ManTech Proposal Editor in Herndon, Virginia

ManTech is seeking an experienced Proposal Editor that will collaborate with multidisciplinary teams on a variety of proposal-related documents to edit materials in a manner that improves their quality and ensures they are editorially correct, but does not alter their technical accuracy or meaning.

Roles and Responsibilities:

· Ensure the grammar, punctuation, spelling, terminology, and style are correct and consistent within and among documents developed for federal government agencies

· Offer practical solutions for improving the quality of the text and ensuring that information is engaging and conveyed with technical accuracy and clarity

· Discuss and explain reasons for edits to technical writers

· Collaborate with proposal teams to translate complex information into plain language that is appropriate for the intended audience


· B.A. in English, Journalism, or related field or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience

· 10 years of editing experience with outstanding attention to detail

· Knowledge of GPO, AP, and Chicago style guides

· Ability to quickly learn style guides used by various Government Agencies and internal customers

· Experience coaching writers of varying skill levels and providing constructive feedback

· Self-starter with strong organizational skills and the ability to operate independently

· Strong time management skills

· Ability to be flexible and adaptable to frequently changing tasks based on client priorities

· Effective written and verbal communication skills

· Strong team player that thrives in a fast-paced environment

· Sense of humor

· Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office suite; experience working with Google Drive a plus


· Must possess an active TS/SCI


Requires Bachelor s degree or equivalent and seven to nine years of experience


Equivalent Experience/Education, Bachelor's Degree

Years of Experience

13-15 years w/High School Diploma, 07-09 years w/Bachelors Degree, 04-06 years w/Masters Degree

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For more than 40 years, ManTech employees have been solving complex problems for the national security community. We are comprised of approximately 10,000 talented employees around the world. We adhere to the simple, no-nonsense values on which ManTech was founded more than four decades ago, aligning squarely with the mission objectives of our customers. As our customer base continues to expand and diversify, we continue to diversify our workforce and solutions. Half our employees have a military background, and more than 70 percent hold a government security clearance. As a leading provider of innovative technology services and solutions for the nation's defense, security, space, and intelligence communities; we hold nearly 1,000 active contracts with more than 40 different government agencies.

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