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Associate Technical Editor

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Our biotech client is seeking a detail-oriented Associate Technical Editor to reformat product manuals based on existing templates, and to handle reviews and approvals under the supervision of the Technical Communications team. Candidates must have exceptional attention to detail and work with a very high degree of accuracy.

Job Description:

Reformat product manuals in Word, in multiple languages, following written procedures
Use styles, macros, and templates to reformat existing content
Identify and remap key content segments (titles, headings, etc) to current template model
Reformat some content from lists to tables, in multiple languages
Follow all processes, style guides, templates, and brand guidelines
Track progress in spreadsheet, following project procedures
Handle multiple groups of manuals concurrently
Handle product manual reviews and approvals
Deliver under tight deadlines
May involve working within a document control system
May involve working in XML using XMetaL authoring tool


Must Have:
Must be an EXPERT with Microsoft Word and Excel
Keen attention to detail and high regard for quality

Nice to Have:
Ability to gain proficiency with additional authoring tools, including XMetal, FrameMaker, and InDesign
Ability to create PDFs using Adobe Acrobat
Ability to quickly learn new processes and software tools
Work with minimal supervision and manage time effectively
Excellent communication skills

Education:
Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline.
Technical writing/editing experience in a scientific environment preferred

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