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Journeyman Writer

PMO Support | Washington, DC | Full Time

Job Description

About Us: Engineers solving real-world problems

At Applied Insight, we leave no stone unturned in solving our customers’ technology challenges. Supporting the Federal Government with the strongest mission focus, our solutions empower people to collaborate more effectively in delivering services vital to the nation. Our unique approach to information technology considers people first. We make it our job to understand our customer’s mission and the user’s reality right from the start, combining technology and process to deliver what customers really need to succeed – from adaptation to innovation – drawing on our long experience of supporting the US Defense, Intelligence and Federal Civilian communities.

A day in the life-- a few of the things you might be doing on any given day:

  • The writer will draft and edit various communications products for the Air and Marine Operations Communications Team (examples including: communiques, newsletters, intranet postings).  
  • Writer will coordinate with and solicit input from AMO Directorates for products.  
  • May provide content for or help manage the Information Display System (IDS) for weekly organizational news.  
  • May provide content for or help develop the AMO Annual Review, Strategic Communications Plan, and other strategic-level communications. 
  •  Will work with representatives from other CBP offices.

What we are expecting from you (i.e. the qualifications you must have):

  • Outstanding verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to interface and collaborate with others, from various organizations and work backgrounds, to include senior leadership.
  • Must approach tasks and projects proactively, looking for someone who can bring ideas to the table and also execute them.
  • Must be able to obtain a successfully-adjudicated CBP background investigation.
  • Minimum of one year of writing experience. Demonstrated experience as a junior writer or writer/editor.
  • Prefer Bachelor’s degree in Communications or English; will consider alternative backgrounds that achieve similar proficiency

Nice to have:

  • 3+ years of writing experience.
  • Experience writing within the Federal Government.
  • Additional skills in Adobe Design Suite, Excel, and Powerpoint also preferred.
  • Interest in visual communications elements a plus (e.g., photography, graphic design, video development).

What we will provide in return: Excellent compensation and amazing benefits

  • Multiple health insurance options from CareFirst BCBS which include a PPO plan with ZERO deductibles and an HSA plan.
  • 401k Immediate Vesting. Company matches 100% of the first 3% contributed and 50% of the next 2% contributed.
  • Fully paid long-term disability, short-term disability, and life insurance.
  • Flexible Spending Account options.
  • Generous paid time off that includes one bucket of leave to use how the employee sees fit; no separate holiday, sick, or vacation.
  • Flexible work schedules with the ability to bank extra hours for additional time off.
  • Semi-Annual bonuses for hours worked "over standard".
  • Government shutdown protection where employees don't have to use leave for up to 3 days out of the year for inclement weather or budget issues.
  • Employee centric culture and a belief that we should empower those who are good at what they do and then give them the tools the need to achieve success and grow their career. 
  • A commitment to learning and growth and easy ways to achieve both including a training budget, education assistance, mentorship programs and collaborative learning sessions. 
  • A collaborative environment that fosters communication and an open door policy.

www.applied-insight.com.  EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled.