Technical Writer

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  • Location:

    Boston

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Job ref:

    357575

  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Expiration date:

    02/12/2022

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Job Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Technical Writer for an opportunity with a client located in Boston, MA.

Responsibilities:

  • Plans, organizes and coordinates writing assignments amongst team members
  • Writes technical materials, feature stories, brochures, newsletters, reports, instruction manuals, proposals, and other publications for government and private sector clients targeted to an array of audiences Gathers, analyzes and translates scientific and technical information for consumers
  • Organizes material and completes writing assignment according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, terminology, correct grammar, punctuation, and spelling
  • Applies journalistic interviewing techniques to develop content for written materials
  • Edits written material and assists in layout process by suggesting charts, illustrations, photographs, drawings, sketches, and diagrams that best illustrate the material
  • Reviews, edits, or re-writes material prepared by other writers
  • Maintains content development research records, reports, and files
  • Develops stylebooks and recommendations for standard protocols for materials
  • Participates in content and materials development presentations and training
  • Provides value-based services, customer satisfaction, and timely delivery of services
  • Participates in company-wide business development, and marketing activities

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in English, writing, or related field
  • 10 years of formal work experience in editing, writing or proofreading
  • Must have at least two years of technical writing experience
  • Demonstrated superior writing abilities and attention to details
  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar
  • Knowledge of media production, and dissemination techniques and methods
  • Knowledge of graphic and design techniques
  • Must have experience and demonstrated ability to work with outside research vendors, and diverse teams of creative and technical experts
  • Demonstrated ability to work tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple research projects

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

EEO Employer

Signature Consultants is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Signature will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 888.838.1020.