Writer II

  • location: Sunnyvale, CA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $30 per hour
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Writer II

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Position Description

The Technical Writer/Editor position works as a resource specialist in writing, cataloging, and maintaining business and technical publications; creates, writes and edits publications, including reports, manuals, briefs, proposals, procedures, and related materials; and conducts interviews with subject-matter experts to understand and present technical materials and parameters of technical content and the presentation of such content. Writer will partner with various levels of the organization to ensure a document is technically accurate, typo-free, grammar and punctuation appropriate and proper, and the writing reflects Client's brand. -Gets involved in writing projects often from the planning stage through to completion or joining at the draft or final product review stage to review, edit and rewrite copy as necessary - performing whatever levels of edits are necessary. -Sets and ensures document standards are enforced, such as organization, logical order and structure, presentation, word use, illustration, comprehensibility, completeness and correctness, retrievability, tone, coherence, and gender-neutral style. -Assists writers in developing material, planning or assisting with the planning of the documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and intranet, necessary for a project, including but not limited to content and other resource requirements or references. -Uses rule-based editing to make a document correct, consistent, accurate, and complete through spelling, grammar, punctuation, capitalization, hyphenation; adherence to legal requirements (copyright, trademarks, etc.); internal consistency (design, typography, layout and illustrations); and, bibliographic references and citation as appropriate. -Uses analysis-based editing to evaluate the document or product for concept, content, organization, form, and style and make it functional for readers.

Skill/Experience/Education

Mandatory

Bachelor's degree in English, Communications, Journalism or a technical field. -Minimum of 3-5 years writing/editing experience in a professional writing position. Must also possess competency in document processing, spreadsheets, database management, and graphics production software. -Proven ability to work under time constraints, high operational tempo, and deadlines.

Desired

Experience writing or editing physical security, enterprise resilience, employee welfare, analytical, and/or health & safety documents, presentations, and tools. Client's product familiarity. -Editorial certification. -Excellent collaboration and facilitation skills.

 
location: Sunnyvale, California
job type: Contract
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 3 Years
 
responsibilities:
The Technical Writer/Editor position works as a resource specialist in writing, cataloging, and maintaining business and technical publications; creates, writes and edits publications, including reports, manuals, briefs, proposals, procedures, and related materials; and conducts interviews with subject-matter experts to understand and present technical materials and parameters of technical content and the presentation of such content. Writer will partner with various levels of the organization to ensure a document is technically accurate, typo-free, grammar and punctuation appropriate and proper, and the writing reflects Client's brand. -Gets involved in writing projects often from the planning stage through to completion or joining at the draft or final product review stage to review, edit and rewrite copy as necessary - performing whatever levels of edits are necessary. -Sets and ensures document standards are enforced, such as organization, logical order and structure, presentation, word use, illustration, comprehensibility, completeness and correctness, retrievability, tone, coherence, and gender-neutral style. -Assists writers in developing material, planning or assisting with the planning of the documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and intranet, necessary for a project, including but not limited to content and other resource requirements or references. -Uses rule-based editing to make a document correct, consistent, accurate, and complete through spelling, grammar, punctuation, capitalization, hyphenation; adherence to legal requirements (copyright, trademarks, etc.); internal consistency (design, typography, layout and illustrations); and, bibliographic references and citation as appropriate. -Uses analysis-based editing to evaluate the document or product for concept, content, organization, form, and style and make it functional for readers.

 
qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in English, Communications, Journalism or a technical field. -Minimum of 3-5 years writing/editing experience in a professional writing position. Must also possess competency in document processing, spreadsheets, database management, and graphics production software. -Proven ability to work under time constraints, high operational tempo, and deadlines.

Experience writing or editing physical security, enterprise resilience, employee welfare, analytical, and/or health & safety documents, presentations, and tools. Client's product familiarity. -Editorial certification. -Excellent collaboration and facilitation skills.

 
skills: Writing - Documentation
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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