ICF PR and Social Media Intern in Fairfax, Virginia


PR and Social Media Intern

Fairfax, VA

Ever wish your work (truly) mattered? We re searching for an intern to help us create more visibility for the innovative and inspirational work that ICF a $1 billion company and one of the leading management consultancies in the U.S. is doing across a range of industries to make the world a better place. Join us, and put your skills to work in service of something big.

We re looking for an ambitious public relations and social media rock star to join our corporate marketing team for the 2018 summer (June-August). Interns receive a competitive hourly compensation and can earn course credit. Free parking is also included.

We re not a typical consulting firm, so we re not looking for typical marketing people. You will help us maximize our visibility efforts through creative thinking and data-driven decisions. You ll work with our marketing team and leaders to come up with innovative ideas, content and strategies and lead the way through execution. You ll partner with our incredible clients to raise awareness of the work we do together. As a member of our team, your primary responsibility will be to support our Public Relations & Social Media team with developing creative, interactive content that strengthen our presence across our digital channels and engages our social community, clients and prospects.

Primary job responsibility:

  • Collaborate across marketing, recruiting and internal communications teams to identify opportunities for compelling content.

  • Write and publish social media copy, blogs, emails, press releases, web pages, etc.

  • Monitor and track industry news, mainstream news, and social conversations to identify trends and hot topics within our markets.

  • Report on metrics and performance, and make recommendations for future content pieces.


Required Skills & Experience

  • Recent graduate or currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program, preferably in Marketing or a related field.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products.

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively

  • Deep understanding of social media trends and capabilities

  • Strong knowledge of grammar and AP style

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to think creatively and write for different audiences

Preferred Skills & Experience

  • Experience with a social media management system (i.e., Sprinklr, TweetDeck, Hootsuite or others)

  • Experience with web publishing tools (i.e., Wordpress, Sitecore or others)

  • Ability to translate complex information into shareable bites

Professional Skills

  • Strong motivation and curiosity to learn and understand new concepts and markets

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks to meet deadlines

ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.

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. ICFtogether for tomorrow.

About ICF

ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting and technology services provider with more than 5,000 professionals focused on making big things possible for our clients. We are business analysts, policy specialists, technologists, researchers, digital strategists, social scientists and creatives. Since 1969, government and commercial clients have worked with ICF to overcome their toughest challenges on issues that matter profoundly to their success. Come engage with us at icf.com at http://www.icf.com/ .

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

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Location: Virginia-Fairfax

Requisition ID: 1800001867