Writer/Translator - Toronto | Cook it | FreshGigs.ca | 30/06/21

Writer/Translator full-time

Location: Toronto
Company Name: Cook it ()
Category: Communications, Copywriting / Writing, Social Media
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We are looking for a fluently bilingual writer (English and French) to adapt our new and existing content for English Canada. Reporting to the Content director in Montreal, the Writer/Translator will be responsible for writing copy for the brand's website and its various campaigns, in collaboration with the Content, Acquisition and CX teams.

Main tasks

  • Provide expert advice on best practices for an Ontario/English Canadian market;

  • Adapt and/or translate existing content from French to English;

  • Write engaging and impactful copy for our different campaigns, ads, acquisition emails and landing pages (slogans, taglines, CTAs and product/service descriptions);

  • Write social media posts and optimized blog posts;

  • Write any other content that may be requested by a member of the marketing or product team;

  • Keep abreast of trends in advertising, digital content and SEO;

  • Assist other departments with editing, translating and proofreading of documents;

  • Respect the tone and voice of the brand;

  • Contribute to the deployment of Cook it in Ontario.

Required qualities and skills

  • Strong interest in writing;

  • Strategic mindset;

  • Strong organization and prioritization skills;

  • Ability to work under pressure;

  • Rigour and attention to detail;

  • Excellent team spirit;

  • Excellent interpersonal skills;

  • Enjoy working in a young and dynamic team;

  • Enjoy having fun.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in creative writing, literature, communications, marketing, translation, journalism or other related field

  • 4-5 years experience in a similar role

  • Ability to write creative copy for both longform and short form content

  • Strong writing and synthesis skills, as well as impeccable grammar and spelling in French and English

  • Strong experience in e-commerce and SEO

  • A good foundation in UX/UI

  • Strong interest in information technology and customer relations

  • Ability to create compelling and effective content

  • Experience with Wordpress or other CMS a plus.

Compensation and benefits

  • Group insurance after 6 months of employment;

  • A free Cook it box every week;

  • Flexible schedule allowing a work-life balance;

  • Remote work;
  • A dynamic and stimulating work environment;

  • A strong and friendly company culture;

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