Copywriter Extraordinaire – Universus Media Group Inc.

Location – Remote

Company Description

We combine traditional editorial, journalism and design skills with kick-ass capabilities in new media, branded content and custom media. Based in Markham, Ontario, our team of 30 includes strategists, writers, designers, videographers, motion graphics artists, photographers, account managers and business developers. We’re a young and highly collaborative team that’s focused innovation, results and impressing the hell out of clients.

Because we are crazy busy, only those being consider will be contacted. If you need accommodation please let us know at that time.

Why Join Our Team?

At Universus we do things differently. Our focus is on innovation, the client experience and the message. We have a no-nonsense management style. If you have an idea, then take it to who needs to hear it. When we talk about something moving up the food chain we are talking about what food cater will be supplying lunch at our next social lunch.

Job Description

You can write. But can you dance?

Dance!?

Yes, as in creating irresistible rhythm in the words you choose for a long-form document, a 15 second video or a last minute press release. Making the phrases hypnotically entrance us like Uma Thurman in Pulp Fiction. Making multi-channel messages gyrate. Whether it’s automotive, healthcare, financial or mental health, the viewers of your brilliantly crafted verbiage should be instantly motivated to conga line exactly where you want them to go.

The Job:
The writing responsibilities are vast and varied:

  • Advertising copy for print, digital, social
  • Blog and social media posts
  • Scriptwriting for video and digital signage
  • Copy editing
  • Websites and updating in WordPress
  • Press releases
  • Conducting interviews
  • Supervising freelance specialist copywriters
  • Meeting with clients

Qualifications

Previous experience and education includes:

  • Background in advertising and marketing environments
  • 2 – 3 years experience producing copy for targeted groups of consumers, B2B and custom channels
  • Comfortable writing blog and social media posts
  • Scriptwriting for video and digital signage

How to Apply

Please send applications to Niel Hiscox at nhiscox@universusmedia.com, and indicate copywriter extraordinaire in the subject line.


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