Communications Specialist (Writer) – Online Trading Systems

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Aviso Wealth
Published
September 22, 2018
Location
Vancouver, Canada
Job Type
Level of Experience
Established professional

Description

Aviso Wealth:

A career with Aviso Wealth means being part of an organization dedicated to your success and career development. It means belonging to a group of talented, energetic professionals who live their values every day. Our amazing people and dynamic culture set Aviso Wealth apart. If you’re looking for interesting and challenging work, at a company committed to its people, find out more about what Aviso has to offer.

The Opportunity:

We’re looking for a Communication Specialist (Writer) to join our Communications team.

Reporting to the Director of Communications and Creative Services the Communication Specialist will play an integral role in development and delivery of engaging and consistent communications programs that support the company’s mission and strategic goals.

Who you are:

  • You take initiative, seeking out and owning opportunities to improve yourself, your team, and our business.
  • You’re comfortable in a fast-paced environment, maintaining a keen attention to detail even when under pressure.
  • You thrive in a collaborative environment, sharing your knowledge with your colleagues, and celebrating success as a team.
  • You’re a life-long learner, staying current on market events, industry news, and innovative trends and technologies.
  • You consider the impact of your actions on your team members, our partners, our clients, and the places where we live and work.

What your day looks like:

Working closely with subject matter experts throughout the organization, you will envision and write a wide range of accurate and engaging content for distribution across multiple channels, including:

  • Sales and marketing materials, including online and traditional advertising campaigns, collateral (brochures, fact sheets, sales aids etc.), presentations, educational content, content marketing materials, etc.
  • Website content
  • Video scripts
  • Email marketing initiatives
  • Business backgrounders
  • Press releases and media backgrounders (as required)
  • You will also require editing and updating existing content as needed.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Marketing, or Journalism
  • A minimum 5 years of full-time experience in communications roles which includes being part of a corporate or agency communications team and/or marketing team.
  • Ideally looking for someone who is very comfortable in the online world and either has experience (personally or work-related) using an online brokerage (or robo advisor) and/or is passionately interested in this area
  • Loves creating great copy; ability to write in a variety of formats and styles for multiple audiences, with excellent control of grammar and style
  • Ability to work collaboratively and diplomatically with diverse stakeholders
  • Strong business acumen, with insight into consumer behaviour required
  • Relevant experience writing smart, impactful B2B and B2C communications; must be able to communicate technical information in a simple, easy to understand manner
  • Financial designation such as a CFA an asset, but not required
  • Experience developing online content and familiarity with best practices
  • Experience in writing for search engine optimization an asset, but not required
  • Media relations experience an asset, but not required
  • Strong verbal communications skills
  • Self-starter with strong initiative and creativity
  • Ideally a conceptual thinker with an aptitude for bringing great ideas to life
  • Thrives in a high-growth, entrepreneurial, and professional environment
  • Fluency in written and spoken French is an asset, but not required
  • Additional Considerations:
  • Basic level of financial literacy (at minimum)
  • Up-to-date knowledge of sales and marketing principles and practices
  • Understanding of current audience demographics and psychographics
  • Understanding of the retail investing environment

Benefits: 

At Aviso, you’ll find a dynamic, entrepreneurial culture that rewards innovation and celebrates success. We offer a competitive compensation package, career enrichment, and regular social events to foster teamwork. Aviso Wealth welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including persons with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs in all stages of the hiring process.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted

No recruiters or agencies, please.

Company Overview:

At Aviso, you’ll find a dynamic, entrepreneurial culture that rewards innovation and celebrates success. We offer a competitive compensation package, career enrichment, and regular social events to foster teamwork. Aviso Wealth welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including persons with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs in all stages of the hiring process.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted

No recruiters or agencies, please.

Aviso Wealth is a national, integrated financial services company, with over $57 billion in assets. Aviso is owned by Credit Union Centrals, CUMIS and Desjardins. Our MFDA-regulated dealer, full-service IIROC-regulated brokerage, and insurance dealer support thousands of financial advisors at hundreds of credit unions across Canada. Our award-winning online brokerage, Qtrade Investor, and our digital advice platform, VirtualWealth, give Canadians flexible choices for building their wealth. Our asset manager, NEI Investments, is a Canadian leader in Responsible Investment funds and portfolios, which are available through a national network of advisors. Aviso also provides custodial services and introducing broker services to independent financial organizations, including banks, trust companies, insurance companies, investment dealers, portfolio managers and financial planning firms. Aviso has major operations in Vancouver and Toronto, along with regional offices across Canada. More information about Aviso Wealth is available at www.aviso.ca.

 

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