Manager, Copywriting

Toronto or Remote (Canada) /
Marketing – Creative /
Permanent Full Time
Wealthsimple is on a mission to help everyone achieve financial freedom, no matter who they are or how much they have. Using smart technology, Wealthsimple takes financial services that are often confusing, opaque and expensive and makes them simple, transparent, and low-cost. Our team is reimagining what it means to manage your money. Smart, high-performing team members will challenge you to learn and grow every day. We value great work and great ideas — not ego. We're looking for talented people who love a fast-paced environment, and want to ship often and make an impact with groundbreaking ideas. Read our Culture Manual and learn more about how we work.

In this marketing role, you will have the opportunity to:

    • Manage in-house creative team of copywriters delivering content across campaigns and key marketing channels
    • Coach, offer regular feedback, and support your team in defining and reaching their career goals 
    • Be a top notch writer and make great work — which will also have the effect of setting standards for your team
    • Be responsible for marketing writing across the .com experience, email lifecycle marketing content, brand marketing material, campaign ideation and marketing messaging for new products and features
    • Set standards and goals for copy that makes us look great to clients as well as prospective clients
    • Be a thought leader — always advocating for and experimenting with the latest best practices within industry to improve performance results
    • Develop and maintain craft-specific documents — writing guidelines, tone of voice etc
    • Identify team priorities, growth paths, and focus areas for you and your team

We're looking for someone who:

    • Is a fantastic writer — creative, engaging, and succinct
    • Recognizes great writing and creative abilities, brings out those qualities in others 
    • Has successfully led and mentored a team of writers
    • Brings extensive experience writing for consumer-facing brands
    • Advocates for strong creative ideas across various platforms and understands the long-term importance of building a brand
    • Understands different digital channel objectives, user acquisition and business goals to ensure high customer conversion and retention
    • Moves quickly, is decisive and likes to solves complex problems through rigorous experimentation and testing — making, shipping, testing and iterating copy and content as much as possible
    • Excels at managing, resourcing and prioritizing projects and deadlines, working closely with our production team and using project management software such as Asana
    • Partners cross-functionally with designers, product managers, project managers, product marketers, and more
To apply, along with your resume, send us a portfolio that contains 3 or more writing samples and focuses on your versatility as a writer and leader. 

At Wealthsimple, we are building products for a diverse world and we need a diverse team to do that successfully. We strongly encourage applications from everyone regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. Wealthsimple provides an accessible candidate experience. If you need any accommodations or adjustments throughout the interview process and beyond, please let us know.