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Public Outreach Specialist
Public Outreach Specialist
East Coast (Atlanta, GA or Fairfax, VA preferred)
We are the Environment & Planning Division. We are passionate about doing what’s right for our clients, our people, the communities where we live and work, and the environment. We are planners, scientists, program managers, communicators, economists, technologists, and strategists. We are collaborative, curious, and committed to excellence—these are qualities we value that make us who we are and inspire us to grow. If you perform well in a fast-paced, engaging and collaborative environment, and would like to work with a diverse team of industry professionals, we encourage you to learn more about ICF (www.icf.com) and consider applying to join our team.
ICF seeks a Public Outreach Specialist in the Eastern United States to work on projects nationwide. The Public Involvement Specialist will join the Environmental and Planning Stakeholder Engagement Practice and the Mountain West/East Line of Business. You will provide strategic communications, engagement, and outreach support to clients across the Transportation, Energy, Water and Planning & Development market sectors with a focus Environmental Conservation. Position is based out of our Fairfax, VA or Atlanta, GA office with the option to work remotely.
What You Will do
Manage meeting and outreach logistics.
Support and or run public meetings (virtual and in-person).
Assist project managers to manage stakeholder engagement and develop outreach materials.
Work with clients to develop strategic communication and engagement plans to implement their projects.
What You Must Have
Bachelor’s degree or higher
2+ years of experience in the communications/engagement/outreach/public relations/public affairs sector
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment
Strong organizational and time management skills
Strong work ethic with a positive attitude
Experience facilitating meetings
This is an outstanding opportunity to work with talented and passionate individuals and to grow with a firm that believes in nurturing talent and developing long-term career success. ICF is a purpose driven company with a strong culture and underlying values that prize diversity, opportunity, equality, and respect. Our core values include Embracing Differences, and we seek candidates who are passionate about building a culture that encourages, embraces and hires dimensions of differences.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Fairfax, VA (VA01)