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Copywriter

Vacancy Reference
600012
Position Title
Copywriter
Type
Full-Time
Duration
1 Year
Hours
Monday - Friday 9 AM - 5 PM, some evenings, some weekends
Based at
Mississauga, Canada
Salary
32,000-34,000 commiserate to applicant experience
Notes

Overall job responsibilities:

  • • Ensure a consistent brand and tone of voice across our written content.

    • Work alongside others in the digital team, including graphic designers and video production specialists to produce engaging content for our network of websites and social media platforms.

    • Plan the structure of online content to reflect our fundraising activities and the breadth / depth of our work.

    • Create copy to maximize conversion rate, search engine optimization, social media engagement and website content.

    • Regularly produce new high-quality content by writing suitable copy, proofing, editing, and uploading onto a CMS.

    • Continually monitor website content to ensure it remains accurate, updated and interesting.

    • Research, collate and prepare project feedback for dissemination to donors, partner organisations and other channels.

 

Please submit a resume, cover letter and 2 pieces of writing. The cover letter should be in the body of the email and the resume and 2 writing samples should be attachments. 

Job Posted
2021-05-12
Deadline for Applications
2021-07-01

Position Summary

General Responsibilities

  • To demonstrate Muslim Hands’ values and ethics in own working practices, approach and conduct
  • To support with Fundraising activities from time-to-time, committing to partake in events during our peak periods.
  • To undertake any reasonable responsibilities as required by Line Manager
  • To promote and adhere to all Muslim Hands Policies, Procedures and Professional Practices
  • NB: This Job Description is illustrative and non-exhaustive in scope. The post-holder may be required to undertake any reasonable tasks as and when required by Line Manager from time to time to reflect the changing needs of the Organisation

Essential Requirements:

  • Ability to demonstrate current eligibility to work within Canada
  • Must be able to either:
  • Provide a valid Criminal Record Check or Vulnerable Sector Screening when requested by Muslim Hands; or
  • Undertake to provide full cooperation for Muslim Hands to perform a Criminal Record Check or Vulnerable Sector Screening at the required level appropriate for this role.
  • Frequent International travel to field offices to collect material for content
  • Qualified to degree level in a relevant field

About Muslim Hands

At Muslim hands we believe that everyone has the right to an education; access to food and clean water; and the means to support themselves, their family and their community. Our dedication to fighting the root causes of poverty and creating a fairer world for all are inspired by the values of our faith.

The Muslim Hands Canada Office is based in Mississauga. The Copywriter play an integral role in creating engaging content across a range of platforms including our website, blog, print publications and press releases. The postholder will be working closely with other members of the fundraising department to deliver compelling content for fundraising campaigns and donor feedback throughout the year.

This is an exciting opportunity to work for one of the leading Muslim charities. Digital and web are critical to the growth of Muslim Hands both in raising awareness of our work and generating online donations. The postholder will be central in expanding this area and helping further the reach of Muslim Hands.

Muslim Hands is an equal opportunity employer and abides by the Employment Equity Act. Muslim Hands provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment based on any type of characteristic protected by Canadian law.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


How To Apply

Application is by CV and covering letter by email to [email protected] or by hard copy to our address.

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Muslim Hands

Muslim Hands was established in the UK in 1993. Muslim Hands is an international aid agency and NGO working in over 50 countries worldwide to help those affected by natural disasters, conflict and poverty. Muslim Hands Canada is a registered charity with the Canada Revenue Agency (Charity Registration No. 81126 4985 RR0001).