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Technical Writer


My name is Megan Powalski, and I am a Recruiter with Kelly Services, Inc., a Fortune 500 workforce solutions company. We are currently seeking to fill a Technical Writer position in Carlsbad, CA. I have attached the details of the opportunity below:

Duration: 8+ months

Technical Writer

Pay Rate: $40.00 on a W2


The technical writer (Content writer) will work collaboratively in a team environment to create and revise departmental instructional procedures/SOPs/WINs to ensure daily change analyst tasks are performed correctly in a timely manner resulting in successful outcomes. To be successful in this role, you must be a strong self-starter, highly organized, detail-oriented, and can draw out critical information from subject matter experts.
  • Develops procedural content for delivery in a variety of formats
  • Researches, drafts or revises content, routes content for input, and finalizes content for delivery
  • Simultaneously handles multiple deliverables
  • Works under minimal supervision with project teams or other internal stakeholders to complete work
  • Develops and revises content that:
    • Meets the needs of the target audience
    • Is accurate, clear, and concise
  • Reviews final proofs
  • Conducts usability testing of the deliverables
  • Proactively identifies and suggests improvements to deliverables
  • Applies best practices in procedural writing to suggest content, organize content, and plan page layouts
  • Identifies and communicates risks in advance
  • Maintains SME relationships
  • May perform other related duties as required and/or assigned skills
Education and Qualifications
  • Required: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a related field such as English, journalism, marketing, or sciences.
  • Generally, requires two to three years related experience
  • Excellent written communications skills
  • Expresses ideas clearly and succinctly and uses appropriate style to the purpose
  • Exhibits excellent listening skills; seeks for information and input from peers, manager and SME
  • Develops content that is accurate, clear, concise, and meets the needs of the target audience
  • Ability to approach a complex task or problem by breaking it down into its component parts and considering each part in detail
  • Understands technical content and can effectively adapt structure, tone, and style to meet objectives
  • Capable of working on multiple deliverables simultaneously and meet timelines
  • Knowledge of relevant style guide(s) and best practices
  • Proficiency in authoring, workflow, and file management tools
  • Keen attention to detail and high regard for quality
  • Familiarity with Product lifecycle management (PLM) and Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems
  • Creative problem solving
  • Composure under pressure
  • Ability to present ideas in a confident manner
  • Comfortable with aggressive timelines
  • Generally, determines appropriate action by independently referencing processes /procedures and using proven approaches
  • Collaborates with others, solicits input from others and values different view points
**Important information: This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter recruiting for this position [email protected]

Why Kelly®?

As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the nearly 500,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

About Kelly®

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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