Intern - Copywriter and Social Media

2 weeks ago
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Work directly as a functioning member of a marketing team that operates like an in-house ad agency. As an intern, you will gain understanding of how a marketing department operates at a large national, publically-traded education services company. Our intern programs are on a 12-week cycle, where you’ll work within an open, collaborative environment. Our flexible hours allow you to gain experience while you succeed at your educational responsibilities. You will be in a fun work environment, learning about marketing and advertising from a diverse team of 30+. You will also gain a deep insight on a holding company with a house of brands structure.


To assist in executing marketing communications programs and projects by performing a variety of clerical and support duties within the marketing area, including copywriting and concepting support on marketing materials and editing and proofreading services.


  1. Learn about Nelnet’s business, product/service offering, markets and competition.
  2. Attend team meetings as determined appropriate by supervisor.
  3. Proof/review work from the creative team approval for grammatical, technical and visual accuracy, and overall brand consistency.
  4. Provide support for message development, copywriting, and editing for various print and interactive projects.
  5. Ensure written messages are bold, strategic, persuasive, on-brand and on-strategy in all media.
  6. Checks concepts and copy against the creative brief to ensure they meet strategic goals and objectives
  7. Work in tandem with other creative writers and designers who may share responsibility on specific projects
  8. Assist senior and associate copywriter in compiling information, secondary research and/or other data for various projects and campaigns.
  9. Some clerical duties
  10. Other duties or special projects as may be assigned.
  11. Research and make recommendations for content for social media channels.
  12. Pull monthly social media reporting metrics for multiple clients.



Must be a junior or senior with minimum one to two years in marketing or advertising field of study, or equivalent experience.



  1. Detail-oriented
  2. Good at building team relationships
  3. Organized
  4. Able to deliver projects on time
  5. Good at multi-tasking
  6. Quick to learn and work independently
  7. Good oral and written communication
  8. Ability to follow directions
  9. Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word)
  10. Research ability online and offline

EEO Statement

Nelnet is an Equal Opportunity Employer, complies with Executive Order 11246, and takes affirmative action to ensure that qualified applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to race, color, religion/creed, national origin, gender, or sex, marital status, age, disability, use of a guide dog or service animal, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, or any other status protected by Federal or State law or local ordinance. Qualified individuals with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations in order to apply or compete for positions at Nelnet may request such accommodations by contacting Nelnet Talent Acquisition & Recruiting.

Nelnet is a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Workplace.


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