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    Summary

    The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is Worldwide.

    This position is located at Stars and Stripes Pacific, Yokota, Japan.

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    Responsibilities

    • Posts content onto web pages and sections in an electronic publishing system, to include all elements (stories, photos, videos, graphics).
    • Ensures that all text is free of spelling, grammar, and substantive errors, and that headlines and cutlines accurately state what is supported by the content of the story or photo.
    • When necessary, and within the boundaries of the content management system, designs story or section pages in a graphically attractive manner in keeping with website's layout and design techniques and Stars and Stripes style guides.
    • Ensures that material is clearly presented and appropriate for the level of audience, and that conclusions are valid and supported.
    • Produces web pages in a timely manner to ensure website is constantly updated with the latest new, breaking news, updates and changes.
    • Reviews and selects stories, graphics and photos that are staff-produced or from any of the various wire serves, syndicates, freelance correspondents or acquired from other publications.
    • Ensures that photos meet the highest standards of qualify 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.
    • 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.
    • 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

    No

    Promotion Potential

    4

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/522609600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.