Content Localization Specialist (Bilingual, English/French)

Toronto or Remote (Canada)

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Wealthsimple is on a mission to help everyone achieve financial freedom, no matter who they are or how much they have. Using smart technology, Wealthsimple takes financial services that are often confusing, opaque and expensive and makes them simple, transparent, and low-cost. We're the company behind some of Canada's leading digital financial products, and are growing faster than ever.
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About the roleWe’re looking for a Bilingual Content Localization Specialist who can champion the Wealthsimple voice across all marketing channels and elevate the French-Canadian experience. You’ll work closely with our team of copywriters to craft narratives that make Wealthsimple products feel both human and accessible. You’ll collaborate cross-functionally with passionate teams including Designers, Operations, Product Marketing, and Lifecycle to ideate and execute on go-to-market language. 

Within 3 months, you’ll:

  • Onboard to our team get to know our brand voice
  • Help us identify workflow optimizations
  • Bring clarity and humanity to confusing and intimidating financial language
  • Engage with and advise Designers, Product Marketing, and Project Managers to help create marketing experiences that include local considerations from the start

Within 6 months, you’ll:

  • Ensure consistency in our brand and tone across all marketing channels
  • Build a strong understanding of our French-speaking clients & local considerations across our teams
  • Build and optimize processes, including managing freelance translators & French-speaking copywriters
  • Create best-in-class client experiences through content, including:
  • Marketing copy that elevates the French-Canadian experienceEmail and dotcom writing that feels intelligent, approachable, and humanCollaboration with project owners and Creative to deliver beautiful yet informative work

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Is fluent in both Canadian French and English
  • Has professional experience leading translation and localization
  • Is comfortable with hands-on translation work
  • Works quickly and decisively across multiple contexts
  • Has a knack for project management and loves building processes
  • Is an excellent collaborator and listener who loves to work with others to understand and solve problems
  • Is passionate about copywriting and can participate in creative brainstorming sessions
  • Thinks personal finance and investing are interesting, and is excited to make them accessible to others!
Job perks/benefits: Startup environment
Job region(s): North America
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