Abile Headquarters

Editor

Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/7/2021 2:19 PM)
Job ID
2021-1831
# of Openings
1
Category
Information Technology

Overview

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity with an agile, employee-oriented company where you can grow and develop? Abile Group, Inc. is looking for a high performing Lead Editor in Springfield, VA to aide in the process of selecting and preparing written, visual, audible, and recorded media used to convey information for an IC customer. The editing process involves corrections, condensation, organization, and other modifications performed with an intention of producing a correct, consistent, accurate and complete work.

 

The right candidate will possess the below skills and qualifications and be ready to handle all responsibilities independently and professionally.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for ensuring all employees assigned to provide Editing and Transcribing support services have detailed knowledge of the latest editions of the AP Style Book, Chicago Manual of Style, and DoD Manual for Written Material: Correspondence Management.
  • Must have detailed knowledge of relevant software to aid in automated transcriptions and recent experience transcribing and cleaning audio output from recorded events.
  • Review products to ensure there are no grammatical, typographical, or compositional errors.
  • Edit selected and prepared written, visual, audible, and film media used to convey information. The candidate shall also provide transcription services.
  • Edit using the AP Style Guide, the Chicago Style Guide, and DoD writing standards. The editing process shall include corrections, condensation, organization, and other modifications performed with an intention of producing a correct, consistent, accurate, and complete work.
  • The candidate shall participate in editorial review of all produced video, graphic design, and transcription products to grammatical, typographical, and compositional reviews and corrections to be conducted within the standard or agreed to production timelines prior to final submission to the Government.
  • Participate in document transcribing and will provide the necessary services to capture, correct, edit, and output a written digital account of audio and video products. The transcribing process shall leverage relevant software to aid in automated transcriptions with the expectation that the product will be reviewed, re-edited, and condensed before being provided to the Government.
  • Provide the following types of transcription services: Oral Histories; Voice recorded interviews, typically 2-4 hours in length, Customer Town Halls; Customer Director-led events, and Miscellaneous; other transcription services as needed.

Qualifications

Clearance Required: TS/SCI

 

Degree and Years of Experience: Requires an Bachelor’s Degree in English, Journalism, Communications or a related field and at least 5 years of related experience. Four (4) years of related experience may be substituted for a degree; 9+ years w/ High School Diploma or 5+ years w/Bachelor’s degree

 

Required Skills:

  • Experience leading and providing oversight of all copy editing and transcription services.

  • Ability to edit selected and prepared written, visual, audible, and film media used to convey information. Experience working with videographers, graphic designers, and speechwriters.

  • Ability to support transcription services.

  • Demonstrated experience performing accurate grammatical, typographical, and compositional reviews and corrections within short timelines.

  • Well-versed using the AP Style Guide, the Chicago Style Guide, and current DoD writing standards (DoD Manual for Written Material: Correspondence Management).

  • Working knowledge of the complete transcription process and relevant software to aid in automated transcriptions.

About Abile Group, Inc.

Abile Group, Inc. was formed in July 2004 to partner with the Intelligence Community and their Contractors in the areas of Enterprise Analytics & Performance Management, IT & Systems Engineering and Program & Project Management. We have significant experience with the Federal Government and are an EDWOSB dedicated to our employees and clients.  We are looking for high performing employees who enjoy providing advice and guidance along with solutions development and implementation support, crafted by combining industry best practices with the clients’ subject matter experience and Abile’s breadth of expertise. 

EEO Statement

Abile Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.  Anyone requiring reasonable accommodations should email careers@abilegroup.com with requested details.  A member of the HR team will respond to your request within 2 business days. 

 

Please review our current job openings and apply for the positions you believe may be a fit. If you are not an immediate fit, we will also keep your resume in our database for future opportunities.

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