Contract Writer

ABOUT US

Frontier is a marketing agency that helps charities efficiently grow. We are currently working with 12 charities across Canada. Our strategic focus is in four areas: digital (web + email), print campaigns, monthly donor programs, and new donor acquisition.

ABOUT YOU

You’re creative-minded and detail-oriented. You love writing and want to put your writing skills to use helping fundraise for charities who are transforming communities. You’re very organized, love details, are a natural communicator, and can manage multiple deadlines and due dates at the same time.

THE GIG

You’ll work directly with Frontier’s Fundraising Lead, Mariam, and Production Manager, Sophie in the writing of print and digital campaigns, including cultivation and acquisition appeal letters, newsletters, e-newsletters, e-blasts and web landing pages. You may also be asked to help write other items such as case studies, blog posts or press releases.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Handle multiple demands and meet deadlines promptly.

  • Write clear, expressive, concise, specific and grammatically stellar copy.

  • Adopt different writing voices and styles per client.

  • Take direction and appreciate quality, constructive feedback.

  • Assess information and decipher key points.

  • Understand multiple specific target audiences and write accordingly.

  • Write with specific calls to actions and goals.

  • Use productivity and collaboration tools (Trello, Google Docs, Slack, etc.) consistently and actively.

THE MUST HAVES

  • Post-secondary education or relevant experience.

  • Comfort writing copy for campaigns that are published digitally and in print.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with Sophie, Mariam and internal team to maintain an efficient workflow. This includes abiding by production schedule and priorities.

THE NICE TO HAVES

  • Experience working for or volunteering with a charity or nonprofit.

 

STATUS

As we are looking for contract writers, hours per week and rate are TBD based on your preference and experience, respectively. Start date is May 15, 2017 and ongoing.

Email your interest with a resume, cover letter, and some writing samples (similar to the writing style we're looking for if possible), to hello@frontier.io.

Please also include your approximate availability (hours of work per week that you are interested in) and your desired rate.