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Technical Writer

Job Title
Technical Writer
Job ID
26999870
Location
Tysons Corner,  VA 22182
Other Location
Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Technical Writer will have experience working in a highly dynamic and fast paced environment where federal proposals responses are developed to federal agency and/or state/commercial Requests For Proposals (RFP). He/She will have the ability to maintain, prioritize and manage a deliverable schedule for proposal reviews and final submission.  The Technical Writer will be expected to work with team partners to complete writing materials and to participate in reviews of documents prior to proposal submittal.

 

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsibilities include:

  • Development of proposal materials in support of  a single or multiple proposal efforts
  • Interacting with authors from partners and ensuring they are submitting peer reviewed documents in accordance with schedules 
  • The ability to adapt to changing document specifications and ability to manage a multi-author/multi-reviewer publication cooperatively. 
  • Technical editing

 

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the federal/commercial contract bid process and requirements, and skills in analyzing RFP requirements
  • Flexibility to quickly adapt when “pop up’ and other high priority needs cause priorities to change
  • Experience working under pressure with deadlines is critical 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to understand and communicate technical concepts in a compelling persuasive manner
  • Excellent editorial and document formatting skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Capable of working under tight deadlines, with the flexibility to work on several projects concurrently
  • Excellent time and resource management skills
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office applications to produce reports, presentations, correspondence and a variety of other materials.

Education/Certifications/Training Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, English, Marketing, or Communications with formal proposal development training preferred

OR

Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.

Experience:

Minimum five years experience in a federal government or commercial proposal environment, with responsibilities for writing, editing and preparing proposal or comparable federal/commercial programmatic experience.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.

The incumbent must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands and to seek supervisory assistance as appropriate.

Incumbents within this position may be required to assist or find appropriate assistance to make accommodations for disabled individuals in order to ensure access to the organization's services (may include: visitors, patients, employees, or others).