Senior Consultant, Senior Account Executive, Financial Services, Strategic Communications

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ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY:

 

The Strategic Communications practice of FTI Consulting is one of the world’s most highly regarded communications consultancies. We offer a broad base of disciplines across a variety of specialist sectors including financial services, retail and consumer, digital, natural resources, energy, public affairs, real estate, professional services, technology media telecoms (TMT) and life sciences.

 

The 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 companies, hedge funds and governments.  We think holistically about the industry and address media, analyst, investor, employee and customer audiences from within our team. We are currently seeking Senior Consultants to join a growing team of over 25 professionals in London, with corporate comms experience.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES:

 

Deliver to Clients

§  To support in the drafting of client plans and proposals

§  Develop content ideas, showing strong insights into the news agenda

§  Lead / support on the execution of media strategies

§  Writing of press releases, commentaries and statements

§  Supporting on issues management, including drafting of Q&A statements

§  Deliver research proposals

§  One of the main points of contact for client handling, offering counsel and insights

§  Assist senior team members in creatively preparing and delivering the client programme

 

Team Involvement

§  Strong journalist relationships across print, trade and broadcast outlets

§  Share ideas and client information with the team

§  Share knowledge, insights and experience with colleagues

§  Develop relationships with other teams within FTI

§  Support in managing team processes and in the training / development of junior team members

 

Build the Business

§  Seek new business opportunities and produce fresh ideas

§  Look to expand the  Financials portfolio through business with existing clients and the broader FTI group

§  Proactively network with media and industry contacts, as well as potential clients

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

 

§  Educated to degree level or equivalent

§  Experience in an in-house communications or PR agency role is desirable

§  Strong writing skills

§  Possess or have the desire to develop excellent contacts with the media

§  Experience in the Financial Services and related sectors an advantage.

 

PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

§  Excellent organisational and planning skills

§  Ability to build strong rapport/relationships at all levels within FTI Consulting and client organisations

§  Time management and the ability to prioritise a varied workload

§  Ability to work effectively within a busy team

§  Takes a pragmatic and  ‘can do’ approach

§  Exceptional written and verbal communications skills

 

 FTI Consulting can offer a competitive and attractive rewards package, excellent training and development opportunities, a supportive and friendly environment and the opportunity to achieve your potential.

 

FTI Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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