Crate and Barrel Intern, eCommerce-SEO Marketing Copywriter in Northbrook, Illinois

Intern, eCommerce-SEO Marketing Copywriter

Tracking Code

IECSEO0418-999INT

Job Description

With over 100 locations and more than 7,000 associates nationwide, Crate and Barrel is America’s most exciting housewares specialty retailer. Become a part of our SEO team in our Northbrook, Illinois corporate office that supports crateandbarrel.com and cb2.com. The key function of this paid internship is copywriting. If you are committed to creating great customer experiences and have a passion for eCommerce, see what's in store for you!

  • Write clear, concise and grammatically correct copy that is consistent with brand voice and in-line with commonly used style guides.

  • Use keyword research tools to identify, research and prioritize key traffic and revenue driving terms from which to write and optimize website copy.

  • Possess a complete understanding of the purpose, vision and business plan of the eCommerce Department.

  • Maintain an awareness of competitive information and key industry trends to provide context for our company websites performance.

  • Create, maintain and optimize profiles for local search and social media.

  • Identify opportunities and make recommendations to improve search engine rankings based on keyword ranking tool recommendations.

  • Communicate results of SEO optimizations to various levels, including the management team, to encourage business decisions based on data.

  • Collaborate with site merchants to prioritize search engine optimization for products, promotions and new site content.

  • Promote strong sense of teamwork by working effectively, respectfully and efficiently with all associates.

  • Exhibit a positive attitude and enthusiasm toward the job and company to both internal and external customers in all forms of communication.

Required Skills

  • 0-1 years experience in copywriting, search engine optimization or search engine marketing

  • Pursuing Bachelor's degree in related field, students in Senior year preferred

  • Strong writing skills (English) and strong attention to detail

  • Strong writers in all fields encouraged to apply

  • Excellent problem solving skills, organizational and analytical skills

  • Must be a self starter who is process oriented, eager to learn a new skill and has the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines

  • Local applicants preferred

  • Proficient with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and Google platform

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong communication skills

The job description and other aspects of the job listed on this job posting should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an associate in this job. Associates are required to perform other related functions as assigned.

Job Location

Northbrook, Illinois, United States

Position Type

Temporary