South Asian Content Writer (BC remote or Vancouver)

Canadian Men's Health Foundation - Vancouver, BC (11 days ago)

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Part-time hourly position (remote / work from home)
We don’t take ourselves too seriously and know that guys enjoy health content that is informing, relatable, and fun. Do you want to bring health content to life for the South Asian community? Being relatable, engaging, and relevant is more important than being a men’s health expert, although we have the latter part covered.

Check out these samples of our content to get a sense of what we’re talking about:

What The Colour of Your Pee Says About Your Health

  • https://dontchangemuch.ca/prevention/colour-pee-says-health/

Funniest things guys say to doctors about prostate exams

  • https://dontchangemuch.ca/prevention/funniest-things-guys-say-to-doctors-about-prostate-exams/

Don’t worry, be healthier — one small step at a time

  • https://dontchangemuch.ca/activity/toby-hargrave-telus/

Let your taste buds do the bhangra

  • https://dontchangemuch.ca/nutrition/let-your-taste-buds-do-the-bhangra/

Do you like what you read? Do you think you can take it to the next level and make your blogs go viral? Do you want to help South Asian men aged 30 to 50 live healthier? Does joining an organization that improves the fabric of Canadian society interest you? Do you want to work in a fun, team-based environment where you help breathe life into humorous and engaging health content? If so, then we want to hear from you.

CMHF is looking to expand our team and wishes to recruit a South Asian Content Writer / Blogger on a part-time basis.

As the ideal candidate, you have blogging experience. You understand the South Asian community, how South Asian guys think, and what health challenges and barriers they may be up against to improve their health. You’re a dynamic, detail-oriented self-starter who will write content about lifestyle health improvements for the South Asian community.

You will be responsible for pitching new ideas and writing compelling lifestyle health improvements content for the South Asian community. This includes staying relevant and maintaining a cohesive brand voice. Additional tasks may consist of reviewing content performance metrics and collaborating across departments on projects.

Accountable to the editorial team, this position will report to the Digital Media Director.

About the Canadian Men’s Health Foundation

The Canadian Men’s Health Foundation (CMHF) is a national charity with a mission to inspire Canadian men and their families to live healthier. We know we make a difference in the health of Canadian men through our evidenced-based and validated digital platform called Don’t Change Much (DCM).

Responsibilities

  • Create compelling blogs in English for the South Asian community
  • Participate in ideation of content as part of the editorial process
  • Write content to maintain a cohesive DCM brand while ensuring content is culturally sensitive to the South Asian community

Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrated writing skills for our target audience including DCM tone and style
  • 3 or more years of writing experience
  • Knowledge of South Asian culture and Canadian pop culture
  • Must be eligible to work in Canada

Compensation will be commensurate with experience and fit for the position.

Your job application requires both a cover letter AND resume. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Submission Deadline: Friday July 3, 2020

Job Types: Part-time, Temporary, Contract

Benefits:

  • Work From Home

Work remotely:

  • Yes