Technical Writer

Company Name:
Robert Half Technology
Robert Half Technology is working with an established local client to staff a Technical Writer to join their growing Team due to impressive company growth. This is a unique opportunity to join a vibrant, growing organization. The client offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including a quarterly profit sharing plan. The culture is fast paced, collaborative and fun. Technical Writer Job Content and Scope: The purpose of the technical writer is to create product and video installation instructions for the our website. Working closely with the marketing, merchandising, customer service and sales teams, this position will plan, collect, edit and write technical copy that clearly explains step-by-step instructions on how to properly install or configure our products. This is a technical copy role in a newly formed position. It is a demanding role that requires someone with a high degree of technical understanding and experience in the interactive/digital arena, strong writing and editing skills and the ability to communicate complex subjects simply. Technical Writer Responsibilities: Communicate with internal departments and external suppliers to gather information Work with customer service and sales to answer questions and troubleshoot issues with current installation instructions Review vendor materials and recommend revisions or changes in scope, format, content, etc. Select photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams and charts to illustrate material Organize material and complete writing assignment according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style and terminology Achieve a KPI goal of creating and publishing 10 original documents of written content per week Technical Writer Skills and Experience Experience in copywriting for technical documents and short form instructional videos Strong ability to research industrial and technical information to quickly come up to speed with our industry and produce strong supporting copy Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment Strong work ethic and high energy Attention to detail and ability to catch errors and suggest solutions Comfortable working with and learning new technology Expert level knowledge of MS Office Product Suite Technical Writer Requirements Bachelor''s degree in English, Journalism, Marketing, or related field 5+ years technical writing experience required Previous experience working in the plumbing or hardware industry a plus Self-starter able to write clearly and concisely with rigid schedules kevin.
With more than 100 locations worldwide, Robert Half Technology is a leading provider of IT professionals on a project and full-time basis for initiatives ranging from web development and systems integration to network security and technical support. Through our alliances with industry-leading organizations such as HDI and the Microsoft Partner program, we have access to client companies that other staffing firms don''t. In addition to our free job search services, we provide our candidates with access to free online technical training and a competitive benefits and compensation package. Robert Half Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In 2013, our company once again was listed on FORTUNE magazine''s list of "World''s Most Admired Companies." (March 18, 2013). Apply for this job now or contact our branch office at o learn more about this position. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.
Req ID: 03320-129716
Functional Role: Technical Writer
Country: USA
State: KY
Postal Code: 41017
Compensation: DOE
Requirements: Advanced MS Access, Advanced MS PowerPoint, Advanced MS Outlook, Advanced MS Excel.

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