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About ICF's Advertising and Marketing Capabilities:
ICF is a consulting firm with the 8th largest independent marketing agency in the country, ICF Next. Our Marketing team is made up of more than 1,700 communications professionals. Within this team, is a marketing account services team who support energy clients through marketing strategy, advertising, and other marketing services to promote energy solutions, with a primary focus on energy efficiency. This team produces award-winning marketing work that changes behavior and ultimately helps individuals, communities, and the environment.
The Marketing Specialist will be part of the energy account services team and will work on planning, development, and implementation of marketing and advertising strategies and communications activities to support our energy efficiency efforts with utility clients in the Mid-Atlantic. The account services team conducts all aspects of marketing to include advertising, strategic planning, research, social media, events, outreach, and partnerships. To implement marketing campaigns, the team works with a 150-person creative and media services group. We help our clients and communities use less energy, save money, and help the environment through the development, implementation and refinement of marketing and outreach initiatives. We are looking for someone who is as passionate about our work as we are and has the skills and attitude to be successful. This position will be based in our Fairfax, VA, office, but will currently be a work-from-home position until at least September 2021, as a COVID-19 pandemic safety-measure.
Managing the marketing, advertising of residential energy efficiency programs for utilities located in the Mid-Atlantic region.
Working directly with clients to develop and implement marketing and communications plans to educate business customers about energy efficiency and drive participation in energy efficiency programs.
Working with ICF Next creative services team to fulfill the development of marketing materials including advertising campaigns, POP materials, web sites, direct mailers, brochures, incentive applications forms, email and direct mail campaigns, video, print, outdoor, etc.
Working with the ICF Next Media Services team to develop, propose, and implement vertical marketing and advertising campaigns, coordinating the deployment of integrated outreach campaigns across broadcast, print, online, social media, events, etc.
Managing the review and approval process for marketing materials, including working across the organization to deploy efforts (IT, program management, client).
Developing project budgets and revenue forecasts and managing project budgets.
Preparing monthly reports on activities and results of the marketing program.
Developing and executing business growth strategies, including marketing to potential clients, and responding to RFPs.
BS/BA Marketing Degree.
2+ years of working experience in marketing, advertising, social marketing, or related field, particularly experience working in consumer marketing at an advertising agency.
Willingness to travel (minimal travel required for this position).
Working in an advertising agency and/or on a consumer marketing account.
Experience driving results through marketing.
Developing and implementing marketing communications plans, with the ability to manage and execute advertising, collateral development, digital and social media projects.
Working in a multi-tasking environment.
Using content management systems (CMS) and email management systems.
Interest in and commitment to energy efficiency, the environment, and sustainable living.
Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills.
History of positive client relationships.
Creative thinker with a positive attitude who enjoys a challenge and finding solutions.
Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, and to manage multiple projects, deadlines, and priorities.
Ability to work independently, seek help as needed and contribute to team and company culture.
Strong command of financial management and ability to effectively leverage a marketing budget for maximum effectiveness.
Working knowledge of computer and online tools, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and social networking sites
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.
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.
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Fairfax, VA (VA01)