WRD Job Opportunities – 09.25.13

WRD has compiled a list of jobs you may be interested in! Below you’ll find positions in technical writing, teaching, professional writing, and TESOL. Stay tuned for more job opportunities in the coming weeks.

Technical Writing

Technical Writer—Tormach—Madison, WI

As a technical writer at Tormach, you’ll create and manage documentation about our innovative tools for personal CNC fabrication. You’ll collaborate with our product designers, engineers, and technicians to create documents to help customers be successful with our products. Our technical writers have a knack for explaining complex topics in simple language. Successful technical writers are detail-oriented, can process large amounts of critical information, and thrive under tight deadlines. You’ll help to create a wide variety of internal and external documents, including instructional manuals, product specification sheets, and service bulletins. You’ll also work with newer mediums, including web videos, social media, and more. http://jobs.stc.org/jobseeker/job/14733939/

Technical Writer—Panduit—Orland Park, IL

If you are a Technical Writer who’s itching to join an industry-leading company, you should explore an exceptional contract-to-hire opportunity with Panduit. As the Technical Writer, you will hold a very crucial position as you join a small team responsible for crafting customer-facing operational documentation around our proprietary suite of datacenter management software. Interact cross-functionally and speak with subject matter experts to define documentation requirements, understand new developments, and ensure accuracy. Identify documentation holes, make necessary edits and revisions, and update documentation to reflect new product features as the software changes over time. You will be busy keeping the end-user experience a pleasant one, as our software is constantly evolving to keep up with the advancements of our industry-leading datacenters. Apply now to showcase your technical writing ability and grow within the company! https://hiring.accolo.com/jobs/Tinley_Park/Illinois/Technical_Writer/310503934/job.htm?sourceType=9



ESL Instructor—ORT Technical Institute—Skokie, IL

ORT Technical Institute, a non-profit English Language vocational school in Skokie IL, is seeking part-time ESL instructors. Classes are held weekday mornings M-F and weekday evenings M-Th.
We are looking for instructors with a minimum of a BA and/or an MA in TESOL or related English and communication fields, and at least 1 year experience teaching ESL to adults.We seek flexible, professional, organized, enthusiastic, and creative individuals to teach at our school.
Please email a resume and cover letter, including your hours available to teach to Layni Myers, ESL Program Coordinator, lmyers@zg-ort.edu

English Teacher—Lingua Centre-Zavolzhye, Russia

Lingua Centre – Z is private educational institution in Zavolzhye located in the suburbs of the third biggest city of Russia called Nizhny Novgorod. Our school is a Cambridge ESOL exams preparation centre, so most of the programs are exam preparation courses for YLE, KET, PET, FCE, CAE, BEC and TKT. This year we are teaching English to over 200 students of all ages and levels and some of the courses are supposed to be conducted by a native speaker of English.
This is a full-time job. 36 hours per week (including at least 18 hours of teaching). You need to prepare lesson plans, teach classes, give and check assignments, monitor students’ progress, organize extra-curricular activities and prepare reports about your work. http://www.eslcafe.com/joblist/index.cgi?read=29531

EFL Teacher—Academy School of English— Diyarbakir, Turkey

Academy School of English, which has been working in the EFL field since 1985, is seeking EFL teachers for October 2013. We need well-qualified, energetic and committed EFL teachers whose native tongue is English, and who are university graduates, preferably in Education, English or related fields. Academy, which is the first language school approved by the Turkish Standards Institute (TSE), is a highly professional school and is very well known in the area. There are approximately 200 students currently attending the courses Academy offers. These are mainly company people, university students, medical doctors, government officers, and businessmen and women who are genuine and serious students. The average class size is about sixteen students. http://www.eslcafe.com/joblist/index.cgi?read=29520


Adjunct English Instructor—Illinois Institute of Art—Chicago, IL

The adjunct instructor facilitates meaningful learning of the course competencies in the curriculum and proactively supports all facets of the learning environment. S/He provides education through learning-centered instruction that will enable graduates to fulfill the evolving needs of the marketplace. S/He encourages a culture of learning that values mutual responsibility and respect, life-long learning and ethics as well as personal and professional development. This position is part time/adjunct only. Incumbent must assure that the EDMC philosophy: quality services to clients; development, growth, involvement, and recognition of employees; sound economic principles; and environment which is conducive to innovation, positive thinking and expansion – is considered in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position. https://edmc.hua.hrsmart.com/ats/js_job_details.php?reqid=24090&site_id=148

Professional Writing and Editing

Copywriter—Sears Holdings Corporation—Chicago, IL

Write Search Engine Optimization (SEO) product copies for Sears.com and Kmart.com. Work on the SEO team to create relevant content to enhance keyword rankings. This includes (but is not limited to) conducting research for different categories; creating writing content for buying guides; conducting keyword analyses; design layouts for new articles. Apply at Depaul.experience.com https://depaul.experience.com/er/stu/opportunities/job_profile.jsp?job_hnd=30824358&affHnd=12467&search_id=34259923-1379615910822&fromAction=ActiveSearchResults&useGadgetSettings=false

Copywriter—Signature Forum—Chicago, IL

Signature Forum, a growing, fast-paced marketing company, is looking for an inspired, fulltime copywriter to join our web/SEO content production team. We own and manage dozens of websites geared toward providing consumers with information and insight into service providers in their area. Signature’s clients touch multiple industries, so you will need to exhibit versatility and the ability to reach a wide range of online readers. Subject areas include cosmetics, plastic surgery, and home improvement. If you have a general knowledge of writing for the web and search engine optimization (SEO), that is a big plus. Overall, applicants must demonstrate a positive attitude, a passion for writing, timeliness, and a keen desire to learn and grow with the company. Apply at Depaul.experience.com https://depaul.experience.com/er/stu/opportunities/job_profile.jsp?job_hnd=30979290&affHnd=12467&search_id=34259923-1379615910822&fromAction=ActiveSearchResults&useGadgetSettings=false

Grant Writer—Gary Comer Youth Center—Chicago, IL

This position is responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation, government and corporate sources. This position is responsible for writing proposals and submitting reports on grant funded projects. This position reports to the Director of External Relations. http://www.idealist.org/view/job/C82WjWphNJ74/


Grant Writer—Central States SER—Chicago, IL

The grant writer works with the Executive Director to execute the fundraising goals of the organization; specifically the grant and proposal writing. Duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Adheres to the mission and Core Values of SER/SERCO
  • Creates grant cycle calendar
  • Conducts research for potential funding opportunities-both unrestricted and programmatic
  • Writes letters of inquiries
  • Writes grant renewal proposals with the assistance of program staff
  • Attends bidder conferences
  • Writes acknowledgement letters to funders/donors


Proofreader / Medical Editor—Purohit Navigation—Chicago, IL

As an integral member of the team, the medical editor will check for consistency within pieces, including medical terminology spelling and adherence to house and client style guides, as well as examine all revisions to pieces to ensure that they have been made as specified; check grammar, spelling, punctuation, format and alignment, spacing, as well as references; edit copy and query questionable phrasing, wording, or presentation. Please email your cover letter and resume with salary expectations to hr@purohitnavigation.com.

Sr. Writer and Editor, Development Marketing and Communications—The University of Chicago—Chicago, IL

Sr. Writer & Editor, Development Marketing & Communications: Researches and articulates complex programs that are fundraising priorities; portray complex medical concepts and programs in a credible and accessible style. These programs will have broad themes that span multiple departments and often engage numerous faculty. Add substantial value to shaping these ideas by helping to identify, clarify, and confirm consensus amongst University thought leaders. Create persuasive, informative, and inspiring proposals and descriptive documents targeted to Medicine & Biological Sciences Development’s(MBSD) internal and external constituents such as donors, prospective donors, Alumni, Trustees, faculty, and staff.


Marketing Communications Specialist—Thiele Technologies, Inc.—Minneapolis, MN

We currently have an opening for a Marketing Communications Specialist. In this role, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining the company website from an existing design- assist in creation of app(s); create marketing materials including videos, photographs, brochures, email blasts, and press releases.  Additional responsibilities include assisting with tradeshows, and various internal / external documents to enhance and ensure consistency of the company’s marketing, sales, quotation, branding and communications efforts.


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