Publications Editor

Location: Aberdeen, MS
Date Posted: 06-25-2018
Publications Editor-Aberdeen, MD
 
About Us:
Fidelity Partners is a leading national healthcare support services company specializing in the Medical Staffing, Executive Search, and Outplacement of medical professionals for both premier private sector clients and in support of our military and government clients. We are committed to the highest levels of professional and ethical service in the market today and work to cultivate long-term relationships. We have a reputation built on integrity, an expert knowledge of the medical industry and attention to individual client and employee needs.
 
We are currently accepting qualified applications for a Publications Editor to support one of our Government clients at Aberdeen, MD.

Work Description:
  • Receives initial drafts of technical documents for editing. The Contractor shall use electronic media when supporting Government personnel with the preparation of technical reports and camera ready copies whenever possible.
  • Maintains report information such as report title, office symbol, author’s information, and report status via hard copy and electronic database.
  • Edits and proofreads technical documents and open literature for presentation and publication.
  • Rewrites portions of text to improve clarity, completeness and cogency by correcting grammar, punctuation, misstatements, spelling, and ambiguity.
  • Edits text to ensure conciseness, proper verb tenses, correct terminology, definition of abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols, and appropriate figure and table captions.
  • Ensures proper grammatical English language is used and publication is understood by the intended audience (smooth discussion flow).
  • Verifies all listed references are cited in text are listed on the reference page, and all references listed on the reference page are cited in the text.
  • Compares illustrations, photographs, tables, graphs, and charts with text to assure proper placement and layout.
  • Consults with the author about proposed changes and corrections.
  • Ensures that technical content is altered only with concurrence of personnel in the approval chain (author, division chief, tech reviewer, etc.).
  • Ensures that final copy approved for printing is in complete agreement with technical content of approved edited copy.
  • Ensures that all referenced artwork is included in the publication and that it is of duplication quality.
  • Prepares and reviews camera-ready documents.
  • Ensures that the SF298 is complete and correct and that the abstract accurately presents the significance of the report being published. Ensures security markings are affixed as directed by AR380-5.
  • Meets established suspense of editorial projects.
  • Provides on-the-job training to other contractor personnel.
 
Education/Experience Requirement:
  • Bachelor's degree in English, journalism, communications, or related field.
  • Three (3) years of specialized experience in technical writing or editing.
  • Two (2) years of general publications experience.
  • Knowledge of specialized terminology of a wide variety of scientific disciplines.
 
EOE
 
THIS JOB DESCRIPTION MAY CHANGE DURING THE PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE VIA A MODIFICATION TO YOUR OFFER LETTER
 
Application:
Interested candidates may apply at careers@fidelitypartners.org or fax resumes to 210-568-4518.
 
Thank you for providing us your candidacy request we will review your background and qualifications to determine a potential match for this opportunity, if we determine you are a good fit one of our executive recruiters will contact you as soon as possible to discuss next steps, if you are not we will retain your information in our database for future opportunity.

Kindest Regards,
Fidelity Partners
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