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Production Specialist

Location: Virginia
Position City: Chantilly
Position State:
Position Zip Code: 20151
Country: United States

Description

Our client is a consulting firm specializing in proposal development, capture, and market strategy services for government contractors.
 
They are currently seeking a Production Specialist in Chantilly, Virginia.


JOB DESCRIPTION

• Ensure that all client needs are accomplished in a professional, cost-effective, and timely manner
• Perform any task necessary to ensure the timely completion of Production Center projects
• Create, format, and lay out documents based on client and Government requirements
• Create slide presentations and templates for internal and client use based
• Create and conceptualize graphics and edit to specifications
• Develop internal marketing material and standard business forms
• Facilitate client oral presentations to the Government
• Perform word processing to include red line edits, transcription, and proofreading
• Photocopy and stuff binders
• Perform quality control checks on finished products
• Adhere to all established quality standards including format, layout, styles, and schedule/milestones


CORE REQUIREMENTS

• Team player with strong communication skills
• Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment
• Schedule flexibility to include nights, weekends, and holidays when required
• Ability to problem solve and troubleshoot various hardware and software configuration issues


GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

• Typing ≥ 50 wpm
• Knowledge on the operation of general office equipment (fax, copier, printer)
• Basic computer skills including e-mail, network file structure and storage, Internet search engines


INDUSTRY REQUIREMENTS

• Basic understanding of Government procurement process
• Familiarity with RFP sections


DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Knowledge of current Microsoft Office products including:
• Word – used for document layout; understanding of the use of styles, graphic compatibility and importing, and other advanced program features
• PowerPoint – used to create in-house and client presentations; understanding of the use of master slides, templates, graphic compatibility and importing, and other advanced program features
• Excel – source data used for incorporation into documents and presentations; understanding of worksheet layout, print preferences, views, page layout and breaks, methods to transfer Excel data between programs
• General working knowledge of MS Project and MS Visio

Knowledge of current Adobe products including:
• Acrobat – used for creating and manipulating PDF files; understanding of PDF document creation, inserting and extracting pages, editing existing text, extracting text and graphics, document compilation, conversion to and from Acrobat and other programs
• Illustrator – used for creating and editing graphics; understanding of color presentation, measurements and specifications, tools, and importing and exporting options
• Photoshop – used for creating and editing high-end graphics and photo manipulation; understanding of scanning and photo manipulation to include resolution, masks, layers, and other advanced tools
• InDesign – used for document layout; understanding of text and graphics importing and exporting, linked files, booklet and book creation, and document export and conversion


REQUIRED EDUCATION

Bachelor's degree or equivalent


EOE M/F/Disability/Vet

Our Client will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.





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