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Communications Associate, Energy
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 for a Communications Associate, Energy.
Here’s your chance to join our award-winning agency, ICF Next. We’re changemakers, a community of mission driven creatives, communicators, strategists, and technologists. We’re searching for our next communications associate – a proven writer and multi-format communicator to work within our energy and environmental sectors.
You’ll make a real impact working with clients to address and solve key their key issues, drive change, and grow our business. As our next communications associate, you’ll work in lock step with our agency’s leaders and our Federal clients to research, develop, and implement innovative strategies and programs revolving around energy and cybersecurity to help them achieve their mission.
You are passionate and knowledgeable about pressing issues like the security of the U.S. electrical grid and using technology to positively impact climate change. If you are a strong writer, driven by deadlines, and have a keen eye for details, we'd love to talk to you. If that experience includes energy and the environment, then you just may be who we're looking for! Position is based in the D.C. Metro area. Minimal travel is required.
As a Communications Associate, Energy, you will:
Support the account lead and project team
Develop communications products (presentations, overviews, program summaries, web copy, diagrams, illustrations, etc.) for several divisions within an integral Department of Energy office
Support the creation of high-impact communications artifacts (e.g., website content management, slide library, documents, blog postings)
Coordinate with government officials, subject matter experts, technical experts, and industry thought leaders on energy and cybersecurity communications materials
Work with the teams supporting the contract to ensure projects are completed in time and within scope; stepping in and leading tasks as necessary
Handle weekly and monthly client reporting
Employ the full range of communications tools including digital, social, visual, presentations, and written remarks
As a Communications Associate, Energy, you will have:
2+ years of relevant professional experience
U.S. citizenship (contractual requirement)
Ability to obtain a public trust clearance (contractual requirement)
Bachelor's degree required
Demonstrated experience delivering communications materials to explain and describe complex, research, scientific, or engineering concepts
Experience within energy and/or cybersecurity sectors. Public relations or ad agency experience, or experience working within a communications department of an organization a plus
High attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple ongoing activities with minimal oversight
Experience working comfortably in a demanding, deadline-oriented environment
Energetic, self-starter, and resourceful problem solver; can-do attitude and willingness to jump in where needed
Microsoft Office expertise and skills (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Job Location(s): Within the current landscape, this role will be supported remotely. This role will ultimately sit at the Department of Energy or remote when remote working guidelines are lifted.
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