Content Writer (contract)
Veem
Ottawa, ON
What if the company you worked for gave time back to millions of people? At Veem that's just what we do. The old way of paying a business, with technology built in the '70s, takes hours out of business owners lives every week. Hours they can give back to their employees, their family, their passion. Hours to do what they got into business to do, be it making cupcakes, creating educational toys, or being professional gamers – all examples from our customers. At Veem we are disrupting that '70s tech with the most advanced business payments network on the planet. We should know, we built it. Join Veem and let's give business owners the payment system they deserve.

We are looking for a talented writer to help with developing unique, compelling content for our fast-growing technology startup that prospects will find, enjoy, learn, and share. This goes well beyond blogs and ebooks and includes thought-leading, well-researched articles for the Small and Medium Business segment.

You infuse your content with wit, humor, and creativity, but also facts and data, to keep your material interesting, easily consumed, engaging, and shareable. Your writing style should be optimized for digital consumption by readers looking to educate themselves about a relevant business topic. Knowledge of SEO and how people find relevant content is critical. You are always curious about clicks, views, shares, comments, and how to improve and maximize the engagement and education of the content you create for the company.

The contract duration would be a minimum of 3 months.

Responsibilities:
  • Write, edit, and deliver final copy for several short and long form articles, blog posts, landing pages, web copy, case studies and ebooks each month.
  • Research topics to create unique and compelling pieces our customers find interesting.
  • Juggle multiple projects and meet deadlines with quality content.
  • Work with the design team on layout and be open to feedback and critique on articles.
Requirements

  • A passion for writing.
  • Willing to research and include data and statistics in your articles.
  • Creativity and ideation – always thinking of new topics to write about.
  • Strong writing, proofreading, and editing skills.
  • Attention to detail – in your application, please include one idea for a blog post title based on what you know about Veem.
  • Team player, self-motivated and driven.
  • Looking to make an impact.
  • Understands that marketing content is about performance, engagement and ROI.