Copywriter

In-Studio + Remote

job description

We are looking for an experienced, creative, and skilled Copywriter with a passion and talent for copywriting and marketing to join our dynamic team!

As a Copywriter you will be responsible for the creation and development of successful copywriting projects for clients from a variety of different industries.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following:

  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Be self-motivated and well-organized
  • Excellent research, problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • The ability to think creatively and deliver content with keen attention to leading digital marketing concepts
  • Experience with social media & email marketing, blogging, and establishing an online presence

Candybox Marketing is an award-winning full-service digital marketing agency with studios in Oakville, Ontario and Halifax, Nova Scotia. We have been recognized as one of Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies 3 years in a row and have been listed on the Great Places to Work list for 2021. We are a team of innovative marketers looking to make the web sweet!

Start Date: June 1, 2022

responsibilities

  • Work with clients in a variety of industries
  • Meet with clients to gain an understanding of their brand, business, project and marketing objectives
  • Collaborate across departments to ensure the content and copywriting goals are consistent with the overall project objectives
  • Conduct thorough research on client industry topics
  • Write clear, concise and grammatically correct copy that results in effective and compelling communication
  • Utilize different writing styles that appeal to various target markets
  • Write compelling content for client projects such as websites, landing pages, blog posts, email marketing campaigns and content for other digital elements
  • Produce all copywriting demonstrating a thorough knowledge of successful marketing principles that drive high engagement for clients
  • Manage multiple content projects at one time
  • Conduct content editing and proofreading for clients
  • Produce content that is SEO friendly and optimized for conversion
  • Conduct SEO Audits and create strategies for optimizing key SEO elements on client websites
  • Review Google Analytics/In-Platform Analytics and, based on results, make the necessary content changes to improve lead generation for clients
  • Optimize Candybox Marketing’s content and copywriting strategy
  • Participate in strategizing sessions with the SoCon Team
  • Manage and provide monthly reports to clients as needed

requirements for the role

  • Marketing Graduate
  • Proven experience as a copywriter or related role
  • Knowledge of online content strategy and creation
  • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • Experience with SEO
  • Strong research skills
  • Creativity
  • Collaborative spirit
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills
  • Familiar with the top social media platforms (Blogging, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram)
  • Experience in design and image creation
  • Experience with scheduling platforms (Hootsuite, Later, Soho)
  • Experience with Canva, Sketch, or Adobe Products
  • Easily learns new software (Reporting, tracking etc)
  • Proficient in an Apple and Google Drive environment

what we are looking for in a successful candidate

  • Effective Communicator
  • Effective Listener
  • Creative
  • Analyze and Predict
  • Results Oriented
  • Achievement Driven
  • Engages positively with others
  • Builds Relationships
  • Work well under pressure
  • Positively acts on Feedback

what we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Health benefits (dental, eye care, physio, medical, massage, and more)
  • Work from home options available until further notice
  • Annual bonuses based on performance and company success
  • Group RRSP Participation
competitive salaries
It’s not all about the benjamins, but they sure don’t hurt.
work from home privileges
business on the top, sweatpants on the bottom.
RRSP contribution matches
we invest in our people.
health benefits
we're too sweet not to have dental coverage.
day off on your birthday
go party like its your birthday!
team & culture events
teamwork makes the dream work.

Please use this link to apply! Please submit a resume along with a cover letter addressed to Darrell Keezer (he writes the cheques). We would love to see anything else you would like to provide us.

“Working with the fun & collaborative team at Candybox allows me to create without limitations every single day.”

Mahfuz - Brand Manager

“Despite being relatively new to the team, I feel like my voice is heard and my opinion matters; even in large-scale decisions.”

Zach - Assistant Videographer

“It’s an awesome feeling to be surrounded by people who are passionate about what they do and are always willing to help you out!”

Amy - Content Manager