Get Museum JobsGet Museum Jobs

On-Call Senior Writer/Editor

SUMMARY

Senior Writer/Editors (Technical) are responsible for translating complex technical exhibit specs into accurate, concise, and audience-appropriate language. They have a deep understanding of technical communication, including the creation of technical exhibit manuals, as well as general editorial expertise. They collaborate with exhibit and new media developers, engineers, the Editorial Director, and graphic designers. The Senior Writer/Editor (Technical) position has an emphasis on self-direction and independent writing and editing of high-quality technical exhibit manuals and other technical content.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Writing and editing: Write and edit technical exhibit manuals and other technical pieces that contain consistent treatment of specs and other technical details.
Collaboration: Cooperatively and proactively work with engineers, exhibit development staff, and others to create technical documents with minimum supervision.
Iteration: Incorporate feedback and edits from others and rewrite copy as needed.
Flexibility: Adapt to project constraints with proactive solutions.
Judgement: Make timely technical writing and editorial decisions; show strong creative discernment and good discipline in editing ideas.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

BA/BS degree or higher with a certification in technical writing, or equivalent experience.
Minimum five years professional technical writing experience including the creation of manuals and editorial style guides.
Demonstrated excellence in writing, editing, research, and project management.
A professional portfolio of published pieces and/or museum credits.
A tactful, cooperative attitude when editing, and willingness to be edited by others.
Demonstrated dedication to accuracy and detail; willing to work through multiple revisions of projects.
Talent for collaboration and effective teamwork, and demonstrated ability to work with people at all levels of an organization.
Ability to meet tight deadlines and juggle multiple projects with minimal supervision.
Ability to build work estimates for projects and complete work within budgeted hours.




APPLICATION DEADLINE

Open until filled.





This is an on-call position that does not include benefits. Please, no phone calls in regards to the job. To apply, please visit the Exploratorium job page.



The Exploratorium is committed to providing equal employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, ancestry, genetic information, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veterans status or any other class protected by applicable law.

Job Closed

This position is currently filled/closed/expired, please CLICK HERE to search for similar positions.

Critical Need Jobs


Employer Information

Previous Page New Search

This site offers a wealth of information about jobs. Thanks!

Debra Block, Secretary

Join 2,503 other Museum Professionals receiving FREE weekly job listings to their inbox every week.

We value your privacy. We will not rent your email to anyone.

Browse other Museum Jobs in California

  1. Physician / ObGyn / California / Permanent /...

    01.18.18 San Jose, CA
    . * The downtown area of San Jose is home to the Tech Museum of Innovation, devoted to the exploration...
  2. Physician / / California / Permanent /...

    01.18.18 San Jose, CA
    downtown area of San Jose is home to the Tech Museum of Innovation, devoted to the exploration of...
  3. Physician / Pulmonology / California / Permanent...

    01.18.18 Daly City, CA
    Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture. * Discover the San Francisco Museum of Modern...
  4. Physician / Family Practice / California / Locum...

    01.18.18 Central, CA
    over 85 + wineries! Visit historical museums, the zoo and science museum Shop in the charming...
  5. Orthopedic Surgery - Physician Assistant

    01.18.18 Alameda County, CA
    restored Victorian architecture and boutiques. Near Chinatown, the Oakland Museum of California covers...
  6. Urology - Physician Assistant

    01.18.18 Alameda County, CA
    Museum of California covers state history, nature and art. Uptown contains the art deco Fox and...
  7. Physicians / Radiology - Interventional Job in...

    01.18.18 Paradise, CA
    , visit its pioneer museum and enjoy the town's friendly ambiance and relaxing lifestyle.  Job...
  8. Emergency Medicine - Medical Director

    01.18.18 Santa Rosa, CA
    ? Santa Rosa is home to The Charles M. Schulz Museum & Research Center. Redwood groves, stunning ocean...
  9. Urgent Care Physician

    01.18.18 Mountain View, CA
    Amphitheatre Park, Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts and the Computer History Museum...
  10. Critical Care Medicine, Intensive Care/Critical...

    01.18.18 Santa Rosa, CA
    to The Charles M. Schulz Museum & Research Center. Redwood groves, stunning ocean vistas and...
Browse all Museum Jobs in California
Previous Page New Search