Creative Copywriter - 6 month Contract

Remote - United Kingdom or Canada preferred

Position Overview

Arq Design Studio needs a creative and wickedly-sharp copywriter to help us with our keystone client achieve sales growth for the next 6 months. If you have a passion to write for wellness brands that are ethical, and want to help create a stellar experience for our clients with a female founded studio, we want to hear from you!

Arq services Shopify clients needing custom solutions and semi-custom Shopify experiences, marketing, and more. You can read more about the company, it's founder, and ethos here.

This is a remote position estimated to 30+ hours of work per month (approx. 8 hours a week on average) with the possibility of more ongoing work in the future supporting our ecommerce projects, email campaigns, and more.

We won't accept inquiries from overseas agencies.

This is a remote position, but candidates with writing in the Queens English (now Kings I guess) would be preferred.

The ideal candidate for this position has amazing skills with marketing and communication trends, ecommerce, wellness, a desire to learn, in addition to paying extreme attention to detail.

Acts of service is your love language, and words of affirmations is ours.

Responsibilities:

  • Write copy for emails and occasionally other marketing materials for 1-3 clients.
  • Understand how to identify, replicate, and/or define brand voice
  • Understand email engagement metrics and how copy can impact them
  • Understand the types of messages we send and the overarching strategies they are sent within
  • Regularly research, apply and document new copywriting techniques and strategies
  • Collaborate closely with the client-assigned production teams to innovate, iterate, and ideate messaging strategies


The person we are looking for is:

  • Extremely communicative. This is essential with a 100% remote team
  • Endlessly creative
  • Able to meet deadlines
  • Unapologetically obsessed with quality
  • Able to make mistakes and learn from them
  • Onboard with Arqs values:
  • Lead with compassion
  • Be radically candid
  • Find ways to infuse joy
  • Create with integrity


BONUS if you have:

  • 3+ years as a copywriter, your copy is flawless, your proofreading is eagle-eyed, and your witty confidence shines through in every word
  • You thrive on variety – you can switch from big campaign concepts to teeny-weeny paid ad CTAs and back in a day
  • You thrive in a buzzing environment: you work at pace, you meet your deadlines, and you’re keen to collaborate across the business to get every project spot-on


This job isn’t right for you if you:

  • Have poor time management
  • Hate challenges
  • Never have new ideas
  • Can’t take feedback
  • Can’t be accountable for your work, performance, and actions.

There are no specific experience requirements BUT, you’ll have a stronger application if you have experience in any of these:

  • Copywriting
  • Content writing
  • Engaging writing
  • Email marketing
  • SEO for ecommerce
  • Working remotely


What we bring to the table:

  • Career-defining opportunity in being instrumental to scaling a brand
  • No egos and a small close-knit team
  • Mentorship and training
  • Truly kind and ethical clientel


Compensation/Rate

We can work with a flat rate per month, or hourly rate commensurate with experience - negotiable depending on experience and soft skill fit.

This is a contract position and does not include benefits, tax deductions, education or training.

Company Overview

Are design is a boutique studio in Toronto working on custom design projects and ongoing maintenance for medium sized businesses, generally product based business who have a socially or environmentally conscious angle. If you have a proactive "get-it-done" spirit, and have a passion for helping retail eCommerce clients succeed in a digital driven world, we want to hear from you!

How to Apply

  • Send a resume and cover letter to hello@arqdesign.studio
  • Reference: Arq Copywriter in your subject line
  • If you made it this far, tell us who your favourite fictional character in the body of the email and the mistake we made in this job posting

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