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Electrical Engineering Writer - writing / editing / translation - job employment

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City: Chicago
Date: 05 Aug 2017
Category: Writing / Editing

Electrical Engineering Writer - Thoughtful SEO & Marketing Professionals

We're a marketing company with a purpose: we provide Search Engine Optimization and Thought Leadership services for well-managed, ethical companies. Our tech savvy, intelligent team produces high-level content for companies who are leaders in their industry and produce something of genuine value for the public.

Our most successful writers are well-rounded, rigorous researchers with a particular area of interest and impeccable writing skills. They are tech-savvy, curious, and team players. The ideal writer is self-motivated, delivers print-worthy articles ahead of schedule, and is passionate about writing and the writing process.

We are seeking experienced writers with a background in electrical engineering or who are trained as electricians. Ideal candidates have experience in: Engineering Project Management with Electrical Components and/or Robotics; PCB design; engineering industry with BOM management tools and/or BOM creation; design, purchasing, or configuration management; or microcontroller coding and program microcontrollers. We are looking for a writer who can hit the ground running and draws from hands-on, professional experience.

Does this describe you? If you think you can provide the enthusiastic insights our clients are looking for, read on!

Qualifications:

Engineering degree, ideally electrical engineering, computer science, or mechanical engineering.
Industry experience in R&D, design, or manufacturing. PCB design experience strongly preferred.
Previous writing or publication experience with a proven track record of independent research and content development. Experience in report or white-paper writing preferred.
Punctuality, professionalism, and excellent time management skills.
A reliable internet connection and computer.
Positive and energetic attitude.

Duties:

Write well-researched, scientifically accurate, engaging, and insightful articles for web publication.
Work collaboratively with your editors and account executives to ensure every deliverable meets our high editorial standard and is perfected ahead of its due date.
Conduct keyword research to develop titles for your blogs that help internet users find your work (Google Analytics experience is a plus, though not required).
Generate topics, editorial calendars, and sample articles for new and existing accounts.
Prepare for and participate in client meetings as needed.
Discover each client's business needs and propose appropriate topics and articles.
Understand the technical aspects of each account to successfully and engagingly communicate products to potential consumers.
Go beyond the basics: identify new opportunities for research and development and share ideas with your editor and account executive to add progressive value to each account.

This opportunity can be a freelance, part-time, or full-time telecommuting position. We offer competitive pay. For full-time employees, we also offer two weeks of paid time off, one week of sick time, standard company holidays, and 401K.

To apply, please send a resume, 1-2 writing samples, and a cover email explaining why your personality, professional strengths, and prior experience make you a good potential match for our firm. Please direct your message to the Managing Editor.

Our process:

We respond to all applicants with an e-mail pre-screen and request for references. Qualified candidates will proceed to a phone interview with our Managing Editor.

Thank you!
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