Website Trellis Company
Trellis Company is offering excellent internships opportunities for highly motivated candidates.
Job: Writing Editor Intern
Company: Trellis Company
Location: Round Rock, TX 78681
Who you are:
As a member of the Marketing & Communications team, your primary responsibility will be to perform a variety of writing, editing, and quality assurance functions that support Trellis Company and our family of brands (AIE.org; Trellis Foundation; Waypoint Resource Group).
Writing and editing assignments may vary based on skill, interest, and capacity, but you can expect to deliver content for multiple audience groups (B2B, B2C, and internal) using a variety of communication channels, including websites, blogs, digital marketing, video/multimedia, print, and social media. You will work directly with members of the Marketing & Communications team, as well as with internal business partners.
In your role as an intern at Trellis, you will have the opportunity to shape messaging and develop stories that inform our employees and engage our customers.
This internship runs through the 2019 spring semester and may be extended if it’s a fit for both parties. Weekly hours may vary, but we anticipate you will work up to 20 hours a week.
Who we are:
Trellis Company is a nonprofit 501(c)3 corporation with the dual mission of helping student borrowers repay their education loans and promoting access in higher education. Our strong philanthropic heritage of giving through grants to colleges, universities, and research groups remains focused on improving student outcomes, especially to underserved students, families, and institutions.
As we move into the future, we’re drawing on our history, branching into new sectors beyond student loans, and delivering the same level of exceptional care and service that our customers have come to depend on. We remain invested in the success of students and higher education institutions. This combination of stability and vision creates a unique intersection: a startup environment at a company that also has a stable foundation, resulting in an opportunity for the right candidate to help shape our company’s future. This is an exciting time to join the Trellis team!
The position is located in the Corporate Office in Round Rock, Texas.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop and produce content that motivates target audiences, ensuring the integrity and effectiveness of corporate messaging.
Collaborate with marketing, public relations (PR), design, web, and research in producing web copy, articles, social media, presentations, blog posts, and more.
Ensure a memorable, high-impact, and consistent brand identity.
Originate and write content for a variety of audiences related to corporate marketing and communication efforts.
Conducts research to write original content; edits and proofs content created by others.
Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform a variety of writing styles, based on audience, message, business line, content placement/purpose, and/or communication vehicle
Perform other duties as assigned
High School diploma or GED equivalent
Successful completion of college level coursework in marketing, advertising, and/or public relations
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent writing, editing, and proofing skills
Creative, responsible, strong initiative
Ability to vary writing style based on message, audience, content, and purpose
Coachable; solid listening skills
Strong sense of urgency blended with high quality standards
Enjoy working as part of a team and collaborating with others
Demonstrated competency with Microsoft Office products
Physical and Mental Demands:
Occasionally must move about inside the office.
Repetitive motion. Regularly operates a computer, phone, and general office equipment.
Regularly uses hands/fingers to handle, feel, or grasp; reaches or extends arm(s) in any direction.
Hearing and speaking. Regularly talks with other employees and on the phone, virtually, or in person with clients. Regularly uses hearing to listen and respond to internal and external contacts.
Visual acuity. Regularly must have close visual acuity to view and enter information into computer and software systems, analyze data, develop presentations and reports, and other materials.
Mental focus. Requires worker to maintain focus and exchange detailed and accurate information through oral and written communication.
Work is in an office, with a surrounding small cubicle work environment.
Work environment is climate controlled with no substantial exposure to adverse environmental conditions.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or sexual orientation. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
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