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Technology Writer/Assistant Event Coordinator

Burbank, CA
Date Added: August 22, 2019
 
Software Resources has an immediate job opportunity for a Technology Writer/Assistant Event Coordinator in Burbank, CA.

Duration
: 5 month(s)

Description:
Our growing creative technology team is in need of a Technology Writer/Assistant Event Coordinator to research and create written content for internal websites, publicity for internal events and email communications from Studio Technology. The Technology Writer/Assistant Event Coordinator will cover innovative technology l and industry trends, requiring technical details as well as assist with planning company-wide, quarterly events. The ideal candidate must be able to work independently with minimal supervision, be a self starter, ability to multitask, meet deadlines, quickly gain an understanding of our brand and ship great copy and PR.

Responsibilities:
  • Write and curate daily technology articles to be posted each morning
  • Write long form technical content such as deep dives on emerging technology trends and briefings on events
  • Design and format articles on WordPress, making sure they are consistent with the branding and with an eye for detail and consistency
  • Stay up-to-date on relevant news and uncover newsworthy technology stories that are relevant
  • Maintain editorial calendaring and work with Events Manager to set deadlines
  • Collaborate with various team members to create copy for their projects and presentations, including ability to shift priorities quickly and do independent research
  • Create and send out newsletters, flyers and other promotional materials related to the website content and events
  • Proof and edit all copy being produced from graphics to presentations to articles
  • Promote website articles through internal channels
  • Measure KPIs for website and newsletters, compile analytics in weekly report, and lead weekly analytics meetings (in Keynote)
  • Create light graphics for articles and website
  • Collaborate with graphic designers to create visuals for articles
  • Cultivate a larger community of contributors and edit their work, serving as the person ultimately responsible for all copy.
  • Assist in event planning and production for internal events
  • Support event and web manager with various administrative duties
Required Experience / Skills: 
  • 1-3 years experience in communications
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and high level of organization
  • Discipline to follow deadlines, research and work independently
  • Ability to proof and edit copy to a high standard
  • Ability to be proactive and self-sufficient if leadership is unavailable
  • PC and Apple/Mac-literate
  • Ability to multitask and balance multiple deadlines
  • Deep interest in technology as it relates to media & entertainment
  • Ability to work in Keynote for all presentation decks 
Additional Knowledge / Skills:
  • Illustrator, Keynote, Mailchimp or WordPress experience is a plus
  • Degree in journalism, communications, or equivalent experience
  • Event planning experience is a plus, but not required
  • Graphic design experience is a plus, but not required
Required Education:
BA/BS degree or equivalent experience

Don't delay. Join the Software Resources team today!
Software Resources specializes in connecting talented IT professionals with challenging job opportunities that transform jobs into careers.
To meet our clients hiring needs, we continuously source talented IT Professionals with all levels of expertise and in all disciplines. We offer world class major medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) with match, short term disability, Life Insurance and AD&D. You, our future employees, can make a tremendous difference to our company and our clients. Please apply to this job and experience the Software Resources difference. You can view all of our jobs at https://www.softwareresources.com/careers/

 
Company Overview
Software Resources is a national staffing and recruitment firm delivering the best candidates to our clients and the best jobs to our candidates since 1992.
We are a certified woman owned business in business to place contract, contract-to-hire, and direct-hire talent in Technology (IT, creative, marketing), finance, accounting, and executive-level positions. We serve many vertical markets including Entertainment/Media, Cruise Industry/Leisure travel, Hospitality, Government, Personal Care, Professional Services, Energy/Utilities, Security, and Financial Services.
 
Headquartered in Lake Mary, FL in the Orlando metro area, we have branches and sales professionals across the US. Wherever you're located and whatever the need, count on Software Resources to provide exceptional candidates who are fully vetted and ready to go. Call (800) 774-8036 or visit us online at https://www.softwareresources.com/ and leave the recruiting to us!
 
 
 

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