We will post here any vacancies we have internally, but also projects we are looking for assistance with.

If you would like be to considered for working on any of these jobs, then please use the Contractor Registration page quoting the job reference.

You should also submit your details for inclusion into our supplier database for first consideration on future projects.

Contract Technical Author MARINE INDUSTRY

Pay Amount: Negotiable

Location: Office-based in Essex

Contract / Permanent: Contract position until documentation suite completed.

Reference: TA08

Contract Technical Author - Marine (Hardware / Software) - Essex area

We have an immediate position for a technical author to write supporting documentation for a new marine hardware/software product.
The ideal supplier will have suitable experience with the following:

  • Electrical engineering.
  • Marine industry.
  • Ship sub-systems knowledge.
  • Scada based software environment.
  • Controls, automation, electronics and system integration.
  • New product introduction.

Additionally, they will need to be a hands-on type with solid problem solving, decision making and analytic capabilities.

Ideally this work will be carried out at offices in Essex.
Please email for further information or to register your interest.

Technical Author

Pay Amount: Negotiable

Location: Hertfordshire

Contract / Permanent: Permanent. Hours to suit.

Reference: TA09

Technical Author

AST Authors have a position for a technical author to join our small team with a willingness to work on a variety of projects. You must be self-motivated and able to take responsibility for visiting clients and building client relationships.

  • You will have previous experience as a technical author and be computer literate.
  • You will have experience using MadCap Flare or a willingness to learn it.
  • You will be always looking to improve our product.
  • You will be open to continuing to learn and develop your skills.
  • You will be able to take instruction.
  • You will be a team player.

We are looking for someone based within our local area. We are currently operating a hybrid working environment, although this may change in the future. You must be able to commute to our Letchworth office at short notice and be office-based as required.

We are open to someone looking for a short working week or an unusual working pattern.

To apply please send a covering email and your CV to stating your desired working pattern, salary and quoting the reference TA09.

Technical Authors required for one-off projects

Pay Amount: Negotiable

Location: Commuting distance of Letchworth Garden City

Contract / Permanent: Initially fixed term.

Reference: TA07

Part-time Technical Author, office and/or home-based

AST are seeking Technical Authors of all disciplines to work on one-off projects. If you like working with minimal supervision and prefer short-term projects over the long grind, then please get in touch.

Must be a self-starter who is comfortable managing own workload.

We can accommodate both PAYE and Ltd company working arrangements.

Even if you are not immediately available we would still like to hear from you.

To submit your details please use our Contractor Registration page and email us your latest CV or work history. Or simply send us an email.

Please email
with your details / skillset / experience / preferred area of authoring.