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Technical Writer

Company: Hill International
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: March 26, 2019

Job Description:

Hill International is an international construction consulting firm that provides program and project management, construction management, cost engineering and estimating, quality assurance, inspection, scheduling, risk management and claims avoidance to clients involved in major construction projects worldwide. Hill has participated in over 10,000 project assignments with a total construction value of more than $500 billion. Hill is a publicly traded company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HIL), and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (

We are seeking a Technical Writer to join our team in our Philadelphia office.


The Proposals, Graphics, & Marketing Technical Writer creates, edits, and captures compelling and concise text to support the business development efforts of Hills Project Management Group (Americas). Specific documents the Technical Writer contributes to include proposals, brochures, presentations, award submissions, website content, and client correspondence. Component pieces include resumes, project profiles, and in-depth project histories, technical approaches, articles, social media posts, and SF 330 text. The Technical Writer is also available, at the Departments discretion, to support billable project assignments. Adherence to deadlines, both internal and client-driven, is critical.

Technical writers must be able to work closely with Hills project personnel, and should have strong interview and research abilities in addition to excellent written and verbal communication skills. Technical writers must also be able to work as part of an integrated team, take direction from various sources, and set and maintain quality standards for Hills text. Availability to work overtime as assignments demand is required, and a willingness to undertake limited domestic travel is desired.


* Implement Hill Style Guide in all written materials.

* Work closely with pursuit teams to review content efficiently and effectively and convert materials into Hill format.

* Convert candidate resumes into Hill format for use in proposals. May require interaction with new hires and potential employees.

* Draft, edit, and develop marketing content.

* Work closely with Business Development and other firm staff to improve the quality of written materials.

* Develop high-quality project description text for Hill projects and circulate for review and approval by appropriate staff.

* Input data and improve text in the Deltek Vision database.

* Assist Proposal and Marketing staff with editing services for brochures, flyers, web site and other materials applying the Hill Style as necessary for consistency.

* Proofread proposals, brochures, and other copy as requested.

* Participate in process improvement teams.

* Advance the quality of documents produced by the firm.

* Capture information and key selling points of pursuit teams to write project approaches, understandings, and other technical materials.

* Interview and research Hill personnel and projects to create and improve firm marketing materials, including resumes and project profiles.

* Coordinate with Proposal Managers to identify text for inclusion in Proposals, Graphics, & Marketing databases.


* B.A. in English, Journalism, Technical Writing, or A/E/C-related field (minimum requirement).

* Minimum 2 years of experience in preparation of resumes, project descriptions, articles, press releases, and/or proposals, preferably in the A/E/C industry.

* Comfortable working in a variety of word processing and layout environments, including Adobe and Microsoft Office.

* Ability to work as a team with an array of marketing and technical professionals in a deadline-driven environment.

* Exceptional written communication skills including writing, editing, and proofreading.

* Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail a must.

* Ability to work under strict deadlines.

Hill International is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Proof of U. S. Citizenship or eligibility to work in the United States is required.

* Director of Technical Writing

Keywords: Hill International, New York , Technical Writer, IT / Software / Systems , Philadelphia, New York

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