Title Technical Author
Location Wiltshire
Salary £28,000 – £35,000
Job Type
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We have a niche and exciting opportunity working for an innovative and industry leading tech organisation based in Wiltshire, working as a Technical Author. Working alongside engineers, you will be solely responsible for producing user guides for all technical equipment and test systems.

Key responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Technical Engineers in order to understand and research the methods of use for test systems and technical equipment
  • Develop and compile copy for user guides, training manuals, instruction sheets and safety guidelines for technical end users, written in clear and concise short sentences which can be translated internationally
  • Work alongside Marketing and PR to comply with company brand guidelines in order to maintain company standards and make sure visuals and layouts are consistent throughout
  • Write and create storyboards and dialogue for video tutorials of test systems and technical equipment
  • Develop and improve current test manuals to make them more user friendly
  • Maintain a database of product manuals and instructions for each specific technical equipment and test systems

Experience/Skills Required:

  • Excellent use of English language
  • Strong technical/IT skills including MS office
  • Previous industry experience working with technical copy
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Ability to manage own workload and work to tight deadlines
  • Driven and determined mind-set
  • Organised and able to prioritise tasks

Salary: £28,000 – £35,000 plus generous bonus scheme

Whilst we will endeavour to contact you following your response, due to the high volume of applications we receive this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities.