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Senior Writer - Global Marketing Communications full-time

Location: Ottawa, ON
Company Name: Trend Micro ()
Category: Copywriting / Writing, Marketing
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Trend Micro: Securing Your Journey to the Cloud

As a global leader in cloud security, Trend Micro develops Internet content security and threat management solutions that make the world safe for businesses and consumers to exchange digital information. With over 20 years of experience, we’re recognized as the market leader in server security for delivering top-ranked client, server, and cloud-based data protection solutions that stop threats faster and protect data in physical, virtualized, and cloud environments.

Senior Writer - Global Marketing Communications - Ottawa, ON

As a  senior copywriter with a proven track record, you will have a deep understanding of the ways copy helps organizations achieve their aims, and the ability to generate immaculate copy every time.

Comfortable and confident in your writing, senior copywriters are leading figures in the Marketing Communications  team and are always ready to rise to any challenging brief with a keen eye for detail, and a drive to deliver the sharpest, most dazzling copy.

This role requires complete self-assurance, as the senior copywriter is in charge of influencing by delivering a clear message, as well as using their initiative to seek out new trends and incorporate them into all types of marketing collateral effectively.

Working alongside designers, senior copywriters must be keen team players and self- sufficient multi-taskers, full of original approaches and innovative ideas.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Typical activities

  • Take ownership of copy assignments and complete them to a very high standard
  • Develop creative strategies that are forward-thinking and in-line with current media trends
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of campaign objectives and devise strategies to achieve them
  • Offer creative ideas and encourage others to share theirs
  • Check all copy generated by team members and offer feedback when necessary
  • Manage multiple projects, with the ability to switch from one to the other seamlessly
  • Meet deadlines and stay within budget constraints
  • Liaise with internal clients from Web, Product Marketing and Integrated Marketing

Skills required

  • A strong record in creating immaculate copy that stands out from the crowd
  • A persuasive and confident approach to creativity
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Effective team influencing capabilities
  • A keen attention to detail and timescales
  • Familiarity with creative processes and techniques – including digital media
  • Confidence in building a rapport with internal clients and nurturing good working relationships


  • Bachelors degree in Journalism, English or equivalent preferred.
  • Graduate degree in a related field is desirable.

Experienced Required:

  • 5 years minimum experience in professional, commerical writing, preferably in a High Tech environment

Trend Micro provides equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. Trend Micro does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy and childbirth or related medical conditions, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care leave status, veteran status, marital status, or sexual orientation.

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