3 Jul 2017

Contract Bilingual Copy Editor (Contract)

Best Buy Canada Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Job Description

We are looking for talented team members to join our Production team for 6-8 month contracts starting in May, June, July or August and ending in December of 2017.

As a Bilingual Copy Editor within the Editing & Translation Team, you will work closely with Copy Editors, Translators and Production Artists to improve the consistency, style, formatting and to ensure accuracy of our advertising content in both English and French.

What You Will Do…

Edit and approve the product copy for advertising submitted through the Retail Marketing database.
Proof internally created advertising and promotional materials. Including flyers, signage, eNewsletters, special projects, and edit them for consistency, accuracy, spelling, grammar and adherence to brand and production standards.
Provide feedback on copy, disclaimers, image and logo standards in a clear, coherent manner so internal stakeholders can understand and fulfill these requirements.
Pro-actively identify opportunities to improve advertising content through merchant education.
Process and produce correction notices when errors are found in advertising materials and work to develop preventive actions for continuous improvement.
Respect, reinforcen and revise advertising production processes, proofing processes, department workflows, and brand style guides to achieve maximum efficiency.
Potentially, translate advertising flyer for the Quebec market, using SDL Trados Studio 2017.
Who You Are…

You crave a fast-paced environment where change is constant.
You are passionate about copy editing; you strive to be accurate, precise, detail-oriented, and committed to consistency.
You are fully bilingual in English and French with impeccablegrammar skills.
Super adaptable, you gracefully navigate any situation you dive into.
Respect: you give it, you get it, you live it.
You manage your time wisely and know how to prioritize.
You leave your ego at the door and play nice with others.
You’re dedicated to provide a best-in-class customer experience.
You are process-oriented and always looking for areas of improvement.
Communication and relationship-building come easy to you.
We’d Love To Hear From People With 2-3+ Years Of Experience In:

Retail advertising and/or proofreading and/or copy-editing experience
Your Educational Background…

Bachelor´s Degree in English/French studies, Translation/Copy-Editing/Proofreading, Marketing or a related field
Bonus if you have these skills…

Knowledge of the Quebec market
Experience with product information management(PIM) and digital asset mananagement (DAM) systems
Why Work With Us?

Employer-matching pension plan
Employer-matching stock purchase plan
Health spending account
24-hour gym facility
In-house catering and coffee bar
On-site postal service
On-site car wash service
On-site dry cleaning service
SkyTrain shuttle service
Flexible work schedule
Tuition reimbursements
Employee Discounts
We believe technology is amazing and aspire to enhance our customers’ lives through technology – anywhere, anytime

If working with award-winning teams, in the fast-paced world of retail, and having fun while being the best excites you, go ahead and hit that apply button. We’d love to hear from you.

Company Background

Best Buy Canada is one of the largest omni-channel retailers of consumer electronics, computers and entertainment products, related accessories and services in Canada.

Our Canadian Corporate Head Quarters is 140,000 square feet, two stories high and is designed as an open office environment where teamwork is encouraged. Being located in Burnaby B.C. offers a great lifestyle living on the West Coast of Canada. With great food and Starbucks coffee made available in our subsidized cafeteria, a full fitness center on-site, a nearby outdoor park with running paths along the scenic Fraser River, free shuttle and parking, and much more, the energy of Best Buy Canada, Ltd. is undeniable.

Best Buy Canada Ltd. operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY). Best Buy Enterprise is a multinational retailer of technology, entertainment products and services with a commitment to growth and innovation. We are a truly global company with approximately 140,000 employees across the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The Best Buy family of brands and partnerships collectively generates billions of dollars in annual revenue and includes brands such as Best Buy; Best Buy Mobile; Geek Squad, Magnolia Audio Video; and Pacific Sales.


Due to the large number of resumes received, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted, or will receive a response. We thank all applicants for their interest in Best Buy Canada Ltd.


Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, or to Best Buy Canada Ltd. employees. Best Buy Canada Ltd. is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


Job Categories: Copy Editor. Job Types: Contract. Job expires in 12 days.

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