Job Title:  STARZ Intern, Copywriting

Department:  Internship
Location: 

Greenwood Village, CO, US, 80111

Summary of Position

STARZ is seeking a Copywriting Intern. The Copywriting Intern will come up with concepts and write engaging copy to help promote/market the STARZ brand, co-branded affiliate tactics, and STARZ Original Series such as Power Book II: Ghost, Outlander, The Serpent Queen and more. 

These assignments will include but are not limited to: social posts, social campaigns, banner ads, email campaigns, broadcast scripts (both TV and radio), taglines, UX/UI messaging, press kits, print ads, internal initiatives, and more. 

Responsibilities

  • Solid understanding of marketing copywriting
  • Has a good grasp of popular social media trends and platforms
  • Familiar with current trends in the entertainment industry
  • Passionate about TV series and movies
  • Creates and produces innovative advertising and marketing promotion ideas 
  • Provides alternate copy approaches for consideration, as needed
  • Ability to write in different “voices” for different entertainment genres such as drama, comedy, action, suspense, etc. 
  • Responsible for the consistent delivery of clear, concise, credible copy that is on-target with the creative strategy and reflects the spirit of an agreed-upon concept and creative brief
  • Amends and/or revises concepts according to feedback 
  • Make weekly reports with topline summaries of their learnings from each of their interviews of the individual departments detailing on how they understand the groups role in marketing towards final project

Qualifications

  • Pursuing degree in English, Marketing or Business, or an equivalent field. A focus on creative advertising is a plus
  • Experience writing and editing 
  • Must have writing samples; a copywriting portfolio is preferred
  • Must have the ability to convey the company’s product and positioning through simple, effective phrases with a style that is clear, fresh, and concise and make clear and succinct oral and written presentations to all levels of the organization and to a variety of audiences
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • In-depth working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube and other social channels

Internship Details

Lionsgate and Starz Internship Program –Summer 2024

Program Dates: Tuesday, June 11th – Friday, August 16th, 2024 (10 Weeks)

 

The Lionsgate and Starz Internship Program is designed to identify, recruit, and develop a diverse group of students that will gain meaningful educational experiences, professional growth, and career opportunities.

 

Please read the following information carefully before submitting an application.

Compensation

The pay rate for this internship is $18/hr.

Important Dates

The Lionsgate and Starz Summer 2024 Internship program dates are: June 11th–August 16th, 2024.

 

All interns are required to attend orientation on Tuesday, June 11th, 2024.

Details

 

  • Interns must not work more than 36 hours per week
  • Must be actively enrolled in an accredited college or university and pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree
  • Interns must be current rising juniors through recent grads (within 6 months of internship start date)
  • Graduate students are eligible to apply
  • Interns must be available to work for the entire length of the program
  • All internships are paid
  • Most internship positions will require working 4 days in office 

To Apply

 

All candidates must submit a resume (PDF preferred) to your preferred area(s) of interest. The program offers internship opportunities in many departments, so candidates applying should keep in mind that they may be considered for departments not listed.

 

  • Submit a 1-page resume (PDF preferred)
  • Submit a cover letter (optional)
  • Explain why your background and experience make you a great fit for Lionsgate & Starz

About STARZ

STARZ (www.starz.com), a Lionsgate company, is a leading media streaming platform committed to delivering premium content that amplifies narratives by, about and for women and underrepresented audiences. STARZ is home to the highly rated and first-of-its-kind STARZ app that offers the ability to stream or download STARZ premium content, as well as the flagship domestic STARZ® service, including STARZ ENCORE, 17 premium pay TV channels, and the associated on-demand and online services. STARZ is available across digital OTT platforms and multichannel video distributors, including cable operators, satellite television providers, and telecommunications companies. In February 2021, STARZ launched #TakeTheLead, a multi-faceted and innovative inclusion initiative expanding its existing efforts to improve representation on screen, behind the camera and throughout the company.

Business Unit Overview

Starz
With the Company aligning its studio operations behind the growth of its streaming business, Starz has become one of the pre-eminent modern premium global streaming platforms. Offering subscribers more than 7.500 television episodes, including Starz original series and provocative documentaries, along with a broad catalogue of first-run movies, Starz is taking the lead in delivering relatable premium content that makes it the platform of choice among a wide spectrum of female, African-American and other historically underserved audiences. Its focused brand, premium content and freedom from legacy relationships position Starz at the forefront of the new bundles emerging throughout the media ecosystem, a compelling value proposition to complement virtually every kind of subscription platform.
 
Distinguished by its successful and focused content strategy, top programming, exceptional curation and speed to market, Starz has quickly scaled its platform to become one of the most widely distributed and fastest-growing OTT services in the world, with OTT subscribers making up more than half of its global subscriber base. The Starzplay International premium subscription service offers a “best of global SVOD” content portfolio in more than 50 countries throughout Europe, Latin America, Canada, Japan and India through a bespoke and expanding network of distribution partners. The Starzplay Arabia joint venture is one of the leading SVOD operators in the fast-growing Middle East and North Africa region. The proprietary and highly-rated Starz app, a proven hit with U.S. audiences, continues to roll out internationally.  

EEO Statement

Lionsgate is an equal employment opportunity employer. All employees and applicants are evaluated on the basis of their qualifications, consistent with applicable state and federal laws. In addition, Lionsgate will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Lionsgate will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and federal law.


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