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ICF Writer/Editor (Remote-DC Area) in Reston, Virginia


ICF is seeking a writer/editor to support high-profile health communications projects for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This position will be responsible for researching, writing, and editing fact sheets, meeting summaries, and web content on a variety of complementary and integrative health-related topics. The writer/editor will also be responsible for populating a content management system (CMS) and performing quality assurance tasks. This position can be remote in the MD/VA/DC area with occasional on-site work in Rockville, MD required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Research, write, edit, and QC complementary and integrative health-related content aimed toward health professionals

  • Write and edit plain language materials on a variety of complementary and integrative health-related topics

  • Create meeting summaries for NIH meetings

  • Populate and update website content using a CMS

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications, Experience, and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university

  • 4+ years of experience writing and editing about science or health-related topics for health care professionals and the general public

  • 2+ years of demonstrated experience in managing multiple tasks with minimal supervision

  • Fluency in Spanish required

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Master’s degree in science, a health-related, or a writing-related field

  • Knowledge of complementary and integrative health-related topics

  • Knowledge of plain language writing principles

  • Experience interacting with government clients

  • Experience using a CMS

Professional Skills:

  • High level of organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to multitask and adjust to shifting work priorities

  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work well under strict deadlines and high production requirements

  • Ability to work as part of a team and support other team members

  • Ability and willingness to learn new computer software applications as necessary

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 ( .

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 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.

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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 based on full-time employment is:

$63,511.00 - $107,968.00

COVID-19 Policy: The position you are applying to requires the selected employee(s) to provide proof of their full vaccination status which is defined as vaccinated two weeks after receiving the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved or authorized for use by the FDA.

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