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Director, Financial Communications

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Strategic Communications
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ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY:

 

We are currently looking for a Director to join our Financial Communications team. The Director will be expected to develop and execute client engagements related to ongoing Investor Relations (“IR”) and Environmental, Social, Governance (“ESG”) advisory as well as event-driven work including M&A, IPOs, spin-offs, SPACs, shareholder activism, C-suite transitions and business transformations. The individual will collaborate within and across FTI’s Strategic Communications practices to support and advise clients. Additionally, the individual will serve as a primary point of contact for clients, including senior level investor relations officers and C-suite executives. The individual will also participate in new business development activities as well as other key practice initiatives.

 

A successful Director will be dynamic and confident in a fast-paced environment with strong project management expertise, and have the ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with clients while effectively working in a team environment including managing junior-level team members and collaborating with peers and practice leaders.

 

Responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to, the following:

 

PRIMARY DUTIES:

 

For Clients:

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of each client’s business, market, investment thesis, shareholder base and sell-side analyst coverage.

  • Support day-to-day management of multiple accounts in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

  • Serve as daily client contact and address client issues thoughtfully and effectively.

  • Play a major role in developing and implementing best practice IR strategies and programs.

  • Perform detailed and accurate research to underpin all client projects and deliverables.

  • Draft press releases, earnings call scripts, conference presentations, messaging and Q&A documents and Board presentations.

  • Act as project manager for transactions, events and issues including developing and executing communications strategies for clients.

  • Work with colleagues in other practices to ensure the execution of cohesive, multi-disciplinary communications programs.

 

For New Business Development:

  • Identify emerging opportunities where FTI can add greater value for clients.

  • Stay abreast of market developments and translate those insights into actionable business development opportunities.

  • Work with colleagues to produce business pitch materials, create tailored sales presentations, and attend new business pitches.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with corporate management teams, investment bankers and law firms to drive referral opportunities for FTI.

 

For FTI’s Financial Communications practice:

  • Actively manage, develop, inspire, and motivate junior-level team members to excel.

  • Effectively manage account teams including driving “to do” meetings, strategy sessions and monthly and quarterly measurement and reporting.

  • Take a leadership role in the Financial Communications Practice in thought leadership, product offerings, trainings and mentorship.

  • Advance FTI’s Financial Communications practice standing in the field of IR and ESG, including active involvement in internal knowledge share activities and industry networking opportunities.

  • Develop a full understanding of all of the Strategic Communications service offerings and be proficient enough to discuss them fluently in any client or sales situation.

 

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in one of the following areas: Finance, Business, Economics, or Mathematics, or related field.

  • At least 5+ years of professional experience in investor relations, investment banking, sell-side research, or asset management is required.

  • CFA or FSA Credentials are a plus.

 

 

PREFERRED SKILLS:

 

  • Ability to concisely articulate a company’s equity story.

  • Analytical skills to identify and diagnose key issues, misperceptions and factors impacting a company’s valuation as well as the solutions to fix/mitigate them.

  • Strong financial acumen with an understanding of and familiarity with financial markets, the regulatory landscape, and the investment community.

  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills – both in a large group and smaller meetings.

  • Ability to learn new concepts quickly and possess a service-oriented attitude.

  • Familiarity with sustainability reporting frameworks (SASB, GRI, TCFD) and interest in expanding knowledge in ESG trends.

  • Strong quantitative and qualitative research skills.

  • Demonstrated accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Ability to think critically and creatively.

  • Strong organizational, time management skills, and ability to manage priorities between multiple client assignments.

  • Capacity to adjust behavior to meet client needs and personalities and to establish positive relationships with a wide variety of individuals both internally and externally.

  • Strong project management skills including the ability to direct a project from concept to conclusion and manage all levels of employees, including support staff, peers and senior managers.

  • Proficient skills in Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

  • Proficient in Factset, Refinitiv or Capital IQ.

 

This position allows the unique opportunity to partner with internal teams in various specialty areas to tackle a myriad of high visibility client challenges across industries. With an emphasis on a collaborative team approach, we all learn from each other as we share diverse perspectives and ways of working to best meet client challenges and continue to grow the firm.

Our Benefits

 
Apart from the well-structured career path and excellent team environment, our employees enjoy a variety of perks and benefits. Our benefits include, but are not limited to:
  • Competitive salary and bonus plans
  • Generous paid holidays, time off and parental leave
  • Full package of benefits plans
  • Company matched 401K
  • Annual paid volunteer hours
  • Corporate matching for charitable donations
  • Potential for flexible working arrangements
  • Free snacks and drinks
  • Upscale offices close to public transportation
  • Pet insurance
 
About FTI Consulting
 
What makes us unique? With more than 6,250 employees located in offices in every corner of the globe, we are the firm our clients call when their most important issues are at stake. Regardless of what level you are, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from top experts in your field on high-profile engagements that impact history. Our culture is collaborative, and we value diversity, recognition, development and making a difference in our communities.
 
FTI Consulting is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been recognized as a Best Firm to Work For by Consulting magazine and one of America’s Best Management Consulting Firms by Forbes. For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook 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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