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Graduate/Junior Technical Writer

We are offering a short-term contract in our Cork offices to graduates or junior technical writers/instructional designers to join our team for a courseware migration project. This is an ideal opportunity for those interested in technical writing to gain hands-on experience and a unique insight into how high-quality courseware is developed for one of our leading multinational clients. Internal training will be provided for tools, processes, and all relevant areas as required.

Tasks

  • Work with an existing team of writers to come up to speed on the required processes and subject matter areas
  • Follow instructions as required to support other writers on assigned tasks
  • Coordinate with team lead on task assignment and scheduling
  • Take ownership of individual courses where required
  • Work with the relevant subject matter experts (SMEs) to ensure that the migrated courses are up to standard and accurate

Requirements

  • Excellent written and spoken English (to the standard of a native speaker)
  • University degree in technical writing, e-learning, English, IT, or a related subject
  • Ability to learn to use new tools and technologies as needed
  • Detail-oriented with an interest in quality assurance and the ability to follow complex instructions exactly
  • Ability to explain complex concepts in a clear, concise, and understandable manner
  • High degree of flexibility and a willingness to learn new subject matter quickly
  • Sense of responsibility and proven ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • A positive attitude

Successful applicants will be offered a contract from September until the end of the year – with potential to extend beyond that into 2017.

Applicants should send a copy of their CV and two samples of their writing to recruitment@technicallywriteit.com. Those applicants we wish to assess further will be asked to take a writing and editing test.

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