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The Company

500px is the leading online network for photographers. Our mission is to connect the worlds photographers & provide them with opportunities to discover inspiration, get exposure & rewarded for their work, & help them learn & grow their skills. Every month, millions of people from around the world use our website & mobile apps to find & share the worlds most inspiring photography.

***Please note that we are all currently working remotely until staff feel safe & comfortable returning to the office. Once we do, we expect to continue granting our team the flexibility of choosing to work from home or anytime from our HQ, but will confirm this once our plans are firm.

The Job

As 500pxs Marketing Copywriter, you will be primarily responsible for writing, reviewing, & editing content for the company. Reporting to the Senior Marketing & Brand Manager & working very closely with marketing, product, design, & licensing teams. You will be involved in everything from landing page copy to product copy, to emails & ads. Were looking for someone who can write creatively (we love puns) but also has the technical skills to deliver content in an effective way.

We take pride in the product we produce & love what we do. By joining 500px you will see the immediate impact of your work & contribute to inspiring the world with photography.

What you'll be doing:

  • Write clear, attractive copy with a distinct voice for various mediums
  • Collaborate with designers, PR & other team members on large & small-scale marketing projects (e.g. email campaigns & landing pages)
  • Edit & proofread copy as needed
  • Use SEO principles to maximize copys reach
  • Source images & other content
  • Develop & maintain the brand voice & tone
  • Use data-driven marketing to guide copy decisions
  • Create guidelines as needed to ensure content is in line with our brand & strategy
  • Regularly share insights & findings to stakeholders
  • Comfortably adjust voice & tone depending on target audience/ platform
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment with a high-volume workload often requiring short turnaround times
  • Continually raise the bar on creativity, writing fresh copy that connects with the desired audience & drives action

What the ideal candidate will have:

  • Over 2 years of relevant experience with at least 1 year of experience blogging, copywriting, & copy editing
  • Experience with WordPress
  • Proficiency in MS Office & WordPress or other Content Management Software
  • Excellent communication, writing, & grammar skills
  • Project management skills & attention to detail
  • Able to manage multiple projects at once & pivot on a dime if needed
  • Creative mindset (bonus points if you love puns)
  • Interested in photography & have a good eye for design
  • A degree in Marketing, Journalism or relevant field
  • Ability to work independently & with a team to meet deadlines

Bonus points for:

  • A love of photography (tell us what you shoot!)
  • Being a member of the 500px community
  • Experience with the photography industry


  • Competitive salaries
  • Flexible work hours
  • Great health & dental benefits starting on day one
  • HQ in downtown Toronto within walking distance of TTC & Union Station, lots of great nearby food options, & dogs are welcome
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Amazing coworkers from around the world (repping 20 countries & 19 languages)
  • Generous time off policies for vacations, sick days, birthdays, religious observances, civil involvement, new babies or pets, emergencies, or even if you just need to recharge
  • Life-friendly Zoom calls we love to see your pets & hear your kids jokes!

Interview Process

  1. Phone screen: < 30 min conversation with a hiring manager
  2. Take-home test: we'll ask you to write a few short pieces, & then share with us to review
  3. Team interviews: 2-3 hours on Zoom where you'll e-meet multiple members of our team


We believe diverse teams perform better, & we seek to increase our overall team diversity. We make active efforts to reduce the impact of unconscious bias in our hiring process.


500px welcomes & encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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