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Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America
JOB #R2101212

Associate Copyeditor

ICF is a mission-driven company filled with people who care deeply about improving the lives of others and making the world a better place. Our core values include Embracing Difference; we seek candidates who are passionate about building a culture that encourages, embraces, and hires 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 creatives, communicators, strategists, and technologists to challenge the status quo.

We’re currently hiring an Associate Copy Editor for our Creative Studio.

As an Associate Copy Editor, you will:

  • Support public and private sector clients in tackling issues such as smoking cessation, disease prevention, child welfare, climate change, energy efficiency, disaster preparedness, HIV/AIDS, and more.
  • Demonstrate exceptional editorial skills, including proofreading, copy editing, fact checking, and layout accuracy.
  • Correct issues with content structure and organization, grammar, spelling, accuracy, style and readability, plain language, and consistency.
  • Provide editorial review on a wide variety of materials, including online and social content, training and conference materials, reports, and marketing collateral.
  • Collaborate with other editors, other Creative Studio members, and account teams to develop and deliver exceptional work.
  • Ensure all work is consistent with established brand guidelines and strategy, and maintain up-to-date editorial brand guidelines.
  • Promote and update editorial policies, standards, and procedures to ensure adherence to them across the agency.

You will have:

  • Two to five years of professional experience in editing; government, advertising agency, or consultancy experience preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in English, advertising, communications, or a related field.
  • Exceptional editorial skills, including proofreading and copy editing technical and marketing copy, fact checking, and reviewing layout.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Word and PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Familiarity with adherence to editorial style guides; knowledge of AP, GPO, and APA editorial styles preferred.
  • Excellent organizational, time-management, and prioritization skills with the ability to collaborate in a fast-paced team environment, juggling multiple competing deadlines.

Job Location(s): Fairfax, VA, or Rockville, MD, or remote

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.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com 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.

Fairfax, VA (VA01)

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A global consulting services company with +7,000 people across +70 countries, but we are not your typical consultants.
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