[STC-SM] FW: Job posting: Part-time Technical Writer

deborah.stacy at thomsonreuters.com deborah.stacy at thomsonreuters.com
Tue Jul 29 12:34:41 UTC 2014

Also: To apply, go to www.workforcesoftware.com<http://www.workforcesoftware.com>, open the About menu, and choose Careers.

From: Stacy, Deborah M. (Tax&Accounting)
Sent: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:33 AM
To: STC-SM listserv (southeasternmichigan-discuss at mailer.stc.org)
Subject: Job posting: Part-time Technical Writer

WorkForce Software is looking for a part-time Technical Writer.
Job Title:  Technical Writer (Part Time) - Livonia, MI
WorkForce Software is ranked as a "Top Workplace" by the Detroit Free Press, and a "Cool Place to Work" by Crain's Detroit Business.
Do you have a flair for writing? Are you driven to produce effective, clear, and concise documentation? Do you seek out and tinker with the latest technology? Do you have a motivation for excellence? Are you eager to develop your technical writing skills with a software leader in the workforce management space? Are you seeking a part time technical writing position working 20-25 hours a week? If you answered Yes to these questions, then we want YOU as part of the WorkForce Software team!
You will join a documentation team dedicated to delivering excellence and innovation in product documentation. You will use tools such as Flare, SnagIt, and Perforce; learn WorkForce Software products and documentation processes; edit training and documentation materials; and author content for a global audience of technically varied users using a minimalist writing style. Delivering world-class documentation requires evaluating technologies and documentation trends; you will contribute to researching, evaluating, and implementing trends and innovations.

  *   Develop an understanding of WorkForce Software products.
  *   Become adept at using Flare, SnagIt, Test Track, Acrobat, and Perforce.
  *   Author content that describes features in the EmpCenter product suite.
  *   Interact with subject matter experts to discuss product features and solicit feedback on documentation.
  *   Edit documents for standard grammar, tone, style, format, and compliance with our style guide.
  *   Research documentation-related technology tools and trends and share your findings with the team.
  *   Assist in evaluating and implementing documentation technology.

  *   None

  *   Ability to work 20-25 hours per week
  *   Excellent written and oral communication skills
  *   Ability to quickly grasp technical topics
  *   Strong attention to detail
  *   Ability to gather and assimilate technical information and translate it into common language that can be readily understood by a global audience
  *   Ability to meet deadlines while juggling multiple deliverables
  *   Highly organized and motivated with excellent follow-through, multi-tasking, and problem-solving skills
  *   Ability to be flexible, foster teamwork, and adapt to changing environments
  *   Ability to work independently while remaining an effective and efficient member of cross-functional teams

  *   Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
This job description is not intended to be all inclusive, and employee will perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor and other management as required.
 WorkForce Software is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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