Research Assistant – Copywriter (Fall 2020)

Reports to: The Research Assistant-Copywriter will report to the program lead.

Job Overview:  The Research Assistant-Copywriter will be accountable for editing/proofreading blog posts created by WRIT 100 students before publication as well as writing compelling copy for social media, websites, blogs and digital media ads. Due to COVID-19, all work will be completed remotely; students are expected to attend online meetings with their client(s) and team


  • Edit and proofread content before publication to ensure quality and accuracy
  • Craft written content that influences audiences across different social media platforms
  • Understand the needs associated with a project and its target audience(s)
  • Write blog content based on SEO and conduct SEO research for high-performing keywords that align with a website’s or piece of content’s goals
  • Expected to have access to the necessary software to complete the task


  • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • Knowledge of SEO, keyword research, and integrating keyword strategy into copy and content
  • Ability to maintain a positive team-player attitude, remain calm and professional under pressure, work collaboratively and independently with diverse individuals
  • Excellent attention to detail, demonstrated ability to meet tight deadlines, strong organizational skills, and adaptability
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office and Google Applications)

If you are a Humber student interested in joining the team, please send your digital portfolio, or resume including samples of your work to  and indicate the specific job in the subject line. Please include your student number, program, and semester in your message.

Application deadline:  Friday, June 19, 2020

Candidates will be assessed on their written applications. Virtual interviews will take place only if necessary during June 22- 26, 2020

We thank all applicants for their interest in this opportunity; however, only successful candidates will be contacted.