Senior Media Strategist/ Planner At ICF, we change lives, strengthen communities, stretch minds and s...
Senior Media Strategist/ Planner At ICF, we change lives, strengthen communities, stretch minds and shape history. We're devoted to finding better ways to innovate solutions for a healthier planet, improving the quality of life worldwide, driving business value, discovering answers for complex issues, and to learn and grow. What we do matters and that inspires us each and every day. ICF is looking for an experienced, talented and highly motivated Senior Media Strategist/Planner. The candidate will work with media planners to develop paid media strategies and tactics that help clients meet their critical communication and business. Strong candidates will have heavy experience with both offline and online media, with an emphasis on offline. This is an exciting role offering excellent opportunities and the chance to work in a dynamic, collaborative, and uniquely positioned organization. This position is in Fairfax, VA. What you will be doing: * Negotiate schedules with Television and radio outlets to meet client requirements. * Secure highly efficient media while leveraging added value on a consistent basis. * Serve as market expert, providing insight to the marketplace conditions and opportunities in specific markets and media outlets. * Cultivate and maintain relationships with vendors. * Handle client concerns and maintenance of media schedules before, during, and after the schedule runs. * Analyze multiple sources of internal and external data to assist buying decisions. * Deliver client requirements while maintaining campaign budgets and goals. * Effectively able to manage multiple tasks and priorities within a fast paced environment * Maintain knowledge and understanding of industry trends and new technologies * Meet timelines and deadlines on projects. * Maintain good organizational skills. * Interact with management. Qualifications: * 6 years' of media buying experience. * Experience working in fast pace environment. * Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Power Point and Outlook. * Detail oriented, possess solid communication ability * Excellent negotiating skills and excellent organizational skills * Operates independently and collaboratively as part of a team * Knowledge of Nielsen TV, SQAD, Scarborough and any relevant media planning and buying tools ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE ? Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity).SDL2017