Senior Desktop Publisher - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee

United States

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Become an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Organization, where our employees come first.  At ManTech International Corporation, you’ll help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement. Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Senior Desktop Publisher to join our team in Herndon, VA.

Who doesn’t like to win?! Join ManTech’s Enterprise Proposal Operations team and become a member of the most respected and successful PropOps team in the industry. You’ll be a part of a fun and energetic team where your hard work is valued and recognized. Our team environment goes beyond just the colleague sitting next to you. We work as a team and we win as a team. ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Senior Desktop Publisher to join our team to provide unparalleled support to our customer and to begin an exciting and rewarding career within ManTech. 

As a Senior Desktop Publisher, you will complete desktop publishing and production activities primarily in support of Federal proposal responses. As part of the EPO DTP team, you will partner with proposal managers, coordinators, technical subject matter experts, consultants, editors, graphic designers and other team members to produce proposal templates, documents, and related material while ensuring compliance with solicitation requirements and adherence to ManTech’s corporate branding standards. You will be required to meet tight turnaround times and work extra hours to meet proposal deadlines as necessary and be willing to work varied shifts if needed.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Review solicitations to ensure full understanding of relevant submission requirements; review amendments and answers to questions, as appropriate

  • Prepares documents quickly and accurately by developing compliant Word templates (.dotx) based on solicitation requirements while adhering to ManTech’s standards for quality, format, and style

  • Perform desktop publishing in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat to ensure proposal documents are formatted in accordance with solicitation requirements

  • Integrate and format proposal content from multiple authors or reviewers using tools such as MS Office software and Adobe products to produce hard/soft copy versions for Gold Team and White Glove review

  • Ensure final versions of graphics are properly inserted into final proposal documents

  • Work closely with the Proposal Manager, Proposal Coordinator, Graphic Designer(s), and Editor(s) throughout the proposal development process

  • Maintain ownership, version control, and quality assurance of Proposal Working Files from Gold Team through final production

  • Coordinates work with other team members using Privia to ensure document version control in support of the development and finalization of all proposals

  • Complete final document formatting for print or electronic publication in conformance to ManTech quality, design, content, and style standards, utilizing various tools and checklists to track status.

  • Prepare files for electronic and/or physical delivery

  • Publish CDs and flash drives as required by the RFP and test on multiple computers

  • Lead and participate in DTP-related training, as required

Basic Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated expertise in Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office Suite—Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Minimum 10 years of proposal-specific desktop publishing experience using Microsoft Word

  • Experience with Government proposals and familiarity with analyzing solicitation requirements (e.g., instructions, evaluation criteria, SOW) that impact format and production

  • Extensive knowledge using styles to format Word documents and developing templates for large, complex documents

  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and projects while working quickly, accurately, and efficiently under tight deadlines

  • Exceptional attention to detail with a focus on quality and consistency

  • A team player who collaborates effectively in a team environment

  • Effective communication skills and a positive, proactive attitude

  • Ability to occasionally work outside of standard work hours to meet project deadlines

  • Possess an excellent command of the English language, including grammar and punctuation

  • Experience with InDesign a plus

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Secret clearance or higher is preferred

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with ManTech through its online applicant system, please contact ManTech's Corporate EEO Department at (703) 218-6000. ManTech is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer - minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply. ManTech's utilization of any external recruitment or job placement agency is predicated upon its full compliance with our equal opportunity/affirmative action policies. ManTech does not accept resumes from unsolicited recruiting firms. We pay no fees for unsolicited services.

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