Job title: Content Manager

Status: Permanent

Location: Montreal, Remote

Salary: 90-100K + Excellent benefits and perks

Job Description

As content manager with MPS, you’ll do more than provide value to your team—you’ll pass that value on to our customers. Here’s how:

  • Develop and execute the overarching content marketing strategy in line with MPS’s brand and growth targets.
  • Develop and implement client-specific content assets and plans with the primary goal of increasing SEO traffic and conversions; coordinate execution with content producers.
  • Develop a content plan and execute the content calendar for short- and long-term content goals.
  • Manage tasks with copywriters and ensure that our brand voice and tone is respected and well articulated across all content assets (website, emails, blogs, and social media).
  • Understand different language styles that appeal to various target markets.
  • Maintain and/or elevate a distinct and clear brand voice for MPS through written communication and established brand personas.
  • Produce and interpret copywriting briefs to understand project requirements.
  • Collaborate with designers, PR, and other professionals on large- and small-scale marketing projects to create original concepts that result in effective and compelling communication (e.g., email campaigns and landing pages).
  • Manage relationships with external partners (freelance writers and other agency partners).
  • Brainstorm ideas and concepts for the wording and written tone direction with the senior brand manager and other members of the creative team.
  • Produce or review written content with short deadlines and quick turnaround.
  • Research written content trends in the merchant payments industry.

Job qualifications

Ready to join a collaborative and innovative marketing team where you can make an immediate impact? Apply now if this sounds like you:

  • Creative writer: You love the written word for its power to persuade, and you know how to simplify complex ideas into pithy, action-oriented content.
  • Strategic thinker: You help develop program strategies and create communication solutions that are creatively compelling and on strategy and motivate desired consumer behaviour.
  • Multi-tasker: You have strong project-management skills and can manage multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Accountability ace: You believe documentation is the key to success and are passionate about implementing processes to ensure the accuracy and quality of your work.
  • Team player: You have a positive attitude to inspire and engage with your team, build a good relationship with teammates, and keep stakeholders on the same page.
  • Problem-solver: You’re able to identify issues and determine the most appropriate course of action in a quick and efficient way, both on your own and within a team setting.
  • Planner: You establish objectives and schedule tasks and resources efficiently. You know how to manage workload during peak periods to attain your goals.
  • Presenter: You can take complex solutions and simplify them to make them digestible.
  • Seeker: You have a deep curiosity. You constantly seek to further your knowledge by conducting research day in and day out to find a golden nugget of improvement.
  • Memory maestro: You remember all the little details that weren’t important at the time or that haven’t been investigated—yet.
  • Logic aficionado: You’re an expert at seeing patterns and figuring things out. You consider the ramifications of changes before they happen.
  • Learning buff: You have a passion for keeping abreast of current issues and trends in copywriting, campaigns, and SEO.
  • Communicator: You are an excellent communicator (written and oral) and have strong interpersonal skills.

Career Proficiencies:

Applicants will be evaluated based on experience, interview, and references.

  • Three years of experience working on a content team as a copywriter or SEO copywriter, or experience with social media, digital storytelling, etc.
  • Two years of proven experience as a content manager overseeing a team of varied skill sets (i.e., SEO, social, copywriting)
  • Excellent creative and digital storytelling skills.
  • Candidates with experience targeting SMBs for financial or payment processing industries get extra stars.
  • Experience testing and optimizing responsive landing pages and emails.
  • Experience with search engine optimization best practices.
  • Excellent writing, proofreading, editing, and translation skills in English and French (bonus points if you’re familiar with American turns of phrase).
  • Knowledge of online marketing platforms (e.g., Google, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn) is a must.
  • Familiarity with HubSpot and WordPress is a plus.
  • Experience using SEMrush, Moz, and Google Analytics/Search Console (or other tools) to build content strategy and measure performance.
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in communications, journalism, or English/French studies) desired but not required if your work experience and portfolio knock our socks off.
Contract Info / Information sur le contrat
  • Job ID / No. du Poste: 25260
  • Open Positions / Postes Ouverts: 1
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