Eric S.

  • Joined May 2016

Business and Technical Writer and recent projects: Withholding Tax Harmonisation White Paper and Customer Portal RFP.

  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Eric S.
Edinburgh, United Kingdom



Content Copywriting Marketing Social Media Strategy



Moved from Electronics Test and IT Support roles to Writing, Business Process Analyst and Trainer roles. MS System Builder/Beta Tester since February 1998. Elected Fellow of the Institute of Diagnostic Engineers in March 1999.

Work history

Biz & Techie Writing Services Ltd
Freelance Writer and Proofreader
Writing Legal Magazine Editorial and Introduction and proofread and edited a White Paper on With Holding Tax Harmonisation.
Freelance Writer
Respond to RFIs, RFPs and ITTs with information, proposals and tenders. These covered City, State and County Marketing, Prison Dental Service, Cleaning Service, Lift Maintenance, Military Photographic and related Services..
Freelance Writer
Writing Company Profiles for RFIs, RFPs for Web Sites and Customer Portals, Corporate Travel RFP, IDM Solutions for (Medicare with 3 to 6 million Users), US AF IDIQ Transformation Processes and Data Governance RFP for clients.
PPRO Financial Ltd
Contract Technical Writer
Interviewed stakeholders and with an inquisitive nature able to ask subject matter experts the right questions in Munich and Koln to elicit requirements and processes for the product roadmap and produced a Document Index showing version history.
Freelance Writer
Performing Document control from creation to sign-off and improving and maintaining current issues (for example, DR and Data Backup documentation). Produced T1/E1 PRI Call Recorder User Guide, Editing and collating Business and Technical team artefacts.
Contract Technical Writer
Writing API document for academic database document searching with 100 search parameters and created test data sets. With Agile development teams using SCRUM delivery process frameworks.
Freelance Writer
Reworked Portal content, Proofread IBM Cloud/Premise with Smart Metering Tender for Australian Water Board.
Contract Technical Writer
Producing HR, Finance and Procurement documents (for example, P2P using SAP) for trade sale of SMFG by coordinating contributions from Business, Operations, IT and Finance to deliver the document set.


Cloud Computing for Small, Medium and Home Based Businesses

Explains to the reader the benefits of using Microsoft OneDrive and Google Drive for their businesses. Allows the Sharing of files with fellow workers, suppliers, partners and clients. Available in paperback, e-book and audio formats.

Feed your Brain and be Happy

Its about taking natural vitamins, supplements, yoga and exercise to improve both your mind and body. Available in paperback, e-book and audio formats.


Web site courier and parcel tracking service. Proofread and edited both the text and XML for all the web site pages.

Evolution of the Stirling Engine

The article covers the life of the Stirling Engine copyrighted in 1880 to the nano technology products used to enable a broken hand or foot to work again. Current Stirling Engine Power Units

Teaching Resources

I research, write, publish and sell business modules through my TES Shop.



MIT (2014)
Learning to Learn (Version 2)
MIT (2013)
Learning to Learn (Version 1)
GLA/Cranfield School of Management
MBA Small Business
University of Brighton
MSc in Management of Technology



Business Writer Technical Writer Proofreader Editor Beta Tester System Builder Test Engineer Quality process analysis


MS Word MS Excel MS One Note MS Power Point MS Publisher MS Visio MS Paint Skype Blogspot Snagit CCleaner Windows Defender MS SharePoint Remedy Framemaker


Not seeking work


  • Available during business hours only


  • Can work 40hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1-3 months


Industries I love

Advertising & Marketing Banking & Finance Consumer Products Ecommerce Education Government Media Science Tech

What I read

e-books on Business, Technical, and Self-improvement.

Side projects

Set short and long runs for the Hash House Harriers as the single hare, or the co-hare. Micro Finance through Kiva.

Ideal team

IBM from 1 to 10,000.