Web Writer
Montréal, QC
Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in Canada, and one of the largest employers in the country. It offers a full range of financial products and services and is home to a wealth of expertise in property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance, wealth management, services for businesses of all sizes, securities brokerage, asset management, venture capital, and secure, leading-edge virtual access methods.

Job Level

As a web writer, you will draft and edit documents pertaining to Desjardins Group’s digital solutions. More specifically, you will write content in French for AccèsD, AccèsD Affaires and Desjardins Mobile Services based on data provided by business partners, taking into consideration best practices in web writing and accessibility. You will also edit content and adapt it for website and mobile viewing.
Additional responsibilities

Carry out drafting assignments pertaining to Desjardins’s digital solutions as part of a multi-disciplinary work team.
Write, edit and standardize web and mobile content independently or in collaboration with content owners, by applying standard practices in web writing and accessibility.
Ensure overall consistency of content to showcase Desjardins’s image and brand, educational mission and cooperative nature.
Define and advise content owners on the perspectives, form, and tone to use, taking into account business priorities, goals and target audiences.
Establish a network of collaborators within Desjardins Group and represent your unit in interactions with partners or external organizations.
Conduct terminology and linguistic research to ensure standardization.
Choose terminology that is consistent with the best practices used in the business and digital fields, more specifically in the financial services industry, while taking into account Desjardins’s specific characteristics.
Diagnose the issues, challenges, needs and problems to be resolved when writing and editing strategic documents that have a significant impact on Desjardins’s image and brand in order to achieve the desired outcomes.
Develop work methods and tools with other specialists in your field. Recommend improvements to work methods and procedures.

Bachelor’s degree in communications, linguistics or a related field
Four years of relevant experience in Web writing or other relevant field
Experience with the Agile approach
Please note that other combinations of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered

For vacant positions available in Quebec, please note that knowledge of French is required
Specific knowledges

Proficient in the use of specialized web, digital, business and cooperative terminology
Knowledge of the principles of web writing and accessibility
Knowledge of the uses, standards and work tools of the professional linguistic environment
Excellent written communication skills in French
Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Accountability, Collaborates, Customer Focus, Innovation
Key competencies for the job

Business insight, Interpersonal Savvy
Work Location

505, boul. de Maisonneuve Ouest Montréal
Trade Union

Non Syndiqué
Unposting Date

Job Family

Communications (FG)