Remote Writers/Editors Canada

May 16th, 2013

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association is looking to hire writer/editor who would be responsible for ensuring the overall integrity, editorial and production quality of all official CDHA print and electronic documents and publications.

Areas of responsibility include: conducting and managing the manuscript submission and peer review process for the scientific journal CJDH, coordinating all publication aspects of the journal as well as a quarterly professional member magazine, a bi-weekly e-newsletter, website and advertising copy, annual report and other key association publications. This includes responsibility for writing, planning, editing, proofing for prepress, production, and distribution.

The writer/editor will work collaboratively with the director of marketing and communications, the scientific editor and editorial team, an in-house creative design team, authors, other internal staff, association members and external service providers.

Bilingualism is desirable. This position is based at the national office in Ottawa and offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Remote employees or contract applicants will be considered.

The successful candidate will have a post-secondary degree in journalism, communications or related field with a strong writing background, a minimum of three to five years of experience in publishing/editing, preferably with peer reviewed research journals and a background in editorial and publication production processes.

For confidential consideration, please forward your resume, compensation expectations and a portfolio of writing samples by Friday, May 21, to Angie D’Aoust by e-mail or fax 613-224-7283.

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