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Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America
JOB #R2102022

Communications Specialist

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 Specialist.

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 Specialist to work with our clients on strategic internal communications to support IT projects. You’ll make a real impact working directly with our clients to address and solve key their key issues, drive change, and grow our business.

You’ll have government communications experience and are passionate and knowledgeable about engaging with Internal stakeholders and honing messages that are spot on. Position is based in the DC Metro area. Minimal travel is required.

As a Communications Specialist, you will:

  • Review communications options available to the program team and help prioritize the most effective, efficient, and powerful communication to amplify the intended goals of projects and programs.

  • Develop communication initiatives to raise awareness of program issues or releases.

  • Work with client team to manage the development of graphic design of infographics and visuals, developing brand identities, website layout and design, and specific high-stake communications.

  • Translate highly technical information into easy-to-understand, non-technical marketing content geared towards an internal employee audience.

  • Maintain and update strategic communications plans.

  • Develop a framework to respond to customer inquiries.

  • Manage communication requests from contractors and employees.

  • Prioritize customer requests for meetings.

  • Manage updates to the service portal (with support from the team).

As a Communications Specialist, you will have:

  • Five or more years of consulting experience.

  • Degree in communications or relevant field.

  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities and deadlines at once.

  • Excellent verbal, written, organizational and project management skills.

  • Ability to develop, document and publish information technology processes.

  • Ability to understand, interpret and translate complex and technical information.

  • Experience with ServiceNow is a plus.

We are looking for a driven changemaker – an individual who:

  • Exhibits excellent client and customer facing skills.

  • Has strong interpersonal and communications skills.

  • Problem-solves, who’s highly organized with the ability to juggle multiple priorities and deadlines at once.

  • Pushes the communications, marketing, and digital world forward, using technology and creativity.

Job Location(s): Within the current landscape, this role will be supported remotely. This role will ultimately sit in Fairfax, VA, when remote working guidelines are lifted.

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)

Who is ICF?

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