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We Are Hiring!

OPSWA is looking for a creative and enthusiastic copywriter to assist in the re-launch of our website. This will be a four month, part-time contract and is an excellent opportunity to assist a non-profit reach their audience in a meaningful way.


  • Research available information on Prader-Willi Syndrome, through online searches, existing OPWSA information, interviews with subject matter experts, and in-person meetings

  • Collaborate with the Executive Director and website development team to validate the proposed web content strategy and content, and to support the development of web content, templates and related material

  • Write original copy and edit existing content for a range of educational and promotional communications materials, with a focus on material for the new website and related digital platforms

  • Participate in website development reviews

  • Revise copy based on feedback/direction from the website team, Executive Director, Board of Directors, and external reviewers

Skills and Experience

  • University or college degree in Journalism, Public Relations or Communications preferred, or a student enrolled in one of those previously mentioned programs

  • A minimum of two years related copywriting experience, proven experience with web and digital content development

  • Strong and versatile writing skills and ability to distill complex topics into digestible material

  • Ability to write and edit quickly and concisely to meet tight deadlines

  • Strong project management skills are an asset

  • Experience in independent researching and fact-checking

  • Demonstrated proficiency working with standard office software, Google Suite

  • Experience working with nonprofits preferred


Contract length: 4 months

Part-time hours: 12 per week

Application deadline: 2021-05-26

Expected start date: 2021-06-07

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Salary: $25.00-$27.75 per hour

Position Type: Remote

Application Process

To apply for the position please submit the following to

  • Resume

  • Cover letter

  • 1 blog, short personal essay, op-ed OR informational essay

  • Any websites, Twitter accounts, social media where personal writing is displayed (optional but strongly encouraged)

If you require further information, contact


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