Content Writer (Hybrid)

Helcim Calgary, AB

Helcim is looking for a talented Content Writer to join our Marketing Team. The ideal candidate will bring a fresh and exciting writing style to the Helcim blog, our website copy, advertising, internal/external communications and any other written company communications. 


We are seeking a truly exceptional writer whose mastery of the written word is able to elevate our content to be engaging, exciting, and fun, while aligning closely with the Helcim brand. Working with members of the Marketing Team, this individual will work to evolve and develop the Helcim voice, ensuring that all communications are consistently refined and tuned to our values of honesty, education, transparency, and innovation.  The ideal candidate will embody our values and culture, and be a steward of The Way of the Helcim (see link below to our culture book). 


You will be responsible for driving growth by increasing discoverability and traffic to helcim.com. 


Anybody can write, what will set you apart is the ability to breathe life and magic into Helcim’s voice. 


What you’ll do:

  • Create powerful, narrative-driven content pieces for the Helcim blog that inform and engage
  • Monitor and evaluate website copy and user flows and continually identify opportunities to optimize
  • Research industry trends and competitor content, identifying content gaps, and ideating of fresh and meaningful content
  • Refresh stale content and optimizing with keywords
  • Work with our SEO Specialist to publish content that will increase organic discoverability and traffic to our website
  • Collaborate with our design team to elevate content visually when/where required 
  • Help to craft effective communication pieces including advertisements, emails, blogs, and landing pages.


Qualifications

  • 1-3 years of experience writing for marketing or communications.
  • Exceptional communication skills - both written and verbal
  • The ability to prioritize and develop relevant and engaging content within tight timelines
  • Ability to take any subject and make it interesting, engaging, and personal
  • Ability to create a narrative that weaves disparate concepts together gracefully
  • Basic working knowledge and appreciation of fundamental SEO practices
  • Ability to work independently and as an integral part of the collective marketing team.
  • A self starter who can work on multiple projects with different objectives simultaneously. 
  • Experience working in and writing about financial technology and/or working in an agency environment is considered an asset.



Why Helcim?

Our mission is to be the world’s most loved payments company. Everyday we’re inspired to give small businesses every possible edge to thrive and enrich the souls of our communities. That’s why thousands of merchants across Canada and the US choose to partner with Helcim. We’re one of Calgary’s fastest growing fintechs - ranking on the Globe and Mail’s 2019 list of Canada’s Top Growing Companies, and Deloitte’s 2020 Technology Fast 500.


Culture is hugely important to us - we’re friendly and collaborative, working together to achieve big goals. We focus on hiring determined and passionate individuals, surrounding you with other amazing people, and strive for everyone to help create an environment where you can thrive and make an impact. We invite you to explore our culture book at: https://www.helcim.com/theway/ 


At Helcim, we build teams of engaged, caring and intelligent people. In return we provide an environment where you’ll be excited to come to work each day and tackle challenges with your colleagues. As part of our team you’ll receive amazing benefits including a competitive salary, paid health benefits, stock options and generous vacation time. You’ll also enjoy company provided snacks and team lunches to keep yourself fueled and the opportunity to recharge and connect with your team members at company social events.


We invest a lot of time and energy imagining and creating a company and culture that encourages discussion, the trade of ideas, and the execution of amazing products and services. We’re friendly and collaborative, working together to achieve big goals. If you want to join our team and feel you can contribute to the growth and success of our company - we want to hear from you!


Join Our Team:

If you would like to be considered for this position, please submit your Resume, Portfolio, and Cover Letter through the "Apply for this Job" button. Please address your Cover Letter to Helcim Human Resources.

 

Candidates must be eligible to work in Canada and be located in Calgary for this position. Helcim uses a hybrid work structure where team members can work 3 days in the Calgary office (Monday/Wednesday/Friday) and 2 days (Tuesday/Thursday) at home. Staff are required to be fully vaccinated to work in our office and participate in company events.

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