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Arlington, Virginia, United States of America
JOB #R2104094

Writer II

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.

Enjoy helping organizations tell stories by creative writing? We are currently hiring a Writer responsible for developing content for a government organization focused on cybersecurity. In this role you will be working with a communications team to develop content for distribution to various audiences interested in cybersecurity. This is a great opportunity to use your creative writing skills with cybersecurity focused content.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Independently manage all project-related documentation.

  • Assist with the authoring, proofing and quality control of communications materials and other project documentation.

  • Review content and publications for content, grammar, syntax, and formatting.

  • Contribute ideas and suggestions for additional publications.

  • Interview subject matter experts on cybersecurity related topics to help build print and online content.

  • Developing communications materials in support of new or expanding CISA programs and initiatives. Materials may include fact sheets, press releases and advisories, toolkits, presentations, social media content, infographics, flyers, brochures, talking points and other communications products.

  • Develop social marketing/public information materials to engage audiences in new or expanding cyber and physical security and resilience programs and initiatives

Required Qualifications:

  • Currently holds, or is able to obtain, DHS Fitness Determination

  • BS/BA in English, Journalism, Communications, or Related Field.

  • Minimum of five (5) years’ of demonstrated experience providing all writing, editing, proofreading, and creative conception as requested, for any of the following materials: reports, news releases, fact sheets, Web site text, and public speaking scripts.

Preferred Skills and experience:

  • Excellent communication skills, especially written.

  • Strong research and organizational skills

  • PR agency, corporate or government agency experience preferred.

  • Self-starter, with ability to manage tasks and handle multiple priorities with minimal supervision. 

Job Location(s):  This position is located in Arlington, VA but is currently remote/telework through the Covid-19 pandemic until federal employees in the Capital Region are recalled back to the office.

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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.

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