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Technical Writer

GrapeCity
Pittsburgh, PA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
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Salary:

Summary:


The Technical Writer is responsible for generating innovative ideas for content while working both independently and collaboratively as part of a team, while working remotely from your home. Working in conjunction with other Product Marketing Specialists, Product Managers and the broader Marketing team, this Technical Writer (internally titled Product Marketing Specialist) will help craft the messaging and positioning as well as researching competitive products, services, and technologies that can be understood by a broad audience.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Determine the clearest and most logical way to present information for greatest reader comprehension.
  • Generate innovative ideas for content and workflow solutions.
  • Meet with subject-matter experts to ensure specialized topics are appropriately addressed.
  • Review and/or copyedit content developed by other members of the team.
  • Assist in developing positioning and messaging that differentiates our products in the market
  • Sales enablement – communicate the value proposition of the products to the sales team and develop sales tools that support the selling process of our products
  • Product launch – work closely with the Product Marketing Manager and Product Managers to plan the launch of new products and releases and manage the cross-functional implementation of the plan
  • Market intelligence – become an expert on our customers and competitors
    • Provide competitive benefits and main marketing message to be used for online marketing activities
    • Review marketing metrics regularly, set goals for the product, monitor and constantly update goals
  • Demand generation – provide consultation in developing the strategy, and work with the marketing team to manage the marketing programs that drive demand for our products
  • Other duties as assigned in support of the organization

 

Specialized Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Understanding of development technologies such as.NET and JavaScript and related frameworks
  • Familiar with product marketing principles
  • Ability to check all technical material for consistency and accuracy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and leadership ability to interact with and influence staff, colleagues, cross-functional teams and third parties
  • Ability to analyze complex market data, draw intelligent conclusions, make strategic recommendations, and take action
  • Basic understanding of computer markdown language
  • Ability and willingness to travel as needed
  • Possess a high standard of ethical conduct

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in software development, business, marketing, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of technical writing or product marketing in the software industr

 

About GrapeCity

GrapeCity Developer Solutions provides customers with the premier studio of innovative UI software controls, tools, and solutions including deep functionality reporting, analysis, and spreadsheet platforms. We help our customers develop rich applications in Windows Forms, WPF, ASP.NET, ASP.NET Web Forms, Silverlight, UWP, Xamarin, or ActiveX. Across all our software products and services, our focus is on helping our customers achieve their goals. Our key principles: thoroughly understanding our customers' business objectives, maintaining a strong emphasis on quality, and adhering to the highest ethical standards – serve as the foundation for everything we do.  The GrapeCity concept, loosely translated from its Japanese origins, invokes a sense of togetherness. “One person alone can only accomplish so much, but together a group of talented and focused people with a myriad of talents and specialties can accomplish the impossible.”


With headquarters in Sendai Japan and team members in the USA, China, South Korea, India, and many more countries throughout the world, we are looking to hire energetic, passionate, and highly skilled professionals who are devoted to maximizing the benefits of technology for our customers. The work environment is one that fosters honesty, integrity, commitment, and teamwork. If you are ready to take on technology challenges, work on the cutting edge of application development and help clients turn ideas into solutions, then we want to hear from you!


GrapeCity is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and supports workplace diversity.

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