FTI Consulting, Senior Consultant / Senior Account Executive | Financial Services

Location
London
Salary
Competitive salary, excellent benefits
Posted
21 May 2018
Closes
21 Jun 2018
Ref
180GL
Industry
PR
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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 is the largest in the London office. It 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. 

You will be joining a fast-paced team which delivers both financial and corporate communication services to its clients and values hard-work, an entrepreneurial approach and the capacity to take on new ideas and develop knowledge. 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 and financial comms experience focused on financial services.

PRIMARY DUTIES:

Deliver to Clients

  • Lead / support on the execution of communications programmes
  • Highly proactive approach to sourcing and creating client media opportunities
  • To support in the drafting of client plans and proposals
  • Develop content ideas, showing strong insights into the news agenda
  • 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

  • Support new business opportunities and produce fresh ideas
  • Help 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 2:1 (equivalent)
  • Strong media relations skills
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills
  • Ability to work effectively within a busy team
  • Takes a pragmatic and ‘can do’ approach
  • Has established media contacts in the Financial Services sector
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Possess or have the desire to develop excellent contacts with the media

PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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
  • Experience in an in-house communications or PR agency role is desirable
  • Experience in the Financial Services and related sectors


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ABOUT THE COMPANY:

FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. With more than 4,600 employees located in 28 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges and make the most of opportunities. The Company generated $1.81 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2017. For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.

FTI Consulting continually strives to offer employees and eligible dependents, including domestic partners and eligible domestic partner children, a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Please click here for more information.

FTI Consulting does not accept unsolicited resumes from external firms or agencies. FTI Consulting will not be responsible for placement fees associated with unsolicited resumes.

FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, 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.

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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