The Bowen Group

  • Publication Specialist **Contingent Upon Contract Award**

    Job Locations US-VA-Stafford
    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/15/2018 2:01 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    The Bowen Group, a values-led, industry leader in telehealth, health communications, and wellness services and staffing is searching for a Publications Specialist.  This is a full-time position located in Arlington, VA and the National Capital Region. 


    • Setup, adjust, and operate audio, video and lighting equipment with the ultimate goal of producing professional video presentations; includes arranging, connecting, tuning and operation of video and lighting equipment
    • Organize Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Premier Pro, Acrobat Pro, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, InDesign, and/or other graphics/video editing software files in a logical manner for easy identification and retrieval
    • Store, maintain and account for audio, video and lighting hardware and software.
    • Monitor live feeds to ensure quality, diagnose, and resolve problems.
    • Digitize data when necessary from analogue sources
    • Train and assist other audio-visual production specialists in basic operation of audio, video and lighting equipment as needed
    • Collaborate on audio, visual, and audiovisual material from Vietnam Veteran oral history recordings, and oral history vignettes derived from complete oral history recordings
    • Plan and produce preproduction outlines, scripts, storyboards and graphics
    • Ability to create theme-focused videos on a variety of topics by extracting and editing segments from multiple oral history videos
    • Collaborate with logistics specialists on the delivery and set up for all audio-visual requirements for VWC events
    • Provide technical assistance to VWC staff (e.g., conversion of DVD clips to video files, insertion of video clips into PowerPoint presentations)
    • Other duties as requested


    • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in the visual arts)
    • A minimum of five years’ experience related to the recording and production of video programs and editing
    • Expertise with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Expetise with Adobe Illustrator, Premier Pro, Acrobat Pro, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, InDesign, and/or other graphics / video editing software files
    • Expertise with video recording equipment, lighting rigs, sound equipment, and video editing software
    • Ability to develop storyboards and scripts to communicate stories that maintain the interest of the viewer
    • Strong scene, recording, and background analytical and troubleshooting skills, and effective communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to collaborate with other production specialists to ensure appropriate platforms are utilized to ensure compatibility
    • Must be able to pass a federal background check
    • PC literacy required; MS Office skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
    • Proof of eligibility to work in the United States

    Other desired qualifications include:

    • Knowledge of the Department of Defense

    Organizational Accountabilities:

    Contributes to Furthering Professional Environment & Standards

    • Meet with supervisor for regular supervision, prepare agenda and discuss areas of concern
    • Participate in departmental and companywide staff meetings
    • Participate in departmental performance improvement activities
    • Complete required continuing education courses to maintain license status

    Organizational Commitment/Identification

    • Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization
    • Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences
    • Demonstrate personal and professional integrity
    • Maintain confidentiality at all times

    Customer Service

    • Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met


    • Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
    • Partner with all team members to achieve goals
    • Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions

    Performance Improvement/Problem-solving

    • Contribute to a positive work environment
    • Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
    • Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
    • Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment

    Cost Management/Financial Responsibility

    • Use resources efficiently
    • Search for less costly ways of doing things


    • Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance

    Work Conditions

    • Physical Demands: Sits, stands, bends, lifts, and moves intermittently during working hours. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet


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