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COPYWRITER

 

Aurora Cannabis Inc. is seeking an experienced Copywriter, who is passionate about bringing ideas to life from concept through to execution and has demonstrated the ability to write across a range of brand voices and content formats.  Come join us in the fast-paced, dynamic and ever-evolving cannabis sector where our team is driven to deliver exceptional experiences for our customers and patients.

 

This is a fantastic opportunity for a copywriter with digital agency experience to join our Marketing team in Toronto and contribute to the development of world class brands.

 

Job Description:

 

The copywriter plays an essential role in growing customer engagement and brand awareness across the portfolio of Aurora Cannabis Inc. brands.

 

The copywriter will:

  • Collaborate to translate marketing strategies into innovative, and viable creative concepts and formats, pairing strong copy and visual design.
  • Research, concept, write and present copy and content ideas for a wide range of online and offline marketing materials; including digital ads, social media, emails, websites and print collateral.
  • Effectively represent and hone the voice of different brands across the portfolio, switching seamlessly between distinct personalities and tone based on the assignment.
  • Master the art of distillation, breaking down complex details into bite-size and compelling statements that can inform and drive action.
  • Assist colleagues in drafting and presenting creative rationale to sell through ideas.
  • Adhere to restrictions and requirements around advertising and marketing as set out in the Cannabis Act.
  • Demonstrate strong prioritization and time management skills, adhering to tight timelines while juggling several projects concurrently. Implement last minute changes as needed.
  • Proactively seek opportunities to improve brand communications across all channels.
  • Regularly attend and participate in briefings with cross-functional teams.
  • Monitor key themes relevant to cannabis consumers, patients and industry in order to contribute to content and engagement strategies.
  • Proofread and edit content produced by colleagues and agency partners.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and agility in addressing brand deliverables within a fast paced and evolving industry.
  • Other duties as required

 

Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in English, Communications, Marketing or related copywriting experience.
  • Proficiency writing for the web with a strong understanding of SEO and social media content best practices.
  • 5+years of copywriting experience within a digital agency.
  • Obsessive attention to grammar, spelling, and tone of voice, ensuring all communications are accurate and in line with style guides.
  • Previous experience working directly on brands within regulated industries such as cannabis, pharma, alcohol and gaming
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in fast- paced environment.

 

Preferred:

  • Proficiency in French, with a CIEP International Exam certification, or an equivalent certification is an asset.

 

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply with their cover letter, creative portfolio (insert link) and resume 

 

We would like to thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Aurora Cannabis Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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