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Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
JOB #R2102761

Senior Communications Specialist

ICF is a purpose driven company with a strong culture and underlying values that prize diversity, opportunity, equality, and respect. @ 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’re changemakers, a community of mission driven creatives, communicators, strategists, and technologists.

As our next Senior Communications Specialist, you’ll research, plan, develop, and implement innovative communications strategies and behavior change marketing campaigns that help our clients in the Atlanta, GA region reach their goals. If you have prior experience developing outreach or marketing campaigns around smart mobility, transportation demand management and sustainable transportation choices, we'd love to talk to you.

As Senior Communications Specialist, you will:

  • Develop and implement integrated marketing plans and strategies to meet client objectives

  • Manage and cultivate positive client relations through regular communication and collaboration

  • Collaborate with our creative team, internal program team, and clients to develop marketing materials

  • Oversee writers, graphic designers, production artists, digital specialists, event planners, and outreach experts on specific tasks and initiatives to support client objectives

  • Possess strong interpersonal skills; the ability to pick up a phone and call or communicate with high priority stakeholders/partners

  • Support our clients in adapting complex concepts and initiatives into engaging and effective communications strategies. 

  • Provide high attention to detail; manage multiple ongoing activities using project management tools such as Trello, Teams, SharePoint, and other tools  

  • Conduct and facilitate research and support in developing strategic plans and presentations

  • Support planning and executing events, meetings, and workshops

  • Lead presentations, facilitate meetings and establish successful client relationships

  • Demonstrate a growth mindset, supporting business development opportunities to grow ICF’s business in transportation marketing

  • Have strong understanding of marketing automation platforms, such as Salesforce Marketing Cloud

As Senior Communications Specialist, you will have:

  • Bachelor's degree, required (e.g., communications, marketing, public relations, or advertising)

  • 8 + years of professional marketing communications and client management experience, preferably in a consulting or agency environment

  • Knowledge of federal, state and local transportation industry and key players, particularly in the Atlanta, GA region

  • Knowledge of traditional and social media environments; understanding of various communication channels (print, social, digital, paid media, events/outreach, etc.)

  • Strong team orientation with a focus on collaboration

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision making capabilities

  • Creative thinker with innovative approach to problem solving

  • Knowledge of marketing analytics platforms such as Google Analytics

  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)

Job Location(s): This role will initially be 100% remote through at least September 2021, and then will be based in our Atlanta, GA location with option for occasional telework.

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.

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 icfcareercenter@icf.com 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.

Atlanta, GA (GA18)

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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