Position: Copywriting Intern 
Location: Remote, anywhere in Canada
Term: Contract for June & July 2022, possibility of extension

The Copywriting Intern will work in a team to support the communication strategy of Youth Climate Corps. The Communications & Content Writer will create compelling written content/stories that attract, engage, and align with the organization's strategic goals to support provincial growth by generating brand awareness. 

 

The Communications & Content Writer will manage the content created on Youth Climate Corps’ social media platforms, website blog, and newsletters and is open using different venues according to the various marketing campaigns undertaken by the communication team. We encourage all staff to think strategically, brainstorm, and plan with the team. The Communications & Content Writer must have strong English writing skills and an understanding of climate action. 

 

The Communications & Content Writer will have to be a compassionate and active communicator and connect and communicate with colleagues and partners remotely and in person. The role is hybrid remote/in person, and there is plenty of flexibility for self-directed work and schedule. Mentorship and coaching are a strong theme in Youth Climate Corps activities and programs, including working with administrative staff. There is a culture of continual learning, and there are opportunities for mentorship, both as a mentee and mentor.

Climate Action Copywriting Intern Responsibilities

Assist the communication team in building, managing and optimizing a cross-platform editorial calendar that supports the various marketing campaigns and the overall communication strategy’s objectives; 

 

Produce and edit digital written content with the Marketing Director and the Visual Content Creator to optimize Youth Climate Corps credibility; 

 

Publish and distribute content via newsletters, blog posts, press releases, social media posts, and specific funding campaigns;

 

Respond & engage with our target audience on various social media platforms;

 

Responsible for making sure that the content created is optimized for SEO.

Climate Action Copywriting Intern Qualifications

Must be under 30 years old;

 

Excellent written and verbal communication;

 

Ability to oversee and detect stories; 

 

Passionate about writing;

 

Knowledge of climate justice issues;

 

Highly organized and able to juggle multiple projects based on priority;

 

Ability to work both independently and as part of a team;

 

Knowledge of LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram is a plus;

 

Proven understanding of communications and marketing ethics and best practices;

 

Detail-oriented and motivated to learn upcoming trends.