Title: Writer/Editor/Analyst (2)
Type: Full-Time
Location: Washington, DC
Description: This function shall reside under the Strategic Planning, Policy, and Communications (SPPC) Branch. Work requests/assignments shall be on demand, at the request of OAM personnel or as tasked by IMES (see above), with the approval of the COTR’s designated program manager. • Provides professional writing and editorial services and serves as OAM CoS’s resident authority on DHS, CBP and OAM editorial style and format for official documents and publications. o Completes light to heavy edits of reports and documents, and writes initial draft documents and reports produced in accordance with guidance and materials provided by the requesting source/agent, e.g., Office/official. o Written documents shall range from short and simple to lengthy and technical, which shall include but not be limited to approximately 10 annual reports, 50 questions for the record, 25 news releases, 50 executive level communiqués, 30 issue papers, 30 fact sheets, and 30 talking point papers annually; approximately 25 instructions, directives, policies, and standard operating procedures over a year; approximately 15 strategic plans and approximately 200 pages of Web content posted on internal and external site over a year; and approximately 2 memoranda and/or other correspondence a week. o Utilizes and accurately complies with DHS and CBP style guides and format templates. Uses proper English, i.e., correct grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure(s). o Services shall be assured during core working hours, which are 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, daily. o Acknowledgement of receipt of a service request shall be within an hour and shall include a good faith estimate of the time and effort necessary to complete the job. • Performs research and analysis and/or provides analytical services in response to requests, assignments and taskings to include special projects. • Taskings or work requests may require contractor support staff to work closely with the requesting OAM staff/Office and/or subject matter experts to complete a special project, i.e., to produce a document report, briefing, policy, plan, procedure, etc. The project may require the following effort, e.g.: o Initial and/or follow-up research o Review and analyze source documents o Develop, determine, or assess requirements o Prepare a plan, e.g., concept, implementation, etc, in draft(s) and final o Coordinating or facilitating the coordination and compilation of inputs from multiple sources o Working under short deadline or time sensitive schedule.
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Required Experience: Required Qualifications and Background: • Demonstrated experience as a professional technical writer/editor; experience with federal executive correspondence; and proficiency in working within established chains of command and formal /informal networks to complete a job/task. • Demonstrated proficiency in analyzing complex material and produce timely products that present information in plain language, i.e., understandable to a range of readers. • Demonstrated experience writing about federal acquisitions, aircraft, and marine vessels. • A quick learner, able to assimilate, absorb and retain new material within a reasonable period of adjustment, e.g., a month; and subsequently to build and develop a broader and more in-depth knowledge of the OAM program and skill in real time. • Demonstrated experience in the development of policies, plans and procedures, e.g., directives, concept plans, implementation plans, standard operating procedures, circulars, instructions, etc. • Working knowledge of the hierarchy and federal system of authorities, regulations, directives, circulars, instructions, etc., is desirable. • Experience in records management is highly desirable Organizational Strategies, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran or disabled status. This policy relates to all phases of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, employment placement, upgrading, demotion or transfer, reduction of workforce and termination, rates of pay or other form of compensation, selection for training, the use of all facilities, and participation in all Company-sponsored employee activities.
Contact: jobs@orgstrategies.com