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Communications Team Lead
International Health and Development
Communications Team Lead
Are you interested in a unique opportunity to help tell the story of the impact and contributions of ICF’s USAID-supported global health programs to a diverse array of stakeholders? Have you led the development of communications strategies and products that are data driven and inform programmatic direction? What about experience creating knowledge management platforms that help improve the sharing and application of learning? If you’ve got all these skills, consider ICF. We’re seeking to expand the team of communications professionals that support our global health programs.
Key Responsibilities will vary by project, but will include :
Develop and implement a project level communications strategy, including identification of key audiences, message development, outreach, and engagement
Develop communications products for both internal and external audiences—including field level practitioners and implementors, to the US Congress, to key global stakeholders;
Work with project teams to establish and implement a knowledge management learning agenda and system to facilitate and document project level impact;
Coordinate project events both in Washington, D.C. and in countries to showcase project accomplishments;
Conduct communications- and knowledge management-related training for project staff.
At least 8 years of experience providing communication and knowledge management expertise to a technical assistance project
Experience developing communications strategies, learning agendas, and materials related to relevant project technical areas
Expertise in knowledge management platforms such as SharePoint
Experience working on short- or long-term assignments overseas in a developing-country setting
Ability to travel domestically or internationally as necessary (approximately 25% time)
MPH or Master’s degree in communications, marketing, international development
Experience with knowledge management and/or communication for USAID projects
Experience with digital communications strategies involving social media
Knowledge of global health security, infectious disease programming
Additional foreign language skills especially in French are highly desirable
Experience with Adobe’s creative suite
Ability to work independently and also across teams
Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
Good facilitation and editing skills
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in cross-cultural situations and lower and host country environments
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)
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)