How to Hire a Technical Director

Does your growing business need a technical director? Technical Directors can help your company increase sales and revenue.

Here are some tips to help you find great technical director candidates and make the right hire for your business.

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Technical Directors search for Jobs on Indeed*

24,511

job seekers clicked on technical director jobs

5,387

resumes from job seekers with technical director experience on Indeed

480

technical director jobs that received clicks

Salary Information

  • Common wage in US: $16.95 hourly
  • Typical wages range from $11.50$127.50 hourly
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Common
$11.50
$127.50

*Indeed data (US) – Jan 2019

Why hire a Technical Director?

The need for new staff can affect both your existing team and your team’s technical knowledge. A great technical director hire can help your business improve company products and services which will increase sales.

• Create standards for your business
• Assist the sales team in their development of new products
• Increase the overall sales of your business

Skills to look for in a great Technical Director

A great technical director candidate will have the following skills and attributes as well as work experience that reflects:

• Specialized industry knowledge
• Project Management
• Data Analysis
• Creative Problem Solving
• Collaboration with cross discipline teams
• Patience to develop new technology

Writing a Technical Director job description

“A thoughtful description is important to finding qualified technical director candidates. A technical director job description includes a compelling summary of the role, detailed list of duties and responsibilities, and the required and preferred skills for the position.

Consider including keywords that job seekers are using to search for technical director jobs, such as:”

• Director of Technical Communications
• Chief Technology Officer
• Head of Technology

Interviewing Technical Director candidates

Strong candidates for technical director positions will be confident answering questions regarding:

• Deep industry knowledge
• How to develop new technology
• How to stay ahead of the industry curve

See our list of interview questions for more examples.

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