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Technical Writer

What is a Technical Writer?

Technical Writers work in a variety of fields and write support documents, such as instruction manuals, proposals, reports, posters and visual communication, technical descriptions, product recalls and white papers. 

Why Companies Need Technical Writers

Technical writers are a part of a company’s larger efforts to uncomplicate products and services. By ensuring that customers understand what the company offers, Technical Writers help the company succeed in its sales goals and in building trust with customers. 

How can I get paid the most?

Achieve your performance goals and measures of success.
  • Documentation concisely and accurately explains a product or process.
  • Content is distributed across all proper platforms and media.
  • User feedback is positive.


What do Technical Writers do?

  • Figure out the needs of users of technical documentation
  • Study product samples and talk with product designers and developers
  • Work with technical staff to make products and instructions easier to use
  • Write or revise supporting content for products
  • Edit material prepared by other writers or staff
  • Incorporate animation, graphs, illustrations, or photographs to increase users’ understanding of the material
  • Select right medium, such as manuals or videos, for message or audience
  • Standardize content across platforms and media
  • Collect user feedback to update and improve content

In addition to these highlights, there may be other tasks/actions you will be asked to
take part in or complete that coincide with carrying out the organization’s objectives broader than the direct responsibilities of this role.

Who manages you and who do you work with?

Technical Writers work with engineers and other subject matter experts. Many Technical Writers are employed directly by a company, and some work as part of technical consulting firms. Who a Technical Writer reports to changes with each project. 

The Person

What attitude, attributes and abilities do you need to do the job well and fit with the company culture?

What Abilities (skills and experience) do I need?

  • Technical writing 
  • Business English 
  • Computer literate 

Nice-to-Have Skills

  • Contract documentation
  • Technical proposal writing
  • Business proposal
  • Administrative skills
  • Communication
  • Public safety and security
  • Education and training
  • Production and processing
  • Critical thinking
  • Decision making
  • Time management
  • Monitoring
  • Coordination

What Attributes & Attitudes are a best fit for this job?

  • Detail oriented
  • Thorough researcher
  • Understands buying behavior

The Work

Time Commitment

  • Flexible 
  • Schedule 

Where do you work?

  • Remote 
  • In-Office/Worksite 

How will you get your work done?

Company typically will provide you with the tools that they need you to use to complete your job. This may not include hardware, transportation, or general tools that you would use for both personal and business purposes. Check with the company you match to be sure of what the company will and will not pay for. 

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The Type of Job​

  • Full-Time 
  • Part-Time  

These jobs are in demand may also include Internship, Apprenticeship or Learn-On-The-job matches.

Giggers, part-time or independent contractors with multiple clients or projects may not match for this work opportunity.  

What will I get paid and what I will get for doing this job?

The information below is a range of what you could be offered. Compensation and total rewards vary from company to company and your level of proficiency, match, experience, knowledge, and geography. 

  • Total Compensation Range: $51,250-$80,150
  • Employee Benefit, Programs, Perks: $5,000- $25,000 per year 
  • Paid Time Off and National Holidays  
  • Purpose or Impact Alignment between your interests and the companies’ objectives 

All elements of the total rewards: base compensation, variable compensation, health, and welfare programs the offerings and the conditions of receiving or eligibility of such offerings are all subject to change. The company will provide any changes in writing prior to the effective date.

The Company

All companies that you could match with on pepelwerk offer legitimate direct hire jobs. The people that you will work for and with are interested in building a team of people that have the right fit for the culture, the job and compliment how the team works. 

When you match for jobs you will have an opportunity to learn more specifics about the company to determine if you are interested in working for them.  

How to find the best job for you?

  • You download the People app and complete your Talent profile. Pepelwerk is not a staffing agency, and we are not a job board. We are a tool that is designed to help you get the job you need now and plan for jobs in demand in the future. You must match with the right fit based on your work-life goals, attitude and attributes.
  • Just a heads up  you cannot apply for jobs at pepelwerk or with our clients who use our technology and services to hire people and build their workforce.
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