Content Developer

Content Developer

*Please submit a 1-2 writing samples as a part of your application*

Islamic Relief Canada is looking for a Content Developer with a particular focus on the following areas: social media content, donor impact reports, and email newsletters; + bilingual content development, if applicable.

The candidate should have strong writing skills, with the ability to write clearly, simply and compellingly. They are required to have a strong attention to detail and a good understanding of the various content styles needed for online engagement, fundraising and stewardship.

This position will work closely with the Content Team to assist with developing social media content, as well as take lead on developing donor impact reports, email newsletters, and any content needs as assigned. While upholding brand standards, this position will coordinate with relevant stakeholders and departments to curate, verify, adapt, proofread and edit content, to increase transparency and trust for the organization.

If applicable: This position would also assist with the development and coordination of bilingual marketing material, as well as bilingual social media content. This involves coordinating with translators, and stakeholders across the organization to maintain a professional public-facing French brand for the organization.

Job Title: Content Developer
Status: Full time, Permanent
Location: Burlington, ON / Remote
Reports to: Content Manager
Department: Marketing

Submit applications to: [email protected]

*Please submit 1-2 writing samples with your application*

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Online & Donor Facing Content

  • Working collaboratively to develop written copy that is suited for each particular online platform and audience
  • Work collaboratively to develop social media content, increase social media engagement, and assist with executing an editorial calendar that is timely and consistent
  • Deliver high quality and donor-friendly content for digital, online and print use
  • Digest technical information and complex reports into simple, high quality, and donor-friendly impact reports
  • Maintain high level of attention to detail, and edit for consistency in grammar, spelling, tone and brand
  • Ensure that brand remains innovative and trustworthy through all forms of content
  • Support content needs of the Content Manager and Marketing team, as assigned
  • Deliver work with quick turnaround times

Email Marketing

  • Participate in all stages of curation, writing, editing and formatting emails
  • Work with other departments to gather information to market events and initiatives
  • Develop content and manage timely execution of the newsletter program
  • Work collaboratively to integrate promotion of the newsletter with digital strategies, and increase subscription

Bilingual Content Coordination (If Applicable)

  • Oversee and help coordinate resources and the development of French deliverables for various Marketing campaigns.
  • Communicate with translators to request timely translations of English content into French for all involved parties
  • Ensure all necessary aspects of digital and print campaign materials are produced in French
  • Coordinate the development of select social media content in French with relevant stakeholders in the organization
  • Maintain high level of attention to detail, and ensure consistency in grammar, spelling, tone and brand
  • Support bilingual needs of the Content Developer, as assigned


  • Absolute fluency in English with skill to deliver writing in simple and engaging tones
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills, as well as the ability to adopt the style and voice of our organization’s various types of content
  • 1-2 years of marketing or content creation experience is required
  • Past experience producing social media and website content, as well as channel-specific knowledge (Blog, Website, Facebook, Twitter, etc.) is preferred
  • Past experience with Mailchimp or email marketing platforms is preferred
  • Ability to cut the complexity and present immersive stories
  • Ability to maintain high level of attention to detail and consistency in language and brand
  • Excellent organizational skills to work independently
  • Ability to manage projects with many moving parts
  • Motivated self-starter who is able to take both guidance and initiative
  • Detail-oriented and committed to deadlines
  • Bilingual Competencies:
    • Bilingual proficiency in French is an asset, with a high level of familiarity with Quebecois French
    • Ability to translate English to French and vice versa is an asset
    • Experience with working with translators is an asset
  • Eligible to work in Canada

Please note: Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted

Please email applications to [email protected]