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1423- Publication Officer

McLean, Virginia
TS/SCI with CI Polygraph

We are seeking a Publications Officer/ Finished Intelligence Editor to support an IC contract in the McLean, VA area. The selected candidate will be responsible for professionally editing analytical products that support key US national security and foreign policy objectives on CT issues. The Publication Officer is required to have previous experience editing Finished Intelligence products. (For example, Editor's who have only worked in a corporate proposal setting or Editor's who have only edited technical manuals will not be considered.)

• Review and edit products to align with Style Guide standards Review and edit graphics, including interactive media, assist in the development of visual aids, and ensure proper formatting
• Verify proper sourcing of products and graphics
• Finalize publications
• Provide archiving support
• Track production, document and ensure workflow through the production process
• Work within production schedules and coordinate with all parties involved. Produce, deliver, and archive finished intelligence publications

• Relevant exposure to US foreign policy, national security CT objectives, and the interagency coordination process
• Must have previous experience editing Finished Intelligence products in support of an IC customer
• Professional writing, editing, and sourcing skills
• Proven track record of reviewing finished intelligence and collaborating with analysts and managers
• Knowledge of national security classification procedures is mandatory
• Strong editorial and grammatical skills
• Knowledge of publishing principles and basics of publication design
• Knowledge of production methodology for publishing products in hardcopy or electronic formats
• Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and to adjust as priorities changing
• Experience working with Adobe InDesign is desired
• BA degree and a minimum of 8 years of on-the-job experience is required


  • TS/SCI with CI Polygraph