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Copy Editor and Quality Control Specialist in Laurel, MD at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 3/20/2019

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    Laurel, MD
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Job Description

Job Number: R0048408

Copy Editor and Quality Control Specialist

Key Role:

Work as part of a team in a fast-paced, daily electronic publishing environment leveraging expertise in copy editing and application of editorial style guidelines, application of Web styles and policies to ensure quality control, and editing of HTML code for compliance with coding standards. Work on routine maintenance projects to ensure quality standards, including broken link, orphan content reporting, and ad-hoc reports, as needed. Work on special projects, as needed.

Basic Qualifications:

-3 years of experience in a daily publishing environment with print or Web

-2 years of experience with working in Web-based publishing using a content management system

-Experience with HTML

-Experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Microsoft Word and Excel

-Knowledge of Web-based publishing and writing

-Knowledge of Web publishing, including best practices, such as length, style, tone, interactivity, click-through, audience loyalty, and traffic patterns and database and enterprise applications industries

-Ability to display expertise in writing and copy-editing

-Ability to write or edit short, snappy, riveting headlines and copy

-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with SharePoint and Drupal

-Ability to handle many tasks simultaneously

-Ability to be highly organized, self-motivated, and resourceful

-Ability to make numerous editorial decisions while under pressure

-Ability to manage strict deadlines and adjust to shifting priorities in a flexible and dynamic work environment

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-Possession of excellent partnering skills

-BA or BS degree in Journalism, Communications, or English

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