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Req ID: 0136

Journeyman Editor (3+ yrs experience) - Springfield, VA

Clearance Level - TS/SCI  (must possess or be able to obtain)

Job Description:

Provide GEOINT Conveyance Specialists to support the NGA Operations Center on a rotating schedule.  Utilize PowerPoint templates to help NGA convey information in products being developed by the NGA Operations Center (NGOC) effectively.

Required/Desired Skills:

​Requires 3+ years of relevant graphic design and copy editing experience, with more of an emphasis on editing experience.  Must be proficient in the following areas:

  • Collaborate with NGOC and other analysts to clearly and accurately convey the intelligence story to NGA's external customers via high-quality, time-sensitive GEOINT.

  • Provide pre-publication quality reviews in accordance with NGA policy and standards for intelligence products; identify gaps in NGA product quality; and assist or lead outreach sessions to educate authors to help address those gaps.

  • Review and format various geospatial intelligence reports, products, and briefing materials, including both text and visual content, according to established Agency publication policies and formats. These policies and formats include the Style Guide for GEOINT Products, the NGA Visualization Toolkit, NGA graphic Templates, and ODNI tradecraft standards.

  • Provide clear, professional, and accurate feedback to geospatial intelligence analysts on the layout and presentation of their products regarding format, grammar, logic, word usage, spelling, and punctuation, as well as design, style, and organization to promote clarity and consistency.

  • Review all visual elements, such as maps, tables, charts, timelines, and illustrations used to convey NGA intelligence, for adherence to IC, Agency, and NGA standards.

  • Understand layout principles, layout elements, and text layout to create standard products as needed.

  • Use knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word and Power Point), Adobe Acrobat, and other tools or databases to review graphics and text in support of NGA products.

  • Master NGA production software and tools (ICPS, SharePoint).

  • Verify classifications provided by analysts, identify sourcing issues, and direct analysts to classification guidance and resources.,

  • Demonstrate customer service excellence by clearly and concisely communicating work status, methods, instructions, problems, requirements, options, and concerns with team members, managers, and Government customers within NGA and the IC.

  • Uphold the highest level of support to NGA customers by establishing effective cross­-functional team relationships and cultivating a positive customer service environment.  Multitask (work on multiple projects with simultaneous deadlines under fast-paced conditions), prioritizing, and rapidly adapting to changing organizational requirements.

  • Support the office and other branches in accomplishing the agency's overall mission, including expediting crisis work, special assignments, and ad hoc tasking on variously scheduled arrangements.

  • Attend regularly scheduled production support meetings; stay current with ongoing production support initiatives; and participate in meetings with Government customers, team members, Contractors, etc., to exchange information and/or provide updates.

  • Develop and implement training in text and graphic reviews for government and contract GEOINT Conveyance Specialist colleagues

  • Communicate with internal staff and external partners using multiple channels (Cisco Jabber, newsletters, email, etc.),

  • Archive materials or products following established guidelines and procedures.

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