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26 Nov 2012

Full-Time Technical Writer (Washington, D.C.)

Witt Associates – Posted by TechWhirl Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Job Description

Location: Washington, DC
Job Type: Consultant
Department: Other
Description: Witt Associates is a rapidly growing national consulting firm in Public Safety and Crisis Management. We are currently looking for an expereinced Technical Writer.The Technical Writer responsible for making sure proposals meet program and quality assurance standards. The candidate must be a excellent writer and capable editor with the ability to work to strict deadlines, effectively communicate with clients and fellow employees, and schedule/complete multiple tasks.
Duties: Essential Functions:1. Responsible for understanding the technical aspects required in RFPs, interpreting those proposal requirements, and preparing a final response.
2. Research will include gathering and sorting source and background materials and consulting with subject matter experts to clarify details of source materials.
3. Coordinate program consistency and compliance with our Marketing staff to make sure proposals meet and exceed Witt Associates marketing themes and strategies.
4. Coordinate copy/editing, proof reading and red teaming of proposals with Senior Proposal Manager.
5. Assist in the development and refinement of proposal response procedures
Qualifications: Education and Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree a related field.
• Minimum of 5 years experience of progressive experience in a technical writing role.Skills and Abilities:
• Possess excellent communications skills and the ability to express thoughts clearly in writing.
• Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and technical writing procedures
• Strong interviewing and researching skills, and the ability to transform those interviews and research into clear and strong proposal text.
• Ability to work independently or as a member of a team on various tasks.
• Strong knowledge of Microsoft product suite, including Word, Excel, Project and Visio.

Job Categories: Technical Editing and Technical Writer. Job Types: Full-Time.

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