Senior Writer

Job Location CA-ON-Ottawa
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/28/2018 11:51 AM)
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R- Regular
Full Time / Part Time
Full Time


Trend Micro: Securing Your Connected World

Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, helps to make the world safe for exchanging digital information.  Our innovative solutions for consumers, businesses, and governments provide layered security for data centers, cloud environments, networks, and endpoints. All our products work together to seamlessly share threat intelligence and provide a connected threat defense with centralized visibility and investigation, enabling better, faster protection. With almost 6,000 employees in over 50 countries and the world’s most advanced global threat intelligence, Trend Micro enables organizations to secure their connected world. 


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 marketing goals, 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

  • Write and edit copy that adheres to stakeholder requirements and brand standards
  • 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
  • Review all copy generated by other team members and provide feedback when necessary
  • Manage multiple projects, with the ability to switch from one to the other seamlessly
  • Meet deadlines and stay within budget constraints
  • Manage and update Marketing Writing Style Guide
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders from Web, Product Marketing and Integrated Marketing teams

Skills required

  • A strong record in creating immaculate copy that stands out from the crowd
  • Experience writing copy for the web and print materials
  • 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 stakeholders and nurturing good working relationships
  • Ability to adhere to internal brand standards and familiarity with AP Style


  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English or equivalent preferred
  • Graduate degree in a related field is desirable

Experience Required

  • 5 years minimum experience in professional, commercial writing, preferably in a high-tech environment

Trend Micro welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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