Technical/Marketing Writer & Translator

Global Communications
Full Time
Wuxi

CSOFT’s Global Communications Department is looking for talented editors and translators to work closely with one of our key technology-sector clients. The ideal candidate must be a native English speaker, comfortable with explaining complex scientific and technical concepts in simple language, and ready to take on deadline-driven projects. This position will require simultaneous work on different types of documentation for different products, so organization and versatility are a must.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Editing for one or more of the following content categories:
  • Marketing materials and press releases
  • Technical and management training materials and presentations
  • Internal corporate documents
  • Product and market research
  • Frequent communication with a diverse map of stakeholders (in both Chinese and English)
  • Information architecture, focusing on intuitive structure for a variety of different formats
  • Translate materials from Chinese into English (dependent on Chinese ability and previous translation experience)

 

Required Skills/Experience:

  • At least two years writing, editing, and/or translation experience, with 5+ years preferred (in-house or agency are both OK)
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Native English speaker, with a strong grasp of grammar and controlled language
  • A strong writing portfolio (please include 1–2 writing samples with your application)
  • Able to work independently and under pressure
  • Strong communication and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to empathize with a target audience and tailor your writing to them
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office
  • Must be able to speak Chinese to a professional level for communication with engineers

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Experience writing for life science industries preferred (ECG / EKG tech experience a
  • Technical writing experience preferred, or ability to learn quickly
  • ZH-EN translation experience
  • Degree in English, Journalism, Communication, Computer Science, or related subjects
  • Strong understanding of IT and telecom industries
  • Knowledge of DITA XML and structured authoring preferred, or ability to learn quickly
  • Knowledge of Arbortext, Oxygen or other authoring tools preferred, or ability to learn quickly

This position may require occasional travel within mainland China.

 

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