Writer / Editor

Seattle, WA
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Tova Dodge

Job Description:

Your focus will be to assess sets of HR Services content to determine the best way to organize it, and help make recommendations about how we refresh/retire pages specific to HR Services. You will be using our style guide to create accurate global English content that's ready for localization to an international audience. You will need to work with other team members and our team’s style guide and tools to ensure consistency of voice and communication quality across multiple content types. You must be a self-starter who is passionate about producing and publishing high-quality content as well as working in a technical, fast-paced environment. A successful candidate will be resourceful, customer-focused, and team-oriented; will have an ability to take assignments and deliver them under time constraints to meet deadlines; and will have a proven track record in reviewing existing content sets for accuracy, making recommendations about evolving that content, writing high-quality content, and using content tools to deliver/publish that content.​


Preferred qualifications:

• Strong writing/editing background and exceptional skill in proofreading and creating, implementing, and ensuring adherence to technical style guides

• Work experience in a global team environment

• Previous usage of content management systems

• Experience with or exposure to complex business processes

• Experience in a multi-language publishing environment, including globalization for translation, terminology databases and management, and other world-ready approaches

• Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Professional Writing, English, Technical Writing, Communications, or similar field



Basic qualifications:

• 2 years of professional writing experience

• Proven ability to work with minimal supervision, asking questions where needed

• Good judgment and open communication

Demonstrated success at learning and explaining business processes

• Ability to prioritize and manage multiple stakeholder needs in a fast-paced environment

• Fluent in English • Excellent writing and editing skills

• Associates degree in Journalism, Professional Writing, English, Technical Writing, Communications, or similar field