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Stantec Creative Writer in Canada

Creative Writer - ( 2200001D )


Grow with the best. Join a smart, creative, and inspired team that accomplishes operational excellence. Bringing together individuals with diverse backgrounds, talents, and expertise, our 22,000 team members in over 350 locations worldwide are vital to making our Company stronger.

We’re marketers, communicators, and strategic pursuit partners who play an integral role in the development and execution of creative vision, innovative solutions, and business strategies. As trusted advisors, we collaborate with designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers to drive projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

Your Opportunity

Words are powerful. They help us tell stories that evoke emotion and bring our brand to life. We have a spot for an intermediate creative writer/editor on our team who has a way with words. We’re looking for someone who can partner with our brand strategy and design teams to develop creative copy for advertising, brochures, eMarketing campaigns, content marketing efforts, and more.

Your Key Responsibilities

Your ability to write killer copy that excites and inspires readers and brings Stantec’s brand to life will make you shine. You’ll need to develop a solid understanding of Stantec’s business, brand promise, client needs, and key differentiators.

Some of the activities you’ll focus your energy on include, but are not limited to:

  • Writing copy using Stantec’s distinctive voice

  • Partnering with brand strategy and design colleagues to develop creative briefs

  • Developing creative, effective copy for web content

  • Partnering with sector marketing colleagues from across the world to write and/or edit copy, ensuring it’s written in Stantec’s voice and is clear, consistent, concise, and effective

  • Exploring new creative methods and approaches in client messaging

  • Presenting your ideas to colleagues and leadership

  • Conducting interviews with technical experts and Marketing and Communications colleagues to get the story


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Superior writing, editing, and proofreading skills

  • Strong storytelling skills and the ability to clearly explain the “why” not just the “what”

  • Experience writing in a fast-paced business environment

  • Strong interviewing and presentation skills

  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a team, as well as independently and with minimal supervision

  • Detail oriented and organized, with exceptional prioritization skills to help balance conflicting priorities and tight deadlines

  • Ability to effectively communicate with senior management, supervisors, peers, and clients

  • Demonstrated proficiency with web-based tools and Microsoft Office applications, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Chrome

Education and Experience

  • Post-secondary degree in English, professional writing, or a related field

  • 2-5 years of experience in professional writing, branding, advertising, or related field, ideally in an agency setting

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : Canada-Alberta-Edmonton

Other Locations : Canada

Job : Marketing Communications

Organization : BC-1196 Marketing & Communications-Corporate-Canada

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jan 10, 2022, 7:09:07 AM

Req ID: 2200001D

Vaccine Policy: Beginning December 8, 2021, Stantec requires North America employees in many positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 except those for whom a reasonable accommodation has been granted because a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, as required by law.

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans