Production and Publications Officer – Evening Work with TS/SCI and Polygraph Required

Job Locations US-VA-McLean
Posted Date 7 months ago(1/30/2020 11:20 AM)
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“LMI is a consultancy dedicated to improving the business of government, drawing from deep expertise in advanced analytics, digital services, logistics, and management advisory services. Established as a private, not-for-profit organization in 1961, LMI is a trusted third party to federal civilian and defense agencies, free of commercial and political bias. We believe government can make a difference, and we seek talented, hardworking people who share that conviction.”


LMI currently has an opportunity for a Production and Publications Officer in the McLean area.


The ideal candidate will serve in a full-time client facing role as a Publishing and Scheduling Officer for an Intelligence Community (IC) client proof-reading and copy editing content, managing the production calendar, coordinating with analysts, graphic designers, cartographers, and content managers; and adjusting project schedules on the basis of changing mission and customer requirements. Work hours range between 4:00PM-12:00 AM, Monday-Friday.



  • Proof reading current intelligence articles, graphics, and interactive visuals; confer with authors regarding changes in publication via in person, phone, and online
  • Posting items to the website and readying them for publication
  • Managing the daily production calendar
  • Schedule work-flow to meet timelines
  • Provide excellent customer service to support contributing authors, managers, editors, production officers, graphic designers, & cartographers
  • Plan the contents of publications according to the publications style, editorial policy, & publishing requirements
  • Oversee publication production, including, layout, & computer typesetting, ensuring adherence to deadlines
  • Provide and schedule briefings and one-on-one tutorials on client product offerings
  • Implement and maintain knowledge management systems for customers and client team members
  • Maintain management process for quality control and feedback regarding published materials
  • Other duties as assigned


Education, Experience, & Other Qualifications:

  • TS/SCI Clearance with Polygraph is required
  • BA degree in English, Journalism, Communications or other related discipline
  • Minimum of three (3) years professional work experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge of the organizations within the Intelligence Community a plus
  • Proof-reading or copy editing experience
  • Ability to manage a large number of requests and easily communicate with others regarding progress and completion of requests
  • Ability to deal with others tactfully and diplomatically; strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written & verbal communications skills
  • Comfortable briefing or providing one-on-one tutorials
  • Comfortable using computer databases and systems
  • Ability to build networks with customers and consumers to promote the brand of the client and the publication
  • Ability to organize, plan, & prioritize work; attention to detail
  • Knowledge of the structure & content of the English language including the meaning & spelling of words, rules of composition, & grammar
  • Knowledge of media production, communication & dissemination techniques & methods. This includes alternative methods to inform & entertain via written, oral, & visual media
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, and SharePoint
  • Ability to develop constructive & cooperative working relationships with others, & maintaining them over time
  • Ability to multi-task & meet fast-paced deadlines
  • Ability to work in a team setting and comfort with taking independent initiative to enhance the product, process or team

EEO Statement

LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer-all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. 


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LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LMI is committed to the fair treatment of all and to our policy of providing applicants and employees with equal employment opportunities. LMI recruits, hires, trains, and promotes people without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other factors protected by applicable law.

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