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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
JOB #R2302120

Influencer Specialist | Remote

Influencer Specialist | Remote

Applicants in Chicago, NYC or LA are preferred.

We’re currently hiring an Influencer Specialist.  Our main offices are in Minneapolis and Chicago, but we are open to candidates in any location. At the center of this role is managing relationships with brand content creators and overseeing content.

The Company

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. 

The Team

This role will sit on our growing influencer team, and will work on large, fast-paced, and collaborative clients such as Molson Coors, Danone, and Reynolds Kitchens. ICF Next is an integrated agency, and this role will be a crucial member of integrated teams that include members of PR, media, and creative.  

The Work

This role is an essential part of the team and the agency. The specialist will have the opportunity to help develop influencer strategies and tactics for large consumer brands in CPG and beverage verticals. They will be the point person for influencer best practices, trends, and trending creators. They will establish relationships with influencers from celeb down to nano. This role is for someone who is pop culture obsessed and knows how to work with content creators to create authentic branded content.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Have a pulse of today’s ever-changing influencer and social landscape to help our clients innovate and push their brands forward. 
  • Collaborate across account and creative teams in contributing content and partnership ideas. 
  • Foster authentic relationships with content creators and their agencies across our brand verticals.
  • Identify content creators to meet campaign objectives.
  • Facilitate negotiations and contracts with content creators.
  • Lead creative brief development for content creators, working with the account team to facilitate brand team approvals.
  • Lead content development with our creators from briefing to securing brand team approvals in partnership with the account team.
  • Ability to listen, ideate and move quickly to develop content that reacts to culture. 
  • Ability to report campaign analytics and translate them into key learnings for client recapping.
  • Provide content performance analysis, communicate and implement timely optimizations to drive results. 
  • Lead day-to-day execution of clients’ influencer strategies including content development and posting, social listening and contributing creative ideas. 

As a Influencer Specialist you are: 

  • A natural content creator, with a passion for storytelling and concept creation. 
  • A great judge of what works and what doesn't, and someone eager to keep learning and adjusting strategy as needed.
  • Able to translate client needs into thoughtful partnerships.
  • Passionate about pop culture and aware of and follower of other tastemakers and influencers. 
  • Obsessed with social media and have a rock-solid understanding of creating, promoting, and distributing shareable content with content creators.
  • Able to see beyond just content creators and understand how everything works together across digital ecosystems, user experiences, and earned media.
  • Thirsty for knowledge and creative inspiration around the influencer landscape and social media.
  • Collaborative, positive and demonstrates a high level of maturity and presence.
  • A creative problem solver, who thrives in a fast-paced environment.
  • Obsessed with attention to detail.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • 2+ years of related professional experience 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Agency experience strongly preferred 
  • Previous experience leading influencer campaigns for consumer brands
  • Experience working on an integrated team

Why you’ll love working here:

  • Generous vacation and retirement plans
  • Comprehensive health benefit
  • Flexible work location
  • Diverse workforce that values equality and inclusion
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Friendly community with lots of social events
  • Participation in charity initiatives
  • Employee support program




Working at ICF

ICF is a global advisory and technology services provider, but we’re not your typical consultants. We combine unmatched expertise with cutting-edge technology to help clients solve their most complex challenges, navigate change, and shape the future. We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are committed to creating a culture where we embrace our differences in ideas and identities. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. Learn more about what we do and our commitment to inclusion

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:  Know Your Rights 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:

$46,667.00 - $79,333.00

Nationwide Remote Office (US99)

Who is ICF?

A global consulting and technology services company with approximately 9,000 employees, but we are not your typical consultants.

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