• Copy Editor - 1 year Contract

    Job Locations Vaughan-ON-CA
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(10/24/2018 4:17 PM)
    Job ID
    Number of Positions
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    Marketing & Communications
  • Company Overview


    HD Supply Brafasco (www.Brafasco.com) is one of Canada’s leading construction and industrial supply distributors across Canada. From infrastructure and construction to product training and expert knowledge, we provide customers with the products, services and expertise they need to get the job done. We have one-stop-shop solutions for every phase of the professional project lifecycle in construction, industrial, manufacturing and institutional markets.


    We service and support tens of thousands of customers across Canada in a wide range of industries and trades. With 44 walk-in branches across several provinces, a fast-paced distribution centre, and more than 200 employees to support our growing company and its customers, we are proud to contribute to the success of projects across the country.


    Build a better life with HD Supply Brafasco:

    • Comprehensive Benefits Package
    • Team Environment
    • RRSP Matching Plan
    • Internal Learning Centre for Career Development
    • Competitive Salary
    • Opportunities for Career Growth
    • Wellness Program
    • Tuition Reimbursement

    Job Description


    Location: 100 Galcat Drive, Vaughan, ON L4L 0B9


    Working Hours: 40 hours (Monday to Friday)


    Position Purpose

    Responsible for conceptualizing, developing and writing copy for and providing creative solutions to aid in the completion of advertising material. Research and report on current industry trends, competitor initiatives and technical developments. 


    Major Tasks, Responsibilities, and Key Accountabilities

    • Writes copy in multiple styles for multiple applications both print and digital including but not limited to website advertisements, tradeshow applications, headlines for tabloids and guides, consumer catalog stories, and business-to-business communications.
    • Writes, edits and proofs digital content including, but not limited to descriptions, enhanced product content, web page, meta descriptions, meta keywords, and title tags.
    • Investigates trends in the direct marketing industry and stays up-to-date with technical developments that open up new creative and/or marketing opportunities.
    • Provides project management and coordination support as needed on projects that have long development times; this includes setting development or update meetings and coordinating the work of one or more team members. Provides account service support to all internal customers.
    • Performs other duties as assigned. 

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in English, Creative Writing, Journalism, Marketing or related field preferred
    • 2 years of copywriting and proofreading experience.
    • Knowledge of web-based content management systems and use of HTML and CSS code/script

    Career Level Dimensions

    Typical Training/Experience

    · Typically requires BS/BA in a related discipline. Generally 2-5 years of experience in a related field OR MS/MA and generally 2-4 years of experience in a related field..

    Problem Complexity

    · Demonstrates skill in data analysis techniques by resolving missing/incomplete information and inconsistencies/anomalies in more complex research/data.


    ·  Nature of work requires increasing independence; receives guidance only on unusual, complex problems or issues. Work review typically involves periodic review of output by a supervisor and/or direct customers of the process.


    ·  May provide general guidance/direction to or train junior level support or professional personnel.


    Environmental Job Requirements

    • Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
    • Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles
    • No travel required.


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