cy, clarity, and readability; applies the appropriate acronym treatment and develops acronym lists; and performs quality control.
The Senior Editor works with the Proposal Manager/Proposal Coordinator to establish the edit schedule and populate the Editing Intake Form, and provides the capture/proposal team with high-quality editing in accordance with the Leidos House Style Guide, the proposal-specific Style Guide and Wall of Truth, and the established level of edit. Based on proposal size may act as the lead editor for an assigned proposal or work as part of a team of editors. Keeps production team management apprised of changes to proposal schedules and level of effort.
Act as the editing Point of Contact for assigned proposals, RFIs or White Papers
Prepare as necessary given the level of edit and the proposal size (skim Section L, Section M, SOW or PWS, win themes and discriminators; create individual proposal style guide if required)
Work with Proposal Manager and Proposal Coordinator to complete the Editing Intake Form
Negotiate timing and level of edit with the Proposal Manager and Proposal Coordinator as needed
Attend meetings at the Proposal Manager’s request
Edit according to rules of grammar, the Leidos House Style Guide, the proposal-specific style, and the level of edit and acronym treatment
Develop and maintain acronym lists
Perform consistency checking at least on sections that are split among multiple editors
Complete edits in a timely manner
Support Evaluation Notice (EN) and Final Proposal Revision (FPR) responses, as required
Bachelor's degree in English, Linguistics, or related subject and 8+ years of editing experience. Additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
Ability to effectively communicate with proposal leaders and authors
Excellent grasp of grammar, punctuation, and spelling
Experience with AP style
Excellent comprehension of passive-to-active conversion, parallel structure, and proper placement of modifiers
Skilled in Microsoft and Adobe products
Able to work overtime and weekends, as required, to meet proposal schedules
An active TS/SCI clearance
Skilled in SharePoint
Knowledge of technical terminology
Pay Range $97,https://500.00 - $176,https://250.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.