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Consultant | Financial Services | Strategic Communications

Strategic Communications
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Who We Are

FTI Consulting is the world’s leading expert consulting firm. Over the last 40 years, our people have served as the trusted advisor to Fortune 500 companies and the world’s leading law and private equity firms when they are facing their greatest opportunities and challenges. Our strong performance and continued success are a direct reflection of the ambition, energy, and commitment of our talented professionals across the globe to make a positive impact for our clients and communities.  

The Strategic Communications segment within FTI Consulting is one of the world’s most highly-regarded communications consultancies. We design, develop and execute communications strategies for clients managing financial, regulatory, and reputational challenges. For more than 25 years, we have served as trusted advisers to corporate affairs and communications functions, management teams and Boards of Directors seeking to seize opportunities, manage crises, navigate market disruptions, and preserve their right to operate. We help businesses articulate their brand and competitive position, and work with them to share their corporate messages most effectively with key stakeholders - whether these be investors, policy makers, employees or consumers, through both traditional and digital channels.  

At FTI Consulting, you’ll be inspired and empowered to make an impact on headline matters that change history. Working side by side with the world’s leading experts in your field, you’ll be surrounded by an open collaborative culture that embraces diversity, recognition, professional development and most importantly, you.  

There’s never been a more exciting time to join FTI Consulting and this is where you will do the most exciting and fulfilling work of your career.   

Are you ready to make an impact? 


About The Role

The 50-strong Financial Services team builds and protects reputational value for the full spectrum of UK and international businesses, from banks and investment banks, to insurers, asset managers, private equity firms, hedge funds and governments.

You would be joining a fast-paced team which delivers financial and corporate communications support and advice to its clients. We value hard work, an entrepreneurial approach and the capacity to take on new ideas and develop knowledge. Equally, the team places great emphasis on its close-knit culture, which has been a key driver of its successful growth over the last 10+ years. 

You will be part of a wider network of 300+ Strategic Communications colleagues across the London office, who sit in sector teams including retail and consumer, natural resources and energy, real estate, professional services, technology media and telecoms (TMT) and life sciences. The Strategic Communications practice also provides cross-sector support in digital communications, government relations, internal communications, ESG, research and crisis management.


What You’ll Do

You will play a fundamental role within your account teams, supporting your colleagues to deliver high-quality work to the different financial services clients we support .

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the delivery of financial and corporate communications programmes by developing and maintaining media relationships, and securing opportunities for your clients to partake in wider industry debates through the media
  • Proactive media relations, engaging with media on a daily basis and keeping abreast of media moves and role/beat changes for journalists
  • Participating in preparations for reporting by our listed clients, including the drafting of investor perception audits and supporting in the successful delivery of results day media programmes
  • Engaging on the topics shaping the sector by contributing to news summaries and analyses, monitoring your clients’ peer and competitor activity, and delivering news reports and insights both internally and to external clients
  • Assisting senior team members in creatively preparing and delivering the client mandates, including draft press releases, draft media statements, media pitches and award entries
  • Compile client activity reports and helping to keep account teams on track with deliverables
  • Ensuring that critical resources (such as press lists, calendars for industry events, awards and conferences, and newshooks calendars) are kept updated for use by the wider financial services team
  • Actively participating in client, team and firm-wide initiatives to make a valuable and authentic contribution to working culture 


In addition to day-to-day client responsibilities, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the growth of the team and broader FTI Consulting through new business development including:

  • Deliver research and contribute to new business pitch documents for the team as requested
  • Proactively network with media, capital markets and industry contacts, as well as potential clients
  • Participate in weekly team meetings by contributing ideas and client information with the team
  • Share knowledge, insights and experience with colleagues
  • Develop relationships with other teams within FTI, including ESG, public affairs, digital and employee engagement


How You’ll Grow

We are committed to investing and supporting you in your professional development and we have developed a range of programmes focused on fostering leadership, growth and development opportunities. We aim to promote continuous learning and individual skills development through on-the-job learning, self-guided professional development courses and certifications. You’ll be assigned a dedicated coach to mentor, guide and support you through regular coaching sessions and serve as an advocate for your professional growth.   

You will also benefit from access to a wider network of industry professionals who make up the Strategic Communications leadership team. Many of these individuals have former careers in journalism, law, policy and regulation, as well as in the specific industries of the sector teams in which they operate. Access to this network is an important tool for unlocking your own subject matter expertise and sector awareness. 

As you progress through your career at FTI Consulting, we offer tailored programs for critical professional milestones to ensure you are prepared and empowered to take on your next role. 


What You Will Need to Succeed


  • We ask that you have obtained a 2:1 degree (or equivalent) at any university or degree discipline
  • Previous experience in an in-house communications or PR agency role is preferred. 

Professional Requirements

  • A desire to build your career in communications and PR, and specifically at FTI Consulting
  • A proven interest in working in communications through relevant work experience, whether at an industry level or through previous adjacent roles at university (or equivalent) 
  • A proven interest in developing your knowledge of the financial services sector and the desire to develop excellent contacts with sector media

Personal Requirements

  • High personal energyExceptional written and verbal communications skills, 
  • A desire to learn and the ability to grasp and succinctly summarise complex issues
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills and the ability to plan and prioritise a varied workload 
  • and the ability to build strong relationships at all levels within FTI Consulting and client organisations
  • A flexible approach to work, particularly in pressurised situations, and the ability to think on your feet
  • Ability to work effectively individually, and as an integral part of a busy team
  • A pragmatic, proactive, ‘can do’ approach and strong work ethic, with a bias to action
  • Creative flair and the ability to apply experience from different situations to solve new client problems 

Our Benefits 

Our goal is to support the well–being of you and your families—physically, emotionally, and financially. We offer market competitive benefits (including pension), supplemented by 15 flexible benefits, to meet your needs. These include health, lifestyle and family friendly options. We also offer professional development programme, wellness, recognition, community volunteering initiatives, and flexible/hybrid working arrangements.   


About FTI 

FTI Consulting is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping clients with their most significant opportunities and challenges. With more than 8,000 employees located in 31 countries, our broad and diverse bench of award–winning experts advise their clients when they are facing their most significant opportunities and challenges. At FTI Consulting, we embrace, cultivate and maintain a culture of diversity, inclusion & belonging, which are fundamental components to our core values. FTI Consulting is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been named the #1 Professional Services Firm on Forbes List of America’s Best Employers and the best firm to work for by Consulting Magazine. For more information, visit and connect with us on Instagram and LinkedIn

FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation

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