October 18, 2021
Edmonton, Canada
Job Type


FKA is seeking a full-time writer to contribute to and support a growing creative and communications team. The ideal candidate has 5 years+ of experience working as a writer, either within an agency environment or in other public or private sector roles. The successful candidate should have an innate curiosity for our clients’ businesses, a passion for concise, compelling storytelling and an extreme eye for detail. 

This person will be responsible for not only developing long- and short-form copy, but they will support the rest of the creative and communications teams in proofing work, providing input on key messaging and helping to elevate the quality of our work overall. Their time will be split between the communications and creative departments, producing materials such as reports, new business proposals, advertising copy, social media posts and other writing-based assignments as required. This position features significant potential for career development and growth. 

Candidates should possess:

  • Proven record of excellent writing demonstrated in a professional portfolio
  • Strong grasp of the English language, including the flexibility to write from different voices and perspectives, depending on the client or the task. This should include knowledge and ability using CP style.
  • Incredible interpersonal skills and willingness to communicate with clients, colleagues, and Directors
  • Ability to work on multiple projects with different objectives and timelines simultaneously
  • Good time management skills, including prioritizing, scheduling, and adapting as necessary
  • Proficiency with the Google suite of applications is preferred (i.e., Google Docs, Slides etc)

As part of our search process, you may be asked to complete a writing sample based on an assigned task. 

FKA is a marketing and communications agency based in Edmonton with additional employees in Calgary and Toronto. Growth is key to our success and ambition is core to our brand. Last year, we were ranked No. 229 on the annual Growth List of Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies—our third consecutive appearance on the list. Our core purpose is Executing Ambition, which means we see the potential in every person, organization and community—and we believe that marketing can be a force for good that unlocks it. During our most recent employee survey, 100% of team members reported that they were satisfied or very satisfied with their experience working at FKA.

FKA offers an exciting, fast-paced, fun and highly supportive agency environment. We start most days with a morning scrum to collaboratively manage capacity and risks and we solicit feedback from team members regularly with weekly surveys and monthly check-ins. Team members are provided with competitive compensation, health benefits and opportunities for professional development and networking. 

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to improving diversity in our workplace and industry.

If you’re interested in joining a great team, please send your cover letter and resume with "Writer" in the subject line to no later than 5pm on November 1, 2021.