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Technical Principal Editor
Washington
DC
Computer Services
Printing/Editing/Writing
5/8/2019

Currently seeking a US Military Veteran, National Guardsman, Reservist, and/or Military Spouse to apply for a Technical Principal Editor. Research, prepare and edit complex technical documents. Position requires a Bachelors in English or Journalism, 8 years professional editing experience, and ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.
 
Responsibilities: Veteran Military
  • Research, prepare and substantive edit complex publications and management instructions for organization, ensuring comprehension accuracy, and correct grammar, punctuation and style.
  • Update Federal government manuals with new standards and regulations.
  • Produce a high quality product on schedule that clearly and effectively communicates standards and regulations.
  • Review, research, and edit information for preparation of contract deliverables.
  • Ensure documents meet editorial and customer specifications and adhere to standards for quality, format, and style.
  • Interface with subject matter experts in coordinating/preparing the final draft for publication.
  • Meet with content owners and team leader to identify issues with particular projects.
  • Understand the capabilities of publishing and document management software.
 
Requirements: Veteran Military            
  • US Veteran, National Guardsman, Reservist or Military Spouse.
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance required
  • Bachelors in English, Journalism or a related discipline.
  • 8 years of professional relevant substantive editing experience
  • Strong experience with technical publications platform tools (like Adobe FrameMaker) and HTML to produce finished product in hardcopy and web formats
  • Have positive, service-oriented attitude and ability to work constructively, collaboratively, and effectively with colleagues and clients. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; able to communicate effectively with all levels of management.
  • Strive to improve the quality of both output and process.
  • Extensive experience, knowledge, or skill handling regulatory and policy publications are highly preferred.

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