Intelligence Publications Officer – Mid #3784

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  • US-VA-Tysons Corner
  • Cybersecurity & Intelligence
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Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers–people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. We believe in making a difference by developing digital strategies and delivering the technology-related innovation that improves governmental operations each day.

But we can’t do it alone. We welcome and nurture an inclusive and diversified work culture. Because different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives make us better decision-makers, problem solvers, and creators. We’re changing the face of I.T. – from our diverse staff to the end-products we develop. And we’re excited to expand our team. Are you ready to be a transformer?

Responsibilities

Writes, rewrites and/or edits technical documents such as technical procedure manuals, user manuals, programming manuals, service manuals, operational specifications, and related technical publications to communicate clearly and effectively technical specifications and instructions to a wide range of audiences. Acquires subject knowledge by interviewing product developers, observing performance of production methods, referring to technical specifications, blueprints, engineering illustrations, and trade journals. Oversees preparation of illustrative materials, selecting drawings, sketches, diagrams and charts. Conducts quality review of materials.

1. Translates complex data into user-friendly text for print and electronic publications, such as technical journals, user and training manuals, government proposals, websites and podcasts.
2. Gathers information through research, statistical reports and interviews with technical staff.
3. Develops cataloging systems, and maintains records, files, electronic media and archiving of information for publications.
4. Assists in preparing material for technical seminars and business forums. May be called upon to assist in technical or business presentations in such meetings as business or customer needs require.
5. Selects or recommends use of layouts, graphics, drawings, tables, exhibits, illustrations, charts, or storyboards to amplify or clarify publications objectives.

 
Client-specific responsibilities: 
The selected candidate will be responsible for professionally editing analytical products that support key US national security and foreign policy objectives on CT issues. This position requires a TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance. The Publications Officer will be expected to work in a team environment.
The Publications Officer may be perform the following tasks:
• Review and edit products to align with Style Guide standards Review and edit graphics, including interactive media, assist in the development of visual aids, and ensure proper formatting
• Verify proper sourcing of products and graphics
• Finalize publications
• Provide archiving support
• Track production, document and ensure workflow through the production process
• Work within production schedules and coordinate with all parties involved. Produce, deliver, and archive finished intelligence publications

Qualifications

Bachelor’s with 5 – 8 years (or commensurate experience)

Required Skills and Experience

  • At a minimum, candidates are required to have a Bachelor’s degree + 3 years of applicable work experience
  • Relevant exposure to US foreign policy, national security Counter Terrorism objectives, and the interagency coordination process
  • Must have previous experience editing Finished Intelligence products in support of an Intelligence Community customer- candidates without this experience will not be considered
  • Professional writing, editing, and sourcing skills is required
  • Proven track record of reviewing finished intelligence and collaborating with analysts and managers
  • Knowledge of national security classification procedures is mandatory
  • Strong editorial and grammatical skills
  • Knowledge of publishing principles and basics of publication design
  • Knowledge of production methodology for publishing products in hardcopy or electronic formats
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and to adjust as priorities changing
  • TS/SCI with CI Polygraph is required for this position

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Preferred Skills and Experience
  • Experience working with Adobe InDesign is desired

COVID Policy: New employees will be required to adhere to the Company’s and its clients’ COVID-19 safety procedures. In the event that the COVID-19 vaccination mandate for Federal Contractors is enforced, you must become fully vaccinated or request and be approved for an exemption. Employees working onsite at a client location must comply with our client’s COVID-19 requirements.

GovCIO is a team of professionals who want to make a difference. And that can only happen with a diverse, happy, and cared-for team. So, we prioritize your well-being, equity for all and look for ways to make work a better place for each of us every day.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability status. EOE AA M/ F/Vet/Disabled

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