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Content Writers

Evanston, IL

Company Description

VANYIL LLC is a Virginia based IT Services company. Vanyil offers a wide array of services for clients across life sciences, banking and mortgage, Learning Management and IT/system integrators.

Job Description

We are currently seeking 7 Content Developers specifically for a large-scale curriculum development project for a major insurance company. Training topics will include providing and servicing a wide variety of insurance and financial products.

Responsibilities include:

  • Interviewing Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to learn about the topic
  • Thinking up interesting scenarios or storylines for use in the training, in partnership with the Instructional Designer
  • Writing a script for a course based on an outline provided by the Instructional Designer
  • Creating job aids, handouts, and various supporting materials
  • Working directly with the client (via phone, email, and in person) to gather feedback on the course at various stages of development, then implementing said feedback
  • Working with the Project Manager to plan media/graphics development, including creating scripts for actors, attending photo/video shoots, choosing images, and so on
  • Providing instructions to graphics and software engineering teams, then reviewing their work and offering clear feedback
  • Helping other team members as needed to proofread scripts, test courses, and complete a variety of miscellaneous tasks
 

Qualifications

Requirements

  • 1-5 years of relevant experience
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Ability to master new content and subject matter quickly
  • Friendly, professional disposition
  • Flexibility and open-mindedness about work assignments and situations
  • Excellent computer skills: Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PPT are required, as is the ability and willingness to learn new programs and applications on the fly; familiarity with standard Adobe CS products (i.e., Captivate, Flash, etc.) is particularly helpful (but not required for consideration)
  • Ability to communicate with clients and colleagues in a professional, confident manner (via phone, email, and in person)
  • Ability to work independently, adhere to deadlines, manage your own workload, and discern when it might be a good idea to ask a question and when it might be best to just make a decision and run with it
  • Ability to adapt writing style to the needs of a particular project and the whims of a larger team
  • Experience in developing content for financial/Insurance products is a big +

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