Senior Technical Writer/Editor

Working from home
Jun 08, 2023
Jun 21, 2023
Full Time
Job Summary

Aptive Resources seeking a full-time Senior Technical Writer/Editor with demonstrated experience writing and editing engaging content for large-scale federal programs. This candidate will be responsible for developing compelling stories, narratives and key messages. The ideal candidate will have experience working on writing and editing for health informatics and health IT efforts.

This is a full-time position that is remote, and is a contingent hire.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Perform tasks such as writing and editing client deliverables.
  • Gather, analyze and compose technical information required for deliverables.
  • Conduct research and ensure the use of proper technical terminology.
  • Employ plain language principles to ensure materials are easy to read, understand and use.
  • Work with other writers to interview sources, develop content that conveys critical information reflecting key messages, fact check copy and edit material for distribution.
  • Develop themes, concepts, messaging and distribution tactics for marketing materials.
  • Support analysis of stakeholder feedback, existing resources, identify problems, risk management, and build out recommendations.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 8 years of writing, editing, communications, commercial consulting and/or project management experience.
  • Bachelor's degree communications, journalism, English or a related field.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a public trust clearance.
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S.

Desired Qualifications

  • Excellent writing, editing and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in communications, research, writing and editing.
  • Ability to distill complex information into compelling messages.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to carry out multiple tasks under tight deadlines.
  • Strong time management, creativity and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to get up to speed quickly on complex issues.
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment.
  • Capable self-starter with a drive to get all types of work done and high attention to detail.
  • Excellent ability to communicate across most mediums and settings.

About Aptive

Aptive is a modern federal consulting firm focused on human experience, digital services, and business transformation. We harness creativity, technology, and culture to connect people and systems to impact the world. We're advisors, strategists, and engineers focused on people, above all else.

We believe in generating success collaboratively, leaving client organizations stronger after every engagement and building trust for the next big challenge. Our work inspires people, fuels change and makes an impact. Join our team to be part of positive change in your community and our nation.

EEO Statement

Aptive is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, parental status, veteran status, age, disability, or any other protected class.

Veterans, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and transitioning active-duty service members are highly encouraged to apply.

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