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Technical Editor, SVT, New York

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  • ACESjobs-owner@yahoogroups.com
    Job Description The technical editor is a skilled communications professional with experience and comfort in writing and editing highly complex technical
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 20, 2011
      Job Description

      The technical editor is a skilled communications professional with experience and comfort in writing and editing highly complex technical material. S/he has the ability to interact knowledgably with subject matter experts across a range of architectural, engineering, and other design disciplines; to synthesize information from numerous subject matter experts and develop it into seamless, engaging content; to ensure the emphasis and accuracy of messaging; to edit content for sense, clarity, and consistency; and to produce accurate, high-quality content under deadline. The ability to work in a corporate environment, while representing the marketing department professionally and positively, is an asset.


      Responsibilities


      · Write, edit, and ensure accuracy of highly visible and complex technical content used in project proposals, including but not limited to technical understanding, scope, and firm experience
      · Edit for style, syntax, grammar, and consistency
      · Demonstrate comprehensive understanding of various industry disciplines, methodologies, and technologies
      · Shape the critical messaging the firm submits to its clients
      · Develop thorough knowledge of the firm's projects and how best to represent them to potential clients
      · Cultivate trusted relationships with internal subject matter experts and work closely with marketing communications staff to achieve project goals
      · Conduct regular interviews with technical professionals at all levels of the organization
      · Interact with marketing communications and technical staff to help schedule review and ensure timely delivery of materials
      · Work overtime as required to meet deadlines


      Qualifications


      · B.A. in communications, English, journalism, or B.S. in industry-related field; 7 to 10 years of experience, including technical writing
      · Ability to elicit critical technical strategy and methodology to develop sound content
      · Knowledge of Microsoft® Suite, including Word, Outlook and Excel; familiarity with Microsoft® Access and Adobe® InDesign® a plus
      · Familiarity with proposals, presentations, and qualification submissions


      Resumes must be accompanied by a cover letter demonstrating how your experience qualifies you for this position.

      To apply

      Send your materials to Charles.Morris@.... No phone calls, please.
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