Creative Writer & Editor
Hatch
Mississauga, ON
Requisition ID: 20810

Job Category: Marketing

With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

Creative Writer & Editor, Marketing & Communications

Role Summary

The Creative Writer & Editor is responsible for the creation of written materials for several target audiences (including our clients, technical professionals, and internal staff), and will communicate key client messages, corporate initiatives, and global themes in our corporate style and tone of voice. The role will work closely with key business leadership to quickly understand, write, edit and proofread various types of content that fits both the individual and complies with our corporate standards.

Duties

The Creative Writer & Editor will:
  • Report to the Global Director, Marketing & Communications,
  • Rapidly develop and understand our organization, our business culture, our values and stands in order to convey the essence of our business to others, both internally and externally,
  • Work closely with our key business leadership to develop first drafts of written material, organizing thoughts and ideas into a cohesive communications, and seeking agreement from final approvers,
  • Compose written content for marketing materials including our standard publications, annual review, advertising, press releases, corporate brochures, technical articles, and other client-facing materials,
  • Compose written content for our internal communications including our employee intranet site, corporate e-mail messages, global announcements, presentations and other employee communications,
  • Review, edit and proofread copy,
  • Work closely and collaboratively with other marketing and communications resources in the development of written materials,
  • Fact check and verify authenticity and accuracy of content with the appropriate staff and other technical resources in the organization,
  • Be a team player who can effectively operate in a collaborative work environment.
Requirements of the Role

  • A Bachelor's degree or diploma in a related field (English, Communications or Journalism),
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in a fast-paced, results-driven environment,
  • Experience in developing and editing technical content for both technical and non-technical audiences,
  • Impeccable copyediting and proofreading abilities and expert grammar, punctuation and spelling skills with attention for detail,
  • Project management skills with ability to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines,
  • Proficiency in authoring software including Microsoft Word and PowerPoint,
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills both with our business counterparts and our colleagues,
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation.