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snip > I've notice from several posts, especially more recently, that there
> to be a very distinct opinion that "marketing" is NOT "technical writing".
> Where am I going with this? Well, I'm not sure. I guess I'm wondering if
> anyone out there on this list is in a more 'marketing-esque' role. Or if
> anyone works with marketing people who _are_ technical.
> Of if you have any randomly related thoughts...
> snip end
I am a technical writer in an R&D department who either writes or reviews
every word written about my product line before it leaves the company.
Control freak - no, it is all part of my job. At other companies I have done
more marketing work, more educational materials, more HR work or more R&D
writing, but they've all been under the title "technical writer". This
variety is part of the reason I love my job.