Digital Writer

5700 Yonge St, North York, ON M2N 5M9, Canada Req #443
Monday, July 11, 2022
Questrade Financial Group (QFG) of Companies is committed to helping Canadians become much more financially successful and secure. We are everything a traditional financial institution is not.  Our vision is to revolutionize financial services for the benefit of Canadians by providing the most innovative and cost efficient financial services online. 

That’s why we empower our employees to continuously grow their professional careers with QFG. We believe in having a diverse, inclusive place to work and our flexible working arrangements brings that to life so you can unleash your creativity. Our values are a part of our DNA, and we care deeply about our people helping us fulfill our mission and become an important part of our community. We are always looking for like-minded professionals to join our team. Come grow with us.

We’re looking for our next Digital Writer. Could It Be You?

As an in-house expert in content, you will craft online copy to generate growth and increase brand awareness for all of Questrade Financial Group’s lines of business.

 

What’s it like working as Digital Writer at Questrade?

A Digital Writer at Questrade is someone who can transform complex topics into plain language. You will be creating content to engage and educate our audience, discover what they want and optimize their path to conversion.

 

You will play a key role in implementing the content strategy to significantly increase brand awareness and fuel growth.

 

Need more details? Keep reading…

You will support marketing teams with content designed to achieve quarterly and yearly priorities. You will write compelling short-form copy, distilling large briefs into powerful, concise headlines (for display banners, print headlines, etc.). You will guide customers and prospective customers through their journey—knowing when to use enticing emotional copy or clear step-by-step instruction. You will develop ideas with fellow writers and designers. Research a subject, find insights and craft content for multiple channels (corporate website, landing pages, emails, e-books, editorials, social, etc.). You will ensure content is easy to understand.

 

You will work with members of the creative team (designers and developers) to bring content to life and ensure the value proposition and story is clearly understood by the consumer. You will collaborate with subject matter experts to understand persona, product and service capabilities and value propositions for specific products and services. You will shape key messaging by understanding consumer insights and motivating factors, which will resonate and compel the target consumer to take action. You will wrow Questrade as a thought leader and advocate for Canadians. You will contribute to editorial governance so content is consistent throughout Questrade applications and with our brand voice, style and tone.

 

So are YOU our next Digital Writer? You are if…

You have 3+ years’ experience writing clear, persuasive copy/content (short-form and long-form) for a wide array of channels (web, print, email, social, etc.) and audiences (B2C and B2B).

You have a Bachelor’s or Diploma in English, Communications, Marketing/Digital Marketing or a related field.

You have experience with Google Gsuite (Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drive)

You have knowledge of HTML, Clicktale and Google Analytics

You are a strategic thinker and creative storyteller.

You have knowledge of the Canadian investment landscape and interest in fintech.

You have financial services industry experience, preferably with investments.

You have an eye for detail and excellent grammatical skills.

You have the ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines.

You have project management skills and understanding how to manage the priorities of multiple stakeholders in a complex environment.

You have a solid understanding of SEO principles, digital marketing and lead generation strategies.

You have strong organizational skills.

You have great presentation skills.

You have the ability to work well at all levels of an organization and interact confidently with senior management.

You are self-motivated individual who isn’t afraid to bring new ideas to the table.

 

Brownie points if you have…

You are proficient in French, Mandarin or Cantonese

You have experience in a regulated industry

You have advertising agency background

You have completed the Canadian Securities Course

 

Sounds like you? Click below to apply!
Please submit a link to your online portfolio within your resume/cover letter OR attach some of your work samples as part of your application.

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At Questrade Financial Group of Companies, with multiple office locations around the world, we are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and accessible work environment. We value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings, and believe that when our teams feel supported and motivated, their creativity becomes a source of innovation. We are also committed to creating and sustaining a collegial work environment in which all individuals are treated with dignity and respect and also one which reflects the diversity of the communities we serve and operate in to help us revolutionize financial services for the benefit of all of our customers.  Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly. If you require accommodation during the recruitment/selection process, please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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  • 5700 Yonge St, North York, ON M2N 5M9, Canada