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Technical Editor

WHO WE ARE: 

At Fors Marsh, we take on issues that matter. We are a team of researchers, advisors, and communicators working together to shape the systems that shape our lives. We look at human behavior from all angles to design targeted solutions that influence decision-making and move people to action. We are committed to the problem, not just the project, and we are intentional about taking on work and forming partnerships that balance purpose, people, planet, and profit. We are a certified B Corporation, a Just employer, and a 2019-2024 Top Workplace. We hold ourselves accountable to the values that have always defined us. And those values drive us to be the best possible versions of ourselves-for each other, our communities, our clients, and the world.

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

Fors Marsh is seeking a technical editor to edit client deliverables and internal documents for completeness, accuracy, style, and inclusivity. As part of the Technical Editing team, this individual will work with Fors Marsh project and research teams to provide comprehensive editing support to a variety of documents, ensuring they are free of errors and meet editorial and client specifications as well as standards for quality, format, and style. This job is best suited for an individual who is experienced at providing detail-oriented reviews while ensuring a high level of excellence in the areas of diction, grammar, punctuation, and clarity.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing comprehensive editing for various deliverables, including research papers, technical reports, surveys, and marketing materials.

  • Reviewing content and form for completeness, accuracy, and organization.

  • Editing documents to match client-specific style guides and ensuring adherence to editorial standards.

  • Receiving and processing editorial review requests from research/technical staff.

  • Offering detail-oriented reviews while maintaining excellence in language, style, and clarity.

  • Collaborating with research/technical staff to recommend formatting improvements.

  • Ensuring timely completion of assignments according to established standards.

  • Working collaboratively with members of the Technical Editing team.

Qualifications:

  • Three or more years of experience in writing or editing, especially technical materials.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in areas such as journalism, English, business, public policy, or related disciplines.

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to work on cross-functional teams.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills; strong organizational skills, with the ability to handle multiple tasks successfully under tight deadlines.

  • Knowledge of MS Word and other MS applications; capable of creating, editing, and manipulating PDF documents.

  • Experience working in federal contracting environment a plus.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and consent to a full background check due to our federal contract requirements.

We Offer:

Our benefits typically meet or exceed our competitors’ packages. Ways we are unique?

  • Ability to make an impact on people’s lives, both internal and external to the organization.

  • Top-tier health, dental, vision, and long and short-term disability coverage all covered at 100% for employee coverage.

  • Remote work.

  • Our company culture, which values balance and allows each employee to take leave as they require it to balance the responsibilities of both their work and home lives without worrying about depleting their available leave hours.

  • We provide a floating holiday bank so you can celebrate the days you value.

  • Generous matching retirement contributions and no vesting period starting the third month of employment.

  • Dedicated training and development budgets to expand your expertise and grow your skillset.

  • You can volunteer your way with paid time off.

  • You can participate in Fors Marsh staff-led affinity groups.

  • Our employees receive product and service discounts through the certified B Corp network.

Salary: $67,000-$76,000

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Location: Remote, United States Residents only

EOE: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran

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