Writing Internship

Employer Ascendium
Location Madison, WI
Type Internship
Apply by Deadline not specified—Apply ASAP!
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Posted on September 22, 2022

Description

Do you enjoy crafting compelling content that inspires and motivates? Join Ascendium as a Writing Intern to bolster your writing skills while building a robust portfolio that helps launch your communications career. In this position, you’ll research, write and edit content for internal and external audiences, working both independently and collaboratively with other team members. Ideally, you’re a junior or senior college student who has previous writing experience and is pursuing a degree in writing, communications, English or a related field.

This paid internship runs through May 2023 and potentially into the summer. You’ll need to be available at least 15 hours per week during business hours (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) and have the capability to work both remotely and on-site at our Madison, Wisconsin, headquarters.

Your application should include either a link to your portfolio or three writing samples.

Job Responsibilities
Your day-to-day activities may include the following.
• Writing, revising and editing various print and online communications.
• Developing communication strategies and timelines in collaboration with subject matter experts and team members.
• Researching and understanding complex information and presenting it in interesting and accessible ways.
• Applying and adapting to communication standards, strategies and conventions.
• Following and helping develop, implement and maintain team processes and procedures.
• Giving and receiving feedback on text, formatting and clarity of communications.
• Providing daily and weekly status updates to the copy director.
• Maintaining and organizing files.
• Performing other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements
A highly qualified candidate will possess the following.
• Experience or training in communications, English, technical writing or a related field.
• Excellent editing and proofreading skills.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Word.
• Effective research and information gathering skills.
• Excellent organizational and project management skills with a keen attention to detail.
• Ability to take initiative and responsibility for completing assignments.
• Exceptional verbal and written communication, problem-solving and interpersonal skills.
• Willingness to learn, adapt and contribute as a positive member of a team.

Click here to apply online.

Deadline not specified—Apply ASAP!