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Technical Writer



Marketing & Communications, IT
Remote, OR, USA · Remote
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

The Technical Writer will be a member of the corporate marketing department reporting to the Senior Director of Corporate Communications. The selected candidate will create clear and concise marketing content, as well as in-depth technical documentation, translating complex technical information into easily understandable content for end-users and stakeholders across multiple content formats and channels. This position may work remotely from home or onsite at our headquarters in Tualatin, Oregon.

Technical Writer Job Duties:

  • Collaborate with subject matter experts to develop operation manuals, installation instructions, data sheets, and other technical product documentation
  • Create marketing collateral to support major marketing campaigns and product launches
  • Support the Digital Marketing and Customer Engagement Manager in creating content for the company’s website, marketing collateral for events, monthly newsletters, and more
  • Write blog posts
  • Ghostwrite thought-leadership bylines
  • Create white papers
  • Write and edit technical/reference manuals
  • Write video scripts
  • Proofread and edit technical and marketing documents

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Technical Writing, Journalism or equivalent years of experience
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office 365 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams)
  • Minimum 3 years of experience writing marketing and technical content
  • Ability to craft compelling marketing copy, messaging, and content
  • Ability to translate complex technical information into easily understandable content
  • Ability to do research and incorporate critical thinking into writing

Preferred Experience/Skills:

  • Familiarity with SEO and keyword research best practices
  • Prior knowledge of energy storage, power systems and batteries
  • Journalistic background

Key Competencies:

  • Capable of handling multiple tasks with competing priorities under minimal supervision
  • Able to think critically and exercise independent judgment and discretion
  • Results-oriented and solution-focused with a problem-solving attitude
  • Team oriented
  • Able to exercise strong attention to detail
  • Must be an effective verbal and written communicator
  • Must have excellent writing and grammatical skills
  • Must be self-motivated with a learning attitude and a sense of urgency

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

  • Home or office environment
  • Ability to travel by car, air, bus, and train
  • Work requires close visual acuity
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds

Salary offers will depend on factors that include the location you work from, your level, education, training, specific skills, years of experience and comparison to other employees already in this role.

In addition, the successful candidate for this position will become eligible for a comprehensive set of outstanding benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k, paid sick time, paid time off for vacation, paid holidays, paid community service days, professional/personal learning program, and applicable state/federal paid family leave.

ZincFive is committed to employing a diverse workforce. As an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status. We maintain a safe workplace and perform pre-employment testing. ZincFive is a participant in E-Verify and receives employment authorization of new hires through Social Security and the Department of Homeland Security databases.