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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
JOB #R2102477

Senior Account Executive, Integrated Communications

@ 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. We've spent years building and integrating a set of best-in-class marketing and communications capabilities to be changemakers and drive cultural relevance. Join our community of mission-driven creatives, communicators, strategists, and technologists to challenge the status quo. 

We’re currently hiring for a  Senior Account Executive, Integrated Communications with a preference for location in Chicago, Minneapolis or New York, but may be open for the right candidate. 

As a Senior Account Executive, you will: 

  • Play a critical role in partnering with both senior leaders and the junior team to drive campaigns for large consumer clients 
  • Show passion, energy and ability to identify, translate and capitalize on news hooks and pop culture trends to activate and drive talk value for clients 
  • Plan and execute media and influencer relations strategies including contributing to brainstorms, developing media materials, and being accountable for measurable results and reporting 
  • Demonstrate strong client communications including developing and participating in presentations, annual plans, recommendations and competitive analyses 
  • Show tenacious problem-solving skills and a curiosity for what’s possible, always thinking of new ways to breakthrough while meeting client’s marketing challenges 
  • Build strong relationships with internal teams while maintaining a positive, can-do attitude and championing great work 
  • Adapt to ever-changing workload priorities and events with grace and poise 
  • Work with project management to develop project scopes and have a clear understanding of the budgeting and billing process of the agency as well as an aptitude for sound budget management 
  • Be inspired by and excited to work on needle-moving campaigns

As a Senior Account Executive, you will have: 

  • A bachelor’s degree, preferably in journalism, public relations or communications 
  • 4+ years of relevant work experience at a PR Agency or an internal communications/marketing team 
  • Some PR Agency experience required along with experience working on consumer brands, health and wellness experience a plus 
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal  
  • Leadership instincts and the ability to identify and elevate great work from junior team members 
  • Conflict management skills  
  • Proven ability to work both independently and as part of a team and collaborate regularly with team members at all levels 
  • Ability to oversee and manage third-party partners, from talent to event vendors 
  • Ability to travel as required

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 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.

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities 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:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Chicago, IL (IL14)

Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with +7,000 people across +70 countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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ICF is growing, and we add new open roles to our site regularly. If you're waiting for that perfect opportunity at ICF or want an inside look at what it's like to do world-changing work, join our talent network to stay updated.