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The Marketing Specialist will be part of the energy marketing account 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 Southeast. The account marketing 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.
Managing the marketing, advertising of residential and commercial energy efficiency programs for utilities located in the Southwest region.
Providing input and recommendations for marketing plans and outreach activities.
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, websites, direct mailers, brochures, incentive applications forms, email and direct mail campaigns, video, print, online, social media, events, 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).
Preparing monthly reports on activities and results of the marketing program.
Plan and host meetings and provide minutes
Providing event coordination and support for the local outreach team for a full calendar of events and outreach activities.
Consulting with program team and utility marketing teams on specific program forms and materials.
Coordinates create asset production.
Developing briefings, presentations, and other communications tools.
Tracking multiple deliverables on deadlines using Microsoft Project, Excel spreadsheets, SharePoint, and other tools.
BS/BA Marketing Degree or equivalent.
Experience in marketing, advertising, social marketing, or related field, particularly experience working in consumer marketing at an advertising agency.
Working knowledge of computer and online tools, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and social networking sites.
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 fast-paced, multi-tasking environment.
Using content management systems (CMS) and email management systems.
Interest in and commitment to energy efficiency, the environment, and sustainable living.
Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities.
Superior interpersonal skills including courtesy, professionalism, and a cooperative attitude.
Excellent verbal 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.
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.
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