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Technical Writer

Position Information


Location: Dothan, AL

Department: Marketing

To apply for this position or request more information, email us at careers@angeltrax.com.

Job Description

As a member of the AngelTrax Marketing Department, the Technical Writer will work as part of a multi-functional marketing team of graphic designers and others to produce technical and marketing materials under the direction of the Marketing Director.

Required

  • 3 to 5 years of professional writing experience including technical writing, technical editing, document design and Document Development Life Cycle
  • Strong written communication skills with excellent attention to detail in proofreading for technical and grammatical errors
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, including ability to adapt with others’ communication styles
  • Ability to adapt writing style to include ad copy, website content and other marketing collateral
  • Keen analytical skills, problem solving and conceptual thinking
  • Interest in technology and desire to translate technical concepts succinctly for non-technical individuals
  • Proven ability to comprehend and explain, in simple and straightforward terms, procedures for installing and/or operating hardware and software
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word and PowerPoint
  • Basic proficiency in Adobe Suite and page layout, especially with InDesign
  • Willingness to expand knowledge base and capabilities as needed
  • Documentation experience a plus, especially in technical specifications and user manuals
  • MUST provide writing samples

Education

  • Associate or bachelor’s degree in writing or technical field with completed writing courses

Job Type

  • Full-time, on-site (no remote work or travel)

Responsibilities

  • Work as part of a multi-functional marketing team of graphic designers and others to produce technical and marketing materials under the direction of the Marketing Director
  • Gather and interpret information from internal SMEs regarding existing products and prototypes in development
  • Take initiative to learn product features and functions independently for the purpose of creating instructions
  • Write content for technical specifications, installation instructions, user manuals and other documentation as needed
  • Recommend and request drawings, diagrams, animation, and charts to aid in the reader’s understanding of the material
  • Manage updates and revisions to technical literature
  • Maintain consistency in wording and formatting according to AP Style, in-house stylebooks and Marketing Director
  • Work independently and with guidance/feedback from other team members

This is an opportunity to work with a successful, growing B2B company in a growing community.

Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • 401K and profit sharing plan
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • All major holidays paid