Graduate Technical Author

North West


£20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits


Graduate Technical Author, Technical Writer, IT Graduate

My client, a global software company with an exceptional reputation in looking after their staff

The role – Technical Author / Technical Writer – no experience needed – IT Graduates welcome to apply

Purpose of the Technical Author role – To create and maintain a package of user manuals for my clients business applications

The Technical Author works with stakeholders from all business units and third parties to gain an understanding of their information needs and deliver solutions to aid users in understanding my clients business applications. The Technical Author is responsible for maintaining a rich information resource for users of the business’ applications, ensuring that users have information to self-implement new features and self-train in existing features. The Technical Author will participate in stand up meetings to keep up to date with system changes.

●Either 1 year + working as a Technical Author OR a recent IT Graduate with an interest in technical writing.
●Excellent English, both written and spoken.
●Excellent analytical skills and the ability or experience in documenting user manuals and how to guides.
●Capable of managing and prioritising workload and working to tight deadlines.
●Ability to work under pressure on multiple projects within your project timeframes.
●A strong ability to produce high quality documentation which is appropriate for its intended audience.
●Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team.

●Experience with Robohelp.
●Experience working in an Agile environment.
●Metals and Minerals sector experience.
●LIMS, JTS and/or Mobile Data Capture experience.
●Spanish and/or French language skills.
●Experience using tools such as Asana, Redmine, Git, Lucidchart/MS Visio and Google Apps.

If you are an IT Graduate or a Junior Technical Author / Technical Writer looking to move to a better company who will help develop your career then please apply today. Ascent People is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. Applicants from all ages and backgrounds will be considered.

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