OverviewAssent Compliance Inc Content Writer Full Time in Ottawa, ON
Assent Compliance Inc
Branch Ottawa ON CA
Y ou have experience writing for online paid media (Google Adwords, Social Media Ads, etc.). Reporting to our Manager, Content Marketing, the Content Writer…
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Assent is the leader in cloud-based compliance automation software. We are a rapidly growing, energetic and engaged company with the mission to make the world a better place with our software. As a result of our success and growth, we are expanding once again by adding to our dynamic Marketing team. We are looking for a permanent, full-time Content Writer .
Timely, relevant and unique content is the foundation of any successful marketing team. Whether it’s sales collateral, customer presentations, prospect proposals, website copy, whitepapers, market briefs, press releases, speaking proposals, advertising copy or social media updates, content must inform, engage and persuade all stakeholders across Assent’s global network.
Our Ottawa East office is looking to grow its content team. Reporting to our Manager, Content Marketing, the Content Writer will develop quality content and add creative flair to our team of high-achieving marketers. The ideal candidate is energetic, highly organized, has impeccable attention to detail and has excellent people skills. We are looking for someone who knows how to wield the power of the semicolon, loses sleep over the growing threat of comma splices, has debated the Oxford Comma, and who can seamlessly switch between sales enablement and long-form content pieces at a moment’s notice.
Key Requirements & Responsibilities
Content writer for web, video, social media and other channels as required;
Works with the Marketing Team to develop and execute digital marketing strategies utilizing technology, prospect insights and behaviour ;
Creates content optimized to achieve first-page search results (SEO);
Develops and manages guidelines for content in collaboration with the Manager, Content Marketing and Design and Creative Team;
Ensures that proper branding and marketing messaging, in collaboration with the Design Team, is incorporated into all content;
Acts as a content reviewer and editor as required;
Stays informed of emerging trends in technology and of best-in-class digital marketing strategies ;
Works with a variety of stakeholder groups to develop online content ideas, including Regulatory, Business Development, Customer Success, Product, etc.
This is not an exhaustive list of duties. Responsibilities may be altered and/or added from time to time to meet business needs.
Reasonable Accommodations Statement: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the aforementioned duties and responsibilities satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.
Your Knowledge & Experience
We strongly value your talent, energy and passion. It will also be valuable to Assent if you have the following qualifications:
A University, College and/or Post Graduate Certificate in Marketing, Business Communications, English or a related field;
You are an exceptional writer, communicator, proofreader and editor – preference will be given to candidates with a formal writing, business communication or related academic background;
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English;
Excellent attention to detail both for line editing copy and consistency in style and tone across our content;
Ability to outline, research and write impactful and engaging content pieces, working closely with Assent’s thought leaders and industry experts;
Experience creating a high volume of dynamic content while managing deadlines;
Experience following and enforcing written style guides;
Experience with web content management systems such as WordPress;
Proficient in the use of Office productivity software like Google Applications (Docs, Sheets, Slides) and Microsoft Office (including PowerPoint, Word, and Excel);
Have 1-2 years of proven experience performing a similar function in the technology, financial services, ecommerce and/or fraud management sectors.
Bonus Points If,
You have experience in writing long-form content such as eBooks, whitepapers, video scripts, etc. ;
Y ou have experience writing for online paid media (Google Adwords, Social Media Ads, etc.) ;
You have excellent written skills in a second language ;
You have knowledge of/are proficient in HTML and CSS ;
You have experience with a marketing automation tool like Hubspot .
Connect With Us If,
You are a strategic, analytical thinker with drive and high energy – you must thrive in a fast-paced organization and under aggressive timelines, but be thoughtful about the way you execute;
You are able to work with and manage multiple senior stakeholders with strong points of view and rigorous standards;
You possess maturity, poise and professionalism;
You must be able to take sometimes direct criticism and respond constructively with a commitment to continuous improvement;
You operate using a checklist and you double-check everything
You are extremely proactive and the words “that’s not my job” are not a part of your vocabulary;
You have superb interpersonal skills – you are able to establish cross-functional relationships in a collaborative, team-based environment with a diverse group of stakeholders including Assent’s leadership team and employees, outside clients and vendors;
Initiative and accountability are paramount: order-takers without a point of view or ability to challenge should not apply;
You anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of others and are always thinking about how you can best support them ;
You are highly adaptable, flexible and deal well with ambiguity ;
You are self-motivated, have a strong work ethic;
You are ambitious, take pride in your work, and bring a tireless passion to the table;
You are emotionally intelligent – you can see things from various points of view, and you are not only self-aware but you also self-regulate;
You are able to juggle multiple priorities to conduct multiple activities for various people and you love it!
An equivalent combination of education and experience, which results in demonstrated ability to apply skills will also be considered.
What We Offer:
The opportunity to shape the compliance future – and yours and ours – at a well-established and fast-growing SaaS company;
A role in which you can exhibit the strength and versatility of your writing by producing content for our diverse use cases;
An awesome workplace in Ottawa’s East End across from St. Laurent Shopping Centre;
Free snacks, weekly catered lunches, social activities, an amazing team and workplace.
Assent endeavours to build an engaged, energetic and passionate workforce as we grow into one of Ottawa’s and Canada’s best employers. Our culture is integral to our success. We provide the programs and rewards that one would expect from a highly successful and growing technology company in Ottawa.
We invite interested applicants to apply within. We’d love to see your cover letter, resume and – if possible – some samples of your writing.
Assent is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will need to fulfill the requirements necessary to obtain a background check.
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Ottawa, ON, CA
Posted on: 2017-01-24