Bilingual Editor

Ottawa (ON) Remote Only
Opportunity Number: 6029735
Marketing & CommunicationsMarketing & Communications
LanguageSecurity Clearance
English 100%, French 80%Valid Enhanced Clearance
Start PeriodDate Posted
Two weeks +Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Job Description

Are you an experienced editor with a passion for editing communication products in both French and English? Our public sector client is seeking a bilingual Editor to assist their team for a remote contract opportunity.

The ideal Editor has exceptional English skills and strong written fluency in French. The consultant is highly organized with a precise eye for detail and can adapt to organize workflow with last minute or tight deadlines. The volume of work will vary dramatically based on client needs.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Editing and summarizing complex documents in English and occasionally French
  • Providing advice to clients on language quality
  • Proofreading documents at various stages in the editing process
  • Liaising with clients to ensure approval for all revisions
  • Taking responsibility for document control of other staff's communication products
  • Plan, research and assist in writing speeches, manuals, and articles

Qualifications and Experience
Must have:

  • College diploma or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience as an Editor
  • 5+ years writing and/or editing business cases, memos, technical documentations, research and speeches
  • Experience working with online tools for editing and publishing
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Previous experience working within the federal government or crown corporations
  • Strong computer skills with an intermediate knowledge of MS Excel, MS Office,
Nice to have:

  • A Degree in Communication, English, Writing, Social Sciences or similar education
  • Experience using document management and collaborative document editing software

Education and Certifications

Minimum education required: College Diploma

We’re an equal opportunities employer committed to increasing diversity and inclusion in today’s workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Minorities, women, LGBTQ candidates, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you require an accommodation, please review our accessibility policy and reach out to our accessibility officer with any questions.
Merci de l’intérêt que vous manifestez pour ce poste. La description du poste nous a été fournie en anglais par notre client. Si vous souhaitez passer l’entrevue avec nous en français ou fournir votre CV en français, nous vous confierons à une personne de notre équipe qui parle français.

Opportunity Number: 6029735

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