Proposal Editor

6/13/17
ManTech (www.mantech.com)
Other

/yr

  Full Time   Employee   Contractor


Herndon
Virginia
United States

Seeking an experienced editor that will collaborate with multidisciplinary teams on a variety of proposal related documents to edit materials in a manner that improves their quality, ensures they are editorially correct, but does not alter their technical accuracy or meaning.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Ensure the grammar, punctuation, spelling, terminology, and style are correct and consistent within and among documents developed for federal government agencies.
Offer practical solutions for improving the quality of the text and ensuring that information is engaging and conveyed with technical accuracy and clarity
Discuss and explain reasons for edits to technical writers
Collaborate with proposal teams to translate complex information into plain language that is appropriate for the intended audience

Qualifications:

BA in English, Journalism or related field or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.
5 years of editing experience with outstanding attention to detail
Knowledge of GPO, AP, and Chicago style guides
Ability to learn style guides used by various Government Agencies
Experience in coaching writers of varying skill levels and providing constructive feedback.
Self-starter with strong organizational skills and the ability to operate independently
Strong time management skills
Ability to be flexible and adaptable to frequently changing tasks based on client priorities
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office suite
TS Security Clearance preferred.

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