Jobs - Des Moines / Urbandale

Copywriting – Internship

A copywriter is a vital member of the creative team at Deksia. Tasked with creating content for a brand, our copywriters are skilled in strategy creation, creative writing, as well as technical writing, editing, and proofing. We are looking for a Copywriting Intern to work alongside our creative team in our Urbandale, Iowa office to generate content for new and existing clients, write clear and concise copy for campaigns, and to proofread and edit all material that Deksia produces. Your words will bring brands to life, while informing and engaging target audiences. 

Job Accountability
  • I support my community internally and externally.
  • I strive to be and do my best.
  • I promote an environment of fun.
  • I collaborate with the creative team to develop strategy, establish tone of voice, and create content for Deksia and Deksia’s clients.
  • I write copy based on the Creative Director’s direction to align with the brand and the strategy set forth for the client.
  • I edit and proofread all copy for accuracy, grammar, and spelling.
  • I complete projects assigned to me on time and in budget.
  • I get it: I understand the inner workings, systems, and responsibilities of my position.
  • I want it: I love to do my job.
  • I have the capacity for it: I have the mental, physical, and emotional ability to do my job.
Requirements
  • Proven experience as a copywriter
  • Proficiency in writing, editing, and proofreading
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills
Wish list Skills
  • Degree or pursuit of a degree in English, journalism, or a related field
  • Strong research skills
  • Experience with writing in email marketing, SEO, and other online advertising platforms
  • Adobe Suite (InDesign, Illustrator & Photoshop)
  • Teamwork PM (Software)
Growth Path with Deksia
  • Level 1: Copywriting Intern
  • Level 2: Copywriting Apprentice
  • Level 3: Copywriter or Copywriter Coordinator
Compensation
  • Unpaid internship
  • Flexible work environment
  • Part time (20 hours per week)
Location
  • Urbandale, Iowa
Next Steps
  • Complete the Predictive Index test found here.
  • Send your resume and notification of test completion to: hr@deksia.com.