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Communications Specialist (Remote or Onsite)
#ICF Next is a full-service consulting firm leveraging our expertise across many fields. We blend creative thinking with technical skills to help clients build brands, devise business strategies, implement responsive technologies, and create user experiences. We push the marketing and digital world forward, using technology and creativity to achieve life’s most important mission—connecting people.
We’re looking for talented people ready to fulfill their potential. If you’re a high-energy, creative, strategic thinker who is passionate about health marketing and enjoys working with a diverse group of colleagues developing innovative resources to tackle some of society’s greatest challenges, we want you as part of our team.
Our award-winning agency is growing and in search of a Communications Specialist to support our federal health communications work. This is an exciting role offering excellent opportunities for growth and the chance to work in a dynamic and collaborative organization. Occasional domestic travel may be required.
The successful candidate must demonstrate knowledge and expertise managing multiple competing projects and priorities.
What you will be doing:
Serves as task manager across multiple communication projects.
Ensures tasks and projects meet internal and external deadlines.
Manages and tracks client deliverables and deadlines using SharePoint, Trello, Teams, and other project management tools.
Leads the development of communication products, including newsletters, fact sheets, presentations, reports, and social media promotional packages/toolkits.
Collaborates with multidisciplinary team to ensure branding guidelines are cohesive across products and projects (web, materials, and social media products).
Provides strategic guidance on social media messaging and dissemination tactics.
Provides marketing and analytics support to track and measure the performance of efforts and initiatives.
Offers logistics support for client webinars, speaking engagement and other ad-hoc activities.
Plans and execute special events, meetings, and workshops.
Drafts initial agendas, briefings, presentations, and other communications tools.
Leads social listening activities and turn insights into actionable recommendations.
Monitors and produce email analytics report for communication campaigns.
BS or BA degree in Communications, Public Health, Marketing, Public Relations, or related field.
5+ years of experience supporting communications and liaising with graphics design teams.
Detailed oriented, with superior verbal, written, personal interaction skills.
Proficiency in social media measurement and management platforms.
Proficiency in email marketing tools and software (e.g., Granicus/GovDelivery).
Experience with marketing best practices and analytics platforms.
Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills.
Exceptional attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple ongoing activities.
Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities.
Job Location(s): Within the current landscape, this role will be supported remotely. This role will ultimately sit in Rockville, MD or 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.
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Rockville, MD (MD18)