Full Job Description
HORNE is pleased to announce a new opening for a technical writer/editor position. This position can be performed remotely and candidates from across the United States are welcome to apply.
The primary purpose of this position is to assist the Government Services group in HORNE with responding to proposals and aiding in ongoing business development efforts. This individual will need to have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, performing tasks quickly and with a high level of attention to detail.
The ideal candidate for this position would have the following minimum qualifications:
B.S. or B.A. in Business Administration, Journalism, Communications, Public Relations, English or a related field of study
5+ years of relevant writing experience and owning an end-to-end document creation process (a graduate level degree could substitute the experience requirement)
Expert level proficiency preferred in Microsoft Word, Adobe InDesign and PowerPoint, with the ability to use editing tools in PDF and other document formats.
Ability to perform market research, searching for information and data internally and externally to support information needed for white papers, pursuits, social media posts, or other writing-oriented needs as assigned.
Ability to work well in a group environment to manage document edits, organize information and improve writing work products.
Ability to help drive the capture team by offering ideas on how to present information and showcase it in a compelling and persuasive way in the proposal documents, presentations, and other printed materials.
Ability to perform technical editing for grammar and readability of documents prior to publishing.
Ability to pay attention to details – focusing on accuracy.
Ability to translate concepts into content that is accessible to audiences with mixed levels of expertise
Other preferred, but not required skills include:
Experience working at a program management, disaster recovery, CPA or engineering firm writing proposals, technical documents or other related work products.
Job responsibilities include the following but are not limited to the list below. Other duties and tasks could be assigned by management.
Research market opportunities, client requirements, and other information for pre-positioning or document needs. The right candidate will have the ability to research and understand the nuances within the market that impact the document writing effort.
Organize and manage critical data and champion a file protocol process for everyone in Government Services to easily identify the appropriate materials. Follow prescribed version control methods and that all edits are compiled and addressed appropriately in brochures, presentations, proposals or other client engagement materials.
Responding to proposal documents issued by government clients by following the standard processes of proposals. Working with the capture team and following processes to ensure all content is well written and adequately reviewed prior to submission. Documents should be written to follow client guidance/directions and should be compliant with all proposal requirements.
Coordinating with others in a collaborative fashion to understand and address writing and editing needs for various documents.
The primary job responsibilities are noted above, but other duties may be assigned by management as required. This position requires adherence to deadlines which on occasion will require work to be completed outside of normal business hours. The ideal candidate will need to be willing to work flexible hours to ensure deadlines are met for the work assignments.
A forward-thinking, anticipatory professional driven by a passion to pursue your full potential and dreams.
A work environment that promotes collaboration, consistency and community service to empower people.
An inclusive culture that promotes career/life integration and invests in developing people in areas of focused expertise.
An unrivaled distinctive, special culture that values collaboration, innovation and positive energy which HORNE calls the Wise Firm ©.
A team of professionals grounded in strong, personal relationships and a sense of belonging to a common purpose for adding value and making a difference.
A dedicated team of individuals from diverse backgrounds working together to leave our clients better than we found them.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
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