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Technical Communications Specialist
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Recruiter: Proactive Appointments
Listed on: 11th July
Location: Leeds
Salary/Rate: £350 - £450
Type: Contract
Start Date:
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Contact Name: Resource13

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Technical Communications SpecialistOur global client, who are genuine market leaders within their field, is urgently looking for an experienced Technical Communications Specialist to join their team based in Leeds, on a contract basis, initially for 6 months with a view to extend.Technical Communications Specialist - Key Skills:Essential:
'€¢Experience in software documentation'€¢Experience with at least one XML editing tool (XMetal, Arbortext or Oxygen)'€¢Experience with using the DITA framework'€¢Experience with a content management system (CMS)'€¢Experience with Microsoft Office tools
Desirable:
'€¢Experience with technical communications standards (Microsoft Writing Styleguide, Chicago Manual of Style, DQTI, Simplified Technical English)'€¢Experience with SDL Knowledge Center / Content Manager'€¢HTML / CSS knowledge'€¢Knowledge of basic project management and agile software development methodologies'€¢Graphics capture basic editing'€¢Experience with video editing tool (e.g. Camtasia)'€¢Software development experience
Technical Communications Specialist - Responsibilities:

'€¢Work as a member of the Tech 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'€¢Use the content management system to create and review documentation'€¢Create and manage publications for project deliverables as required
Technical Communications SpecialistDue to the volume of applications received for positions, it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted. Proactive Appointments Limited operates as an employment agency and employment business and is an equal opportunities organisation
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