Content Writer (contract)
Veem
Ottawa, ON
Do you have a passion for writing?

This is an opportunity to work for one of the hottest financial technology start-ups. We are founded by a world class team with decades of experience in international payments. Our mission is to change the legacy financial payment system through innovation. We are backed by some of the top investors in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, and Asia.

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.