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2023 CAI Summer Intern - Content Production

  • Hybrid work
  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

Job Category: Business Operations

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive


  • 195 Technology Dr, Irvine, California
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Are you a motivated self-starter interested in learning and honing the skills needed to research and write content that attracts valuable target audiences? Do you want to learn from some of the top editors and SEOs in the industry, work hands-on with them, and see the results of your work? Look no further.  
The Cox Automotive Editorial Team is seeking a summer intern to focus on creating helpful advice content for Kelley Blue Book and Autotrader. Working closely with our SEO team to discover and exploit new content opportunities across both sites, you’ll end the summer with a wealth of valuable and highly transferable skills and experience.

This internship will allow you to gain knowledge from some of the best and get high-profile editorial experience, including bylines on Kelley Blue Book and Autotrader. The knowledge you leave with will be extremely beneficial when searching for the right job in the future. Cox Automotive provides an inclusive and supportive environment that team members appreciate.


  • Learn to perform keyword research, and use those skills to grow our targeted keyword portfolio

  • Conduct competitor analysis to identify opportunities in content pieces to displace competitors

  • Use digital research tools to identify search trends and then create content that optimizes search results

  • Publish original high-quality content within SEO Best Practices guidelines

  • Partner with SEO to publish opportunities that grow our organic audience

  • Write compelling meta elements to drive CTR

  • Partner with SEO to benchmark and measure results



  • Currently enrolled in Journalism, Communications, or a related undergraduate degree program.

  • Cox does not provide a housing allowance. 


  • Content creation, developing content experience preferred.


  • Hourly pay rate is $22.79 - $34.23/hour. The hourly rate may vary within the anticipated range based on factors such as the ultimate location of the position and the selected candidate's experience. Position may be eligible for additional compensation that may include commission (annual, monthly, etc.) and/or an incentive program.

About Cox Automotive

At Cox Automotive, people of every background are driven by their passion for mobility, innovation and community. We transform the way the world buys, sells, owns and uses cars, accelerating the industry with global powerhouse brands like Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and more. What’s more, we do it all with an emphasis on employee growth and happiness. Drive your future forward and join Cox Automotive today! 

About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today! 


Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.

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