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Marketing Content Writer

The Bishop Strachan School Published: September 19, 2023
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Marketing Content Writer

Full-Time - Permanent



BSS is seeking an innovative person who has a strong marketing and/or communications background with the confidence and creativity to write articles on compelling and important topics for our school. Check out some of our projects here

The Marketing Content Writer is an experienced storyteller with strong writing and editing skills. You will play a pivotal role in crafting and shaping stories in our voice. You will be responsible for creating written content across various channels that aligns to the strategic objectives of the school, promote its vision, mission and values and uphold its brand standards.  If you are interested in telling our story, you are passionate about education and you are skilled at storytelling for both digital and print platforms, then apply today for our Marketing Content Writer role!

Specific Accountabilities

  • Produces and edits high-quality written content for a wide range of channels and materials, including but not limited to articles, blog posts, social media captions and website copy
  • Develops creative and compelling narratives that align with our brand voice and resonate with the target audience
  • Gathers information, conducts interviews, writes and edits stories for print, Web and mobile audiences while tailoring content to meet the varying needs of those platforms
  • Edits and proofreads content to ensure clarity, grammar and adherence to brand guidelines
  • Monitors and upholds the BSS brand and communications standards, editing and proofing all materials for quality control and provides guidance, support and consultation to other departments on strategic communications, branding and project management
  • Serves as the subject matter expert on writing, grammar and storytelling, sharing best practices and upholding the standards of the BSS Brand Guidelines
  • Collaborates with faculty and staff to ensure a cohesive and impactful content experience
  • Embeds diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging into all processes
  • Commits to the Staff Growth and Evaluation Program
  • Participates in professional learning and growth 

Skills, Experience and Attributes 

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism or Communications or a related field
  • Proven experience as a writer with a strong portfolio showcasing a variety of written work
  • Exceptional writing, editing and proofreading skills with an eye for detail and accuracy
  • A background in journalism, content creation, or corporate communications is an asset
  • Strong research and interview skills, with the ability to synthesize complex information into engaging content
  • Highly collaborative and team player
  • Experience in a not-for-profit, agency and/or education setting is an asset
  • Professional manner, customer-service orientation and comfortable with fast-paced environment 
  • Positive, creative, collaborative and organized
  • Ability to manage changing priorities, concurrent projects and demanding deadlines
  • Flexibility to work some evenings and weekends during the school year
  • Commitment to and passion for the vision, mission and values of the school
  • Culturally competent with a positive attitude toward cultural uniqueness and a readiness to accept and respect others
  • Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment
  • A growth mindset of continuous improvement and learning
  • Proficiency in Google Suite and Microsoft Office 

Why Work at BSS?

At BSS, we value and recognize the following core competencies in our employees; trust and integrity, collaboration, flexibility and adaptability, initiative, community focused and strong communication skills. Our employees are lifelong learners and apply these core competencies in all aspects of the school environment. 

Additionally, BSS offers a competitive total compensation package that includes:

  • Extensive health and dental benefits package
  • Robust pension plan with up to 8% match
  • Lunch provided everyday!
  • Use of on-site fitness center
  • And a chance to be part of a great community!


BSS Values Diversity:

BSS is committed to fostering an inclusive, diverse and respectful environment. We believe that diversity in our school fosters a rich, inclusive and creative environment. We are actively engaged in building a more diverse school and encourage all qualified applicants to apply. 


How to Apply:

Interested applicants should visit our website and click Apply Now.


We are committed to providing an accessible experience and an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, beginning with the recruitment process. If you have restrictions that need to be accommodated to fully participate in any phase of the recruitment process, please contact the HR Admin at 416-483-4325, ext. 1920 or by email at hradmin@bss.on.ca . All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.


We thank all candidates for their applications; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.