Junior Marketing Copywriter


Kitchener City, Ontario, CA
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Marketing/PR/Product Mktg
  • Post Date: 06/06/2021
  • Website: applyboard.com
  • Company Address:

About ApplyBoard

At ApplyBoard, we believe that education is a right, not a privilege. We empower people around the world to access the best education available. Through our platform and team of experts, we streamline the application process, from submission to enrolment, assisting thousands of students to pursue their dreams of studying abroad.

Job Description

We’re building a movement - an education revolution.
We’re building a world where anyone, anywhere can have access to the best education regardless of where they were born. At our core, we believe education is a right, not a privilege. To that end, we’re building a company and a suite of products to lead the charge in transforming access to education. 
ApplyBoard is an online platform that empowers students around the world to access the best education by connecting international students, recruitment partners, and academic institutions. We simplify the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process. Not only do we help students with their study abroad journey, but we also help academic institutions to find the best students globally. Our goal is to help enable better, more diverse, schools that are enriched with cultures from all over the world.
The Role
We are looking for a passionate writer and communicator to join ApplyBoard’s growing Marketing Team as our new Junior Marketing Copywriter. If you’re passionate about writing and want your words to have an impact, this role is for you. Working with our lead Marketing Copywriter and our Marketing Communications Team, the Marketing Copywriter will be responsible for owning high-impact, target audience-driven communication initiatives including crafting engaging blog posts, email campaigns, reports, collaborating with partners on joint communications, and much more. 

What you will be doing everyday:

    • Craft compelling and fun written content that resonates with ApplyBoard’s numerous target audiences across various media and formats, including but not limited to website copy, blogs, webinars, reports, case studies, testimonials, and presentations
    • Utilize content to establish ApplyBoard as a thought leader within the EdTech landscape, building brand awareness and positively impacting operations
    • Gain a deep understanding of the international education landscape and ApplyBoard’s operations to develop relevant and informed content for key audiences and stakeholders
    • Apply SEO best practices and research to optimize content
    • Collaborate with other members of the Marketing Team to turn content into various formats, providing direction on design and distribution
    • Edit and proofread content within and outside of the Marketing Team
    • Assist with general content creation, including weekly blog articles
    • Additional tasks as assigned

What you bring to the table:

    • 1-3 years of professional writing and editing experience in a fast-paced environment
    • A college diploma or university degree in communications, journalism, or a related field
    • Strong written communication skills with strong attention to detail and editing ability
    • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build trust and maintain relationships with cross-functional teams
    • Experience writing for multiple platforms and channels (e.g. blog, email, printed materials, and social media copy)
    • Demonstrated time management and multi-tasking skills resulting in the ability to hit deadlines
    • Experience creating technical, editorial, and keyword-targeted content
    • Understanding of SEO best practices and principles
    • Experience writing for targeted audiences
    • Thrives in an independent work environment with the ability to problem-solve and manage 

Samples of work:

    • Please provide us with links to an online portfolio with examples of articles, eBooks, reports, or long-form content to review
At ApplyBoard, we understand the value of having a diverse team. That’s why we believe in providing equal opportunity regardless of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, genetic characteristics, disability, and conviction. If you require accommodation to submit an application and/or during the interview process, please notify the Talent Acquisition Team at [email protected] Requests will be addressed confidentially.
Life at ApplyBoard:
By joining our team, you have the opportunity to join the fastest-growing technology company in Canada, with many opportunities for growth and advancement. Work alongside a globally diverse team of over 900 team members based in 18 countries, who represent over 30 nationalities and speak more than 40 languages.
Make a difference in the lives of thousands of students as they explore educational opportunities. Want to learn more about Life at ApplyBoard, be sure to follow us on our Life at ApplyBoard Instagram. 
About ApplyBoard
ApplyBoard simplifies the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process by connecting international students, recruitment partners, and academic institutions on one platform. To date, ApplyBoard has become the world’s largest online platform for international student recruitment, assisting more than 100,000 students with their educational journey.
 In 2019, ApplyBoard was named the fastest-growing technology company in Canada by Deloitte, ranking #1 on the Technology Fast 50™ list. In 2020, ApplyBoard announced a C$170M Series C funding on a C$2B valuation, reaching a ‘Unicorn’ status. This funding will allow us to further invest in our technology, grow our team, and serve more students on our mission to educate the world. 
Thank you for your interest in ApplyBoard. Please note that only qualified applicants that have been selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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