Project Writer
GP Strategies Corporation
Montréal, QC
IC Axon, a Division of GP Canada Co., is an industry leader developing science-driven training for pharmaceutical and life science customers. Leveraging over 20 years of expertise, we are a true partner for success in designing and deploying customized sales training solutions for US and Global customers. For more information, visit www.icaxon.com. We are looking for a Project Writer to join our team in Downtown Montreal.

Summary of the Role

The Project Writer assists in the development and writing of training programs for both the Learning & Design and Content departments.

Responsibilities

Writes non-medical training program content (eg, selling skills, business skills, compliance training, software and hardware applications, SOPs, leader’s and participant’s guides, etc) according to client specifications
References materials according to internal SOPS and client specifications
Works with the project’s Editor to ensure that content follows client specifications, is instructionally sound, well organized, and grammatically correct
Researches client material and references to ensure content accuracy and relevance
Collaborates with graphic artists to produce the visuals to complement script
Partners with Programmers, Graphics Artists, and the Multimedia Specialist to write interactive eLearning storyboards
Works with all team members and departments to produce a uniform project

Requirements

Bachelor degree in English, Journalism or relevant field of study
Minimum of 2 years of related writing experience
Able to convert technical specifications into clear, consistent, grammatically correct and user-friendly scripts
Strong attention to detail
Proven time management skills in order to meet deadlines
Computer skills: Internet, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook
Outstanding spoken and written English, French (basic)

Assets

Bachelor of Science, life sciences preferred
Experience as a courseware developer or technical writer
Knowledge of ReferenceManager software
Knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry
Experience developing soft skills training content
Knowledge of selling models

GP Strategies is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion