Copywriter

Ref#: 28061

Function: Marketing

Location: Canada, ON, Waterloo

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OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY

As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 

The opportunity:

The role will be responsible to write clear and compelling copy that translates marketing objectives into captivating assets that inspire action.

You are great at:

• Write original copy for a variety of projects, working closely within the creative team to brainstorm ideas, create concepts, and support video script development.
• Interpret creative direction and adapt points from creative briefs into persuasive copy concepts
• Simplify technical verbiage to create easy to understand assets
• Collaborate with stakeholders and subject matter experts across the organization
• Edit and proofread copy as needed

What it takes:

• 3-5 years of professional experience in content development or communications
• Excellent communication, writing skills and cross functional collaboration skills
• Utilize appropriate style guidelines and brand voice for consistency in messaging
• Strong social perceptiveness so copy is pithy, relevant and modern
• Skilled and imaginative writer
• Ability to communicate complicated information in a clear, concise and actionable manner
• Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize and meet strict deadlines
• A keen eye for detail and appreciation of great design
• Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office software, Including Word, Excel. PowerPoint and Outlook
• Social media or content marketing experience a plus
• Degree in marketing, communications, or related field
• Ability to work overtime, weekend and/ shift hours in addition to or other than the average business day when required
• Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills
• Excellent language proficiency
• Excellent communication, writing skills and cross functional collaboration skills
• Demonstrates conflict resolution and problem solving skills
• Builds strong relationships throughout the organization to ensure corporate policies, guidelines and standards are followed
• Works enthusiastically and cooperatively with other writers, designers and departments throughout the organization
• Understand each client's industry, products/services, and marketing goals
• A process-oriented self-starter with outstanding organizational abilities.
• Thrive in a fast-paced environment with a high-volume workload
• Prioritizes tasks, ensuring that departmental and corporate objectives are met
• Adjusts priorities quickly in response to changing corporate/departmental goals

At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of sex, national origin, disability or race. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email accommodationrequests@opentext.com.

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