Posting Dates: 02/09/2021 – 03/21/2021

Job Family: Human Resources

Department: Family History Department


The purpose of the Family History Department is to create inspiring experiences that bring joy to all people as they discover, gather, and connect their family—past, present, and future. Our quality standards guide the way we work. They are: inspiration, trust, kindness, effectiveness, and simplicity.

If our purpose statement and quality standards are something you believe in, we invite you to apply for this position. One of the expectations of employment in the Family History Department is a willingness to do Family History research and help others do the same.

Join a fun, tightknit, and highly functional team tasked with creating excellent written content. Our job is to inspire people around the world to engage in family history and help them make family connections.


Responsibilities may vary by assignment depending on department and need. The Intern receives assignments from supervising staff.  The Manager reviews the Intern’s work occasionally. The supervisor reviews each assignment as it is completed. The Intern is expected to meet rigid and challenging deadlines, work in harmony with other people, take direction on each assignment, and give full attention to detail. Independence in working, tact, and diplomacy are required. Sound judgment of Church doctrine, history, organization, policy and protocol are also expected.

SEO: Learn how to do keyword research to find terms and phrases that will be used in content strategy for blog articles and landing pages.

Editorial Support: Fact-check and edit article drafts and research topics as assigned to support blog articles and creatives. May write content as assigned.

Online Publishing Support: Help find images to support the blog and newsroom that follow the FamilySearch style guide. Keep track of needful image copyright information for intellectual property reports.

Blog and Newsroom Support: Perform page analytics and optimizations as assigned. Manage blog comments. Help volunteers and service missionaries understand the purpose of the work they’re doing and sense the meaningful nature of their contributions.

Tracking and Reporting: Assist in maintaining needful documentation and filing systems required to support productive workflow and reporting.

Other projects: Assist with other team projects as needed. May include developing, writing, editing, and preparing content for online publishing.


  • Strong interest in or knack for keyword research
  • Some experience with writing and/or editing
  • Experience with SEO analytic tools (Adobe Anayltics, Adobe Suite, Searchlight, SEMRush, Google Adwords, etc)
  • Experience with a WYSIWYG editor or CMS system a plus (WordPress, Brightspot, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and previous image editing experience a plus
  • Bachelor’s (or near completion) in Marketing, PR, Journalism or related field

Paid Interns are qualified while enrolled in an educational institution and for one year following graduation.  They must sign a Paid Internship Engagement Letter.


Must be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and currently temple worthy.

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