Editor

Leidos - Reston, VA3.7

Full-time
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Job Description:
Leidos currently has an opening for an Arabic Editor. This position requires possession of a current TS/SCI with POLYGRAPH CLEARANCE.
Responsible for ensuring the readability, proper grammar, and basic content of material.
Responsible for disseminating a quality product by the required deadline.
May determine methods and procedures to be used on new assignments and provide guidance to other personnel.
Must be able to adjust to constantly changing priorities and demands.
Frequently interacts with customers and/or functional peer group managers.
May interact with senior management.
Interactions normally involve matters between functional areas, other company divisions or units, or customers and the company.
A test will be given to assess editing skills.

Qualifications:
REQUIRED SKILLS:
ACTIVE TS/SCI w/ Polygraph. Candidates must be familiar with cable and IC report writing styles.
Strong briefing and writing skills are a must as well as the ability to work well with teams or individually with minimal supervision.

TYPICAL EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Typically requires a BA degree in English or journalism , or equivalent experience and training, and 8 - 12 years of prior relevant experience in editing or writing within the Intelligence Community , or Masters with 6 - 10 years of prior relevant experience.

DESIRED SKILLS:
Editing experience and must possess excellent writing skills.
Advanced level of proficiency with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint is preferred.
Knowledge of the Arabic language is preferred