EDABSW-1434-Senior Writer

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Vantix Systems Inc. is a dynamic and savvy organization based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. We are looking for creative and talented professionals to join our team.

Job Opportunity

Our Client is seeking a Communication Specialist / Senior Writer to work collaboratively to provide professional writing, editing, and activities related to the on-going development of client communications and materials that support programs and services. Ability to publish content to websites using a variety of digital tools, software, and platforms is required.

Skills writing, CMS, PowerPoint, Design, Editing, Acrobat Pro, Word, Multimedia
Type Contract
Experience Required/Mandatory Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree or 2-year Diploma in digital media, journalism, marketing or advertising, or related field. Equivalencies such as a one-year accelerated diploma program coupled with four years relevant experience will be considered. Minimum of five years’ experience writing for web, digital media, and marketing programs and strategies. (5+ years)
  • Advanced writing and editing skills with proven ability to create original stories and content for diverse formats and mediums: story development, correspondence, briefing notes, traditional media, digital media, training programs. Experience writing for web, digital media, and marketing programs. Excellent editorial skills with a sound understanding of writing for the web, engaging digital audiences and producing interactive content. (5+ years)
  • Proven ability to manage tight timelines and multiple requests, balancing both individual and team contributions that follow best-practices.  (8+ years)
  • Advanced skills and ability using Microsoft Office Products such as Word and PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat Pro. 
    - Proficient with a content management systems.
    - Knowledge of Canadian Press style.
     (8+ years)
  • Understands graphic layout & design and multimedia production best practices to ensure the delivery of effective digital media communications (i.e.: infographics, audio production, video production).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and can demonstrate ability to work as part of a team.  (5+ years)
  • Proven ability to successfully work with multiple stakeholders/clients that may have a difference of opinion.  Ensure channels for collaboration and communication-flow is open and sustained.  (5+ years)
  • Experience working within a Government setting.  (5+ years)
  • Effective project development and management skills.  (5+ years)
Nice To Have Skills
  • Proficient with a content management systems (5+ years)
  • Knowledge of Canadian Press style (5+ years)
  • Strong work ethic: a self-starter who solves problems creatively and works well with others in cross-functional teams (5+ years)
Location Edmonton/Remote
Work Environment 4 months with 1 possible 6-month extension
Hourly Rate Negotiable

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