Job Listing Description

Editor

Description:
PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking an Editor, in Austin, TX.

Summary:

  • Perform substantive edits on online and classroom training that is delivered to an adult learning audience.
  • Edit content to be clear, direct, friendly, concise, and simple.
  • Become intimately familiar with Apple style guides and processes, as well as corporate, legal, and departmental editing guidelines.
  • Work with your fellow editors and cross-functional teams to create and evolve style guides, internal job aids, and internal training.
  • Be a stickler for details while never losing focus on the goals of the content and the organization.
  • Collaborate with several different teams and individuals to apply consistent standards and elevate writing quality.
  • Analyze your developers' writing trends and give constructive feedback.
  • Contribute to the improvement of team processes, checklists, and templates.
  • Coach new training developers on the editing process.

Key Qualifications
Required:

  • Communicates clearly, concisely, and diplomatically in oral and written forms
  • Expertise in Associated Press or Chicago style (grammar, spelling, syntax, diction, and punctuation) 
  • Experience editing and writing training content for adult learners
  • Able to edit training content to detect and correct issues with structure, comprehension, and mechanics
  • Demonstrates exceptional attention to detail
  • Able to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable 
  • Proven ability to articulate editing recommendations and collaborate daily with content developers
  • Effectively manages multiple projects with tight timelines in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to maintain confidentiality around business projects and foster key business relationships
  • Able to work independently, be proactive, and build credibility with stakeholders
  • Possesses passion for providing a great user experience
  • Proficiency with HTML editors and word-processing software

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Direct experience coaching and collaborating with writers
  • Current or previous experience with contact centers
  • Experience editing content that will be translated into other languages
  • Experience with HTML and CSS
  • Experience with instructional design methodologies
  • Experience with web-authoring and multimedia tools
  • Flexible work schedule during seasonal "crunch times" 
  • Ability to travel

Education:

  • BA/BS degree in a related field and 8+ years relevant work experience
  • MA/MS degree in a related field and 5+ years relevant work experience
  • 3+ years in a role as en editor preferred


 
 
Job Number: 2010114638
Job Location: Austin, TX
Duration: 12 months
Input Date: 05/20/2020
Last Updated: 06/05/2020
Firm Name: PDS TECHNICAL SERVICES
Attention: Matt Jeske
Address: TIME SQUARE 660 BUILDING
660 SW 39TH ST STE 215

City, State: RENTON, WA 98057
Phone: 206/763-2840
800 Phone: 800/678-8644
Fax Phone: 206/763-3283
Email: cecjseattle@pdstech.com
Website: https://pdsjobs.force.com/candidates/job_detail?id=a1i1T000003OrjwQAC&URLSource=cjhunter

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