ICR, a leading strategic communications firm, seeks a highly motivated, team oriented and intellectually curious Associate or Senior Associate to join its Financial and Professional Services team in Norwalk, CT or New York, NY. This role involves supporting a diverse range of high-profile financial and professional services clients, and provides exceptional professional development opportunities for self-driven individuals. The candidate will work closely with and firm’s senior executives to service existing clients and grow the practice group. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, client and industry research and reporting, drafting communication materials, engaging with the media, and assisting with new business development. The ideal candidate must have a strong desire to learn about the real estate, financial and professional services industries and develop mutually beneficial relationships with the media that covers these dynamic spaces. The Associate/Senior Associate is expected to generate consistent, high quality crossover print, broadcast and digital media exposure. Creativity, problem solving skills and a relentless desire to deliver outstanding results are key. Importantly, any qualified candidate must have strong writing skills and be comfortable pitching stories and communicating with the media via phone and email.