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Content Writer

Job Title: Content Writer
Location: Ottawa
Job Type: Permanent, full-time,
Job Status: Hybrid (2–3 days a week in office)
Reports to: Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Compensation: $70-80K salary + stock options + health benefits + RRSP matching + new office space with free parking and on-site gym and more! 

About TryCycle:

Founded in 2017, TryCycle is a private sector Ottawa tech company bridging the gap between digital health software and human connection. Our mission is to reduce barriers to care, increase compassion, and improve outcomes for people with substance use disorders, mental illness, depression, or trauma. We are deeply proud of our community-oriented health initiatives that empower at risk populations including Indigenous, Veterans, and Youth. 

A proudly Canadian company with over 240 staff, TryCycle was named Ottawa’s Fastest Growing Company of 2023 and 2024 and, in 2023 earned two Best Ottawa Business Awards.  For more information, please visit our website at

About You:

You are a master of words and a sales-savvy content creator, skilled in crafting concise and impactful copy. You use data, facts, use cases, and storytelling to educate diverse audiences, enhance brand awareness, and drive sales. You will excel at writing content that highlights TryCycle’s mission, vision, values, and products to drive sales. Your enthusiasm for collaboration ensures the creation of key messages that effectively promote our organization’s strengths and offerings.

You approach feedback with an open and thoughtful mindset, embracing diverse perspectives as an integral part of the creative and content generation process. You have a positive attitude and a willingness to learn. You thrive in a highly collaborative environment that is fast paced and demands quality and agility in your work. This is a full-time position and an exciting opportunity to join a made-in-Ottawa digital health tech company! As a key member of the Sales and Marketing team, you will be organized, highly resourceful, and able to work autonomously, taking complete ownership and accountability of your work and priorities.

Position Summary:

You will develop various content types — including sales materials, website copy, social posts, product descriptions, proposals, and more — that address our target audiences and promote our brand. You will be tasked with delivering on TryCycle’s sales and marketing content, writing a variety of materials for various audiences, resposible for multiple outputs each week, largely consisting of (2-3 page) sales/product/marketing content. You will collaborate directly with cross-functional teams to understand TryCycle’s products and programs. This role involves a blend of strategic thinking, creativity, and analytical skills to understand the market, target audience, and competitive landscape to effectively position and promote TryCycle’s products and programs.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Writing engaging and persuasive sales copy for (print, web, or other media formats to attract potential customers).
  • Developing clear and concise product descriptions and sales materials.
  • Creating compelling sales materials, sales proposals, reports, case studies, vision documents, and marketing content for a variety of audiences, industries, and topics
  • Collaborating with the sales team to refine messaging and improve communication strategies.
  • Developing and writing clear and compelling content for TryCycle products and programs 
  • Developing clear and concise product descriptions and sales materials.
  • Creating compelling sales materials, sales proposals, reports, case studies, vision documents, and marketing content for a variety of audiences, industries, and topics
  • Generating content for sales collateral, such as brochures, flyers, and email campaigns.
  • Researching and integrating industry-specific language to resonate with target markets.
  • Ensuring all sales documentation is compliant with company policies and legal guidelines.
  • Staying updated on product features, benefits, and market trends to inform writing efforts.
  • Writing and finding our “voice” for social media; including but not limited to LinkedIn, Twitter, Media Releases, and/or website articles/blog posts.
  • Conduct market research to understand customer needs, preferences, and trends. This may involve analyzing data, conducting surveys, and staying updated on industry news.
  • Creating and managing a detailed work plan, including timelines for delivery and a list of required stakeholder inputs and approvals.
  • Proactively and regularly communicating updates, progress, and challenges with your direct manager and other (internal) stakeholders.
  • Colloborating with exertnal partners in the marketing/media space to develop campaigns, advertisments, and other communications.

Keys to Success:

  • You have an enthusiasm for creativity, collaboration, and innovation in all your writing projects, demonstrating flexibility and perseverance until we “get it right.”
  • You love storytelling through various channels, and formats and have a consistent method of conveying stories and complex topics in a clear, captivating, and meaningful way.
  • Collaboration comes naturally to you, and you have a strong desire for collaboration and a commitment to actively seeking out, accepting, and  incorporating feedback.
  • You have a proven ability to adjust your writing style  to suit various audiences.
  • You have excellent organizational skills, are able to set and manage priorities, meet deadlines, and work independently.
  • You are resourceful and can utilize a wide range of information sources to create technically sound content.
  • You have advanced knowledge of word processing software and tools, social media platforms, databases, Internet, and e-mail.
  • You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Bilingualism – French and English (spoken and written) is an asset.
  • Marketing and/or communications experience.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • 3+ years of proven writing expertise within a corporate or private sector setting, particularly in contexts involving the development and ongoing evolution of new products.
  • Bachelor’s degree in English/Communications/Journalism and/or equivalent experience in a related field.
  • Ability to communicate fluently in English.
  • Must reside in the city of Ottawa or surrounding area.
  • This position will require a background check and training in privacy regulations.

Why Work at Trycycle:

  • This position is hybrid, 50/50 meaning that the expectation is to work 2-3 days per week in person, in our Ottawa office (1525 Carling Avenue).
  • Brand new office space in Ottawa (free parking, free coffee & access to on-site gym)
  • Health and dental benefits plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Stock Options Program
  • RRSP Matching Program (coming soon!)

How to Apply:

Are you ready to make a difference and chart an exciting new career path? 

Be one of the first to apply!  Please send your resume to We are asking interested applicants to include a sample of your writing or a portfolio (if you have one) in your application. We thank all candidates who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.