Technical Writer

  • Date Posted Jan 23, 2023
  • Location Toronto, ON
  • Job Type Contract
  • Job ID 15549

Are you a self-motivated technical writer with stellar communication skills? Do you enjoy developing and delivering high quality, user-friendly documentation? Are you comfortable collaborating with a team to create meaningful content? Can you thrive in a fast paced environment, managing multiple deadlines, competing priorities and client demands concurrently? Then, here is an opportunity for you!

Working with one of the top financial clients this role calls for a Technical Writer who will be responsible for writing audience-centred content that is clear, and accurate. This candidate must prioritize work to meet timelines, analyze documentation and recommend solutions. The ideal candidate has solid technical background and the ability to understand technical issues.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with internal partners and subject-matter experts to make sure information is correct and complete.
  • Work with minimal supervision,
  • Keeping management informed and escalating issues when needed.
  • Work with the team to deliver large communication projects and independently lead small to medium projects.
  • Participate in meetings, contribute to post-implementation reviews, and support team members by sharing expertise, knowledge, and information.
  • Transform complex concepts into clear, easy-to-follow documentation that gives the audience what they need to know, when and how they need to know it.
  • Taking meeting minutes
  • Schedule and coordinate stakeholder meetings

Desired Skill Set:

  • 7+ years of relevant experience
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize detailed information into a concise report for a Senior Audience
  • Strong skills in plain language writing and design
  • Ability to present information, so it’s easy to understand, use and remember
  • Strong consulting so you understand what your stakeholders need
  • Expertise in PowerPoint
  • Strong presentation skills for executives

Nice To Have:

  • Efficiency in Excel
  • Proficiency in MS Suite
  • Previous FI experience with a focus on Capital Markets, Retail Market, Wealth & Investment
  • Solid understanding of Business Continuity Management/operation resilience
  • CBCP/DRI Certification such as ABCP, CBCP, AMBCI

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