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    Stars and Stripes has reported first-hand on military conflicts since the Civil War and continuously since World War II by reporting information and news of interest and value. We offer the military community a choice of media to assure access by service members, their families, veterans, civilian employees, and other interested readers. Our news gathering and publishing activities are guided by the principles of a free press and are free of any and all outside control.

    This is a Nonappropriated Fund Regular Full-Time (RFT) position that includes NAF Benefits with 40 guaranteed work hours per administrative week. May occasionally work weekends and holidays. This position serves as a Editor (Website Copy) at Stars and Stripes in Washington, DC.

    The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is U.S. Citizens worldwide.

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    1. Responsible for the web page layout, design and copy editing of Stars and Stripes publications and content online.
    Communicates with other theaters to maintain a smooth, efficient workflow of
    content required of a 24-hour operation.

    2. Ensures all sources are properly credited according to Stars and Stripes Style guide. Ensures that photos meet the highest standards of quality possible, through efficient selection, cropping and enhancement, and that selected photos are appropriate for the story and are free of or meet stated use restrictions.

    3. Copy edits articles and writes headlines and cutlines applying rules contained in the
    Associated Press (AP) and Stars and Stripes style guides. Ensures compliance with copyright, Privacy Act, and all other applicable laws, regulations, and policies. Ensures all assigned publications conform to or exceed the editorial standards and requirements specified in Stars and Stripes guidance.

    4. Adds carefully-selected, accurate, well-written posts to Stripes' social media accounts, and follows social media to keep up with the news.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    US Citizens and Non-Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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    1082 Writing And Editing

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/476866100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.