Ukpeagvik Iñupiat Corporation/Bowhead Family of Companies Junior Editor in Hunstville, Alabama
Full Time / Part-Time
Up to 25%
Junior Editor (USAASC-18-0574-W)
Bowhead is looking for a Junior Editor for Communications and Program Support to The U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center (USAASC). The Contractor 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:
• Assist the Writer-Editor Lead in producing the quarterly Army AL&T Magazine and Access AL&T, writing, editing, researching, and fact-checking articles
• Assist in establishing style guidelines and standards
• Help with graphics and photos to support articles
• Provide support to article selection, placement, format, layout, and extent of technical detail
• Provide input to publication production schedules
• Proofread and revise page proofs
• Assist in responding to inquiries and requests from readers and the public
• Aid 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
• Help 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.
• Provide support for interviews with leaders in the Army AL&T community
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.
• Bachelor’s degree (preferred), and 1-3 years of relevant experience
• 1-3 years experience in writing and editing
• Experience juggling multiple tasks and projects and following through to meet deadlines.
• Knowledge of acquisition processes, products and organization of Army Acquisition, or equivalent.
• Strong 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.
• Highly organized with the ability to see both the details and the big picture.
• Excellent communication skills, team player
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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