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Reston, Virginia, United States of America
JOB #R2206015

Communications Specialist

Communications Specialist

Location: Reston, VA (hybrid)

We are looking for a highly motivated and organized communicator to help us create more visibility and excitement around the inspirational, mission-driven work of ICF – a $1.5 billion company that has doubled in size every five years for the past twenty.

One of the leading consultancies and digital providers in the world, ICF is guided by our purpose of building a more prosperous and resilient world for all. We work across a diverse set of industries including energy, environment, public health, climate, disaster management and much more. Our client list is as diverse as our skill set, stretching from nearly every federal agency to various international governments, to some of the world’s leading consumer brands. Every day, the work of our 8,000+ employees improves the lives of millions of people.

We’re looking for someone to support our ambitious and growing corporate communications program that is evolving as rapidly as we are. As a Communications Specialist, you will help build and maintain a multi-channel, integrated communications plan that drives our corporate brand. You will have a passion for storytelling, aligned with industry acumen, to help share how we make meaningful impact.

Key responsibilities:  

  • Support the management and execution of ICF’s corporate communications program and corporate brand strategy.

  • Support strategic corporate brand marketing initiatives aligned with our global business goals.

  • Help ensure a singular, compelling brand message across any medium required, including owned, earned, and paid channels.

  • Support our external communications activities such as public/media relations, awards, executive speaking opportunities, and more.

  • Help manage the execution of our most important internal corporate communications channels, programs, and systems, including corporate newsletters and email, the intranet, employee social platforms, plus digital and in-person events.

  • Contribute to a comprehensive internal and external editorial calendar, including the company blog that translates the complex work ICF does into memorable and emotionally relevant communications.

  • Support the internal and external communications for a highly active mergers & acquisitions program.

  • Track and measure our communication campaigns to help increase our effectiveness.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience executing communications plans.

  • Knowledge of, or willingness to learn, various marketing, communication, and project management platforms, e.g., Sitecore, Asana, SharePoint, Poppulo, and Yammer.

  • Bachelor’s degree.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An ability to forge a deep understanding of our customers and our culture to inform communications activities.

  • Possess a high bar for quality communications that inspire, create emotional connections and are culturally relevant.

  • Excellent writing skills and the ability to communicate ideas and concepts creatively and concisely.

  • Passion for finding new and creative ways to reach an audience; be equal parts strategic, creative, and analytical.

  • Drive to suggest, initiate, and execute new ideas and projects.

  • Ability to work across teams and departments in a highly collaborative way and a willingness to develop and maintain excellent working relationships.

  • Project Management skills and able to juggle and organize multiple priorities in a highly detail-oriented way.

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.

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.

Pay Range - There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final pay for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The pay range for this position is

$62,802.00 - $106,763.00

Reston, VA (VA30)

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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