Technical Editor / Project Assistant

  • Anchor QEA
  • Columbia, MD, United States
  • Nov 26, 2016
Full time Administrative/Environmental Support

Job Description

Anchor QEA is seeking a full-time Technical Editor/Project Assistant in its Columbia, MD office.
We are an environmental science and engineering consulting firm committed to providing our clients with exceptional quality and service. The role of Technical Editor/Project Assistant is a direct extension of this commitment and frequently involves editing and producing deliverables, coordinating document and project schedules, and providing critical support to marketing efforts. If you thrive in a collaborative environment and enjoy working with language, our Product Delivery team would love to hear from you.

Position Overview
We offer editing support to technical staff on a wide array of content, including environmental reports, letters and memoranda, marketing proposals, permitting documents, engineering specifications, and client presentations.
While assisting in the development, organization, and finalization of deliverables, we edit for clarity, accuracy, tone, completeness, and consistency. We also add quality in document design, ensuring that our products adhere to formatting standards and brand guidelines.
We coordinate among project teams, which entails communicating details about work schedules and task responsibilities.

We frequently produce print and electronic deliverables and oversee delivery, which can involve interacting with clients, mailing and courier services, and external print vendors.
Our role includes project-related administrative support, such as file management, team correspondence, meeting facilitation, and workload planning.
We provide general logistical support for the office assisting with deliveries, travel arrangements, and planning various events.

Desired Qualifications
At least 3 years of professional editing experience (preferably in the architectural/engineering consulting industry)
Bachelor’s degree
Excellent time management skills, attention to detail, and the capacity to prioritize among multiple tasks with competing deadlines
Ability to work well independently and collaboratively
Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Adobe Acrobat (experience with InDesign, Photoshop, and SharePoint is a plus)

Anchor QEA employs more than 350 highly motivated people in offices around the United States. Our people are our most valuable resource, and we are committed to fostering a work environment that is conducive to the personal and professional growth of each employee. This is accomplished through a company philosophy that combines teamwork, open communication, shared benefits, participation in the life of the company, shared opportunities, and job sculpting. We all strive to contribute to a friendly, supportive, and fun work environment.  
Remember to say you found this opportunity at