Find the Perfect Technical Author/Technical Writer with Our Specialised Recruitment Service

Struggling to hire talented technical writers and UX writers? Our recruitment specialists make it easy.

  • Access our large network of qualified candidates
  • Get matched with writing experts fast
  • Reduce hiring effort and risk

Cherryleaf’s recruitment team specialises in finding you great Technical Authors, API documentation writers, UI/UX Writers, Programmer Writers, Technical Writers, and courseware developers. Our staff are Technical Authors themselves, so we understand the role.

If you have a position to fill, use the form below to get in touch now.

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The Problem: Hiring Technical Authors is Hard

Fewer than two in every one thousand IT vacancies are for technical writing roles (source: ITJobswatch).

Mainstream recruiters lack specialised experience, making it tough to find the right candidates.

But poor documentation hurts adoption, satisfaction, and your bottom line.

Our Solution: A Simplified, Effective Hiring Process

With decades of technical writing experience, we understand exactly what you need.

Our process makes hiring smooth:

  • Discuss your requirements
  • Receive matched candidate CVs/resumes
  • Interview top choices
  • Select your perfect hire

At Cherryleaf, we’re talking to technical communicators all the time. That’s because Cherryleaf does more than just recruitment. This means your vacancy will get seen by our wide network of contacts, connecting you to a larger pool of candidates.

Hiring a contract Technical Writer is a good choice for you if you want someone to be “up and running” as soon as possible, and your existing team doesn’t have the time or skills to create the content. The difference between this service and our projects service is that, in this case, we don’t manage the project for you. You and/or the contractor determine the plan of work.

You can have a contract technical communicator for a period that suits your needs: a month, three months, six months, or a year.

We only offer permanent recruitment services to existing customers, or in exceptional cases.

Contract and Recruitment Testimonials

We see an ongoing role for Cherryleaf as consultants who can help to get better documents out of the vast material we have added to the system. Very importantly, Cherryleaf were able to rapidly respond to our issues with the system and help us understand.

Dave Hughes, HCC Embedded CEO API documentation writing

I first worked with Cherryleaf when I was with Zetex Semiconductors. We had a requirement for authoring/editorial support on some of our technical publications. Ellis initially made sure he fully understood our specific requirements and profile of the person we were looking for, then supplied us a selection of carefully vetted resumes. This saved us valuable time in selecting a shortlist of candidates. Ellis has also been an excellent source of help and advice on subsequent occasions. I wouldn't hesitate in recommending the valuable services Ellis and Cherryleaf provide.

Mark Tamblyn, Zetex Recruitment services

Benefits: Faster Hiring, Reduced Risk

Work with us and get:

  • Shortened hiring time
  • Candidates that fit your needs
  • Lowered hiring effort
  • Reduced compliance risk


How to assess a good technical communicator from a bad one when you're recruiting

Hiring the right person can be hard, but we’re here to help

Knowing a software tool or technology isn’t enough to make you a competent technical communicator. So what skills does someone need to be a good technical communicator? And how do you assess them?

This is a free online training video where you’ll discover:

  • The skills you need to be a good technical communicator
  • The mistakes mainstream agencies often make
  • A framework for assessing and selecting candidates

It’s based on the content we were ask to present at the “Build your Docs Career” event, hosted by the Government Digital Service.

To access the course, click on either the button below or the screenshot image on the right.

Watch the video

How to assess a good technical communicator from a bad one when you're recruiting

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