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3Q Digital Marketing | San Francisco, CA
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Job Description

3Q Digital is the largest independent agency in digital marketing, and the way we work reflects our roots: we're relentless, restless, and constantly striving to innovate and drive growth for our clients. Since our founding in 2008, we've turned disruptive companies into market leaders and household names - think GoPro, Fitbit, Eventbrite, SurveyMonkey, Square, and beyond.

We offer full marketing services including SEM, SEO, social advertising, display, mobile, analytics, CRO, creative, and business strategy. We work with the fastest-growing B2C, B2B, ecommerce, and lead gen clients in the U.S. We're smart and fast-paced and keep our employees happy in 11 great offices, including San Francisco, San Diego, New York, Chicago, Austin, Denver, Raleigh, Charlottesville, Burlington (VT), Dublin, and Singapore.

About You

The Copywriting Intern will assist our Associate Creative Director, Copy, with translating client goals into compelling online marketing copy that aligns with 3Q strategy and best practices for various platforms. Your primary focus will be crafting engaging copy for social media but you can also plan to write anything from short banner copy, to scripts and full websites. As an intern, you'll fully dig in, strategize, and write on multiple projects with tight deadlines. Ideally, you're a multitasking ace with a passion for storytelling and details. And your work is, of course, top-notch. Previous internship/experience at an advertising agency is a plus, but not required. This is a 40/hr per week, paid, 3-month-long internship.

The Copywriting Intern reports to the Associate Creative Director, Copy.

You'll be responsible for:

* Primary: Write short, compelling copy for social that is on brand and focused on performance marketing
* Keep up with and follow best practices for all social media platforms
* Perform QA tasks on peer work, including creative assets and presentation decks
* Help brainstorm and create original concepts for existing clients, new business pitches, and audits
* Dig into the strategy behind each idea and concept
* Write in a range of styles as appropriate for different clients, verticals, and mediums
* Work closely with our Associate Creative Director, Copy, and our team of Project Managers, Designers and Production Artists

You'll need to have:

* You have a bachelor's degree (preferably in English, Advertising/Marketing, or Writing)
* You have a passion for advertising, web technologies, social media platforms and their abilities/limitations (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok, Snapchat)
* You're a great communicator across these core areas: verbal, written, presentation, and meeting facilitation in both individual and group settings
* You participate in brainstorming sessions designed toward specific outputs and client solutions
* You are open to other points of view, and able to give and receive constructive criticism

* You can handle shifting priorities

Additional things that will impress us:

* Must be highly organized and detail-oriented with the ability to prioritize and manage time
* Must have the ability to multitask and work efficiently under pressure with careful attention to detail and quality assurance
* Must be highly responsive with an appreciation for digital communication tools (Slack, Zoom, Google Suite)
* Basic understanding of user experience on websites and apps
* Experience in editing/QA

Program Knowledge:

* Google Suite (Slides, Sheets, Docs)
* Microsoft Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
* Basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
* Mac/PC platform literate

Internship Details:

* Schedule: 40 hrs/week, 9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday
* Paid internship
* Internship ends Spring 2020
* PTO, paid holidays, and accrued sick pay
* Weekly lunch and free food and drinks in the office

About Us

Best in-class digital marketing results require the best-in-class workforce and our best-in-class workforce ultimately drives the culture at 3Q Digital. We're not just talking good office coffee and happy hours (though we have all of that). Our unique culture is developed and nurtured by the values, beliefs, philosophies, and operating style of our people and core values: Own It,Everyone's a Client, Do the Math, Act for the Greater Good, and Innovate.

We are a collaborative, open-door, best-idea-wins environment that fosters personal and company growth and has fun doing it. We promote work/life balance and encourage constant learning by offering unparalleled training, mentorship, and development for career progression. And perhaps the best, most fundamental part of our culture: authenticity. We say what we mean, and we do what we say.

* Named one of Inc.'s Best Places to Work in 2019
* Winner of the 2019 US Search Diversity, Inclusion and Equality Award
* Competitive compensation and bonuses
* Benefits include health, dental, vision, a 401K plan, and paid parental leave
* Student loan, college savings, and tuition assistance
* Unlimited PTO
* Flexible work from home policy
* Volunteer opportunities, team retreats, and lunch seminars

Our amazing offices decide their own perks, including office happy hours and events, games, weekly catered lunch, and free snacks.

Best-in-class digital marketing results require the best-in-class workforce, and we believe that comes from a diverse mix of backgrounds and experiences. 3Q Digital is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, committed to evaluating all qualified candidates regardless of gender, gender identity, race, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Furthermore, we believe optimal results come from operating a meritocracy built upon diversity of thought and background and absolutely devoid of discrimination and hate speech. We do everything in our power, including strict adherence to an anti-harassment policy, to make 3Q a welcoming and inclusive organization whose employees feel comfortable respectfully sharing their thoughts with each other and our leadership. Our training and mentorship programs help make sure all employees have an equal opportunity to grow and excel.

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