Vacancy: #4127 Contract Technical Author, Manchester, £25/hr, 6 months

This is an opportunity to join a friendly team of authors, working for a large and progressive company. Our client needs a technical writer to join its team of writers who can write user guides, Help files and workbooks for scientific instruments. You’ll need to have at least 2 year’s experience in technical writing and,… Read more »

Is there a difference between a Content Strategist and a Technical Author?

What’s in a name – at this week’s Content Strategy Meetup, which unfortunately I missed due to illness, a number of the attendees and speakers came from the technical communications community. They were Technical Authors/Documentation Managers or had a background as a Technical Author. So are Technical Authors and Content Strategists one and the same… Read more »

Cherryleaf featured in this month’s PC Pro magazine

In this month’s edition (confusingly dated January 2013) of PC Pro magazine, Stuart Andrews explores the role of technical writer, the person behind technical documentation. In the short article, he interviews Ginny Critcher, Director at Cherryleaf, who explains the highs and lows of working as a Technical Author.

Vacancy – #4120 Technical Author, Gloucestershire. £30K-£35K

Our client is looking to recruit a permanent Technical Author to join its team of writers. You’ll be documenting high-tech engineering equipment, developing operations and maintenance guides (and some training courseware). You need to have experience of authoring in a single source environment, although they will also consider a junior Technical Author, whom they would… Read more »