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Senior Communications Specialist, Outreach (Remote or Onsite)
ICF is a mission-driven company filled with people who care deeply about improving the lives of others and making the world a better place. Our core values include Embracing Difference; we seek candidates who are passionate about building a culture that encourages, embraces, and hires dimensions of difference.
@ 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.
Join our community of mission-driven creatives, communicators, strategists, and technologists to challenge the status quo. Recently ranked by PR Week as #1 communications agency in the public sector, the ICF Next team is made up of more than 1,700 communications professionals. Supporting clients through strategic communications and marketing in transportation, our Government Marketing team produces award-winning work that changes behavior and ultimately helps individuals, communities, and our nation. Our team conducts all aspects of marketing to include advertising, public relations, strategic planning, research, social media, events, outreach, and partnerships.
We’re currently hiring for a Senior Communications Specialist - Outreach.
The Senior Communications Specialist - Outreach will support our Federal safety and anti-terrorism client. We help our clients communicate how their critical work is making our country stronger and safer and will support our project management team – both in development and execution of marketing and communications strategies as well as support various tasks (e.g., events, training, advertising, social media)
As a Senior Communications Specialist - Outreach, you will:
Support the Project Manager and management team
Provide strategic oversight to outreach components and lead outreach strategy as it relates to overall campaign objectives
Recommend innovative ideas; stay on top of outreach, media, and stakeholder trends and tactics
Oversee outreach efforts such as stakeholder engagement, events, and education
Have an understanding of earned media and paid media (e.g., out-of-home, digital advertising) strategy and execution
Ensure projects are completed on time and within scope
Encourage and motivate junior team members
Assist with reporting as necessary
As a Senior Communications Specialist - Outreach, you will have:
Be able to work collaboratively and with a team
PR/marketing agency experience
8 or more years relevant professional experience
Experience working on marketing/public relations campaigns with tangible results – specifically media and stakeholder/outreach experience
High attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple ongoing activities with minimal oversight
Experience working comfortably in a demanding, fast-paced, and deadline-oriented environment
Strong relationship management and development skills for working with clients, subcontractors, and internal ICF staff
Energetic, self-starter, and resourceful problem-solver; can-do attitude and willingness to jump in where needed
Microsoft Office expertise and skills (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Job Location(s): This position can be remote but East Coast hours are mandatory. Preference will be given to D.C. area residents.
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.
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