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Staff Technical Writer


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  • Date posted
    March 9, 2024
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    May 8, 2024
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Job Description

Job Description

What you get to do in this role:

  • Define content strategy for multiple applications, specifying the information architecture, textual content, and multimedia assets required to help customers quickly and easily achieve their goals
  • Drive the execution of the content strategy for multiple applications by directly contributing high-quality, user-focused technical content and coordinating the efforts of subject matter experts, reviewers, multimedia content producers, and other writers
  • Use your strong understanding of the ServiceNow product ecosystem and your expert knowledge of the specific users and applications you support to influence product strategy and create content experiences that accelerate customer success
  • Provide impactful leadership when working in teams by soliciting and considering diverse perspectives, fostering a shared sense of purpose, and structuring collaborative work in a way that empowers individuals while ensuring synergy and timely achievement of objectives


What you have:

Basic Qualifications (the must have):

  • BA/BS degree or higher in technical writing, technical communication, English, journalism, or rhetoric; or an equivalent combination of education and experience in these or other related fields
  • Understanding of content development life cycles and processes

Preferred Qualifications (the nice to have):

  • 7+ years work experience in technical communication
  • Samples of your prior technical writing work that demonstrate your ability to communicate complex technical information clearly
  • Experience authoring in DITA, Markdown, or another structured authoring architecture
  • Experience defining content strategy and leading content development projects for new products or for large products that require multiple writers
  • Experience influencing or leading diverse, collaborative writing or project teams; mentoring more junior writers; and helping teammates and stakeholders identify and adapt to changing priorities and other contingencies


Additional Information

ServiceNow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin or nationality, ancestry, age, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status or any other category protected by law.

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