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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
JOB #R1800698

AAE/AE Corporate Affairs

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

Who we are:

ICF Olson is a collective of world-class agencies delivering across the spectrum of customer experience: creative expression (Olson), public engagement (Olson Engage), customer relationships/loyalty (Olson 1to1) and digital experiences (Olson Digital.) Though experts in different areas, we are united in our common POV: Think like people. ® This means everything we do is made from empathy –the key to brand success in a world of ever-shrinking attention and ever-growing choice.

Who we’re looking for:

Olson Engage is looking for an account professional at either the Assistant Account Executive or Account Executive level for our Corporate Affairs practice in Chicago. Our ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of internship or entry level experience in corporate communications, including media relations, internal communications, corporate social responsibility and/or issues management. Additionally, we’d like a candidate with proven ability to work with clients on complex, trending issues; familiarity with the food & beverage, finance and/or educational industries is a plus.

What you’ll get to do:

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with teams and clients
  • Be an active and valued member of the Corporate Affairs team and collaborate across the agency to produce effective and results-oriented campaigns
  • Responsible for many day-to-day activities, including status updates, traditional and social media monitoring and reporting, tracking industry- and client-related issues, conducting research for strategy building and business development, etc.
  • Conduct and coordinate media relations in local and national markets, respond to media inquiries
  • Draft messaging, social media content and client communications
  • Assist in the planning and coordination of client events, including employee engagement initiatives, thought leadership opportunities and media announcements
  • Regularly monitor media to mine for potential issues and threats, including legislative and regulatory developments, public sentiment and trends for right time engagement
  • Fully understand relevant aspects of our clients’ businesses and generate new ideas to solve their communication challenges
  • Collaborate on a regular basis with team members across multiple functions and practice areas within the agency 

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • Be a versatile team player who enjoys collaboration
  • Thrive and be flexible in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Be solutions-oriented no matter the challenge
  • Enjoy building client relationships
  • Serious work ethic with the ability to not take yourself too seriously 
  • Exhibit excellent writing and research skills
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and compelling way in verbal and written form
  • Minimum of 1-3 years’  internship or entry-level experience in public relations, communications or other closely related field
  • Four-year college degree in a relevant field of study
  • Experience with corporate communications, including media relations, internal communications, corporate social responsibility and/or issues management
  • Familiarity with the food & beverage, finance and/or educational industries is a plus

ICF Olson is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Chicago, IL (IL12)

Who is ICF?

A consulting services company of over 5,000 experts across 67 countries, but not your typical consultants
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