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Shelley True, Founder and President of TRUEdotDESIGN

- Blog post by Shelley True, Founder and President of TRUEdotDESIGN

November 20, 2019

We’re Hiring A Marketing Strategist & Creative Content Writer

TRUEdotDESIGN is searching for a Marketing Strategist / Creative Content Writer to join our growing team.

Working closely with our Account Directors and other team members, the ideal candidate will contribute to our clients’ businesses through the development of compelling marketing strategies and creative marketing content tailored to each client. This position requires a high level of marketing and business knowledge as well as exceptional written and verbal communications skills.


  • Lead the development, writing and presentation of comprehensive branding, marketing and communication strategies for a variety of agency accounts
  • Contribute to strategy implementation through the creation of engaging marketing content including website, brochure, advertising, email, blog, social media etc. concepts and copy
  • Actively participate in information gathering sessions with clients to gain insight into their business and marketing goals, audiences, etc. leaving with a clear understanding of objectives and tasks in order to write marketing plans and/or creative copy
  • Conduct interviews and/or perform secondary research as needed
  • Present concepts and creative content to clients in a confident and persuasive manner
  • Proposal writing and review
  • Edit/proofread content produced by other team members and/or clients
  • Work collaboratively across all agency departments to ensure projects are completed in alignment with client marketing goals and brand

The Must Haves:

  • Post-secondary education in a relevant discipline (marketing, advertising, PR, journalism)
  • Previous working experience as a Marketing Strategist in an agency setting (3-5yrs)
  • Demonstrated experience as a Creative Content Writer (3-5yrs)
  • The ability to write and maintain a cohesive brand voice for multiple clients
  • Creative, big picture thinker with the ability to quickly grasp and communicate key messages
  • Strong written communication and verbal presentation skills
  • Familiarity with writing for SEO and SEO best practices
  • Keen ability to multi-task and deliver on daily deadlines
  • Detail-oriented in context of a fast-paced environment with outstanding organizational and time management skills
  • Solution-oriented with strong interpersonal and team collaboration skills

The Nice to Haves:

  • Bilingual
  • Experience with Content Management Systems (WordPress)

Why you’ll ❤️  about working here:

  • A collaborative environment that encourages brainstorming and team work
  • Dynamic projects with a range of clients to keep things interesting
  • A fast paced and vibrant corporate culture that is inclusive and entertaining!
  • A supportive team that encourages big ideas and bold thinking
  • We celebrate everything; here at TDOT, we are all about the details; even the tiny little ones, like Christmas lights for parties, eating salads together on Wednesday and Champagne Fridays.
  • We are passionate about our clients. We are tenacious about building our clients’ business and brand awareness!

Job Type: Full Time

Location: Ottawa, ON

To apply, please forward a resume outlining your experience and qualifications, along with samples of your work, to superstar@truedotdesign.com.


TRUEdotDESIGN is a fully integrated, award-winning Ottawa-based marketing firm with an impressive portfolio of services for clients in architecture, engineering, residential development and homebuilding, and other real estate-related sectors.

Through our experience and evolution, TRUEdotDESIGN’s talented in-house team of bilingual marketing strategists and designers specialize in offering a unique stable of expertise in strategy development and planning, brand development, marketing, graphic design, social media, public relations, copywriting, web design and development, advertising and promotions (both mainstream and online), media and marketing planning, event planning, and sales centre and showroom interior design.

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