• Editor (U.S. Border Patrol)

    Job Locations US-VA-Crystal City
    Posted Date 3 months ago(7/10/2018 10:46 AM)
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  • Overview

    LMI seeks a mid-level editor to support a federal program management office in Northern Virginia. Join our team of collaborative self-starters focused on delivering practical and efficient solutions to help our client keep U.S. borders safe and facilitate trade and travel. As part of our high-performing team, you will augment our vital work to provide “eyes and ears” technology to protect our nation.


    You will provide editorial support to the federal and contractor teams within a large program management office (PMO) charged with planning, acquiring, and managing the operation of technology and capabilities to keep our borders safe. Responsibilities may include:

    • Editing, writing, proofreading publications
    • Analyzing written communication and marking substantive canes when necessary
    • Ensuring that grammar, structure, readability, and presentation of documents meet client and industry standards
    • Conferring with authors about the deliverable’s intended message, audience, style, and schedule of publications.
    • Overseeing workflow of publications throughout the publishing process.


    • Ability to pass a government background investigation, including financial, criminal, residential, educational, foreign affiliation, prohibited substance abuse, and employment verifications; active U.S. Customs and Border Protection background investigation preferred. Please note that only U.S. citizens are eligible for a suitability determination.
    • 3–10 years of experience and a Bachelor’s degree in English, management, or a related discipline.
    • Prior editorial experience.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written, excellent organizational skills, the ability to establish and maintain working relationships with internal and external staff members, and the ability to work independently and take a proactive role.
    • Strong time management skills and ability to coordinate tasks and set priorities with little supervision. Self-directed and detail-oriented in completing assigned tasks.
    • A true team player who maintains a positive attitude in a dynamic environment.


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