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Writers create fiction and non-fiction works, such as novels, poetry, scripts, short stories, newspaper articles, and web content. Common work activities listed on a Writer resume sample include reading other people's work, choosing subject matters, reviewing work, meeting deadlines, networking with other writers, taking part in events, and identifying publication opportunities. Based on our collection of example resumes, Writers should demonstrate excellent grammar and spelling skills, imagination, time management, communication and networking abilities, and computer competencies. Most Writers hold a degree in English, although formal education is not mandatory for fulfilling this type of role.

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Technical Writer

Wrote and edited sections of the SRS (300+ page document) for a complex web-based application (Oracle database) to be used by the national client's various levels of management, and corporate departments.

  • Collected and synthesized data from functional requirements; wireframe screen mockups; data dictionary; and reviews by the Business Analyst, Development, and Management Information Systems representative.
  • Identified inconsistencies between wireframes and functional specifications, and communicated those to the Business Analyst, and Information Architecture team.
  • Communicated with co-workers located in Rochester, N.Y. and the West Coast via texting, Gmail, Google Calendar, weekly team conference calls, and QA system onsite review meetings.
  • Improved documentation usability by implementing Microsoft Word functionality.
  • Took initiative to research and resolve Microsoft Word issues.
  • Improved team focus and communication during weekly meetings by creating an SRS
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
C
Technical Communications
AS
Liberal Arts
12

Medical Writer

Extracted relevant data from the clinical protocol, statistical analysis plan (SAP), and CSR for inclusion in the NIH database - also referred to as www.clinicaltrials.gov, ENCePP, and EudraCT for the purposes of clinical trials registration and results disclosure

  • Worked closely with the product team, across sites and countries, to ensure satisfaction and that corporate policy and NIH standards are exceeded, with regards to clinical trial transparency for all assigned products
  • Prepared CSR study synopses in accordance with Merck Guidance Documents and the regulations of the German authorities
  • Utilized knowledge of NIH regulations, applicable state and federal laws, and internal Merck policies
  • Ensured assigned projects were delivered on time and under budget, through effective project management skills
  • Preformed quality control assessments of all assigned deliverables for other medical writers
  • Multifunctional role with teams spanning the globe
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
English
MS
Biochemistry
Management And Copyright Principles
13

Consumer Loan Underwriter II

Responsible for a thorough risk analysis of conventional mortgage loan applications up to $460K for purchases and refinances for properties in states across the country.

  • Greatly minimized company risk, consistently providing exceptional attention to detail when evaluating borrowers' financial strength
  • Successfully generated additional business and revenue, proposing alternative resolutions to loans not meeting conventional guidelines
  • Exhibited excellent follow-through with loan officers, loan processors, and management through all processes of underwriting
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
English
MBA
Master of Business Administration
14

Principle Technical Writer/wiki Content Administrator

Successfully created and maintained wiki-based online documentation for NET's UX products.

  • Successfully completed a top-to-bottom overhaul of the documentation suite for the UX product line. Created a uniform style guide and documentation policies for developing wiki content.
  • Created, modified, and updated all customer facing wiki-based technical documentation, including: User Guides, Installation Guides, Best Practices, Release and Upgrade Notes, and various Knowledge Base articles.
  • Evangelized the use of, provided training for, and administered the Confluence wiki.
  • Create and maintain other miscellaneous technical documentation related to the UX product.
  • Supervised contract writer(s) in NET's remote offices.
Candidate Info
36
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Information Systems (gpa 352)
MA
Organizational Management (gpa 391)
Mathematics
15

Operations Manager/specialized Business and Technical Writer

Managed and coordinated business operations for US and India offices of a marketing services company. Conceptualized, developed and directed marketing strategies centered on customer retention, email marketing, business partnerships and promotions. Oversaw and optimized marketing budget, forecasting and reporting.

  • Process Improvement: Restructured product and service offerings and coordinated US and India collaboration, resulting in a 40% increase in promotional revenue and cohesive IT operations. Produced newsletter campaigns and tracked metrics through Constant Contact and coordinated IT tasks through Assembla.
  • Specialized Documentation: Used Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, HTML, and Visio to create documentation, presentations and diagrams for website, newsletters, white papers, system and operation diagrams, store products, programs and service descriptions. Outlined system overview and migration guides. Updated website content.
  • Structure Change: Helped transition IT functions from the US to India. Interviewed developers, business and IT managers to determine processes, system overviews, naming conventions, business models, and other considerations for successful project completion.
  • Email Marketing: Produced 25%+ of online revenue through strategic management of email/newsletter channel. Brought email-based sales program to on-line store and increased store sales from $5k/mo to $60k/mo.
  • New Business: Created and posted video short for a seasonal service offering on YouTube which captured 50k views.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
English
16

Financial Writer

FINRA Series 6-registered marketing writer

  • Assisted in Transamerica's marketing efforts, including its variable annuities, mutual funds and value add efforts
  • Generated ideas for sales collateral and completed research projects
  • Wrote collateral materials, including product brochures, email marketing campaigns, presentations, press releases, video scripts, flyers, internal communication blogs, newsletters, magazine articles and web content
  • Wrote and coordinated the weekly "Snapshot" -- a financial news recap HTML that also provided enterprise reporting, the latest headlines and market updates
  • Wrote quarterly newsletter covering the latest developments with Social Security
  • Wrote and coordinated weekly HTML email marketing campaign targeting VA providers and prospects nationwide
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Communication
MA
Journalism
17

Contract Writer

Authored digital lessons and assessments for middle and high school American History textbooks published by Pearson, the world's largest textbook publisher.

  • Aligned lessons to a variety of specifications, including [company name]'s intricate guidelines for style and format, Webb's Depths of Knowledge (DOKS), Pearson textbook standards, The Chicago Manual of Style, and the standards of the particular state for which the textbook was designed.
  • Researched and curated internet resources, then documented each piece of information; lessons required extensive research among primary documents at the Library of Congress, National Archives, and U.S. Census.
  • Created lessons, interactive activities, research projects, and project-based lessons that require students to apply Levels 3 and 4 of Webb's Depths of Knowledge (DOKS).*
  • Retrieved and stored digital input and output in a publishing repository.
  • Met all deadlines.
  • DEPTHS OF KNOWLEDGE (DOKS)
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Spanish & Latin American Studies
MA
History
18

Technical Writer

Compiled and edited detailed manpower analyses, procedural documents, and training plans for use by the U.S. military

  • Ensured all projects are consistent, cohesive, and coherent
  • Served as liaison among project participants and SMEs, accurately translating, synthesizing, and incorporating revisions
  • Customized and assembled projects based on clients' specific needs
  • Ensured documents comply with and include current DoD standards and practices through continual communication with government personnel
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
English
19

Staff Writer

Coordinated advertising, public relations, internal/external communications and crisis management for multiple university units.

  • Helped develop marketing communications plans for all units and supervised public relations clerical staff, student assistants and interns.
  • Advised and trained top administrators, department heads and faculty on media relations.
  • Wrote and edited news and features for university newspaper.
  • Produced a weekly medical talk radio show.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
MA
Communication Studies
20

Technical Writer/correspondence Editor

  • Contributed narratives for annual Air Force Congressional Energy Report for US Air Force Center for Energy Conservation (AFCEC)
  • Edited and submitted 17 conservation award packages to Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP); won 7, more than any other federal agency
  • Wrote (to MIL-STD) correspondence for senior Air Force officers (O-6 and above) for dissemination
  • Maintained training records for all of Tyndall AFB personnel
  • Wrote/maintained construction records for all of Eglin AFB
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
English / Composition

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