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SEO Content Writer

ABOUT US
We are a talented team of digital marketers, developers, designers and content creators hacking away at our website, Ratehub.ca, Canada’s leading financial product comparison platform (think Kayak or Expedia, but for financial products). We compare mortgage rates, credit card rewards, deposit returns and insurance quotes.

We love helping Canadians save money by empowering them with the tools to make smart financial decisions. We believe in financial transparency, product innovation, entrepreneurship and community. That is our modus operandi.

We're currently looking for an SEO Content Specialist, who will report to the Business Unit Manager. This person will be responsible to improve and add content to mortgage pages on the website and help increase quality and quantity of blog posts. 

This is a great opportunity for a resourceful and self-motivated individual to join a company that is growing exponentially. Prior experience working with financial products is a strong asset. We are looking for a bright, attentive and caring team player to pick up concepts quickly and communicate them easily to others. Ratehub.ca offers a friendly, innovative and collaborative work environment in Downtown, Toronto. Our talented team drives our success, and we support each individual in fulfilling his or her potential.

CULTURE FIT

  • Fun: You bring your whole self to work and make an effort to contribute to our work place culture in a positive way 
  • Do the right thing: You are able to assess both customer and company needs to make good business choices 
  • Growth mindset: You love to learn and try new things 
  • Hunger: You turn passion into action 
  • Willing to Help: You care about your team members and are willing to help out outside your realm of expertise.
  • Impact orientated: You are motivated by results and track to completion

YOUR QUALIFICATIONS

  • Outstanding command of the English language. Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Knowledge of SEO and content marketing best practices (i.e. proper implementation of keywords, H2 formatting etc.)
  • HTML & Wordpress knowledge and previous experience
  • Marketing mind: You’re always in the headspace of the user
  • Analytical: You can breakdown complex information into simple output that is easy to understand and make data-driven decisions
  • Data-minded: You can make numbers tell a good story, or connect a good story back to the underlying numbers.
  • Wordsmith: You have writing experience and can tell a story from beginning to end, saying what needs to be said in as few words possible
  • Resourceful: You don’t have all the answers, but you know how to get them
  • Quality control: You self-edit and submit only your best work
  • Proactive: You are never idle and love being busy
  • Project manager: If a task is assigned to you, you take complete ownership over it
  •  “No job is too big or too small” mentality: The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary
  • Positive attitude: We have a great culture and want to preserve it

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implementing various elements of content marketing strategy as instructed by Business Unit Manager
  • Obtain and maintain top keyword ranking for our mortgage target keywords
  • Optimizing current copy on the website (page titles, meta descriptions, h1s, alts, anchor text, etc)
  • Writing new SEO friendly copy for pages on the website
  • Blog writing and posting (wordpress knowledge required)
  • Researching topics in the investing and banking industry to create unique content for the blog and website content
  • A successful candidate will help improve organic rankings of a number of keywords hence improving the brand visibility and increase revenue for webpages related to banking and investing.

JOB PERKS

 Competitive salary: We know it’s expensive to live/work in Toronto

 Flexible hours: Enjoy a couple more hours of sleep in the morning, if you want

 Benefits: Health is wealth

 Casual dress code: If it’s good enough for you, it’s good enough for us

 Team spirit: In-suite ping-pong, team socials and hackathons

 Refreshments: Healthy snacks, cold drinks, soda water, and espresso

HOW TO APPLY
Please submit your resume or a link to your LinkedIn profile, and a letter expressing why you want to work for Ratehub.ca and a writing sample.  

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Ratehub welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Ratehub welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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