2641-Authors and related writers

Job Title: 

Authors and related writers

Job Description: 

Authors and related writers plan, research and write books, scripts, storyboards, plays, essays, speeches, manuals, specifications and other non-journalistic articles (excluding material for newspapers, magazines and other periodicals) for publication or presentation.


Tasks include:

  • conceiving, writing and editing novels, plays, scripts, poetry and other material for publication or presentation
  • conducting research to establish factual content and to obtain other necessary information
  • writing scripts and continuities and preparing programmes for stage, film, radio and television productions
  • analyzing material, such as specifications, notes and drawings, and writing manuals, user guides and other documents to explain clearly and concisely the installation, operation and maintenance of software, electronic, mechanical and other equipment
  • writing brochures, handbooks and similar technical publications
  • selecting material for publication, checking style, grammar and accuracy of content, arranging for any necessary revisions and checks proof copies before printing.
  • Specific Occupations: 

    Author/ Biographer / Critic (any specialism)/Communicator, technical

    Calligrapher / Katib


    Writer (certificate/ continuity/ drama/ feature/ handbook/ song lyric/ script/ technical)/ Dramatist / Novelist/ Essayist

    Writer (public information / publicity)

    Editor, books / Editor, continuity/Editor, proofreading/Editor, script

    Copy holder, / Proof Reader/Copywriter, technical/Writer, documentation/Writer, interactive media/Writer, scenario/Writer, short story/Writer, speech/song

    W r i t e r , creative/Indexer/Lyricist/Playwright

    International Careers(ISCO): 
    Source Of Info: 

    Source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, PSCO-2128