Technical Writer Intern

Addepar

Remote / United States of America
  • Job Type: Intern
  • Function: Intern
  • Post Date: 04/16/2021
  • Website: addepar.com
  • Company Address: 303 Bryant Street 3rd Floor, Mountain View, CA, 94041

About Addepar

Addepar is a leading provider of technology for the wealth management industry. The company’s performance reporting and analytics platform aggregates portfolio, market, and client data all in one place.

Job Description

The Product Content team at Addepar makes learning our product easy and compelling. We bring clarity, brand personality, and moments of delight into the product experience. We play a critical role in empathizing with our users and advocating for their needs.

As a full-time technical writing intern, you’ll focus on improving our external-facing educational content for product integrations. This includes creating an overview for each integration that helps developers and business executives understand the benefits of each integration, when and why to use them, how to get started, etc. You’ll also review and edit existing configuration guides and fill in gaps.

Throughout your internship, you’ll partner with and be mentored by a senior content strategist and senior product manager. You’ll participate in brainstorming sessions, stakeholder meetings, research, and implementation. Our cross-disciplinary environment provides a unique opportunity to learn from engineers, product managers, solutions consultants, designers, and other writers. We expect that you’ll complete the internship with a quality piece you can showcase in your portfolio. 

This paid internship will span 12 weeks in Summer 2021. The position is remote, with the potential to convert to a full-time position.

Intern Program Dates: May 24 - Aug 13, 2021

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with product managers, content strategists, engineers, and solutions consultants to define documentation requirements.
  • Plan, create, and update technical documentation. Edit, clarify, and enhance the content experience.
  • Articulate and document your content strategy and rationale.
  • Run review sessions with your peers. 
  • Present updates at key milestones.
  • Conduct outreach with integration partners, as needed.

Requirements

  • Currently pursuing or recent graduate of a degree or intensive in technical writing, human-computer interaction, computer science, or related field.
  • A portfolio that demonstrates how you used content to support a technical audience through an experience. 
  • Excellent communication and storytelling skills. Strong editing skills.
  • Ability to read and understand source code written in Python and Java.
  • Experience with HTML and CSS a plus.

 

Addepar is a wealth management platform that specializes in data aggregation, analytics and reporting for even the most complex investment portfolios. Founded in 2009 by Joe Lonsdale, who currently serves as an active Chairman of its Board of Directors and General Partner at 8VC, the company's platform aggregates portfolio, market and client data all in one place. It provides asset owners and advisors a clearer financial picture at every level, allowing them to make more informed and timely investment decisions. Addepar works with hundreds of leading financial advisors, family offices and large financial institutions that manage data for over $2 trillion of assets on the company's platform. In 2020, Addepar was named as a Forbes Fintech 50 company and honored as a member of the CB Insights Fintech 250. Addepar is headquartered in Silicon Valley and has offices in New York City and Salt Lake City. All brokerage services offered through Acervus Securities Inc., member FINRA / SIPC.

Addepar is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We seek to bring together diverse ideas, experiences, skill sets, perspectives, backgrounds, and identities to drive innovative solutions. We commit to promoting a welcoming environment where inclusion and belonging are held as a shared responsibility.

In order to ensure the health and safety of all Addepeeps and our prospective candidates, we have instituted a virtual interview and onboarding experience.

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