ’16

    The structure of the training was great, with constant one-on-ones with team members and hands-on tasks that are used for actual clients, instead of just busy work.

    “I enjoyed this internship because of the people that work at Perfect Search. Everyone was so willing to help me with any questions I had about PPC, SEO, or the program in general. The structure of the training was great, with constant one-on-ones with team members and hands-on tasks that are used for actual clients, instead of just busy work. I felt included and welcomed from the start of day 1 until the end of the program! I learned a ton and can’t wait to apply what I learned to future jobs and experiences.”

    Courtney Culligan
    DePaul University – Class of ’17

    “Perfect Search also has a very positive work culture that allowed me to feel comfortable and part of the team.”

    “During my time as an intern at Perfect Search, I was able to learn so much information to help further my career. With a mix of instruction and hands-on projects, the learning experience was top notch. Perfect Search also has a very positive work culture that allowed me to feel comfortable and part of the team. All of these elements combined made my internship a satisfying and rewarding few months that gave me skills that will last a lifetime.”

    Joe Langhenry
    University of Illinois – Class of ’16

    “The level of autonomy is perfect: they are willing to answer any questions and help as much as you need, but will not just feed you the answer.”

    Luke Piatek
    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign – Class of ’16

    “My experience at Perfect Search has helped me learn a part of marketing that is growing at a rapid pace and I will always be grateful for being exposed to such great information so early on in my career.”

    Lizzy Michan
    Northwestern University – Class of ’17

    “Learned how to do client reports and the mock calls are really helpful.”

    Sadie Winters
    Loyola University Chicago – Class of ’17

    “Perfect Search has a cohesive, dedicated and welcoming environment, which made me enjoy and look forward to coming into office.”

    Kimberly Fishman
    Northwestern University – Class of ’17

    “The company culture is passionate and diligent but fun-loving and inclusive”

    DJ Oh
    Northwestern University – Class of ’16

    “The Perfect Search internship gave me all the skills I needed to land my next three positions – you’ll definitely learn a lot”

    Chase Wilson
    University of Chicago – Class of ’16

    “In the end, I even got to report to a real client. That kind of experience is rare for most internships.”

    Helen Liang
    Northwestern University – Class of ’16

    The structure of the training was great, with constant one-on-ones with team members and hands-on tasks that are used for actual clients, instead of just busy work.

    “I enjoyed this internship because of the people that work at Perfect Search. Everyone was so willing to help me with any questions I had about PPC, SEO, or the program in general. The structure of the training was great, with constant one-on-ones with team members and hands-on tasks that are used for actual clients, instead of just busy work. I felt included and welcomed from the start of day 1 until the end of the program! I learned a ton and can’t wait to apply what I learned to future jobs and experiences.”

    Courtney Culligan
    DePaul University – Class of ’17

    “Perfect Search also has a very positive work culture that allowed me to feel comfortable and part of the team.”

    “During my time as an intern at Perfect Search, I was able to learn so much information to help further my career. With a mix of instruction and hands-on projects, the learning experience was top notch. Perfect Search also has a very positive work culture that allowed me to feel comfortable and part of the team. All of these elements combined made my internship a satisfying and rewarding few months that gave me skills that will last a lifetime.”

    Joe Langhenry
    University of Illinois – Class of ’16
    What You’ll Need

    Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

    Proficient in Word, Excel and other reporting tools

    Knowledge of SEO a plus

    Background in Journalism, English, Communications, or related field

    Knowledge/Experience with the following social media sites: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, Linkedin, etc.

    Familiar with social media management systems (Hootsuite, etc.)

    Ping Pong skills a plus

    Perks

    Lifestyle Perks

    Unlimited vacation days
    Work-from-home (WFH) Fridays
    WFH the week between Christmas and New Year’s
    WFH the Monday after Lollapalooza (A.K.A when you need it the most)
    Flexible schedule
    Weekly team-building
    Birthday treats (go wild!)
    The ability to DJ in the office
    Volunteer opportunities
    Fitness challenges
    Quarterly social events
    Quarterly ping-pong tournaments
    Company Perks

    Healthy (and occasionally not-so-healthy) snacks and drinks provided
    Wednesday breakfasts
    Access to the Perfect Search library
    Casual dress code
    Employee recognition program
    Location Perks

    Prime River North location
    A short walk from the Grand Red Line station
    Access to a beautiful courtyard, perfect for lunch on nice days
    Near Jewel, Trader Joe’s and the Post Office
    Too many lunch options (Eataly, Shake Shack, Sweetgreen, Chipotle, the list never ends”¦)
    Technology

    Personal work laptops
    Dual monitors
    Laptop stands
    Standing desks
    Resume
    Please upload a 1-3 page writing sample that displays your unique voice. No academic papers or poems. Choose a piece that shows your voice, not your voice in Psych 101. Good examples include pieces that were featured in your school newspaper or personal essays. (PDF files only, please, no links or word docs!)
    How did you hear about this position? *

    My school’s career center
    Google search
    Referral from friend
    Other
    Facebook ad
    LinkedIn ad
    Submit Application
    Apply
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