Assistant Technical Author (3 Month Contract)

Location: Exeter
Salary: £20k per year
Contact: Guy Allen
Call: Guy
Reference: 1942
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Gap professional are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client, who are looking for an Assistant Technical Author (3 Month Contract)

Job Type: 3 Month Contract

Location: Exeter

Hours of work: Monday - Friday 8.00am - 4.30pm

Salary: £20,000

Summary:

Supporting the Senior Technical Author, the role will involve art working, editing, proof reading and help in the maintenance of a complete library of technical publications. The role will mainly be that of document management and desk top publishing, to an established house style with some scope to develop writing skills and design work. The work will not only cover the instructions for the entire range of products but will include packaging artwork and label creation, setting up of documents and checking the accuracy of the detail before publishing it on the internal system, the internet and out to the public.

Responsibilities:

Proven competence in the use of Adobe desktop publishing software to include Indesign, Illustrator and Photoshop is essential. Basic ability in the use of Microsoft office is also desirable, in particular, Word and Excel

Ability to proof read documentation to ensure the quality of the contact and work with other departments to ensure the content is factually correct

Ability to write clearly and concisely in line with the existing in house style

Proven ability in the control of documentation to ensure all changes and modifications are recorded in line with the requirements of the company's quality management system

Be able to demonstrate clear organisational skills which will enable assistance in the control of a large library of both English and Foreign language documentation, ensuring all previous changes are recorded

Aid with ensuring all information is readily available on Public Drives, websites and printing resources for internal and external customers

Be able to work as part of a team in order to ensure the input from all relevant departments (Technical Customer Services, Service Engineers and Development Staff)

Some experience with elements of graphic design would be an advantage

Any other duties as may reasonably be required

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Adobe desktop publishing software to include Indesign, Illustrator and Photoshop (advantageous)
  • Elements of Graphic Design (Advantageous)
  • Good attention to detail and accurate keyboard skills
  • Methodical and numerate
  • IT Literate
  • Organised with good time management skills (Ability to work in a fast paced environment in order to meet clearance deadlines)

Benefits:

  • 24 days holiday, increasing to 27 days based on yearly service, plus bank holidays
  • Pension Scheme
  • Free Eye Test
  • Life Assurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Staff Discount
  • Flexi Time
  • Staff recommendation scheme

Closing date is 31 st March 2021

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Gap professional are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.