Researches, organizes, writes, edits, and produces technical data for major proposal and other publication projects. Organizes material and writes descriptive copy according to standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology. May participate in the establishment of style guidelines and standards for texts and illustrations. May provide work leadership for lower level employees.
Organizes and prepares specified publications including compilation and analysis of source material. Coordinates of the editing, composition, production, and delivery in accordance with applicable specifications, standards, and other requirements. Participates in the establishment of guidelines and standards for text and graphics. Conducts research on the subject matter including interviewing and observing subject matter experts, researching journals, on-line sources, and other substantive source material to write scientific and technical materials. Coordinates of ancillary services and interdepartmental activities required for publication, preparation, and delivery. Oversees the maintenance of cost and schedule status information for each assigned project. Serves as a focal point for problems and inquiries related to assigned projects. Coordinates the quality-control activities required to ensure the accuracy and adequacy of each publication, including in-process and final reviews, editing for compliance with all applicable specifications and standards, validation, and change verification. Produces publications using computerized composition and text-management systems. Maintains constantly high qualitative and quantitative output standards to ensure that quality publications are produced. Completes all projects within the established schedules and authorized funding. Complies with all applicable specifications, standards, and other project constraints. Establishes and achieves annual quality and productivity goals.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Typically requires bachelor's degree or equivalent, and five to seven years of proposal writing experience.
Normal demands associated with an office environment. Ability to work on computer for long periods, and communicate with individuals by telephone, email and face to face. Some travel may be required.