Senior Writer/Editor - Military veterans preferred

2018-12-22
General Dynamics Information Technology (www.gdit.com)
Other

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  full-time   employee


Washington
District of Columbia
United States

The Senior Writer-Editor will support a government agency by preparing original content for letters, memoranda, reports, talking points, speeches, and presentations as well as review and edit other written materials prepared by staff/project managers. S/he will consult with subject matter experts/project managers regarding the development of original material to gather background information and an understanding of the goals and objectives, target audience, and deadline for written materials. The Writer-Editor will conduct quality assurance reviews of written correspondence, reports, presentations, and other written communications.

Duties include:

  • Draft new written materials, e.g., reports, letters, memoranda, presentations, etc.
  • Reviews and edits all written materials, including, but not limited to reports and correspondence
  • Ensures that documents meet editorial standards and specifications for quality, format, and style
  • Remains current on relevant programs to help assess the accuracy of written materials
  • Interfaces with Program staff on the development, refinement, and completion of written materials
  • Assists with additional projects involving internal and external communications
  • Participates meetings, as required

This position is based in Washington, DC.

Qualifications:

5-8 years of related writing and editing experience

Exceptional written communication skills

Strong attention to detail

Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite

 
 

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Education:

Bachelors Degree in English, Journalism or a related discipline.