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Date: Jul 27, 2017

Location: Rocklin, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: SS-11253
Area of Interest: Information Technology
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Shared Services
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

About the Team

You will be part of the Technical Infrastructure team responsible for designing, building and delivering key technical building blocks such as Servers, Containers, Storage, Networking, Voice, Databases, Data Centers, Service Desk and Monitoring tools. Our job is to ensure that every WSI location, associate and customer has the best experience possible utilizing the vast array of technical solutions we provide.

The vision of the Architecture department is to enhance the quality, resiliency and scalability of the technology services delivered to our business, peers and development efforts. Our customer success is paramount to the organizations success and ability to deliver an exceptional customer experience. We are committed to providing an inclusive work structure where our business partners, peers and solution providers are a part of the vision, roadmap and strategy.

About the Role

In the Technical Writer role, you will be responsible for updating and optimizing our documentation, and refining product presentations. You will write content for the company and ensure compliance. You will have autonomy to be creative as we scale our technology infrastructure.

This role reports to the Director of Architecture.

You're excited about this opportunity because you will...

* Create compelling case studies, app notes, and other vertical market documentation.
* Generate content for product documentation (data sheets, brochures, etc.).
* Refine corporate and product presentations.
* Write content for web site compatible with best practices and SEO.
* Assist with other marketing content development projects as needed.

Why you will love working at Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

* We're a successful, fast-growing company with a entrepreneurial vibe
* A technologically and data-driven business
* Competitive salaries, and comprehensive health benefits
* We're at the forefront of tech and retail, redefining technology for the next generation
* We're passionate about our internal and external clients and live/breathe the client experience
* We get to be creative on a daily basis
* A smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas
* We believe in autonomy and reward taking initiative
* We have fun!

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

We're excited about you because you have...

* Excellent writing, presentation, and oral skills.
* Skilled user of Adobe In-Design, Microsoft (PowerPoint and Word), Google SEO / Docs, and other marketing / content creation tools.
* High level of creativity.
* Experience with technology oriented companies (telecom, networking, security).
* Fast learner of technology based products, features, benefits, etc.
* Results driven, high initiative, with clear sense of priorities and sense of urgency.
* Critical thinker who is well organized, detail oriented, with strong time management.
* Professional and ethical team player.
* Bachelor's Degree or equivalent.

Our Company

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the kitchen and home in the United States. Our family of brands are Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully-designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room and even outdoor spaces. We've seen some big changes since our first brick-and-mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasn't changed is our passion for high-quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. Today, we're a multi-brand, multi-channel, global enterprise supported by state-of-the-art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing - and we're always looking for new energy and ideas.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


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