Technical Writer/Editor – Part Time – Kickstart Scheme

Our Firm

Swanson Reed one of the world’s leading specialist R&D tax and innovation advisory firms. We service a diverse range of clients from technology start-ups to billion dollar Government Owned Corporations in the commercial aspects of research, development, management and technology transfer.

Your Responsibilities:

An exciting opportunity exists to utilise your writing, editing and proofreading skills on a full range of technical documents. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Interview production and engineering personnel.

  • Read journals and other material to become familiar with product technologies and production methods.

  • Observe production, developmental, and experimental activities to determine operating  procedure and detail.

  • Assist in laying out material for publication.

  • Analyze developments in specific field to determine need for revisions in previously published materials and development of new material.

  • Utilize an established outline and source material to finalize documents and make the report flow correctly with the raw data and results from engineers.

  • You will also be expected to take a raw copy of a document, format, and organize the document.  Reports can include global practice newsletters, client reports, technical/white papers, speeches, presentations and business documents.

  • Communicate edited changes to engineers and managers.

  • Work with many similar writers and the chief editor in a team.


Trafalgar Square office, London

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree or diploma in Business Writing, Journalism or Science.

  • 1+ years experience working with technical documents is desirable.

A self-starter with an inquisitive mind who demonstrates a committed and flexible approach complemented by exceptional relationship management skills will excel in this role.


This role is part time, up to 20 hours per week.