Flexible Work from Home Jobs Canada

By | July 11, 2022

Job Responsibilities : Content Writer

Salary : $46,062–$58,695 a year

Company : Canadian Red Cross

Location : Remote CA

Title: Content Writer
Location: Canada Flexible (working remote but travel may be required)
Employment status: Contract Full Time – 13 Months
Salary band: $ 46062 – 58695 / year

The Canadian Red Cross (CRC) an iconic brand and one of the most inspirational not-for-profit organizations on this planet is seeking a Content Writer to join the Prevention and Safety team.

You have a passion for helping others and want to work with other dedicated individuals? By applying you are taking a big first step to be part of an exciting organization.

At the Canadian Red Cross we are guided by our fundamental principles of humanity impartiality neutrality independence voluntary service unity and universality. We help people and communities in Canada and around the world in times of need and support them in strengthening their resilience.

Starting with the hiring process we are committed to having an accessible diverse inclusive and barrier-free work environment where everyone can reach their full potential. We encourage all qualified persons to apply particularly Indigenous Peoples persons with disabilities racialized people and people with diverse gender identities and sexual orientations and others who share our values and contribute to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.

We are looking for a Content WriterCollaborating with the Manager Content Production the Content Writer works on the Projects & Innovation Team to produce content for various media (e.g. text books field guides online courses instructional activities) on diverse topics under the umbrella of Prevention & Safety.

– When applying for this position please include a brief cover letter highlighting your relevant skills and experience. –

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Employs various writing styles tailoring language structure etc. to the objectives and audience (e.g. children teens adults professionals Instructors).

  • Creates copy that demonstrates the personality of the Canadian Red Cross’s brand maintains consistency between products and adheres to style standards spelling and grammar.

  • Supports the principles of diversity and inclusion in written content through the use of inclusive language and adherence to accessibility legislation and guidelines (e.g. AODA).

  • Revises content based on feedback from pilot processes subject matter experts etc. and according to provided style guides.

  • Coordinates with design translation subject matter experts and others as necessary to develop compelling content that adheres to strategy and is completed effectively.

  • Works with designers to ensure that product design meets the requirements for the project.

  • Supports the translation cycle for written content.

  • Maintains business continuity in a disaster response.

Your qualifications:

  • The minimum qualifications for this job are a bachelor’s degree in a related field and 2-3 years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of the two. Knowledge of Red Cross Programs and French fluency are assets.

  • The ability to creatively address the needs of diverse audiences through written content

  • Superior writing and editing skills

  • A basic understanding of graphic design and the interplay between textual and visual elements

  • An understanding of instructional design principles and the ability to develop effective educational materials

  • The ability to work within tight timelines on multiple projects simultaneously and to effectively juggle competing demands

  • The ability to build positive relationships with others and take direction

  • A superior eye for detail; confidence in proofreading materials for accuracy and consistency

  • The ability to be self-motivated resourceful and results driven

  • Ability to quickly grasp new technologies and use tools and applications to their full potential

  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency with Office Suite directories and file sharing systems

Your working conditions:

  • The majority of the work is performed in a remote/home office environment.

  • Occasional requirement to work overtime hours often with short notice based on project deadlines.

  • Domestic travel may be required

  • Eligibility to work in Canada: At this time we welcome applications from candidates eligible to work in Canada. If you are not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada we encourage you to carefully review your visa to find out whether you are eligible to work in the job you are considering applying for. Refer to our FAQ for more information.

  • Full vaccination against COVID-19 is mandatory for this position and operation (the CRC will however adhere to its duty to accommodate those who are unable to be fully vaccinated for a reason related to a human right protected ground)

If you require accommodation measures during any phase of the hiring process please notify us as soon as possible. All information received in relation to accommodation requests will be kept confidential.

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