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Copywriting Intern

by Arcane

Position Type: Internship
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: May 23, 2022

Job Description


Copywriting Internship


As one of Canada’s top-tier independent advertising agencies, Arcane is on the leading edge of digital marketing. Since our inception, we’ve quickly grown to a 70+ person agency across our three offices in London, Toronto, and Calgary. Recognized on the world stage for our tenacity, grit, and drive for innovation, there’s no better place to learn the ins and outs of today’s digital marketing world.


As a Copywriting Intern, you will gain valuable experience in the development of creative concepts. You will assist the creative team in producing transformational creative work, ensuring that there is a clear message that is representative of each brand. As an Arcanite, you will be exposed to all aspects of agency life, including brainstorming and ideation sessions, client meetings, concept development and, of course, writing/editing. 


You will work closely with the Copywriter to take a client's brief and execute creative copy concepts that engage the intended audience and align with creative vision, brand, and strategy to achieve performance and results. The execution of these concepts could include: brand messaging, brand TOV, campaign ideation and copy, omnichannel messaging, web content, brand personas, copy direction and oversight, taglines, and much more. Time management is critical to this role as multiple projects will run in parallel at any given time.


Interns in our agency will get the opportunity to work alongside some of Canada’s top digital talents on well-known brands; organizations including Roots, Silver Jeans, SAXX Underwear, Orangetheory Fitness, Firehouse Subs, The Canadian Association of Optometrists, Ivey Business School, Old Dutch Chips, have chosen Arcane to be their digital agency of record. You will be exposed to all facets of digital marketing and your experience at Arcane will provide you with the tools, skills, and knowledge necessary to enter the workforce. At the end of the day, the placement will be what you make it — and we believe that you can make it awesome! We want your ideas, your talent, your brainpower, and your fun energy! So, what do you think? Are you ready for a student placement at Arcane? 


What You Can Expect as an Intern


  • Access to industry leaders and executives – we set up one-on-ones with all levels of Arcanites from new hires to the CEO to make connections and build relationships
  • Develop campaign messaging, support teams across social, email and web copy, and more
  • Supporting the development of web copy, ensuring the brand TOV and vision is carried throughout (also supporting SEO best practices within on-page content)
  • Develop presentations for internal purposes, as well as for clients
  • Learn about Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and be comfortable making recommendations for clients, as it relates to web copywriting
  • Participate in strategic and creative brainstorming for our clients
  • Assist in brand modelling and the concept development for brand campaigns
  • Presenting and supporting creative work prepared both from a theoretical and business perspective
  • Support team members with various tasks as needed


Want a sneak peek at some of our clients and what you could be working on? Check out these case studies: 




  • YOU MUST be enrolled in a College or University program with a co-op or internship component (academic credit provided for the internship experience)
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Interest and enthusiasm for copywriting and marketing
  • Not afraid to speak up, ask questions or challenge thinking
  • Easily adaptable and open to any opportunities that come up


If you are interested in joining our team as a Copywriting Intern, please submit your application to Sabab Millwala, HR Generalist at & Devon Cornelius, Copywriter at


We sincerely thank all candidates who apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 


Arcane Digital Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and vows to make any necessary disability-related accommodations, upon request, throughout the entirety of the recruitment and selection process.


More About Arcane


In 2011, Arcane started with a vision to shake up the broken advertising and marketing industry. Today, with a strong team, we are delivering on our mission to change the reality of marketing ‘spend’ from an expense line item to a predictable income generator.

We’ve built our team (located in London, Toronto, and Calgary) with individuals that share a passion for innovation and results. Our drive and dedication have led us to many early successes:


  • 2018 Google Americas Winners, Search Innovation Award
  • Branham300 Top 250 list, 2018
  • 41st in Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 ranking and 196 in Fast 500 in North America (2018)
  • #135 in the GROWTH 500: The Complete Ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies (2018)
  • 38th in Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 ranking and 241 in Fast 500 in North America (2017)
  • #41 in the GROWTH 500: The Complete Ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies (2017)


Evolve or perish, there is no other option. Arcane is the original digital-first agency. Our clients sell more.