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TECHNICAL WRITER (COMMUNICATIONS/GRAPHICS) in Washington, DC at The Select Group

Date Posted: 7/9/2018

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TECHNICAL WRITER (COMMUNICATIONS/GRAPHICS)

The Select Group is looking for a Technical Writer for a top client in the DC area! The ideal candidate should have experience technical writing, communications/marketing planning and execution, editing, and graphic design support! If this looks like a position you are interested in and qualified for, please apply for immediate consideration!

TECHNICAL WRITER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 4 years of experience in cybersecurity management, operational, and/or technical activities.
  • Must possess one of the following industry-recognized cybersecurity certifications:
    • CompTIA Security+
    • GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC)
    • GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
    • CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CSA+)
  • Thorough understanding of the use of NIST Special Publication 800 series guidance.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in PowerPoint, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, and Excel.
  • Thorough knowledge of web communication techniques, vehicles and formats.
  • Strong story development and technical writing skills, as well as advanced editorial and proofreading skills.
  • Ability quickly produce clear and concise documents for internal and external publication.
  • Demonstrated ability to speak professionally to large groups of people to relay pertinent information and answer audience questions.
  • Ability to interpret, communicate and apply information security policies and procedures.
  • Effectively describe technically complex material to a non-technical audience.

TECHNICAL WRITER RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Analyze and synthesize information from multiple sources, including diagrams, Internet research, technical information from existing documentation, as well as consultations with engineers and subject matter experts into technical documents.
  • Coordinate the development and execution of communications/marketing and plans and supporting materials.
  • Provide communications/marketing consultations.
  • Research and develop sketches/mock-ups for graphics and marketing material. Select photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams, and charts to effectively communicate concepts contained in work products.
  • Draft and edit marketing copy for intranet, letters, articles, speeches, presentations, video scripts and social media engagement.
  • Assist in the creation, review, and graphic design of written work products, including, but not limited to, tips of the month, technical articles and IT security brochures.
  • Manage the cyclical review and update of ITSO's JNET content and all linked resources.
  • Create new and original designs from scratch for brands based on client specification.

About The Select Group:

We are TSG - a fast-growing technical services firm serving the U.S. and Canada. We open doors to diversified prospective employers who respect and value your ambitions, your pursuit of a meaningful career, and your particular skill-set. We offer interview guidance, an impressive referral program, and partner with you to find work that drives you. Learn more about us in our company overview video, or visit us at http://www.selectgroup.com. Sign up to receive weekly job alerts in your inbox by joining the TSG Talent Network.

We have the privilege of impacting lives, so let us impact yours.

The Select Group provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.