Posted October 23, 2019

Editor for the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) – SNA International


Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, Oahu, Hawaii


The Editor will be responsible for copy editing the final drafts of Southeast Asia Conflict Case Narratives, Case Summary Reports, and Indo-Pacific Reports from the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA).

Minimum Requirements:

• BA or BS degree in English, Journalism, Communications, History, Philosophy, Liberal Arts, or Professional Writing
• Demonstrated English language proficiency with strong written and oral communications skills
• Proven experience in editing and formatting technical reports and papers and delivering finished products on tight deadlines
• Possession of exceptional writing and grammar skills, including mastery of grammar, word usage, spelling, and punctuation
• Possession of excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
• Ability to manage time and effort, including prioritizing work and handling multiple, simultaneous due dates
• Possess strong attention to detail and excellent recordkeeping skills
• Proficient in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat

Critical Work Responsibilities:

• Perform substantive, structural, and copy edits of Case Narratives, Case Summary Reports, and other Indo-Pacific Reports for organization, completeness, accuracy, and readability
• Review the reports for compliance with the language, style, and formatting requirements of the Indo-Pacific Style Guide and SOPs
• Edit to improve sense, logic, organization, flow, and accuracy; clarify language; improve conciseness; reduce wordiness, and fit space requirements
• Correct all grammatical, punctuation, and spelling errors
• Verify all facts, tables, figures, and sources for accuracy
• Confirm the accuracy and consistency of names, dates, and technical information
• Advise the Indo-Pacific Directorate on revising report templates to optimize efficiency and functionality
• Communicate queries and comments tactfully to authors
• Work closely with analysts, from the early stages of manuscript development through the entire publishing process, including final reviews of text, graphics, and other formats for scientific products to help them organize and refine analytic content into an effective product

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