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Arlington, Virginia, United States of America
JOB #R2201147

Cyber Partner Engagement and Events 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. 

Join our community of mission-driven partner strategists, creatives, communicators, and technologists to challenge the status quo. 

Are you great at managing customer and partner relationships across industries including federal and International relationships?

We’re currently hiring for a Senior Cyber Partner Specialist to help build and maintain a cybersecurity-focused communication and engagement strategies for key stakeholder audiences within the federal government and internationally.

What you will do:

  • Work to identify, build, and manage relationships with external stakeholders/audiences, representing Information Technology and Security.

  • Support and execute a comprehensive external cyber security partner engagement plan.  

  • Manage customer feedback about services and products that include publications, information sharing programs, and partnership events.  

  • Communicate general cybersecurity team functions to partners using various communication channels and materials (including but not limited to customer messaging, presentations, talking points, articles, leader announcements, newsletters, and digital content). 

  • Develop strategic communications plans and support the day-to-day tactical execution of DHS cross-channel communications activities. 

  • Help coordinate and plan key partner engagements on behalf of the leadership team. 

  • Partner to strategize, plan, and execute on communications initiatives to support complex cyber projects. 

  • Partner with cybersecurity incident response teams to provide communications advisement on business continuity and crisis communications efforts for cybersecurity events and incidents 

  • Develop engagement and communication materials. 

  • Interface with subject matter experts, management and legal teams to prepare current, audit-ready responses and general tactical/operational communications, as needed. 

  • Maintain an understanding of current cybersecurity policies and standards and general industry best practices. 

  • Develop and maintain project plans for various initiatives; track status of key deliverables. 

  • Participate in ad-hoc projects and provide other general support for the broader Information team as needed. 

What you will need:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, communications, cybersecurity, information systems and security, or a related discipline or equivalent experience or 4 years of experience in lieu of degree

  • Experience with partnership programs that provide insight into customer requirements. 

  • Strong business acumen, change management, project and stakeholder management skills. 

  • Proficiency with usage of Microsoft tools: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and others.  

  • Excellent written and verbal communications, effective interpersonal skills, strong formal presentation abilities, project management skills.  

  • Proven organizational skills (time management and prioritization), and also employ a rigorous process for all follow-up / coordination activities.  

  • U.S. Citizenship required (required by federal government for position). Secret clearance required.

What would be good to have:

  • Ability to keep abreast of current IT and cyber security concerns and trends, regulatory compliance requirements, vulnerabilities, and emerging technologies to include best practices across the cyber security industry.  

  • Ability to develop clear and concise presentations, reports and dashboards to inform upper management of relevant metrics and trends.  

  • Ability to proactively obtain and leverage new and current information to efficiently achieve team and corporate goals.  

  • Ability to deal diplomatically and effectively at all levels of the business including both technical and non-technical staff, management, and senior leadership. 

  • Customer service orientation with strong leadership, interpersonal, organizational, problem-solving, and strategic thinking skills. 

  • Strong deductive reasoning, critical thinking, problem solving, prioritization, attention to detail and consultative skills. 

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.

COVID-19 Policy: New or prospective U.S. employees must provide proof of complete vaccination on the date of their commencement of employment. If selected for employment, you will provide proof of your full vaccination status, defined as vaccinated two weeks after receiving the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use by the FDA.

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 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.

Virginia Client Office (VA88)

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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