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ICF Strategic Communications Specialist in Washington, District Of Columbia

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Job Location: Washington, D.C. (Hybrid) ; metro accessible

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.

Here’s your chance to join our award-winning agency, ICF Next. We’re changemakers, a community of mission driven creatives, communicators, strategists, and technologists. We’re searching for a Strategic C ommunications Specialist .

As a * * Strategic C ommunications Specialist , you will: 

  • Serve as the communications lead for a large-scale federal government client.

  • Oversee the creation, tracking, and evaluation of communications tasks, strategies, frameworks, and policies.

  • Guide strategic communications planning from start to finish, including measurement and evaluation .

  • Provide strategic and practical communications guidance to advance key initiatives.

  • Offer technical support across all communications-related deliverables (e.g., strategic communications plans, content creation, writingand editing, design services, multimedia, printing, web content, etc.)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, or marketing

  • Five (5) years of experience managing strategic communications in a government or public sector setting

  • Five (5) years of experience in strategic planning, audience identification, engagement, and evaluation with measurable impact

  • Five (5) years of experience managing projects across different stakeholders, achieving specific outcomes within set deadlines

  • Able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust Clearance (federal government background check)

Preferred Skills and E xperience:

  • Experience working successfully in a team environment

  • Superior customer service skills

  • Superior oral and written communications skills

  • Exceptional project management abilities

  • Understanding of communications trends and ability to keep up to datewith industry trends

  • Proficiency in the following Microsoft Office applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Experience supporting a government or federal agency

Working at ICF

ICF is a global advisory and technology services provider, but we’re not your typical consultants. We combine unmatched expertise with cutting-edge technology to help clients solve their most complex challenges, navigate change, and shape the future.

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 (https://www.icf.com/legal/equal-employment-opportunity) .

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 workplace discrimination rights (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/EEOC_KnowYourRights_screen_reader_10_20.pdf) , the Pay Transparency Statement (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf) , or our benefit offerings which are included in the Transparency in (Benefits) Coverage Act. (https://www.icf.com/legal/equal-employment-opportunity)

Pay Range - There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final pay for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The pay range for this position is:

$96,367.00 - $163,825.00

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