1549 King Street North, P.O. Box 239, St. Jacobs, Ontario, N0B 2N0   |   416-364-8576
1549 King Street North, P.O. Box 239, St. Jacobs, Ontario, N0B 2N0   |   416-364-8576

Manager, Copywriting & Communications


Mayk Ideas is a marketing and growth advisory consultancy, providing firm, brand and talent strategies and execution capabilities that impact revenue, brand visibility and equity, talent perception, M&A and succession. We serve challenger brands and industries ranging from financial and professional services, technology, and impact sectors.

What you bring

You are a creative writer and communications chameleon able to effectively lead the development of everything from yes-we-just-went-there ad copy to meticulously on-point corporate collateral where no rogue widows are left unchecked. You have demonstrated your ability to locus on managing the development of compelling copy and communications initiatives for a variety of clients and industries, ranging from creative copywriting to content development to corporate communications. Your experience and success in copywriting and communications roles means you are well equipped to oversee all copy and communications work, managing submissions from a team of writers to ensure high standards of creative and editorial excellence are consistently met.

What you’ll do

Create: Conceptualize and create engaging and strategic copy for marketing and communications projects across various channels (e.g., web content, blogs, ads, social media, corporate communications, multi-platform campaigns, brand-building initiatives, etc.). Interpret client objectives and craft communications to advance specific goals, promoting creative excellence in everything you do.

Manage: Lead various communications initiatives, such as: content strategy development, corporate communications work, PR/media outreach, and more. Manage, elevate, and edit all copy deliverables from a team of writers to meet best practices and creative standards, enforcing various styles and brand guidelines. Champion copy integrity and manage quality assurance throughout the creative and development process.

Collaborate: Collaborate effectively with teammates (writers and other creatives, project and account managers, etc.) to deliver a high volume of client deliverables to tight deadlines and standards. Support and coach writers, providing relevant feedback and guidance. The road to shared success combines the energy, ideas, and execution of many – architecting value and building lasting impact through teamwork.

What you’ve got

  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to seamlessly navigate a variety of brand styles and voices to create engaging experiences for B2B and B2C audiences.
  • Post-secondary education in journalism, communications, media or marketing, or equivalent experience.
  • 9+ years copywriting and strategic communications experience, preferably in an agency, marketing, or communications environment.
  • Proven experience developing compelling brand content across a range of digital and traditional platforms.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage copy deliverables, making substantive content and copy edits, and working closely with writers to ensure submissions meet creative and brand standards.
  • Ability to effectively implement editorial and marketing communications best practices, interpreting internal and client feedback on projects, and managing quality assurance.
  • Experience delivering quality client deliverables in a very fast-paced environment and adept at balancing a high volume of tasks and deadlines.
  • Proactive self-starter with strong judgment and the ability to confidently navigate challenges and deliver solutions.
  • Creativity, impeccable attention to detail, and a smart sense of humour are musts.

What we offer 

If you love what you do, you should love where you do it. Why you’ll love working at Mayk…

Diversity & Community 

With our diversity of skills, perspectives and backgrounds, we can ideate, create, and innovate like no other. Diversity is part of who we are, and essential to our success.

Ownership & Impact 

Here, every voice matters. We’re organized into small teams, each focused on client’s growth.

Trust & Collaboration 

Successes and failures are won together at Mayk in our teams. Win, lose, and learn, we’re on this path together.

Remote Flexibility 

If you love what you do, you should love where you do it. We appreciate that everyone’s different and has their own preferences of where and how to work. We genuinely believe in the power of regular face-to-face interactions in building close connections with our teams, but we also strongly believe people can work effectively remotely. This means that combining both is the key to success. Maykers can work from the office, remotely within your country of employment, or even outside of it for up to 20 working days per year. Flex it up!

Professional Growth 

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as opportunities for professional growth and advancement.

Join us and help create a bright future for brands and businesses

  • We are engaged, resourceful and we always find a way to support growth initiatives of companies through important milestones. Every member of the team has mental agility with the ability to juggle multiple projects/initiatives simultaneously.
  • We use communication and tech to level the playing field. Technology and data connect people and brands from all over, building businesses with entrepreneurial partners.
  • We build campaigns and connections our customers love: Everything we do is ultimately in the service of helping our customers grow their business because our goal is to help them not only grow their pieces of the pie – but enlarge the pie. And to do that these businesses need ideas, talent, brand and infrastructure.
  • We are curious and creative: We always find a way to get things done and come up with creative solutions to whatever problems are standing in our way. We lead with creativity in our decision making and reason.

We value candidates that bring a range of experience from different industries and a variety of creative influences. If you’re special and can bring first-hand experience and empathy for the growth journey, tell us your story! Even if you (or your team) don’t fit all the desired requirements.

Let’s Get this Started!

Please submit a cover letter, copy of your resume and/or a short video pitch. The link to your video (approx. 1-5 min) and your portfolio should be included in your resume or cover letter. [Video pitches get first priority 😊]

Why are you the right person for the role?  In cover letter and/or video this is what we are expecting:

  • Two or three sentence summary about your academic and/or professional background.
  • Specific accomplishments from your background that explains how you fit with our candidate description above.
  • Tell us about a special project you worked on and what your biggest accomplishment was.
  • Do you wish to be considered for full-time permanent and/or contract employment?

Please remember to submit your resume, link to your portfolio, cover letter/video pitch and include answers to the questions above. There is no word limit for your letter, but we’d prefer that you limit your answers to one page. Use the following format as the subject line for your submission “[Your Name] – [Role Title] Application”.

We look forward to meeting you!

AODA statement  

We thank you for your interest in pursuing a role with Mayk, however, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.  Mayk is committed to promoting accessible recruitment as outlined in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Mayk is an equal opportunity employer and will attempt to accommodate persons with a disability during the recruitment process and accommodation will be provided upon request.

To apply for this job email your details to careers@mayk.com