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Content Developer/Editor - FUTURE NEEDS 9/1/2016

GP Strategies Seattle, WA

Company
GP Strategies
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
10607
AJE Ref #
576052682
Location
Seattle, WA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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GP Strategies, a NYSE-listed company (GPX), is a global performance improvement solutions provider of sales and technical training, e-learning solutions, management consulting, and engineering services. GP Strategies solutions improve the effectiveness of organizations by delivering innovative and superior training, consulting, and business improvement services, customized to meet the specific needs of its clients. Clients include Fortune 500 companies, manufacturing, process and energy industries, and other commercial and government customers.

Job Summary: Key aspects of the writers/editors position are to understand our clients performance improvement needs, write and edit training materials within project budgets, assemble materials using HTML or Microsoft Office programs, and ensure the project deliverables meet high expectations of quality

Responsibilities:

* The successful candidate will collaborate with GP Strategies team members, client sponsors, and subject matter experts (SMEs) to:

* Write instructional content that is concise, engaging, and appropriate for the audience.

* Edit documents from multiple sources to achieve a consistent style and voice.

* Create instructional documents with a professional look and feel.

* Build effective working relationships with SMEs to efficiently gather content information and feedback.

* Manage project materials efficiently so that tasks are completed on time, problems are anticipated or resolved quickly, and team members are clear on project requirements and schedules.

Qualifications:

* Strong writing and/or editing skills; excellent organization, communication, and interpersonal skills; proficiency with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint; HTML experience a plus.

* Must display reliability and excel at meeting challenges with resourcefulness and innovative ideas.

* Must enjoy working with teams in a fast-paced, energetic environment.

Education: A degree in journalism, technical writing, or related field and at least two years experience as a professional writer or editor is highly recommended.

GP Strategies is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.