Technical Writer (Co-op)

 

 

As one of North America's leading Supply Chain Software Companies, Edisoft is poised for rapid growth in 2017 and beyond. Today, Edisoft is actively looking for professional, motivated, performance-driven individuals to join its results driven and culturally diverse team.

 

Edisoft offers a competitive compensation package for these positions which includes:

  • Health benefits

  • Training bursaries

  • Annual bonuses for all contributing team members

  • Free membership to an onsite fitness facility (featuring equipment for weight training and cardio fitness, with showers and a sauna)

  • Free underground parking for full-time staff

 

Additionally, Edisoft offers a safe, culturally diverse and professional working environment which overlooks the Don Valley trail system. Leslie Subway Station, Don Valley Parkway and Highway 401 are easily accessible for a convenient commute. Edisoft is proud of its culture that focuses on achieving mutual success in all endeavors through transparency, equality and value.

 

If you are a motivated, success-driven individual that is ready to collaborate in a team environment that results in personal & career growth, Be More with the Edisoft team today as a key member in strengthening and improving the Global Supply Chain.

 

Position Summary


The Technical Writer will develop, write, edit and proof-read materials relating to our company’s current software and releases for internal use by our Technical Services and Sales teams and externally by our customers. These communications can include: manuals, brochures, training for our technical services team, social media, web content and announcements, and other relevant communication tools. Where needed, the Technical Writer will create videos or multi-media communications to relate information in an easy to understand way for internal and external stakeholders.

 

Job Description


  • Confers with the Product Specialist, Quality Assurance, Sales and CTO to determine the nature, scope, schedule and/or type of communications needed when distributing information regarding our products to internal and external stakeholders

  • Collaborates with team members and participates in meetings to obtain information for publication, verifying facts and clarifying information

  • Selects and creates suitable screenshots, photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams and charts to illustrate technical information.

  • Edits and proof-reads corporate communications related to the Development team’s activities

  • Circulates materials created through the relevant communication channels for feedback, approval and review

  • Produces videos, multi-media documentation or contents for our website, where suitable, in place of written materials for understanding Edisoft’s products (functions, features, upgrades)

  • Will be responsible for knowledge management at the company: organizing information logically for internal and external stakeholders so that the information is accessible and helpful

 

Qualifications


  • Working towards a Degree or Diploma in: Communications, Professional Writing, English, Marketing Communications, Technical Writing

  • Superb communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Proficient with methodologies, and related tools including: UML, diagramming, process flow, data flow

  • Demonstrated photo and video editing experience with tools such as: Adobe Premiere Pro, Windows Movie Maker, Photoshop

  • Organized, with strong time management skills

  • Ability to work autonomously and prioritize competing tasks to complete work according to deadlines

 

Additional Details

 

  • Positions open starting September 2017
  • Flexible time period (4-16 months)

 

 

Interested candidates can apply by submitting their resume to hr@edisoft.com

 

 

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