Content Writer

Venture Communications - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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We are currently looking to add a full time Content Writer to our Calgary team. This role is responsible for developing content marketing pieces, such as SEO-driven, digitally-consumed and social-media-based content under the direction of the Director of Content and Social Media. The successful candidate will have proven experience writing for a variety of media channels, across various industry topics.

Core Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Copywriting and proofreading in a wide variety of styles, tones and formats.
  • Keeping up-to-date with SEO and content marketing practices and incorporating those into collaborative work.
  • Researching, writing and editing new pieces for marketing communications campaigns, predominantly in the form of web content, blog posts, articles, white papers, and social posts.
  • Uploading and updating content on websites, social media scheduling software and other channels as needed.
  • Auditing and editing historical pieces.
  • Collaborate in the creation of client content calendars; establishing workflow of creation, editing and publishing of content.
  • Proactively proposing new, innovative, sharable content ideas.
  • Establish strong cross-departmental relationships.

Desired skills and experience:

  • 3-5 years in a related capacity (content writing, copywriting, journalism, public relations).
  • Superior grammar skills and high attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated experience with social media content creation (including blog writing, promotional campaign creation, and infographics) across various channels and media types.
  • Established written portfolio.
  • Extremely strong time management skills.
  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment with multiple simultaneous assignments.
  • Inherent understanding of writing for a target audience(s) and with specific marketing campaign objectives in mind.
  • Firm understanding of brand strategy and development.
  • Proven understanding of content marketing.
  • Demonstrated competency on all social media channels, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, G+ and YouTube.
  • Proficiency in WordPress and Adobe Design Suite considered assets.
  • Agency experience and French language proficiency considered assets.

To apply please send your cover letter, resume and at least 3-4 samples of relevant long form copy and cover letter.

Job Type: Full-time