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Production and Publications Officer (Evening Work) - TS/SCI with Polygraph Required

companyLMI Consulting
locationMcLean, VA, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023

Overview

LMI currently has an opportunity for a Production and Publications Officer in the McLean, VA area.

Interested in a work schedule that frees up your day and avoids rush hour traffic? The general hours for this position are 4:00PM-12:00AM, Monday-Friday.

Responsibilities

The ideal candidate will serve in a full-time client facing role as a Publishing and Scheduling Officer for an Intelligence Community (IC) serving as the last-line of review in publication of critical finished intelligence for policymakers and senior leadership. With minimal staff oversight, officers will work as a team to be responsible for proof-reading and copy editing content; coordinating with analysts, graphic designers, cartographers, and content managers on late-breaking news; publishing content to the website; and adjusting project schedules on the basis of changing mission and customer requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Proof reading current intelligence articles, graphics, and interactive visuals
  • Making last-minute decisions regarding changes in publication with minimal staff oversight
  • Posting items to the website and readying them for publication
  • Schedule work-flow to meet timelines
  • Provide excellent customer service to support contributing authors, managers, editors, production officers, graphic designers, & cartographers
  • Plan the contents of publications according to the publications style, editorial policy, & publishing requirements
  • Oversee publication production, including, layout, & computer typesetting, ensuring adherence to deadlines
  • Implement and maintain knowledge management systems for customers and client team members
  • Maintain management process for quality control and feedback regarding published materials
  • Support the development team in identifying bugs or pain points in publishing finished products

Qualifications

Education, Experience, & Other Qualifications:

  • TS/SCI Clearance with Polygraph is required
  • BA degree in English, Journalism, Communications or other related discipline is preferred
  • Minimum of three (3) years professional work experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge of the organizations within the Intelligence Community a plus
  • Proof-reading or copy editing experience
  • A strong attention to detail
  • Ability to manage a large number of requests and easily communicate with others regarding progress and completion of requests
  • Ability to deal with others tactfully and diplomatically
  • Excellent written & verbal communications skills
  • Comfortable working with minimal government oversight
  • Comfortable using computer databases and systems
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat
  • Ability to multi-task & meet fast-paced deadlines
  • Ability to work in a team setting and comfort with taking independent initiative to enhance the product, process or team

EEO Statement

LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer-all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. 


LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LMI is committed to the fair treatment of all and to our policy of providing applicants and employees with equal employment opportunities. LMI recruits, hires, trains, and promotes people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, disability, age, protected veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are a person with a disability needing assistance with the application process, please contact accommodations@lmi.org

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