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Int. Content Editor to proofread/edit website content - 26231/26232

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: May 16, 2022
Job End Date: May 15, 2023
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 118840
Location: Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto
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Our valued client is currently seeking an Int. Content Editor for a 1-year contract (with possibility of extension) in Montreal or Toronto.

Responsibilities:
  • Proofreading/reviewing English copy and occasionally involves writing English copy from scratch, based on a brief.
  • Ensure that digital copy communicates the right message to the right audience and allows crystal-clear digital communication in accordance with branding rules (e.g., terminology, style, trademarks) and digital writing principles
  • Ensure content quality on the English website and other digital properties, as well as in newsletters and e-communications.
  • If need be, localize content for specific Canadian markets
  • Contribute to editorial QA as required (e.g., before a project/product launch)
  • Liaise with other members of the editorial team, the website team, and various stakeholders from other organizations within the company

Must-Have Skills:
  • 2+ years experience as a Content Editor or similar role
  • Experience copywriting/editing for the Web, mobile platforms or applications
  • Understanding of SEO (search engine optimization) principles; ability to apply them when editing copy

Nice to Have Skills:
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English and French
  • Understanding of usability and accessibility principles; ability to apply them when editing copy
  • Knowledge of HTML, graphic editing (e.g. Photoshop)