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Washington DC, Washington DC
Job Title: Writer
Job Location:  Washington, DC
Salary: Competitive, Depends on Qualifications
Clearance: N/A
Travel: Possible travel is anticipated
 
 
Purpose
People, Technology and Processes, LLC is seeking a Writer to provide full range of specialized digital media services, writing/editing and technical support to the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Communications and Outreach Division (COD). These innovative communications and digital media services will enhance and augment COD’s outreach capabilities in support of the priorities and strategic direction of S&T.

 
*****THIS POSITION IS CONTINGENT UPON AWRD*****

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Initiate contacts, research, interview subject matter experts, draft and edit fact sheets, reports, procedures, metrics studies, and regular S&T Feature Articles and assist federal staff in submitting press releases and Feature Articles through the COD and DHS Office of Public Affairs (OPA) review process.
  • Prepare reports, publications, marketing plans, strategies, and status reports for review and publication.
  • Edit and format materials for groups/divisions/offices as required with clarity, logic, persuasion, and effectiveness
  • Provide support for graphics and webcasting as required.
  • Ensure all documents, graphics, and videos for posting to S&T website are Section 508 compliant as required under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  • Draft and edit and DHS and S&T by-lined articles for trade publications for review by S&T COD staff and management.
  • Assist with internal writing assignments as requested for posting to S&T SharePoint site, LCD monitors and email blasts to S&T staff.
 
Minimum Requirements:
  • BA in English or Journalism or related discipline
  • 6 years of relevant experience; or 10 years of relevant experience
  • Competency using Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office programs including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint is a must.
  • Social media marketing experience helpful
  • Ability to communicate extremely well both written and verbally
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, i.e., spelling, grammar punctuation, etc.
  • Strong work ethic, verbally articulate and detail-oriented, with a support the team attitude
  • Possess a desire to learn new concepts and master new software applications

About the company:
As a Service Disabled, Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) we are a provider of Information Technology (IT) professional services, software solutions and professional development training. Our core competencies evolved from leveraging IT enablers for knowledge management with an emphasis on Web Based Knowledge Portals and Portal Services, Server/System Services, SharePoint Development and System Administration and SQL Server Services. Our capabilities have expanded to include software development, technical training support and field support services.
 
Guiding Principles
  • Satisfy the customer - "Exceed expectations"
  • Set the Example - "Be out front"
  • Be Responsive - "Timing is everything"
  • Persevere - "Find a way"
Benefits
PTP offers a comprehensive benefits program:
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Supplemental benefits (Short Term Disability, Cancer & Accident).
  • Employer-sponsored Basic Life & AD&D Insurance
  • Employer-sponsored Long-Term Disability
  • Employer-sponsored Value Adds – FreshBenies
  • 401(k) with matching
 Holidays and Annual Leave
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • 120 hours PTO accrual per year

 
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