Copy Specialist for Video
Manila, PH
1h ago

At Canva, we create tools that empower the world to design. Our mission is to democratize design and empower creativity for anyone and everyone, on every platform! Inspired by a team of talented thinkers, an amazing culture and remarkable growth trajectory we’re out to change the world, one design at a time.

Since launching in August 2013 we have grown exponentially, amassing over 30 million active users across 190 different countries who have created more than 2 Billion designs.

We are one of the world’s fastest-growing technology companies and we have only achieved about 1% of what we are capable of!

About the group

As Canva’s reach continues to skyrocket, we aim to make Canva the go-to place for all design needs on the web. This involves providing our millions of users with the best design and copy, to give them a clear understanding of how best they can use our customizable templates and elements.

To support this goal, we are looking for a content specialist who will work closely with copywriters both in-house and offsite.

The role of a Content Specialist is to help our talented copywriters add more value to our designs with beautifully crafted copy - delivered on time.

A Content Specialist’s mission will be to coordinate our copywriting processes, as well as review copy weekly, improve existing copy, and support all arms of the copy creation workflow.

This person will hit these goals through close collaboration with our broader Video product team.

This is a rare opportunity for copywriters looking for the next step in their career, or for experienced copy editors looking to take their craft to a product platform.

About the candidate

The Content Specialist provides initiative, direction, and support to build the best template library in the world through one of the most crucial aspects of a design : its content.

You'll be working closely with a vibrant and friendly creative studio consisting of Art Directors, Copywriters, and Designers in charge of the many template campaigns that the product has to offer.

This is an opportunity to strategize and develop exceptional ideas from the ground up, influence the product's overall direction, and create fresh, relevant, and usable content for our users.

What you'll be doing...

  • Hands-on copy assigning, reviewing, editing, and creation across different content categories of Canva’s video product, video slideshows, video montages, social media, and more.
  • Champion daily content and coordination requirements for templates and ensure that all our weekly copies are requested and reviewed on time
  • Improve style and tone in copy delivery on a weekly basis and inform new style guides as and when needed for our swiftly growing content library.
  • You’ll love this role if...

  • You have Intermediate to professional understanding and work experience in copywriting and copy editing, developing a keen appreciation of local and international writing trends
  • You have an excellent grasp of the English language - technically strong with a flair for either structured or creative style of writing
  • You enjoy writing and editing a variety of different topics in short and long-form
  • You have a strong eye for detail in order to catch typos, grammatical lapses, and the different nuances of requested topics
  • You’re able to give helpful and constructive feedback as well as coaching to offsite copywriters
  • Canva is currently one of Australia’s hottest technology startups and has been ranked Australia’s #1 place to work.

    We mean it when we say we want to create a workplace that you love coming to. Our culture is unlike anywhere else and our offices are designed with workspaces for every mood, to help you do great work.

    At Canva you can be part of a company that is growing rapidly, building a product that users really love.

    Being a Force for Good

    One of our core values at Canva, Being a force for good means we are actively working towards a world that isn't just good for a small few, but one that’s good for everyone.

    We believe deeply that bringing together diversity of thoughts, perspectives and expression is key for building the best product for our equally diverse community.

    To achieve this, we need to constantly work towards making Canva the best place to work, for everyone.

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