Editor, Intermediate (Must have a Security Clearance)

LocationOttawa
Job CategoryProfessional Consulting
SP-ID21521
Position TypeContract
Application Deadline February 28, 2020
Experience Required3 years
Job DurationTemporary
Education RequiredN/A

MaxSys is currently looking for an Editor, Intermediate for our Federal Client.
 
Qualifications:
 
Education:
 
• Secondary school diploma is required
• Must have a diploma or degree related to French, writing, journalism or other related field from a recognized post-secondary institution, or acceptable combination of education, training and experience.
 
Experience:
 
• Must clearly demonstrate 3 years of relevant experience.
• Must clearly demonstrate 3 years of experience in performing a full range of duties relating to writing correspondence, proofreading material for accuracy and compiling material for publication in French.
• Must clearly demonstrate 3 years of experience within the past 5 years in translating from English to French various content
• Must clearly demonstrate 2 years of experience within the past 5 years in editing, correcting and proofreading materials in French for accuracy prior to publication.
• Must clearly demonstrate the ability to correct errors in spelling, grammar, and syntax in French.
 
Duties may include, but not limited to:
 
The work to be performed will be related but not limited to:
• Mirroring English and French documents to ensure the French translation is accurate and adapted to the course context, and translates (as required) missing content so that all material is equally bilingual.
• Reading and editing complex or sensitive materials prior to publishing or broadcasting to detect and correct errors in spelling, grammar and syntax in the French versions.
• Shortening or lengthening material as space or time requires or based on significance.
• Conferring with authors, staff writers, reporters and others regarding revisions to materials.
• Verifying facts, dates and statistics using standard reference sources.
• Applying and verifying the application of federal government standards to materials.
 
Language: Bilingual – Fluent
Security Clearance: Enhanced Level
 
If you meet all the above requirements, please send your resume today to Katherine Spallin at: 
 
 k.spallin@maxsys.ca 
 
*Please note, only qualified candidates will be contacted and the position could be filled prior to closing date. Thank you*