Ukpeagvik Iñupiat Corporation/Bowhead Family of Companies Lead Print and Online Media Writer-Editor in Ft. Belvoir, Virginia

Tracking Code

USAASC-18-0571-W

Job Code

18-0571

Posting Title

Lead Print and Online Media Writer-Editor

Post Date

4/4/2018

Full Time / Part-Time

Full Time

Travel

Up to 25%

City

Ft. Belvoir

State

VA

Country

US

Description

Lead Print and Online Media Writer-Editor (USAASC-18-0571-W)

Bowhead is looking for a Lead Print and Online Media Writer-Editor for Communications and Program Support to The U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center (USAASC). The Lead Print and Online Media Writer-Editor shall provide a variety of functions supporting the

Army AL&T magazine, USAASC and ASA(ALT) websites and online platforms, as well as briefings, reports, and digital media.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Serve as a writer-editor for the quarterly Army AL&T Magazine and Access AL&T, writing, editing, researching, and fact-checking articles

• Identify issues and initate articles

• Develop graphics and photos to support articles

• Advise on article selection, placement, format, layout, and extent of technical detail

• Monitor graphic artists’ efforts

• Organize publication production schedules

• Proofread and revise page proofs

• Prepare final pages for submission to the printer

• Press inspections of printed pages

• Respond to inquiries and requests from readers and the public

• Organize preparation and dissemination of regular readership surveys, including organizing analysis of results and writing or editing articles on the results for publication

• Locate and use authoritative online references such as for military unit organization and weapon systems

• Determine that the material to be published is suitable in terms of coverage, balance, and presentation, and adheres to the mission and vision of the publication

• Use Army regulations and policy for publishing and printing.

• Consult with other divisions within the organization and, higher headquarters on publishing projects

• Conduct interviews with leaders in the Army AL&T community

• Team Lead for other Writer-Editors

Bowhead is looking to speak to experienced professionals for this opportunity, which is contingent upon award and not currently funded. Incumbent employees are encouraged to apply.

Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree (preferred), and 3-5 years of relevant experience

• 3-5 years experience in writing and editing, to include serving as team leader for a group of writer-editors.

• Experience juggling multiple tasks and projects and following through to meet deadlines.

• Knowledge of acquisition processes, products and organization of Army Acquisition, or equivalent.

• Expert knowledge of English grammar, syntax, punctuation, word usage, and reference resources for fact-checking

• Familiarity with the publications’ style references, including the, the Associated Press Stylebook, and Webster’s New World College Dictionary

• Work requires some travel and carrying light items such as paper, books, cameras, laptop personal computers, and briefcases.

• Commitment to quality customer service and customer’s needs with a dedicated attitude that ensures mission success.

• Quick learner, creative, resourceful, and able to work independently

• Experience resolving highly sensitive and complex problems

• Highly organized with the ability to see both the details and the big picture.

• Excellent communication skills, team player

• Effective communication with a wide range of groups including internal and external customers and high ranking government officials

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must be able to obtain a security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background

history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving

course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska

Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained

within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

All candidates must apply online at www.uicalaska.com, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not

be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources

for assistance (http://www.uicalaska.com/contact-us/human-resources/).

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively,

the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Alexandria, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies

for government contracting.

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