Construction Product Specification Writer

Newcastle

Newcastle · Permanent · Full Time · Posted: 10/02/2017 Closes: 31/03/2017

The Product Information Department is responsible for creating content to represent manufacturer’s product information for inclusion within NBS Plus, NBS National BIM Library and RIBA Product Selector. The Product Information Writer will contribute to the creation, development and maintenance of product information to serve RIBA Enterprises products. The success of this role relies upon creating high quality product information that is valued by end users. The role involves providing customers with high levels of service and excellent attention to detail whilst delivering on time and within budget.

Job Description:



Product Information Writer


Newcastle upon Tyne


 


RIBA Enterprises is the knowledge management business of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). Through its brands the Company is the leading provider of construction information, products and services in the UK and has aspirations to expand both in the UK and Internationally.


 


The Product Information Department is responsible for creating content to represent manufacturer’s product information for inclusion within NBS Plus, NBS National BIM and RIBA Product Selector.


 


The NBS has established relationships with hundreds of construction product manufacturers, creating and maintaining their product information to allow specifiers to easily specify products for the use in construction projects.


 


The Product Information Writer will contribute to the creation, development and maintenance of product information to serve RIBA Enterprises products. The success of this role relies upon creating high quality product information that is valued by end users. The role involves providing customers with high levels of service and excellent attention to detail whilst delivering on time and within budget.


 


 


The role:


  • To work on a variety of products such as ribaproductselector.com, NBS Plus, National BIM Library and other RIBA Enterprises products


  • To interpret manufacturer’s product information and to write in the NBS format suitable for inclusion in NBS Plus.

  • Structuring product information suitable for inclusion within the NBS National BIM Library.

  • Liaising with manufacturer’s to ensure that they receive an excellent customer experience.

  • Editing the work prepared by other team members.

  • Supporting the sales team with technical queries and demonstrating the NBS software to manufacturers.

     

    The candidate:

     


  • Will be able to demonstrate precise, comprehensive and technically accurate written communication skills
  • Hold experience of authoring technical specifications for construction products, with the ability to edit technical specifications
  • Have experience carrying out research and deliver findings in a clear concise manner.
  • Demonstrate the ability to plan and prioritize work to meet deadlines, with strong planning and organizational skills
  • Data base interrogation and handling skills.
  • Information modelling  and BIM knowledge is a desirable



How to apply

When applying please forward a CV and covering letter

Apply for position

You can also apply by post or email us at hrd@ribaenterprises.com.

Human Resources, RIBA Enterprises, The Old Post Office, St Nicholas Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1RH.