Swanson Reed is the largest specialist R&D tax and innovation advisory firm. We service a diverse range of clients from technology start-ups to billion dollar Government Owned Corporations in the commercial aspects of research, development, management and technology transfer.
An exciting opportunity exists to utilize your writing, editing and proofreading skills on a full range of technical documents. Your responsibilities will include:
Interview production and engineering personnel.
Read journals and other material to become familiar with product technologies and production methods.
Observe production, developmental, and experimental activities to determine operating procedure and detail.
Assist in laying out material for publication.
Analyze developments in specific field to determine need for revisions in previously published materials and development of new material.
Utilize an established outline and source material to finalize documents and make the report flow correctly with the raw data and results from engineers.
You will also be expected to take a raw copy of a document, format, and organize the document. Reports can include global practice newsletters, client reports, technical/white papers, speeches, presentations and business documents.
Communicate edited changes to engineers and managers.
Work with many similar writers and the chief editor in a team.
Qualifications and Experience
Degree or diploma in Business Writing, Journalism or Science.
1+ years experience working with technical documents is desirable.
A self-starter with an inquisitive mind who demonstrates a committed and flexible approach complemented by exceptional relationship management skills will excel in this role.
Recently, the General Assembly approved a bill that would extend the life of Illinois' R&D tax credit. For innovative industries, this means there are more opportunities to create apprenticeships and educational programs; [...]