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Editor - Northern virginia, VA 22081 - US

Job Posting Information
Employer : PW Communications
Job Title : Editor
Location : Northern virginia, VA 22081 - US
Reference Code : DDI-002
Job Type : Contract / Hourly
Minimum Clearance Level : Secret
Date Modified : 09-27-2020
Salary : (not listed)
Additional Salary Information :
Career Level : Experienced (Non-Manager) 2+ Years of Experience
Education Level : Associates
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Job Description

Responsible for providing proofreading, editorial, and re-writing support as required. Responsible for ensuring organization, content, technical accuracy and that all editorial standards, spelling, grammar, and punctuation are correct. May be responsible for creating a style sheet. Exercises good judgment in assessing the level of edit a piece of documentation requires at every stage of the process. Through author queries, points out inconsistencies, faulty logic, and awkward, unclear, or redundant passages. Reorganizes, cuts, or rewrites as necessary, ensuring the proposal remains compliant. Provides consistency in capitalization, compound words, lists and numbers. Checks in-text references for figures, tables and sections. Checks for parallelism and for clear antecedents to pronouns. Creates glossary as required. Receives work assignments with general instruction, follows established style sheet, guidelines and procedures and works under moderate supervision. Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Word editing tools such as track changes, comments, etc. Checks and verifies all graphics, figures, listings, tables and other non-text items, and ensures all call-outs are accurate and properly placed. Monitors page count adherence and assists in meeting page count through effective planning, reviewing, editing, and graphic placement. Prior experience demonstrating expert-level technical editing skills. ACTIVE CLEARANCE: SECRET, TOP SECRET, or TS/SCI

PW Communications is a woman- owned, military-friendly firm that specializes in proposal/document preparation for federal contractors and strategic business development support. For over 20 years, we have served as the premiere source in providing solutions to complex problems that face our clients daily. Prospective candidates may submit resumes and cover letters to: