Technical Author

£25000 - £30000 per annum 
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Position: Technical Author

Location: Tamworth

Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 (dependent on experience)

A large, well known and industry leading organisation with a highly regarded software product are looking to recruit an experienced Technical Author. This role requires you to be responsible for presenting complex and highly technical information in a simple and easy to understand way.

The Role

As an experienced Technical Author, you’ll work closely with all areas of the organisation, particularly the development team to enhance the customer experience by creating excellent product documentation to enhance their leading product even further.

As Technical Author, you will create printed and electronic user and resource guides. You’ll provide detailed, in-depth information about features of products using appropriate language and terms for non-technical users. You’ll liaise with software developers to resolve issues and gain expert knowledge pf products.

You’ll have writing and video editing skills and have the ability to translate technical language into easy to understand language for non-technical people. You’ll have a good understanding for technology and web products.

Required skills & competencies

  • Experience of working in Technical Author or highly similar role
  • Demonstrable experience of Technical Writing
  • Experience of Software Documentation
  • The ability to write and create Technical Information into easy to understand language.
  • Experience of Madcap Flare, Robohelp or similar authoring tools.

The desirable skills for this role

  • Copywriting and Proofreading
  • Writing and Video editing skills
  • Graphic Design
  • Content Management Systems
  • Video Production


  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 Days annual leave rising to 35 days (+8 Stat. bank holidays)
  • Personalised Training & Development Plan
  • Long list of company benefits and discounts
  • Salary Sacrifice Company Car Scheme
  • Salary Sacrifice Childcare Vouchers

Coburg Banks IT specialise in recruiting in a variety of areas including: Development, IT Support, Programme and Project Management, Business Analysts and Testing as well as mid to senior level IT appointments. We would welcome the opportunity of helping you in your career, so please send a copy of your CV to us

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