Summer 2017 Intern - Technical Writer
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POST DATE 8/30/2016
END DATE 10/25/2016
San Francisco, CA
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SUMMER 2017 INTERN - TECHNICAL WRITER
Location: San Francisco, CA
Turn your interests in technology and explaining how things work into a career! If you're studying creative writing, journalism, programming, or science, have a streamlined writing style, and a desire to make software easier to use, then we want to meet you. We're based in San Francisco and we've got one of the best technical writing teams in the business. We work collaboratively with developers, quality engineers, product managers, and usability experts to make the Salesforce application easier to use. We write easy-to-understand user interface text, online help, developer guides; we create Trailhead online learning tutorials , videos, and other user assistance to help customers use a variety of business applications. You're a great match if you're self-directed, passionate about technology, and are interested in producing high-quality documentation. You'll learn innovative technical communication tools and Agile methodologies to build a career!
Responsibilities: Create and update documentation and user assistance for Salesforce products.
* Excellent writing and editing skills
* Ability to meet tight deadlines
* Ability to adhere to styles and processes
* Knowledge of XML or HTML
* Ability to learn new technologies quickly
* Focus on quality and details
* Strong team player
* Customer advocate
* Working towards a Bachelor's or Master's degree in a technical or communications field
* Experience with authoring and publishing tools
* Experience with video and image editing software
FutureForce is for college students or new grads wanting to experience life at Salesforce, one of the World's Most Innovative Companies 5--years--running and one of Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For" 8- years-running. FutureForce interns work on live projects, giving them the opportunity to make a tangible impact that they can show to friends, family, and future employers -- if we don't hire them first (and, we hire 80% of our eligible interns)!
They have the chance to collaborate and connect with the Salesforce interns from all over the world. And, like all Salesforce employees, interns also have many possibilities to volunteer, making a lasting impact in the community.
FutureForce offers a collaborative work environment, which fosters innovation, provides flexibility and -- most importantly -- is fun!
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