Work From Home Technical Writer (Creve Coeur, Missouri)

June 3rd, 2013

Softtek is seeking an experienced Technical Writer I to support their client near  Creve Coeur, Missouri.  This is a part-time, work-from-home, contractor position. This is a , salaried position, with a possible 12 month extension. They are also offering a generous benefits package, with no waiting period.

Writes a variety of technical articles, reports, brochures, and/or manuals for documentation for a wide range of uses. May be responsible for coordinating the display of graphics and the production of the document. May require a bachelor’s degree in a related area and 0-3 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Little creativity is required. Works under immediate supervision; typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Position Title: Agronomic Information Specialist


  • Coordinate with field agronomists, Knowledge Transfer, Technology Development
  • Representatives, Technology Development Managers, and academics to source/produce timely and relevant content for use in grower targeted communications.
  • Create local, regional and national agronomic content integrating basic agronomy with client’s products.
  • Create print and web-based newsletters to provide time sensitive technical tips and to articulate the benefits and advantages of agronomic systems featuring client products.
  • Summarize/translate technical data into interesting, insightful and clear media-based tools for use by others.
  • Engage in technical information-based initiatives across the client to drive/enhance grower contact.


  • B.S. or equivalent experience in agronomy, weed science, entomology, soil science or a closely related field required.
  • Ability to translate technical data and information into materials that are attractive and easily read and understood by growers.
  • Training and experience in experimental design, field test plot management, statistics and data interpretation is required.
  • Strong oral, written and presentation skills are needed.
  • Strong computer skills, especially in graphics, publishing and scientific software, are necessary.
  • Demonstrated self-discipline, ability to function effectively without direct supervision, ability to cooperate with multiple groups is required.
  • Excellent time management skills required.


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