ManTech Sr. Desktop Publisher in Herndon, Virginia

Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Sr. Desktop Publisher to join our team in Herndon, VA to provide unparalleled support to our customer and to begin an exciting and rewarding career within ManTech.

The Sr. Desktop Publisher completes desktop publishing and production activities primarily in support of Federal proposal responses. The candidate will interact with proposal management, proposal consultants, graphic designers, proposal editors, technical subject matter experts and others to produce proposal templates, documents, and related material, ensuring compliance with solicitation requirements and adherence to ManTech s corporate branding standards. The candidate is 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.

Primary tasks include:

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

  • Develop compliant Word templates (.dotx/.dotm) based on solicitation requirements

  • Perform desktop publishing in MS Word, Excel, Project 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

  • Complete final formatting of documents for printing or electronic publication and use quality assurance checklists to ensure proposal documents are accurate, complete, meet government specifications, and adhere to ManTech standards for quality, format, and style

  • Perform print production and prepare files for electronic and/or physical delivery

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

Required qualifications:

  • Minimum 10 years of experience using Microsoft Word

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

  • Proficiency (expert level) in Microsoft Office—Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Ability to work quickly, accurately, and efficiently under tight deadlines

  • Skilled at organization; be proactive and collaborative

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

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team; be flexible and agile to meet quick turnarounds and hard deadlines

  • Ability to multi task and prioritize


  • Secret clearance or higher is desired


Requires Bachelor s degree or equivalent and eight to ten years of related (technical writing, editing) experience and supervisory/management experience.


Equivalent Experience/Education, Bachelor's Degree

Years of Experience

08-10 years w/Bachelors Degree, 05-07 years w/Masters Degree

Position Type





ManTech International Corporation is comprised of approximately 7,300 talented employees who use advanced technology to help government and industry meet some of their greatest challenges around the world. We adhere to the simple, no-nonsense values on which ManTech was founded more than four decades ago, aligning squarely with the mission objectives of our customers. As our customer base continues to expand and diversify, we continue to diversify our workforce and solutions. Nearly half our employees have a military background, and approximately 70 percent hold a government security clearance. As a leading provider of innovative technology services and solutions for the nation's defense, security, health, space, and intelligence communities; we hold nearly 1,100 active contracts with more than 50 different government agencies.

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 Waretime 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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