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Senior Copywriter (14 Month Contract)

Mogo (TSX: MOGO; NASDAQ: MOGO) — a financial technology company — is a mobile first digital challenger to the banks in Canada, empowering consumers with simple solutions to help them manage and control their finances. Users can sign up for a free MogoAccount in only three minutes and get access to six products including free credit score monitoring, identity fraud protection, digital spending account with Platinum Prepaid Visa® Card, digital mortgage experience, the MogoCrypto account, the first product within MogoWealth, which enables the buying and selling of bitcoin, and access to smart consumer credit products through MogoMoney. The platform has been engineered to deliver a best-in-class digital experience, with best-in-class financial products all through one account. With more than 700,000 members and a marketing partnership with Canada's largest news media company, Mogo continues to execute on its vision of becoming the go-to financial app for the next generation of Canadians. To learn more, please visit mogo.ca or download the mobile app (iOS or Android).

Got a flair for copywriting and an understanding of how good copy can impact a business? Perfect, because we’re looking for a strategically-minded Copywriter with a strong voice, a talent for telling compelling stories and using language creatively, and the ability to do it all with a good sense of humor.

You should be able to transform dry text about financial products into concise, fun copy that’s easy to read and appealing to a wide audience. Being organized and flexible enough to balance a full plate of projects and write across multiple platforms is also key. These include: print ads, digital ads, website copy, app copy, emails and UX copy. Check out the requirements below and if you think you've got the goods, we want to hear from you!

What you'll do:

  • Write clear, consistent, concise copy for broad range of customer touch points (user-interface, email, notifications, blog, digital and print advertising)
  • Champion a cohesive brand story and craft copy to help shape our entire product experience
  • Write and edit digital content to meet project goals and user needs
  • Collaborate with design, product, and various business stakeholders on new product features and functionality
  • Review analytics and data on an ongoing basis to understand user behaviour to craft content and messaging strategies
  • Act as a subject matter expert, and present and rationalize your work to stakeholders
  • Maintain and document evolving brand voice and tone standards
  • Turn complex financial matter to user-friendly, engaging, and valuable content
  • Provide insightful perspective on trends, innovations, and competitive landscape to assist in creating compelling marketing campaigns
  • Stand up for the importance of good writing, style and proper grammar

What you'll need:

  • 5+ years of writing experience for a consumer brand or brand-oriented agency, as well as digital media experience
  •  Self-motivation, with the ability to lead projects
  • A strong portfolio of previous projects
  • Innate curiosity and creativity, with a desire to learn and challenge yourself
  • Empathy for your audience and anticipation of user needs
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