Tracking Code 4615-183 Job Description Job Duties:
The position is located in the Public Affairs, Media Relations
under Assistant Chief of Staff (ACoS) Special Assistants.
Review, revise, and critique submitted manuscripts/research for
factual correctness, completeness, and military medical
Coordinate media interviews and escort media representatives for
interviews with Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
(WRNMMC) subject matter experts, staff, and patients after all the
proper clearance procedures have been followed. In addition, escort
Distinguished Visitors (DV) during information gathering tours.
Develop various products including articles, with appropriate
photographs for social media and the intranet.
Submit products to the Public Affairs Office (PAO) for review
prior to posting on the website and/or intranet.
Write and develop newspaper articles as requested to include
supporting photographs and/or graphics by Friday at noon two weeks
prior to publication unless event falls within the date week. If
event falls within the date week, provide skeleton of story the
week before the event with edits due before the date week of when
the event happens. Documents shall be reviewed and approved by the
Public Affairs Officer prior to publication.
Ensure articles are factually accurate, appropriate, and topical
and conform to standard journalistic style and PAO standards;
ensure each article and graphic is spell-checked and developed in
accordance with the Associated Press Stylebook. Ensure each
photograph is of professional quality and submitted according to
receiving publication’s guidelines (e.g. electronically,
Support the Command’s Internal and External Strategic
Communication efforts and accomplishments to local, military, and
Perform as the subject matter expert for social media within the
Office of Media Relations at WRNMMC.
Required Skills Requirements:
2-3 years’ experience as a Lead Technical Writer.
Bachelor of Science in Communications or Arts concentrated in
Job Location Bethesda, Maryland, United States Position Type