Content Editor

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In a world of possibilities, pursue one with endless opportunities. Imagine Next!

When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons.  Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. We’ve got what you’re looking for.

Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Editor to join our team! In this role you will get to support the Office of Corporate Operations Executive Services (DXCE) in enabling Agency executives to make accurate and effective decisions by: developing editorial and tasking standards and procedures and managing Agency-level coordination of taskers and staff packages through the Agency task management system.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Review draft material and correct grammar, word usage, spelling, style, format, punctuation, logic, and organization errors. Ensure that all edits adhere to prescribed grammar, style, and formatting guidelines.

  • Provide guidance that helps authors generate material that is comprehensive and relevant.

  • Review portion marks and classification banners on draft materials to ensure consistency and to prevent material from being handled inappropriately.

  • Work on multiple projects with varying deadlines under fast-paced conditions.

  • Process and disseminate materials in many hardcopy, softcopy, and web formats.

  • Assist with the coordination process for drafting documents as necessary.

  • Attend regularly scheduled editor and staff meetings.

  • Participate in meetings with customers and authors to exchange information, make decisions, or provide updates.

  • Support the office and division in accomplishing the mission by taking on special assignments or ad hoc taskings, as necessary.

  • Periodically review the status of projects in work to ensure they will be completed on time. Keep leadership aware of any issues affecting work.

  • Use the Microsoft Office Suite to create, review, maintain, and edit documents in support of the DXCE mission.

  • Assist with developing and conducting training for Agency personnel on business processes, editing, systems and processes. Training topics may include, among other things, N-CERTS task management, Front Office Staff Packages, and editorial requirements.

  • Provide assistance to other DXCE members in execution of Agency-level tasking and action item support to the NGA Executive Committee (EXCOM) including the Director, Deputy Director, Chief of Staff, and Associate Directors, along with other Components and offices.

  • Prepare condolence letters and other correspondence for the EXCOM members.

  • Collect, process, organize, and manage records in accordance with appropriate NGA Instructions or guidelines.

  • With the assistance of the Government lead, establish milestones and schedules with wide latitude for independent judgement regarding the resolution of staff and administrative management problems.

  • Analyze data related to the DXCE mission. Collect measurements and metrics to improve mission focus. Provide suggestions to improve business processes.

  • Assist in planning and implementing programs/projects involving diverse objectives and problems that may require frequent coordination across multiple areas, disciplines and organizations.

  • Transfer data across various networks as needed by the EXCOM, DXC and DXCE.

  • Schedule meetings on behalf of DXCE, schedule conference rooms and coordinate VTC connectivity, and ensure appropriate read ahead support is provided to attendees, as needed.

  • Organize and support various NGA, IC, and DoD joint meetings, forums, and events, as required. Establish and maintain liaison partnerships with external NGA partners, e.g., other government agencies, industry, academia, etc., on behalf of DXCE.

  • Represent DXCE equities at meetings, such as the suspense coordinator meetings, N-CERTS demos, or the internal tasking working group.

  • Support DXCE with other duties assigned.

Required Skills

  • Active Top Secret (TS) with Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) eligibility

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience within related field.

  • At least 24 months demonstrated experience in analyzing and editing correspondence documents and communicating actions/deliverables to senior leaders such as General/Flag officers, civilian SES, or corporate equivalents.

  • Ability to identify errors in grammar, word usage, and punctuation and is able to refer to a prescribed style guide such as Chicago, Associated Press, and/or in-house guidance to make corrections. Refer to Merriam Webster Dictionary or internal NGA references to ensure correct spelling, acronym establishment, and word usage.

  • Must be organized and work with the team to meet internal NGA style and formatting guidelines and requirements. Must be able to reorganize and edit documents for content, readability, and logic.

Desired Skills:

  • At least 24 months demonstrated experience designing and delivering briefings, and presenting complex information to varied audiences, including seniors’ leaders such as General/Flag officers, civilian SES or corporate equivalents.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI

This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.

Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what’s next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.

Salary Range: 

$70,500.00 - $123,400.00

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!

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We’re committed to delivering innovative infrastructure, defense and security solutions to enable a sustainable, safer, smarter and more connected world.


Founded in 1944, Parsons Corporation, a digitally enabled solutions provider, is focused on creating the future of the defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets. From Earth to outer space, we deliver tomorrow’s solutions today. Equipped with the capabilities required to take on any defense, intelligence, or critical infrastructure challenge, our agile, innovative, and disruptive approach enables us to deliver solutions at the speed of relevance.

Our people are our greatest asset. We strive to be an employer of choice that engages employees in the community and creates rewarding career paths to cultivate a resilient workforce that is ready for the future.


Parsons has contributed to major infrastructure projects in Canada since the 1940’s, helping to design and build many well-known landscapes across the country, including the Regina Bypass, Turcot Exchange, Kicking Horse Canyon, Olivier-Charbonneau Bridge, and the Edmonton Light Rail Transit. Our markets are diverse, including Bridge, Tunnel, Road and Highway, Aviation, Rail and Transit, Smart Vehicle Solutions, Smart Mobility, Integrated Delivery, Environmental Remediation, Mining and Reclamation, and Water/Wastewater, as well as serving numerous industrial clients. The Parsons’ signature stands out and our achievements have been recognized via numerous awards for innovation and quality, particularly in long-span bridges, complex brigles, and major road networks expansions. Our teams work across Canada in many provinces, including Alberta, Ontario, Manitoba, British Columbia, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Northern Territories and the Yukon.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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17,000+ Employees

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Financial Wellness

We care about your financial wellbeing. Parsons offers competitive pay and retirement plans to help you build wealth for the future while giving you the flexibility to diversify your investments.

Work Life Harmony

Balance in life is important and time away from the office is imperative to allow you to refresh and focus your attention on the things that matter to you. Parsons supports your time away by providing paid time off and paid flexible holidays.

Career Development

We are committed to fostering the personal and professional growth of our employees. Develop and advance yourself though our comprehensive training, educational and mentorship programs.

Veteran Support

We provide Industry leading benefits to support veterans and active-duty members to provide security for you and your family by offering robust leave and benefits; including paid active-duty military leave and paid time off when transitioning back to civilian life.

Mind & Body

At Parsons we inspire healthier habits, heathier minds, and a healthier you through our wellness program. Participate in our weekly Meditation Mondays and Wellness Wednesdays. Wellness, at Parsons, is more than just your annual checkup.


Health is not a one size fits all. At Parsons, we offer a robust Employee Assistance Program as well as comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans through large, national carriers with the choice of regional PPO, HDHP, or HMO networks.

Want to learn more about the benefits eligible for the Parsons’ location you are interested in? Connect with one of our recruiters for further detail.

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Parsons has a long-standing reputation as an industry leader in domestic and international engineering and construction projects. The company also has a solid history supporting federal government work.”

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