Next Tier Concepts, Inc.

CI Production Technical Editor

US-VA
Job ID
2017-1235
# of Openings
1
Category
Professionals

Overview

NT Concepts, a leading provider of business and technology solutions for the intelligence and national security communities, is looking for a CI Production Technical Editor to join our on-site team in Springfield, VA.

Responsibilities

  • Provide editorial support to all SIC products and correspondence.
  • Review approximately 100 products monthly and recommend revisions or changes in approaches, scope, format, methods of production and dissemination.
  • Edit intelligence products, reports, briefings, proposals, procedures, and related intelligence materials/correspondence.
  • Maintain corporate standards for publications.
  • Consult with team leads and subject matter experts (SME) to ensure common understanding of products and related materials to be produced.
  • Maintain and archive records, files, electronic media, in accordance with established agency standards.
  • Select or recommend use of layouts, graphics, drawings, tables, exhibits, illustrations, charts, or storyboards to amplify or clarify product objectives.
  • Periodically audit and review products to determine whether format or content changes/updates are required.
  • Meet with subject matter experts for concurrence on content changes.
  • Remain current on new developments in technical writing, editing and publishing, including technology enhancements that may affect the office.
  • Assist in preparing material for technical seminars and conferences.
  • Assist in technical or business presentations in such meetings as business or customer needs require.
  • Comprehensively edit all SIC products for both content (completeness, accuracy, and appropriate language) and form (organization, visual design, and usability) using software such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Adobe, according to Agency and Intelligence Community standards.
  • Copy/edit to ensure the document is mechanically correct (spelling, punctuation, and grammar) and stylistically consistent.
  • Proofread to compare the final version of the document with the marked-up version to ensure all corrections have been made.
  • Ensure the document’s structure reflects the hierarchy of the content (i.e., more important information should precede secondary information).
  • Verify navigational aids, such as cross-references and links, are accurate and functional.
  • Proofread the final draft checking that templates have been implemented.
  • Ensure that print projects are marked with instructions for typeface and layout.
  • Be capable of editing 10 - 20 products (estimated to be about one page per product) per week on a recurring basis.

Qualifications

 

  • Shall possess a minimum of 7 years of established and verifiable experience editing intelligence products according to Intelligence Community Directives (ICD). Examples of intelligence products include: intelligence information reports, intelligence assessments, threat assessments, briefings, and other intelligence related correspondence.
  • Shall possess a Bachelor’s Degree in English, Communications, Journalism or related discipline.
  • Shall have a strong proficiency with MS Office programs.

Desired:

  • Editorial certification from an accredited university.
  • Post-graduate degree in English, Communications, Journalism or related discipline.

NT Concepts, Founded in 1998, NT Concepts is a woman-owned technology solutions company focused on data analytics, software engineering, investigative services, and geospatial information systems. We provide a broad range of Federal Civilian, DoD, and Intelligence Community customers with solutions for enterprise, cloud-based, and mobile environments.

NT Concepts is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (M/F/D/V), making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

All resumes are held in confidence. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. No faxes please. Only candidates whose profiles closely match requirements will be contacted during this search.

NT Concepts participates in E-Verify.  

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to jobs@ntconcepts.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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