United States of America: USPSC Writer/Editor

Organization: US Agency for International Development
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 08 Jan 2018

The goal of the Food for Peace (FFP) Communications Team is to develop information products to reflect the narrative of the work performed by FFP staff and to ensure effective coverage of FFP emergency and development resources. The primary role of the Food for Peace Writer/Editor is to support the Communications Team Leader in drafting, reviewing, and revising information products while establishing writing best practices that enhance the cogent nature of the message conveyed by FFP staff both in Washington and in the Missions. The Writer/Editor develops, delivers and evaluates FFP written materials. The role relies on close collaboration with the office’s subject matter experts and requires a high degree of initiative, creativity, attention to detail and project management skills.

The work of the Writer/Editor requires teamwork and personal responsibility. In support of emergency food aid programs through a wide variety of reviewing, drafting, and editing tasks, the incumbent has a high level of integrity and places a premium on building positive relationships with his or her respective team in the field and Washington. The incumbent must have demonstrated initiative and ability to manage competing work priorities and work independently when required. The incumbent must be able to coordinate with a range of technical experts, management and program staff, liaise with other agency members, and serve as an advocate for establishing best writing practices.

How to apply:

Please refer to ffpjobs.com for the official solicitation with complete information on the position’s requirements and instructions on applying, and for the 302-3 form.

Applications must be received by the closing date and time at ffprecruitmentteam@usaid.gov, the email address specified in the cover letter of the solicitation.

Qualified individuals are required to submit:

1. Complete, current resume. See cover page of the solicitation for resume requirements.

2. Supplemental document specifically addressing the QRFs shown in the solicitation.

3. USPSC Application form AID 302-3. Applicants are required to complete sections A through I. This form must be physically signed. Electronic signatures will not be accepted.

Additional documents submitted will not be accepted.

To ensure consideration of applications for the intended position, please reference the solicitation number and the position you are applying for on your application, and as the subject line in any email.