Copywriter/ Content Writer

Toronto, Ontario   |   Contract

Content Writer/Blogger

Are you a tech journalist/science communicator/b2b content writer? We are looking for a talented writer to generate engaging, original content for and our social media sites. The writer will research topics and develop interesting posts that will appeal to our target audience and promote the blog using social media, direct email, and other methods to alert and expand our readership.

About You

You are a skilled, tech-savvy writer who can create appealing, insightful posts that will reach and grow our audience. You are focused on generating and composing interesting content and expanding your readership. You are creative, adaptable, and analytical with excellent writing skills and a unique voice.

What You'll Do 

  • Generating, researching, and pitching ideas for posts based on popular news topics (e.g. COVID back to work, vaccines, air quality monitoring)

  • Writing, editing, publishing, and promoting content

  • Promoting new posts using social media to alert and attract new readers

  • Find other sites used by our target audiences and write & publish content there

  • Maximizing site traffic by utilizing Search Engine Optimization keywords

  • Monitoring responses to posts via the website, social media, or other platforms to better understand the audience, and escalate responses

What You Need

  • Extensive content writing portfolio for technical B2B products

  • Analytical results showing how your content performs

  • Exceptional writing, research, and communication skills

  • Proficiency with technology, social media platforms, Google (Analytics, Docs, Drive, etc.) and SEO keywords

  • Confirmed experience working with deadlines to deliver high quality output in a short span of time

 Bonus Points For

  • Microbiology or medical background or education

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Marketing, or related field

About Poppy 

We’re Poppy. We’re bringing advanced science out of the lab, and building it into powerful, simple tools for everyday life. We believe that we stay healthy together when everyone has trustworthy information and reliable recommendations. Poppy was founded in 2019, and is launching in San Francisco and Toronto this fall with a new way to continuously monitor workplaces for SARS-CoV-2 and other pathogens that affect employee health and productivity.

About Our Team

At Poppy, we believe that being part of a successful business and doing good for the world are not mutually exclusive. We’re a nerdy, small, and nimble team that operates on trust, and thrives on diverse perspectives from the people on our team in everything we do. We move at a rapid pace and believe that our team is strongest when everyone has ownership for their key decisions. At Poppy, you can make an impact, be challenged to grow & do your best work. 

About the Role

This is a contract role, remote position. Canada - Eastern time zone preferred. 

Feel like you can’t tick all the boxes above? If you have some of the skills and experience that we’re looking for and are willing to use your talent to learn the rest, we encourage you to apply!

We know that applying to a new role takes a lot of work and we truly value your time. Please tell us why you think this is the right role for you.

At Poppy, we embrace difference. We’re committed to openness, curiosity and creating an inclusive culture as we know that diverse teams build better products and generate better ideas. We strongly encourage applications from everyone regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. Poppy provides an accessible candidate experience. If you need any accommodations or adjustments throughout the interview process and beyond, please let us know.

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