CONTENT WRITER OR COPYWRITER

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Vanyil LLC
500 Davis Street, Evanston, IL
Evanston, IL
Posted: September 12 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 20 Full-time, Paid

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Description

Job Title: Content Writer
Work Location: Evanston, IL
Contract Duration: 3-6 months (Strong possibility for extensions)
Detailed Description below:
Content Developer
This is an excellent opportunity for anyone who is interested in impacting people at workplaces by developing training and helping them to improve their workplace skills. The successful candidate will work as part of a diverse team committed to developing cutting edge, highly interactive training systems in a wide range of subject matter domains. The teams work on training and development projects for Fortune 500 clients that impacts their employees and their partners.
Responsibilities:
• Interview and gather content from subject matter experts.
• Analyze other content source materials.
• Draft course content, e.g. analysis documents and scripts.
• Maintain accurate records of client requests and edits.
• Select photos and other images to be used in the courses.
• Construct courses using proprietary content development tools.
• Test courses, proofread and edit all text.
• Interviewing Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to learn about the topic
• Thinking up interesting scenarios or storylines for use in the training, in partnership with the Instructional Designer
• Writing a script for a course based on an outline provided by the Instructional Designer
• Creating job aids, handouts, and various supporting materials
• Working directly with the client (via phone, email, and in person) to gather feedback on the course at various stages of development, then implementing said feedback
• Working with the Project Manager to plan media/graphics development, including creating scripts for actors, attending photo/video shoots, choosing images, and so on
• Providing instructions to graphics and software engineering teams, then reviewing their work and offering clear feedback
• Ability to write dialog for characters that simulate typical workplace situations
• The candidates must have atleast 4 years of College Degree (Bachelors preferably in Journalism, Writing)
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:
• Interview and gather content from subject matter experts.
• Analyze other content source materials.
• Draft course content, e.g. analysis documents and scripts.
• Maintain accurate records of client requests and edits.
• Select photos and other images to be used in the courses.
• Construct courses using proprietary content development tools.
• Test courses, proofread and edit all text.
• Interviewing Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to learn about the topic
• Thinking up interesting scenarios or storylines for use in the training, in partnership with the Instructional Designer
• Writing a script for a course based on an outline provided by the Instructional Designer
• Creating job aids, handouts, and various supporting materials
• Working directly with the client (via phone, email, and in person) to gather feedback on the course at various stages of development, then implementing said feedback
• Working with the Project Manager to plan media/graphics development, including creating scripts for actors, attending photo/video shoots, choosing images, and so on
• Providing instructions to graphics and software engineering teams, then reviewing their work and offering clear feedback
• Ability to write dialog for characters that simulate typical workplace situations
• The candidates must have atleast 4 years of College Degree (Bachelors preferably in Journalism, Writing)
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Requirements

• The candidates must have 4 years of College Degree (Bachelors preferably in Journalism, Writing, Fine Arts)
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to write/Edit and Proofread

Skills

Required - Creative Writing, Copy Editing, Proofreading

How To Apply

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