ICF Health Communications Associate (Remote) in Reston, Virginia

March 27, 2024

Job Description


Health Communications Associate

ICF seeks a Health Communications Associate to support work for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH). This position will support strategic communications, as well as other tasks requested by the client. This position will work within a highly matrixed, creative, fast paced environment. The ideal candidate will have the ability to respond quickly, accurately and efficiently to project tasks, often juggling priorities and tight deadlines.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in the publication of website content through the coding of new or revised content using a content management system.

  • Respond to phone, email, or social media inquiries on behalf of the client.

  • Plan and participate in client exhibits at national conferences.

  • Send out email notifications on behalf of the client.

  • Work with subject matter experts to develop responses to press and other media inquiries.

  • Aid in the development of monthly reports with technical, social media, and other project data.

  • Own administrative project tasks, with oversight from team members.

  • Work collaboratively with client staff, subject matter experts, other ICF departments, and other contractor teams.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, communications, public relations, social sciences, or equivalent required.

  • 2+ years of experience within agency and/or marketing & communications environments, government experience preferred.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain and public trust clearance

Professional Skills:

  • Strong organizational and writing skills, time management skills, and superior attention to detail.

  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills.

  • Proficient in Windows PC environment, including Microsoft Office applications.

  • Ability to think creatively and proactively to provide innovative solutions to communications challenges/problems.

  • Strong writing skills to support the development of digital content, as well as other communications.

Job Location(s): Within the current landscape, this role will be supported remotely. Option for hybrid work if candidate is local to the Rockville office.

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 [email protected] 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:

$52,488.00 – $89,230.00

Nationwide Remote Office (US99)


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