Technical Writer


Peoria, IL

Less than 5 years

Posted 212 days ago

  by    Deepak Kumar

This job is no longer available.

Position Title: Technical Writer

Position Number: 280620

Location: Peoria, IL

Desired Skill Set:

Technical Writer, MS Office 2003, Document Review, Documentation, Editing

Position Description:


Job Title: Technical Writer

Duration: 12 Months

Location: Peoria, IL 61629

Job Description:

? Developing and managing dealer facing and customer facing technology content across a variety of digitalchannels ? 

? Coordinating with technology subject matter experts to develop technical reference materials (e.g. user guides, web copy, feature/benefit overviews, competitive advantage selling points) ? 

? Managing the development of interactive technology demonstrations (e.g. animations, videos, selection tools) ? 

? Establishing relationships with enterprise process owners around the globe to execute and publish content and deliverables (e.g. dealer intranet, translations, brand, legal, marketing and digital) ? 

? Working collaboratively with Construction Industry Machine Marketing Managers, Marketing Communications Consultants and Regional Technology Field Consultants to provide timely and accurate information to dealers and customers ? 

? Liaising with internal communication specialists to provide content availability updates to technology stakeholders

Position will be a fundamental part of a team that: 

1) creates positive user experiences online 

2) provides salessupport materials for dealer and technology marketing field teams 

3) supports go-to-market commercial strategies 

4) ensures product launch marketing readiness is achieved 

5) drives growth in connected assets, software/app usage and paid subscriptions

Typical Day

?Responsible for the writing, updating and publishing of technical and sales ready content on both internal and external websites (e.g. microsites, intranets, digital content management systems). 

? The position will support client's Technology New Product Introductions (NPI), as well as Software/Mobile Application upgrades and subscriptions. 

? Working as an advocate for consistent, quality communication, the position will be responsible for aligning with standard company processes for content development, approval and deployment processes across several online channels. 

? Additional responsibilities include tracking the usage and adoption of technical literature/assets.

Education Requirements:

?Bachelor's degree in Technical Writing, English, Journalism, Communications, Marketing, Agri-Business, Agri-Marketing or related fields

Technical Skills

? Candidate should have 3-7years of prior communications experience in technical writing or copyrighting at a business or marketing/advertising agency. 

? A candidate with 2-3years of communication experience at a manufacturing/industrial, construction or agriculture organization is preferred. 

? Prior work experience at Caterpillar is also preferred.

? Previous web content management experience? 

?Experience writing technical product documents, training or salessupport content ? 

? Expertise in MS Office Suite and Adobe (Acrobat Pro, InDesign, Photoshop) ? 

? Proficiency in editorial skills ? facilitating and editing a document from proposal/notes/interview to final version, incorporating input from multiple authors, subject matter experts, reviewers and approvers ? 

? Working knowledge of Chicago Manual of Style or Associated Press/AP Style writing

Soft Skills

? Possess excellent organizational skills to work independently, handle multiple projects, implement global content plans, prioritize tasks and meet deadlines ? 

?Experience with change management ? 

? ability to quickly react and adapt to change in a fast-paced work atmosphere ? 

? Ability to work effectively in culturally diverse environment, coordinating material requests and requirements as part of a global team

On-Site Interview Required:

? No

Interview Hold Times:

? April 3rd - 5th


Rose International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, arrest and conviction records, or any other characteristic protected by law. Positions located in San Francisco, California and Los Angeles, California will be administered in accordance with their respective Fair Chance Ordinances.

Rose International has an official agreement (ID #132522), effective June 30, 2008, with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Employment Verification Program (E-Verify). (Posting required by OCGA 13/10-91.)

$140K - $150K