Editor and Writer in support of the Royal Canadian Navy (W8482-181871/A)

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Date closing
2017/09/25 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


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Request for Proposal (RFP)
Trade agreement
  • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
Tendering procedure
Solely Canadian content
Procurement entity
Department of National Defence
End user entity
Department of National Defence

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101 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, ON
K1A 0K2

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The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) has a requirement for an experienced writer/editor to research, write and disseminate a number of communications products to showcase the RCN role and capabilities, both to internal and external audiences.

The writer/editor will identify news and feature story ideas within the RCN, draft original articles, edit and revise articles from other sources, draft content for other media, including social media, and compile images for the RCN’s national website.

The requirement will be for an initial three (3) years with three (3) one (1) year option periods.

There are security requirements associated with this requirement. For additional information, consult Part 1 – General Information, and Part 6 – Resulting Contract Clauses. For more information on personnel and organization security screening or security clauses, bidders should refer to the Industrial Security Program (ISP) of Public Works and Government Services Canada (http://ssi-iss.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/index-eng.html) website.

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Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

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FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
w8482-18187-a_rfp_francais_pdf.pdfNot availableBilingual- 2017-09-11
w8482-181871-a_rfp_english_pdf.pdfNot availableBilingual- 2017-09-11
qa_for_rfp_-_w8482-181871-a_-_writer-editor.pdfNot availableBilingual- 2017-09-14

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