News roundup

Here’s a summary of recent activities: We have a client looking to engage a technical editor for a three month contract. We have a client looking for an undergraduate (or recent graduate) to spend 6 to 8 weeks as a paid technical writer intern this summer. We’ve a client looking for information on applying Net Promoter Score to… Read more »

Deciding between a contract and a permanent Technical Author

One question that seems to being asked a lot by our clients at the moment, is whether they should hire a permanent or a contract Technical Author. At first sight, it may appear that a contractor will cost more than taking someone on as an employee, but that’s not always the case. With a contractor,… Read more »

How many Technical Authors are in the UK? Here’s the answer

It’s quite difficult to know how many Technical Authors there are in the United Kingdom. The profession doesn’t have its own Standard Occupational Classification code, so there are no official statistics. We can estimate the number of Technical Authors in the IT sector. One way to do this is by looking at the total number people… Read more »

Jobs for API Documentation Writers

We’re seeing an increasing demand in UK organisations looking to recruit technical communicators who can write API documentation. If you’re based in the EU, you can be kept up to date with details on these opportunities by registering as a recruitment candidate with Cherryleaf.

Vacancies for Technical Authors

We have clients looking to recruit Technical Authors for the following positions: #4102 Technical Author, Antwerp, Belgium, circa €44000 Permanent #4101 Technical Author, Leeds, £25K-£30K Permanent #4093 Technical Author / Writer Nice, France €35K-€45K (2 vacancies)