Aviron

Aviron, a Y-combinator company, is an experience-driven connected rowing machine built on an advanced gaming platform. We are excited to grow our team and share our vision of creating a leading fitness entertainment platform that motivates via gaming psychology and tech vs. the more common instructor-led connected fitness.

Backed by Samsung, Formic Ventures (founded by Michael Antonov, the co-founder of Oculus) among others, Aviron is experiencing rapid growth (600%+ YoY) and top percentile user engagement while helping real people change their lives for the better.

We demonstrate our commitment to improving the health and fitness of real, everyday people by not using models or professional athletes in our ads and growing a fanatical, supportive and positive community, which we highly recommend you check out to get a true sense of Aviron.

The pandemic has rapidly accelerated the in-home fitness industry and we're poised to continue this rapid pace of growth. We're looking for a passionate individual to join the OG team and be a part of our success story.

Aviron is right for you if

  • You’re looking for a role that prioritizes personal and professional growth (*Aviron encourages development via a personal education allowance)
  • Are looking for a relatively flat organization that values merit (i.e. good work)
  • You’re not down with office politics
  • Want to own your work, start to finish
  • Be provided with ample support and resources (i.e. budget) to complete said work
  • Are looking to make an impact and see your work drive growth and success in the company

What we’re looking for:

This is not an entry-level position. You bring the experience and confidence needed to speak up, share your insights, and ask tough questions. The top candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Ability to own and drive content strategy based on keyword research
  • Experience with SEO tools such as SEMRush/Ahrefs
  • Knowledge of SEO and the ability to apply your knowledge to written content (both your own and others’)
  • Adept at various forms of content, short and long format. For example, case studies, blog posts, website content
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Familiarity with backend content management

Responsibilities

  • Develop content strategy working closely with leadership to align content objectives to overall organizational marketing goals
  • Execute content strategy, supporting hands on where needed and managing resources (internal and freelance) where needed
  • Own written content across all platforms
  • Incorporate SEO best practices into your content
  • Serve as a written content SME that can critically review copy, sharing experience and providing leadership in the content arena
  • Manage / mentor Marketing Coordinator

Specific areas of support will include:

  • Content creation - blog strategy and content creation, landing pages, website copy support, and other content that drives performance
  • Email marketing - assist with strategy and manage execution including copywriting, testing, measuring and optimizing email campaigns

Qualifications

You are/ have:

  • Bachelor's degree in marketing or business and/or marketing certifications, courses
  • 4+ years of relevant work experience
  • Proven track record of strong written communication
  • A strong understanding of foundational marketing principles and the ability to translate them across multiple mediums
  • You're resourceful and self-motivated with a bias for action
  • Strong executor ie. strong project management skills
  • Agency experience a plus

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health benefits
  • Top of the line equipment
  • Remote work
  • Education allowance

A couple more things

Our customers love us because we are friendly, passionate and always willing to go the extra mile. They are continuously impressed (even surprised) at the high quality physical product as well as software experience we provide. We are very proud of the product and market we’ve carved out as a team/company (that was until very recently mostly boot-strapped). We are looking for someone to match (and elevate!) our passion and hard work to the next level during this very exciting time for our company.

Aviron is based in Toronto but much of our current team is remote, spanning across Canada, the U.S. and Asia. If you are not local to Toronto this role will be remote. If you are local, it will be mostly remote/ flexible


Our Values include:

  • Don’t take yourself too seriously (a sense of humour is a plus!)
  • Be entrepreneurial
  • Be Egoless
  • Driven ...by the work. Not the clock