Azur HR
Ottawa, Canada
3d ago


Our government client is seeking the services of a writer with Enhanced clearance.


  • Write and / or edit content for the Web and print. Print content could include reports, learning modules, fact sheets, brochures, etc.
  • Web content could include introduction pages, articles, highlights, summaries, reports, captions and text for interactive modules, etc.

    The content is aimed at a general audience of stakeholders and consumers.

  • Use plain language and information design principles to structure complex information to be more consumer-friendly.
  • Use best practices in Web writing to prepare documents for Health Canada’s websites include style, formatting, search engine optimization and government guidelines.
  • Provide advice and guidance to Health Canada clients on the information needs of a general public / consumer audience.
  • Complete research and analysis related to consumer safety and related topics.
  • Prepare Web-appropriate adaptations of printed material, such as with language, style and format suitable for reading on a web page.
  • Prepare plain language summaries of complex documents or scientific reports intended for specialized audiences.
  • Qualifications

  • The proposed resource must provide proof of a certificate, diploma, or degree from a recognized post secondary institution in communications, English, translation, journalism or other related fields.
  • The proposed resource has recent and significant experience* in writing documents for the Web (including search engine optimization), writing and editing documents for clarity / plain language, and providing clear writing advice to clients.
  • The proposed resource has recent and significant experience* in working with style guides, including the Canadian Style : A Guide to Writing and Editing.
  • The proposed resource has recent and significant experience* in providing strategic communications advice to senior management (Director-level and above).
  • Recent : within the last 36 months
  • Significant : experience acquired in 24 months of performing the duties.
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