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Technology Writer

AC Business Media, a market leader in driving brand awareness and preference through partnerships with its clients, is seeking a Technology Editor to join our growing editorial team.

 

The Technology Writer is a dynamic storyteller who will curate innovative technology and technical content in a knowledgeable, comprehensive and clear style with the intent of growing the audience across digital and print platforms. 

 

We are big fans of data to inform our content strategy and this role must be comfortable using metrics and insights to inform content output.

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Curate and draft technology content for use in print and digital media.

    • Obtain a deep understanding of products and services to translate complex product information into simple, polished, and engaging content

    • Generate innovative ideas for content through collaboration with subject matter experts, editors, and brand leadership.

    • Determine the clearest and most logical way to present information for greatest reader comprehension.

    • Develop content in alternative media forms for maximum usability, with a consistent and cohesive voice across all documentation including videos and podcasts.

    • Write user-friendly content that meets the needs of the target audience.

    • Ensure that content adheres to the in-house style guide.

  • Act and be recognized as a subject matter expert in the areas of construction and OEM.

    • Stay current on industry trends and emerging technology in the construction and OEM markets—including topics like GPS, telematics, IoT, and SaaS.

    • Participate in interviews and presentations as a subject matter expert.

  • Other duties as assigned are achieved in helping the brands meet revenue goals

    • Participate in teams and company meetings.

    • Engage in client networking and building relationships.

    • Collaborate with sales, partner success managers, and designers to accomplish client or sales projects.

    • Attend tradeshows as needed.

 

You are a great fit for this role if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English, Communications, Mechanical Engineering or similar field, or commensurate experience

  • At least five years of applicable experience in a mechanical engineering field or similar product background

  • At least two years of applicable technology writing experience

  • Strong knowledge of the heavy equipment and/or construction industries

 

To be successful in the Technology Writer role, you’ll need to be:

  • Passionate, articulate, positive, and highly motivated to win

  • Demonstrated track record of consistently meeting and/or exceeding goals

  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong professional relationships

  • Excellent critical thinking/analytical skills and ability

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to adjust communication style appropriately to meet the needs of the audience

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Ability to analyze data, draw appropriate conclusions and recommend solutions

  • Ability to succeed in a transformative business through self-motivation and vision

  • Ability to be client-focused and quality-driven

  • Ability to exhibit integrity in work product and in interactions with clients, ACBM personnel and other stakeholders

  • Ability to hold oneself accountable for actions, successes, and failures

  • Ability to be flexible in the work environment and willing and able to adapt to changing organizational needs

  • Ability to operate in an open, honest, and forthright manner in order to build and maintain relationships with a diverse population

  • Ability to manage multiple projects through successful completion within set timelines

  • Ability to effectively work both independently and cooperatively as part of a team

  • Ability to be flexible in the work environment and willingness and ability to adapt to changing organizational needs

  • Ability to travel overnight at least 25% of time

  • Demonstrated computer and software skills required - proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and databases

 

Besides a competitive salary, AC Business Media offers and generously contributes to health, dental, vision, life, long-term and short-term disability. We offer a 401(k), generous paid time off, a dynamic team environment and the ability to work in our historic office in Ft. Atkinson WI (located between Milwaukee and Madison WI) or remotely.

 

About AC Business Media

AC Business Media is a leading business-to-business media and business intelligence company with a portfolio of renowned brands in heavy construction, asphalt, concrete, paving, rental, sustainability, landscape, manufacturing, logistics and supply chain markets. AC Business Media delivers relevant, cutting-edge content to its audiences through its industry-leading digital properties, trade shows, videos, magazines, webinars and newsletters and provides advertisers the analytics, data and ability to reach their target audience.