6 Sep 2017

Full-Time Writer/Editor

Ascribe Marketing Communications Inc.Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

Are you a natural-born writer—a creative and sharp thinker able to grasp complex subject matter and effortlessly communicate it in clear, engaging ways?

Do you like spending your days wrestling with words, applying your intelligence to unravel and rebuild ideas and craft compelling stories?

Would you enjoy working as part of a collaborative team, contributing to outstanding collective work in a company with a systematic production flow?

As a Writer/Editor at Ascribe, you will:

Work as part of the editorial team, creating content in a variety of forms, on a range of topics (mainly business-to-business communications)
Participate in various stages of content creation—conceptualization, research, initial content development, writing, revision—based on project/client requirements
Create and edit content in a range of forms, including: integrated marketing campaigns, web and multimedia scripts, advertising and direct mail campaigns, articles, annual reports, speeches, and/or other communications products
As you generate high volumes of content, you will have the opportunity to:

Work with senior members of Ascribe’s editorial team, facilitating your growth and development as a writer
Support the development of excellent output and, as a result, the client relationships that are central to Ascribe’s success
Work within Ascribe’s fine-tuned production system, in keeping with well defined practices and delivery windows—all critical to seamless project execution
Required skills and experience

Post-secondary degree or diploma in a related program (e.g., journalism, communications, professional writing)
5 to 7 years of direct, practical experience in the field(s) of marketing, communications, journalism or public relations
Experience working in a variety of writing genres
Comfort preparing for and conducting content-gathering interviews
Strong mastery of writing fundamentals, including grammar, logic, syntax
Familiarity with style guides and standards, and experience copyediting and proofreading
Understanding of the role and function of writing in the corporate context
Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
We’re looking for a top performer. If you’re that person, apply today.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

Bachelor’s
Required experience:

professional writing: 5 years

Job Categories: Editor and Writer. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in 5 days.

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