Digital Copywriting Specialist ( Bilingual )

June 8 2021
Industries Healthcare, social assistance
Categories Digital, Media, Graphic Arts, Translation, Documentation, Writing, Writing, Correction, Translation
Montreal, QC


We are the only national charity that supports Canadians with all cancers in communities across the country—no other organization does what we do. As the voice for Canadians who care about cancer, we fund groundbreaking research, provide trusted information about cancer, offer a support system to help people with cancer and their families cope, and shape health policies to prevent cancer and support those living with the disease.

With the help of hundreds of thousands of people that the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) brings together, we are a force-for-life in the face of cancer. Join us and you can work with passionate and committed individuals from coast to coast who are working to improve the cancer experience by helping people live longer and enhancing their quality of life.

To learn more about us, visit


Reporting to the Manager, Digital Content the Digital Copywriting Specialist (Bilingual) will be responsible for creating engaging and compelling digital and social content to support our fundraising activities, promote our research, programs and services, to demonstrate impact and to inspire and engage people who care about cancer. As the successful candidate, you will help shape the voice of the Canadian Cancer Society over digital channels, helping develop processes and protocols around digital engagement at the organization. The successful candidate will work collaboratively across the digital team and the organization to develop innovative ways to tell our story, promote our brand and engage our audience.


  • Write, edit and adapt compelling content for digital channels, including our website and email campaigns.
  • Help influence and optimize creative content direction in partnership with the Digital Copywriting Specialist (English) for large national campaigns (CIBC Run for the Cure, Daffodil Campaign, Relay for Life, Holiday Campaign) and smaller campaigns as needed.
  • Create, curate and update digital content in various formats for our campaign websites and for our website, as required.
  • In coordination with the Digital Content Specialist (Bilingual), contribute to the national French social media content and strategy – helping oversee the development of Quebec-specific campaign content and cross-promotion of national French content onto regional Quebec accounts.
  • Manage social communities on Quebec social media channel, providing answers to common questions, reaching out to internal subject matter experts to aid in communications.
  • Collaborate with internal teams (marketing, communications and digital) and actively participate in project briefings.
  • Track and monitor performance for digital and social content projects and provide analytics and reporting as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Excellent written and verbal skills in both French and English required.
  • Experience building digital content for French audiences in multiple platforms (website, email, social media, etc.).
  • Experience creating and curating content for online platforms.
  • Storytelling and creativity are a must.
  • Experience working with various content management systems (IE: Sitecore).
  • Strong understanding of digital platforms, social and email marketing including SEO, writing for mobile responsive design and AODA compliance.
  • Proven working experience in social media, digital and email content creation.
  • Deadline-driven multi-tasker with a strong attention to detail.
  • Experience with HTML and CSS.
  • Basic design skills considered an asset.
  • Excellent communicator and creative thinker, with an ability to use both data and intuition to inform decisions.
  • Must have strong copywriting and editing skills in both French & English
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to work as a team player and demonstrate personal initiative to complete the work.
  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.


CCS offers meaningful opportunities to help make a difference in the lives of Canadians with cancer and their families. We are committed to fostering a culture that is inspiring, supportive and exemplifies our core values:


In return for your skills and dedication, we offer an attractive compensation package that encompasses a competitive salary, excellent benefits and the opportunity to have a rewarding employment experience where your contributions can make a true difference every day.


Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume, cover letter and salary expectations.

For internal candidates, this position is assigned to salary band 4.

CCS is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. CCS will make available reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities upon request.

We thank all candidates for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please note that in keeping with the mandate of CCS to model and promote healthy lifestyles, employees are not permitted to smoke in or about CCS premises or while carrying out CCS business.

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