SKILLS GALAXY:Technical Writer Opportunity

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Our client, based in Contermanskloof Road, is looking for a confident, hard working thoughtful, process orientated individual for the position of contract technical writer.

We have two available contract roles available for technical writers. The contract duration is around the three month period.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Attend briefings and training on company hardware, installation procedures and systems, in order to document these
  • Write product manuals, operational guides, how-to documentation and other company documentation on a daily basis
  • Responsible for upkeep of documentation, version control, backups and distribution

 

Requirements

Knowledge, skills and experience required 

  • Valid drivers licence
  • Minimum two+ years of general copy writing experience
  • Writing experience in a field of technical nature
  • Product manual- and how-to document writing experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word (proficiency in Adobe InDesign will count in your favor)
  • Ability to grasp, interpret and then document technical processes and procedures efficiently
  • Ability to follow company standards and guidelines with regard to document writing
  • Ability to write product manual- and how-to orientated documentation with a high level of accuracy and consistency
  • Posses excellent interpretation and communication skills
  • Posses excellent command of the English language
  • Exhibit excellent copy writing and proofreading skills
  • Exhibit attention to detail, checking of spelling and grammar
  • Ability to cope with pressure and deadlines in a fast moving environment
  • Ability to work in a team, with the willingness to put in extra effort and time when the team is under pressure
  • Ability to self-manage, take the initiative and work without constant instruction

Posted on 03 Mar 15:14

Contact details
Shanna Mitchell
Skills Galaxy
0793035377
shannam@skillsgalaxy.co.za

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