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Creative Writer

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On-Site, approximately 40-hr. /week contract.
Qualifications
Education and Experience
This position requires at a minimum:
- 5-years of experience in creative writing.
- An associate degree, but preferably a bachelor's or advanced degree in creative writing, journalism; English; communications; other, related liberal arts.

Additional Qualifications:
The supplier will be proficient in creative writing which is defined as creative writing involving research; translation of technical language; reorganizing, editing, and/or rewriting of material for a range of audiences and purposes.
- Original writing or translating complex, technical material with full development of text and suggested graphic or photo illustrations based on description of purpose, audience, level of complexity, and recommendations of sources.
- Rewriting and reorganizing furnished material, including checking grammar and spelling, and development of revised text and illustrations based on furnished manuscripts, drafts, and description of purpose, audience, and sources.
- Research to support writing assignments, including such activities as consultations and/or interviews with personnel, attending meetings to gather information and/or conducting traditional research of publications and documentation.
- Developing cohesive contents for an overall publication, incorporating appropriate theme and tone; focus; pace; use of background material; and introduction of terms and definitions, making sure that it is structured to be useful and relevant to the intended audience. Development of cohesive contents includes construction of a publication’s table of contents or outline of topics.
- Editing, including restructuring and substantive editing of furnished materials. Requires checking for clarity and conciseness, i.e. improving organization of material, checking for appropriate style of writing, focus and unity; format and graphic illustrations; eliminating unnecessary or repetitive words, and rewriting sentences to be more readable and clear. Includes proofreading, checking accuracy of grammar, punctuation, spelling, acronyms, correct use of plural forms and parallel construction, and other requested items.

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