Technical Communications Specialist

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Business Solutions

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  • Salary::

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Zack Abbatecola

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  • Job Published:

    30 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Technical Communications Specialists - Energy Sector - Leeds - 6 Month Contract - £300 - £350 Per day.

My Client a leading organisation within the Oil and Gas industry is looking for an experienced Technical Communications Specialists, for a 6 month project based in Leeds. Pay Rate £300 - £350 Per day.

As the Technical Communications specialist you are responsible for delivering high quality information products that meet business needs.These information products include, but are not limited to, Online Help, Installation Guides, Release Notes, Training Manuals, and videos.


Work as a member of the TechCom team and in close collaboration with the product teams to create high quality documentation supporting software applications
Apply technical communication skills to present information in a clear and concise style
Review and edit documentation to meet industry and company standards and guidelines
Collaborate closely with product teams and subject matter experts (SMEs) in the development of new content development
Perform content management tasks in the content management system, provide support for users (SMEs)
Create and manage publications for project deliverables as required

Required background and skills

Master's or Bachelor's in Technical Communications, Computer Science, Engineering, English, Journalism, Education, or Training
Proficient communication and presentation skills in English
Proficient writing and editing skills
Experience with technical communications standards (Microsoft Writing Styleguide, Chicago Manual of Style, DQTI)
Experience with at least one XML editing tool (XMetal, Arbortext or Oxygen)
Experience with using DITA
Experience with a content management system (CMS)
Knowledge of project management and agile software development methodologies
Graphics capture basic editing
Experience with Microsoft Office tools
Information usability and architecture experience is a plus
HTML / CSS experience is a plus
Experience with video editing tool (e.g. Camtasia) is a plus
Software development experience is a plus
Experience with SDL Knowledge Center / Content Manager is a plus

If you feel you are suitable for the above please apply in for an immediate review.