Job offer – Scientific and strategic editor

Located in the heart of the Gaspé Peninsula, Nergica is a Canadian renewable energy research and innovation centre whose reach extends across the country. We offer development, optimization and support services in the fields of wind, solar and hybrid solutions for businesses and communities in an effort to accelerate the energy transition.

Ingenuity, the satisfaction of aiming ever higher, caring and engagement are the values that drive our multidisciplinary team on a daily basis. In more concrete terms, this translates into a diverse, inclusive workplace and engaged, astute experts that collaborate on a daily basis to achieve our mission: creating new pathways for renewables.

Scientific and strategic editor

Under the direction of the Head of Communications and Marketing, the person occupying this position contributes to the visibility and structuring of Canada’s renewable energy sector. Working in close collaboration with a multidisciplinary team, the editor develops and adapts scientific content used by Nergica to share its knowledge and expertise while aiming to mobilize stakeholders (businesses, communities, public and parapublic agencies, organizations and associations) involved in the energy transition and renewables. The said editor also participates in drafting numerous documents and strategic reports (e.g. annual report, grant requests) prepared by the organization. They adjust their language as a function of the target audience while emphasizing innovation in their communications.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Work in close collaboration with all departments;
  • Draft and coordinate the production of original content on renewables in the form of studies, white papers, website content, blog posts, social media publications, etc.;
  • Draft and coordinate various grant applications and related accountability;
  • Work with different teams to draft reports presenting the organization’s activities and objectives while incorporating Nergica’s overarching strategy in a convincing and coherent manner;
  • Compile, adapt and present in easy-to-understand language the content of certain technical documents (reports, technical notes, etc.) related to the projects of Nergica’s research and innovation team while taking into account the target audience;
  • Track the developments of renewable energy innovation in both the media and scientific literature, in addition to staying current on the various funding programs available and sharing the results of this research with the rest of the team;
  • Perform any other related tasks.

Requirements

  • University diploma in communications, sciences or journalism;
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in writing and editing in a related field;
  • Impeccable command of written French; command of written English is a plus;
  • Experience in scientific editing;
  • Experience in preparing annual reports and applications for grants or funding (plus);
  • Familiarity with technical issues related to renewable energy in general, especially wind and solar (plus);
  • Autonomy, professionalism and ability to work in an innovative and continually evolving environment;
  • Excellent communication (written and oral), analytical and summarizing skills;
  • Familiarity with computer tools such as Office, Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace (plus);

Conditions

  • The workplace is in the town of Gaspé, though the selected candidate may temporarily work remotely until they are able to relocate.

 

 

Why choose Nergica?

  • Because Nergica understands the importance of a healthy balance between one’s work and one’s personal life: flexible working hours, hybrid remote/office-based schedule, paid vacation between Christmas and New Year’s, right to “disconnect”;
  • Because Nergica strives to foster its employees’ well-being through a series of perks: sports activity program, employee assistance program, active social committee;
  • Because Nergica also offers financial benefits, including insurance, retirement fund with employer contribution, annual salary raises, and recognition of experience and training;
  • And, especially, because Nergica is the perfect place for those who wish to grow and learn, with frequent training opportunities, possibility to work in close collaboration with experts in different fields, advancement opportunities.

 

Interested? Email your CV and cover letter to cstonge@nergica.com

Status

Permanent

Schedule

Full-time