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Company Description

The Canadian Black Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to elevating the economic development of the Black Business Community. We are committed to conducting the required collaboration and research that delivers evidence-based solutions that improve lives and strengthen economic growth within the Black Community in Canada and internationally.

Summary

This is a full-time position. You shall assume the duties as outlined in the enclosed job description. Guided by the CBCC’s policies, mission, mandate, and the Eco-system Fund Contribution Agreement, you shall provide ongoing effective Events Coordination and Support duties to the Marketing Department and the Ecosystem Project.

Job Description

We are looking for an SEO Senior Copywriter to assist our creative marketing content efforts.

SEO Senior Copywriter responsibilities include writing original copy and slogans for advertising campaigns, editing and publishing Junior Copywriters’ articles and maintaining brand consistency across online channels. We want to meet you if you have experience creating web content. Please submit a portfolio or links to your published work along with your application.

Ultimately, you will create informative and engaging content for our audiences about our products and services.

Responsibilities

  • Research industry-related topics and identify gaps in our content
  • Write original copy for ads and social networks
  • Prepare and publish articles that describe our company and products
  • Edit and fact-check pieces of content generated by colleagues (e.g. Junior Copywriters)
  • Use SEO practices to optimize articles and increase visibility
  • Liaise with Designers to enrich the text with visual aids, like images and charts
  • Shape language and tone used in sales emails, banners and brochures
  • Create and oversee reports on content (e.g. weekly or monthly)
  • Interview clients, industry experts and internal teams
  • Monitor metrics related to our content, like web traffic and conversion rates
  • Ensure all content is up-to-date

Requirements and skills

  • Proven work experience as a Senior Copywriter or similar role
  • Portfolio of published articles
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, with a keen eye for detail
  • Hands-on experience with Content Management Systems (e.g. WordPress)
  • An ability to write creative copy both for large pieces of content (e.g. product descriptions) and more minor texts (e.g. social media posts)
  • Solid time-management skills
  • Basic keyword search knowledge
  • BSc in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, or a relevant field

Compensation/Benefits

You shall be compensated up to $30/hour (skill level and experience to be determined).Federal and provincial government guidelines will deduct all applicable taxes.

Benefits: The Chamber will put a company benefits package within three months, which employees can opt into. The employee benefits package will be paid 80% by the employer and 20% by the employee.

Work hours and Location

Work Location: North York Office - hybrid

Work Hours: The Standard office hours for the CBCC are 9:00 am to 5:00 pm EDT. Overtime may be required and will be compensated as time in lieu.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $60,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Company events
  • Flexible schedule
  • On-site parking

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
Yes. We are following all government standards.

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree (preferred)

Experience:

  • Copywriting: 5 years (required)
  • SEO Copywriting: 5 years (required)
  • Corporate Copywriting: 3 years (required)

Language:

  • French (preferred)

Licence/Certification:

  • Canadian Passport (required)

Work Location: One location

Expected start date: 2023-02-13



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