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Sacramento, California, United States of America
JOB #R2201810

Associate Account Director, Integrated Communications

ICF Next is a mission-driven company filled with people who care deeply about improving others' lives and making the world a better place. Our core values include Embracing Differences; we seek to build a culture that encourages, embraces, and is inclusive of all dimensions of difference.

@ ICF Next, we are fearless in finding new ways to solve problems, relentless in making sure it pays off for our clients and committed to making a positive change in the world. Join our community of mission-driven communicators, strategists, creatives and technologists to challenge the status quo.

We’re currently hiring for a Senior Account Executive focused on healthcare and pharma to join our growing integrated communications team.

As an Associated Account Director/Senior Account Executive, you will:

  • Act as day-to-day client contact for various projects and programs

  • Be responsible for several ongoing activities touching both internal and external communications

  • Develop and implement internal- and external-facing campaigns and related communications materials such as press releases, website copy, social media copy and employee communications

  • Support various internal communications channels including intranet, employee events, culture initiatives and employee engagement opportunities

  • Create and implement media relations and thought leadership strategies focused on targeted trade, business and national media

  • Contribute to communications strategy planning and development

  • Fully understand relevant aspects of our clients’ business, track healthcare and pharma industry trends and generate new ideas to solve communication challenges 

  • Collaborate on a regular basis with team members across multiple functions and practice areas within the agency 

You will need to:

  • Demonstrate a record of success in executing media relations and internal communications campaigns

  • Be comfortable working directly with senior-level/c-suite clients

  • Exhibit excellent written and verbal skills, with strong presentation skills

  • Excel at building client and colleague relationships

  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of reputation and issues management

  • Be a versatile team player who enjoys collaboration and complex problem solving

  • Be flexible and solutions-oriented and able to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment

  • Have a serious work ethic, but not take yourself too seriously 

  • Have a minimum of 8 years’ experience in public relations, corporate communications or other closely related field

  • Have a four-year college degree in a relevant field of study

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.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

COVID-19 Policy: New or prospective U.S. employees must provide proof of complete vaccination on the date of their commencement of employment. If selected for employment, you will provide proof of your full vaccination status, defined as vaccinated two weeks after receiving the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use by the FDA.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

California Remote Office (CA99)

Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with approximately 8,000 people across 75+ countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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ICF is growing, and we add new open roles to our site regularly. If you're waiting for that perfect opportunity at ICF or want an inside look at what it's like to do world-changing work, join our talent network to stay updated.