Colle+McVoy, Inc.
Copywriter Intern
Advertising | Minneapolis, MN, United States

Copywriter Intern

At Colle+McVoy we believe that creativity can transform business problems into human solutions. The insight and ideas that transform business for our clients come from our people. Our agency culture is unmatched, and we welcome applicants who share our values of passion, partnership, integrity and courage. At Colle+McVoy, creative is more than a department. It’s an expectation. And that’s where you come in.

As a copywriter intern at Colle+McVoy, you’ll be responsible for wowing our creative directors with your ideas, writing skills and entertaining YouTube video finds. You’ll spend a lot of time with an art director dreaming up ridiculously big ideas. Once you and your art director friend strike gold, you’ll be responsible for bringing your big idea to life. From mood boards to brainstorming you’ll touch everything from print to digital. So get ready to consume way too much coffee, sneak some client lunch leftovers and dream up insanely big ideas. Ideas that just may make our clients, and you, famous.


  • Develop creative concepts and copy for a wide range of initiatives
  • Contribute to the accurate definition of project scope, estimates and timelines
  • Work with team members specializing in visualization to ensure copy and visuals support each other
  • Establish tone and copy style to appropriately reflect brand positioning
  • White short and long format copy as appropriate to meet projects marketing and communications objectives

Job Requirements

  • Ability to aggregate mass amounts of content to determine what is appropriate based on the project’s objectives and how it should best be presented
  • Ability to decipher and integrate a variety of inputs including copy and data
  • Solid skill set in writing persuasive, informative and directional copy
  • Strong cognitive skills - including problem solving, decision making and analysis
  • Ability to work alone or part of a team
  • Ability to multi-task, juggle multiple projects at one time, and meet tight deadlines

Length of Position:

Three months


  • Four year degree and/or portfolio school equivalent
  • Online portfolio that demonstrates a range of ideas with a strong sense of conceptual and creative writing ability

About Colle+McVoy

Colle+McVoy is an inventive, full-service agency that excels at modernizing brands. We drive business growth for diverse client partners, such as 3M, Associated Bank, August Schell Brewing Company, CHS, Cub Cadet, DuPont, Elanco, Explore Minnesota Tourism, Famous Dave’s of America, General Mills, Grain Belt, The Hershey Company, Invisalign, Land O'Lakes, Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation, Target and USA Swimming, among others. Based in Minneapolis, Colle+McVoy is a member of the MDC Partners network and has been named a Best Place to Work by Outside magazine, Advertising Age and the StarTribune. For more information, visit,, or follow on Twitter @collemcvoy.

We are an equal opportunity employer.