Creative Writer / Marketing Assistant
Swanson Reed
Ottawa, ON

Swanson Reed is an international R&D tax and innovation specialist advisory firm. We service a wide range of clients from technology start-ups to billion dollar multinational companies. We help companies conducting R&D to benefit from tax incentives. We may work in tax but we have fun doing it.

We are currently recruiting a technical writer to join our global team.

The Position

The successful candidate will assist with interviewing, preparing, and writing high-level technical briefs, project management, and other tasks as required. We will provide paid training in the candidate’s hometown in Canada for a probationary period of 2-3 months. If successful, the candidate may be transferred to our head office.


  • Speaking with clients and potential clients to determine their eligibility to developing technical plans for confidential, state-of-the-art technologies.
  • Writing, editing, and proofreading a range of technical documents and R&D plans.
  • Interviewing technical and engineering personnel.
  • Administrative support as required.


  • Excellent English skills (written and verbal)
  • Good communication and research skills
  • Computer literacy (Google doc, Microsoft office, Microsoft Excel, etc.)
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Able to work independently and in a team setting
  • Able to prioritize and multi-task
  • Some experience in writing
  • Completed degree from an accredited university.

The Ideal Candidate

A self-starter with an inquisitive mind who demonstrates a committed and flexible approach complemented by exceptional relationship management skills will excel in this role.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Professional writing: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's Degree (Required)