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Communications & Technical Writer - Chantilly, VA

ABBTECH Professional Resources | Chantilly VA 20151 USA | Full Time | Posted: 06/30/2020

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Summary: The main function of a technical writer is to write technical materials, such as equipment materials, appendices, or operating and maintenance instructions. A typical technical writer is responsible for organizing, editing and maintaining technical records and files. Job Responsibilities: ? Organize material and complete writing assignment according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style and terminology. ? Maintain records and files of work and revisions. ? Edit, standardize or make changes to material prepared by other writers or establishment personnel. ? Confer with client to establish technical specifications and to determine subject material to be developed for publication. Skills: ? Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills. ? Ability to work independently and manage one?s time. ? Basic mentoring skills necessary to provide support and constructive performance feedback. ? Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar. ? Knowledge of media production, communication and dissemination techniques and methods. ? Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects. ? Knowledge of computer software, such as Adobe, JavaScript, Oracle, etc. Education/Experience: ? Bachelor's degree required. ? 3-5 years experience required.

 

 

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The ITEMS UFS program is looking for a talented Strategic Communications Specialist with strong written and verbal communications skills to support its Strategic Communications team. The position entails producing high-quality documentation with a heavy focus on program-related messaging vehicles and artifacts. The selected candidate must be both driven and willing to learn and grow along with evolving programmatic changes.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Assist with writing targeted messaging (e.g., Executive Communications, Employee Communications, Technical Program Communications
• Program Newsletters
• Gather, write, and disseminate both technical and non-technical information with adherence to standardized English grammar, style, and formatting techniques (also specific to customer requirements)
• Develop content and work with staff members, SMEs to develop/create content for print, web, and other vehicles for targeted communications across various platforms and audiences
• Gather and research graphics and imagery for multi-dimensional messaging
• Conduct research and update repositories, as necessary
• Attend ad-hoc meetings and events when required
• Produce high-quality, messaging, documentation and other artifacts, based on business need
• Write strategic, clear, and concise copy with the ability to adapt to specific and targeted audience
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor's degree in English, Communications, or related discipline and 4-8 years of prior relevant experience or a Master's degree and 2-6 years of prior relevant experience.
• TS/SCI CI Poly
• Proficient organizational skills
• Excellent time-management
• Impeccable verbal and written communications skills
• Critical thinking and sound judgement
• Ability to work with minimal supervision
• Ability to collaborate and work individually
• Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, with ability to manipulate charts, images, etc.
• Recent work/writing samples
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Some Graphics Artist Experience (Nice to Have)

ABBTECH is an EOE/Minorities/Women/Disabled Individuals/Veterans

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Location Chantilly, VA, 20151, United States
Categories Engineering
Sec Clearances Top Secret/SCI with CI Polygraph

Location Maptop

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Contact Name Jasmine Toure
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Primary Phone 703-450-5252
Job Code 18948