Technical Writer - Engineering / Transport background - Hungerfo

Recruiter
Additional Resources Ltd
Location
United Kingdom
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
21 May 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Technical Writer - Engineering / Transport background - Hungerford

Salary £30-40,000

Key Words: Technical Writer, Engineering, Transport, User Manuals, Handbooks, Microsoft Office suite, Impeccable Grammar, Spelling

Non-negotiable:

Background in writing technical pieces - user manuals for example

Engineering / Transport background

Will need specific background in technical writing, this role will not suit a person coming from creative writing.

The role will encompass (but not be limited to):

Creating and owning all external documentation requirements (user manuals, handbooks, release notes, help text, help videos, FAQs pages, etc.)

Communicating complex information in an informative and inspiring way

Standardising content across platforms and media - creating a `brand style`

Proposing communication plans for any new technology/releases

Studying product materials and engaging with stakeholders to gain required understanding of the technologies of our product

Publishing documents and maintaining a communications platform

Gather usability feedback from end users, revising documents as and when required

Displaying a passion, drive and hunger to help market the brand

Some travel within the UK may be necessary

We are looking for someone who:

Has a Bachelors degree or relevant experience

Has prior technical writing experience - communicating complex ideas in a clear and compelling manner

Is an excellent verbal and written communicator, with impeccable grammar and spelling

Able to assimilate knowledge quickly - researching products, services, technology to be documented

Detail oriented, quick to learn, positive, adaptable, and energetic

Is an accomplished user of the Microsoft Office suite

Is familiar with, and able to absorb, new technologies and systems

Is a self-starter and problem solver

Is pro-active, motivated, and comfortable working under their own initiative, as well as in a team

Has a full current driving license and use of a car (mileage allowance will be provided)

Team Setup:

25 people in the company. No one else employed in this capacity, but working closely with Marketing Manager and Head of Marketing.

Working hours:

Generally Mon-Fri, 9-5.30. Can be flexible

Benefits:

Pension

23+8 days' holiday

Birthday off

"Summer Fridays" - one Friday off per months in the summer months.

Health, life, and death insurance

Income protection

Childcare

Cycle to work scheme

Free breakfast

Key Words: Technical Writer, Engineering, Transport, User Manuals, Handbooks, Microsoft Office suite, Impeccable Grammar, Spelling

Additional Resources Ltd is an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as defined within The Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Businesses Regulations 2003

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