Technical Content Writer (PT, Remote)

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About HiringThing
HiringThing is online software that helps companies post jobs online, manage applicants and hire great employees. We were founded in 2012 with the mission to deliver intuitive, easy-to-use recruiting software across multiple sales channels and product types.
HiringThing operates in a flexible startup environment where employees can be hands-on in helping build a new company. This is a remote position, so successful applicants will thrive the ability to work from home. Our team stays connected through daily communication and regular video calls.
POSITION DESCRIPTION:
We are looking for a tech-savvy technical content writer to join our marketing team. The writer will be responsible for developing technical documentation, as well as developing and curating a best-in-class API library to empower developers to implement quickly and accurately.
Position Type:
  • Part-time (20-25 hours/week)
  • Non-exempt
  • Hourly 
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
  • Develop and edit high quality, developer-friendly technical documentation, including API documentation, user guides and release notes.
  • Review, edit and update new and existing API documentation
  • Rewrite and reorganize the existing document library to improve developer productivity
  • Collaborate and build strong relationships with cross-functional teams (marketing, engineering, product management and client services) to gather requirements and relevant information necessary for documentation
  • Translate technical documentation into user-friendly use case stories
  • Ensure superior accuracy, clarity and consistency across all documentation
  • Define and maintain timelines for content updates
IDEAL CANDIDATE QUALIFICATION:
  • Four years of relevant technical writing experience
  • Recent and relevant experience writing API documentation
  • Strong knowledge of documentation tools
  • Experience with SaaS
REQUIRED SKILLS:
  • You can submit recent examples of documentation you have written.
  • You see yourself as Self Starter – always hungry to achieve and learn.
  • You are easily adaptable – open to the change of a startup environment.
  • You thrive in a fast-paced atmosphere.
  • You possess excellent communication and active listening skills.
  • You have excellent attention to detail.
  • You have can prioritize, work independently, manage time effectively and follow through on tasks/responsibilities.
BENEFITS:
  • $100/month telecom reimbursement
  • Up to $50/month fitness reimbursement
  • 401(k) Plan with Roth and Standard options
  • Ability to work remotely
  • Opportunity to contribute in a hands-on manner to the growth and direction of the Company
  • Paid time off: 1.5 to 3 weeks per year (based on length of service and % of full-time hours worked)
  • 8 paid holidays
  • Opportunity for professional development
  • Comprehensive benefits offered to eligible employees
Location: St. Louis, MO
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