Over 10 years of editing, writing, research, communications, and presentation experience Hold active Secret clearance Ability to independently manage a significant workload with little or no direct supervision Great attention to detail and a proven track record of meeting deliverable dates Ability to quickly adapt to changing processes Accomplished Editor with comprehensive experience in writing, editing, and proofreading. Skilled in print and online editing MS Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, Publisher, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and Outlook
DM Analyst III March 2012 to October 2012Exelis Inc － Colorado Springs, CO
Air Force and Sustainment Integrator contract, edit and format m (DSP) documents, including detail and performance specifications, military standards, military handbooks, fManaged technical standards projects in accordance with Standards Improvement Board (SIB) Process Work on multiple projects and documents while meeting strict deadlines Maintain native and Neutral File Distribution and User Access parameters Provide Data Association (foldering) when checking Data into Database Provide Data Check-In; Provide Electronic Release capability; Provide for External and Internal Electronic distribution Define Workflows for Approval Processes, Delivery Processes, and other processes\ Edit written reports for grammatical errors and improve as necessary.
Editor March 2011 to October 2011ITT Exelis － Colorado Springs, CO
Provided proofreading, copy editing, and writing support to Publications Department; reviewed and edited Government proposals, ensuring compliance with Performance Work Statement (PWS), Request for Proposal RFP), and internal format and content guidelines; edited for organization, content, technical accuracy, and style; exercised good judgment in assessing level of edit a piece of documentation required at every stage of proposal process; edited multiple pieces at various levels of development; reviewed corporate style guide for accuracy, as needed Collaborated with capture manager and proposal manager to understand win strategy and value proposition, and incorporated win themes and discriminators into text.
Wrote and edited executive summaries, ensuring compliance with RFP instructions and responsiveness to evaluation criteria Organized complex documentation and worked closely with proposal writers, proposal managers, capture managers, and other customers, as needed Ensured quality of published material, through peer-review, own comments, and editing Developed training materials to ensure process and procedure understanding Handled multiple projects simultaneously and shift priorities in accordance with changing customer requirements Developed and executed internal review of documentation processes, as needed Mentored work of other editor to ensure consistency throughout all proposals and other documentation Edited other internal projects, including, but not limited to, presentations, marketing brochures, and newsletters Assisted desktop publishers, as needed, in preparation of proposals and other projects, including formatting, printing, and preparing deliverable products for Government/customer review.
Management Analyst/Editor October 2007 to February 2011ITT Corporation － Arlington, VA
In support of Naval Sea Systems Command (Code SEA 05S), reviewed Defense Standardization Program (DSP) documents, including detail and performance specifications, military standards, military handbooks, federal standards, design data sheets, and commercial item descriptions Managed technical standards projects in accordance with Standards Improvement Board (SIB) Process Ensured all DSP documents were prepared and maintained in accordance with policy set forth in Department of Defense (DoD) 4120.24-M and NAVSEA Technical Standards Procedures Manual Initiated projects and published DSP documents in DoD ASSIST database; typed/copied/formatted documents in MS Word templates in accordance with MIL-STD-961E, MIL-STD-962D, MIL-STD-967, and Federal Standardization Manual; incorporated technical changes; coordinated technical review sessions with Industry and Government personnel; maintained document change history; reviewed DSP documents for compliance to DSP policy and ensured all changes maintained compliance; reviewed NAVSEA Standard and Type Drawings for compliance with NAVSEA Technical Standards Procedures Manual; reviewed NAVSEA Technical Manuals for compliance with MIL-DTL-24784; consolidated all comments received from Government/Industry Review Tracked projects from initiation to completion and maintained all project files Proofread and edited documents consistent with standards from Chicago Manual of Style and U.S.
GPO Style Manual Acted as liaison with engineering technical authorities on a daily basis and assisted with developing and maintaining technical standards Collected and documented overall metrics for technical standards processing and specific progress for each technical area and provided Weekly Metrics Report to SEA 05S Developed training materials for customers to ensure process and procedure understanding Generated Task Planning Sheets (TPSs) and Quarterly Status Reports (QSRs) to capture critical funding information for SEA 05S.
Data Production Analyst June 2005 to October 2007ScriptPro, LLC － KS
Led a team in verification, entry, and release of prescription drug information to support robotics-based pharmacy management, workflow, and telepharmacy systems for pharmacies Proofread drug data and image layouts for final release of drug information to pharmacies Researched and verified pill information and compared pill description with internal database to ensure accuracy Performed final quality assurance verification of all drug database information Completed all projects in a timely manner and with attention to detail.
Technical Manual Management Conference, April 2009 Defense Acquisition University, PQM 203, Preparation
of Commercial Item Descriptions, November 2008 NAVSEA Technical Manual Management Course : 10 2008
B.A : English/Creative Writing, 5 2005University of Missouri － Kansas City, KansasEnglish/Creative Writing
Defense Acquisition University, ACQ 101, Fundamentals of Systems Acquisition Management Course : 8 2008
Air Force, attention to detail, brochures, Chicago Manual of Style, content, copy editing, Database, Delivery, DSP, documentation, editing, Edit, editor, forth, Government, image, marketing, Access, win, MS Word, Naval, newsletters, personnel, presentations, Processes, progress, proofreading, proposals, Proposal, Publications, quality, quality assurance, RFP, robotics, strategy, Technical Manuals, training materials, Type, workflow, written
RECOGNITION AND AWARDS: ITT Ring of Quality Lightning Award, 2009 ITT Corporation Certificate of
Exemplary Performance, Outstanding Service Award, 2008