Legal Technical Writer
Company: Credit Acceptance
Posted on: February 10, 2019
Education - Bachelor's Degree Skills - Technical Writing - Microsoft Office The Compliance Department is comprised of licensed attorneys and several legal assistants. The primary purpose of this department is to detect, prevent and remediate problems that might occur within the Company's operations. The Company's compliance professionals work closely with the business and the attorneys in the Corporate Legal Department to make certain that the Company is operating in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. Employment in the Compliance Department will expose team members to all aspects of the Company's business which will help guide career growth both within and outside the Department. The Legal Technical Writer position is to support the Company's Document Management Program. In this role, you will support Company leaders and attorneys by developing, drafting, and implementing Company policies, process guidelines and job aids. Outcomes & Activities: Efficiently Development Documents : Become a subject matter expert in various areas of the business as needed, and provide valuable feedback and guidance in developing policies, process guidelines and job aids in those areas. Ensure that all documents developed by you are accurate, current, clear, concise, compliant, and consistent Timely Publish Documents: Work with business leaders and stakeholders to set clear expectations and deadlines for document development milestones. Timely deliver new and/or amended policies, process guidelines and job aids Document Library and Submission Tool: Assist with the administration of the Company's Document Library and Document Submission Tool to ensure team members have access to documents necessary for them to do their job Remain compliant with our policies, processes and legal guidelines Requirements: Bachelor's degree in English, Business, Marketing, Communications, Journalism or related major AND relevant experience. Applicants that do not have the stated education requirements, but present with 4+ years of actual experience as a technical writer or a related field will be considered for this position Ability to independently engage senior leaders in a confident and professional manner Ability to quickly learn and become a subject matter expert in new systems/processes Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to understand and act on information promptly and effectively Organized and capable of meeting deadlines Self-driven, motivated to help, and able to perform with minimal supervision Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Professional Attendance as required by department Work onsite at the assigned Credit Acceptance work location Preferred: Experience in a Communications or Technical Writing role (Corporate Communications, technical writer, publication editor, newsletter, etc.) Company Values: To be successful in this role, Team Members need to demonstrate the characteristics of PRIDE (our Company core values) in their work. Positive: Maintain a positive attitude by focusing on solutions and promoting a collaborative and enjoyable environment. Respectful: Value teamwork, successes, appreciates others and communicates in a way that promotes trust. Insightful: Make timely well considered decisions, create innovative solutions and continuously learn. Direct: Communicate clearly and objectively; don't be afraid of difficult conversations. Raise concerns through the proper channels. Earnest: Be honest, sincere and consistent. Work hard and pursue our goals together relentlessly. Target Compensation: Please contact the recruiter for itional information Required degrees must have been earned at institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent. Credit Acceptance is an equal opportunity employer.
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