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Technical Writer

12/3/18 | New York, NY

Wilson Elser's IT Technical Training Department currently seeks a Technical Writer to join the team. This position will be located in our NYC Downtown office at 125 Broad Street.


The Firm
Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with nearly 800 attorneys, across 36 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and are included in the top 50 of The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms.

The Position

The Technical Writer will be responsible for producing high-quality documentation and communications that contribute to the overall success of our Training Department and Information Technology organization overall. You will be part of the Training Department and will be responsible for creating documentation and writing IT communications.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 3+ years of experience in technical writing of software documentation
  • Excellent written skills in English
  • Law firm technical training experience a major plus
  • Must possess very strong technical skills 
  • Willing to travel to other outer offices periodically
  • Must have strong technical writing skills to create documentation such as reference guides, exercises, and outlines
  • Knowledge of Innova Numbering and Templates is a plus
  • Comfortable working directly with C-level and executive leadership and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the firm
  • Must exhibit a high level of professionalism
  • Knowledge of Office 2013/2016, Windows 10, eDOCS DM, and iManage is a plus

Responsibilities

  • Work with IT Department to obtain an in-depth understanding of products and the documentation requirements
  • Produce high-quality documentation that meets Wilson Elser standards and is appropriate for its intended audience
  • Write easy-to-understand quick reference guides, end user training manuals, training exercises, hand-outs, user interface text, and online help
  • Responsible for writing firm-wide IT announcements and communications.
  • Assist the IT Department with special projects

Interested?
Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses our commitment to both our clients and you! Please consider joining our team by applying online.

We are committed to cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity as a fundamental value. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer; Minorities and Women are encouraged to apply.

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