With over 1,000 websites attracting more than 85 million monthly UV's, Toronto-based VerticalScope is one of the largest and fastest growing digital community technology platforms in North America. Our unique combination of wholly-owned community (forum) websites and commerce-driven content sites offers shoppers critical information that they can't get from other sources, attracting a unique audience and blue-chip advertisers seeking to reach them. Our platform reaches audiences in several high value verticals including automotive, outdoors, powersports, pets, home, consumer technology and health & wellness, to name a few.
From a technology perspective, VerticalScope is the single largest vertically-focused digital community platform in Canada. Our presence accounts for the second largest deployment on Google Cloud. As an employee you will receive a competitive salary and a full range of benefits, take advantage of learning programs and contribute to an international team whose passion is innovation driven by a collaborative merit-based culture.
We're looking for a writer/editor who is passionate about creating content to help educate online researchers and convert them into shoppers in the automotive and powersports space. Focusing on areas likes parts & accessories, tires, detailing, replacement parts and more, the ideal candidate will be an expert in these niches, helping consumers see the features and benefits of products clearly so they can make educated shopping decisions. They'll be equally interested in optimizing and testing, creating content where the data tells us its needed. On top of all these qualities, the perfect candidate also be excited about the intersection of professional and user-generated content and how best to bring editorial content to online communities.
- Creating and optimizing content to turn researchers into shoppers
- Onboarding freelancers, organizing workflows and assigning tasks
- Building and managing an editorial calendar for seasonal content
- Oversee the integration of professional content in an online communities space, with the help of freelancers
- Bachelor's degree in journalism or similar
- 2+ years experience in writing commerce-focused content
- Passion and expertise in automotive and powersports
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties as negotiated and ad hoc projects to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
VerticalScope Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, ancestry, colour, race, citizenship, ethnic origin, place of origin, creed, disability, family or marital status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation or any other protected ground or social area according to Human Rights laws in Canada.
If you require disability related accommodation during the application, recruitment and interview process, please let us know and we will work with you to make all possible adjustments to suit your needs.
Though we are only able to respond to applicants that are being considered for an actively open position, we sincerely thank all applicants who are interested in working with us and are glad to hear from you.