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Job Description

Upfeat was created in 2015, and we are a remote-first company with staff and clients across Australia, Canada, France, the United Kingdom, and the United States. We work with worldwide publishers to incorporate bargains via coupon codes in order to empower clients during their online trip. Our network of operated sites is designed to provide clients with outstanding content and amazing discounts across multiple markets.

We have built an open, collaborative remote-first environment and we love to learn and experiment with new ideas and technologies. We are proud to appear for a second consecutive year in the Globe and Mail Report on Business of Canada’s Top Growing Companies.

Role Description

We are looking for a skilled and experienced Content Editor to join our dynamic editorial team. In this role, you will be instrumental in shaping the quality and direction of our content, working closely with the Managing Editor to drive success across our network of sites. If you have a passion for editorial excellence and a proven track record in the commerce content industry, we’d love to hear from you.

The ideal candidate also should have, on hand, a list of trusted and qualified freelance or part-time copywriters, to expedite quality content creation. Furthermore and more importantly, they will ensure that all content pieces are of the highest written quality, and also follow Search Engine Optimization (SEO) best practices and conform to Google’s User Experience Guidelines.

This is a remote role with an option to travel to the Winnipeg, Manitoba office if desired.

Job Requirements

  • 3+ years in an editorial role in the industry
  • Excellent ability in copywriting and editing
  • Supporting the management of 20+ websites and 3,500 commerce content pages, optimizing for organic search best practices to drive revenue growth
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to assist in guiding team direction
  • Contributing to the enforcement of key editorial processes, including maintaining schedules for coverage, assignment of work, adherence to the internal writer’s guide, and quality control
  • Editing incoming content before it goes live on our network
  • Assisting in auditing content across our portfolio of sites to ensure accuracy and up-to-dateness
  • Writing and updating well-researched commerce content in line with current shopping trends
  • Collaborating in managing incoming and outgoing content orders from 3rd party writing services
  • Creating engaging content that fosters audience growth, encourages engagement from existing visitors, and boosts conversion rates
  • Collaborating with a team of writers and editors to produce high-quality content
  • Upholding stringent ethical and reporting standards in line with industry best practices
  • Assisting in the adherence to the editorial style guide and best practices
  • Applying current SEO best practices within the scope of editorial strategy
  • Collaborating with in-house writers to develop and refine editorial strategies
  • Monitoring and reporting content performance against team and individual goals
  • Industry knowledge in commerce content will be considered a strong asset

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years experience in an editorial role, with a preference for those with management experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • Proficiency in shopping and commerce content, with 3+ years of experience in covering consumer products
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects effectively
  • A positive team member with strong people skills and a proactive attitude
  • Excellent collaborative abilities with a history of successful cross-team cooperation
  • Solid writing, editing, and reporting skills
  • Experience in planning and launching significant projects or new verticals
  • A deep understanding of SEO and affiliate/commerce content strategy
  • A willingness to innovate and experiment editorially to contribute to the growth of our network.

Deadline: JANUARY 7 2024

 

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