Corporate Reputation- Consultant

Chicago, IL, United States
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United States
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About FTI Consulting

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, 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.

 

About Strategic Communications

The Strategic Communications segment of FTI Consulting is one of the world's most highly regarded communications consultancies with a 30-year track record of designing and executing communications strategies for clients managing financial, regulatory and reputational challenges. The Strategic Communications segment serves as trusted advisors to management teams and Boards of Directors seeking to seize opportunities, manage crises, navigate market disruptions, articulate their brand, stake a competitive position, and preserve their permission to operate. Services of the Strategic Communications segment include financial communications, corporate reputation and public affairs, with specialty offerings that include M&A communications, crisis communications, issues management, litigation communications, corporate governance, shareholder activism, proxy advisory, restructuring communications, employee engagement, change communications, strategy consulting, research, as well as digital and creative communications.


A Day in the Life as a Consultant

As a Consultant, you will take an active role in supporting the day-to-day management of client accounts. As a Consultant, you will be responsible for managing both up and down within account teams to appropriately service client communications and investor relations programs. You will interact with and provide communications support at client companies; develop and execute communications strategies to deliver results and meet client expectations; draft documents for client use (including communications plans, strategy memos, press releases, interview preparation memos, etc.); provide perspective to clients on internal, peer, and market developments as such pertains to the media and marketplace; regularly plan for media interaction and converse with the media and investment communities. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

  • Deliver high-quality work within project teams under minimal supervision

  • Lead tasks related to media relations, crisis communications, investor relations, content marketing, and communication campaign management

  • Assist senior team members in developing new business initiatives (e.g. conducting research on prospects, reviewing PowerPoint presentations and proposals, etc.)

  • Actively contribute to both internal and client meetings by offering strategic and creative insights

  • Maintain a self-driven passion to stay abreast of client issues and related industry trends, participate in industry networking events and inform team leaders of potential new business opportunities

    What Are We Looking For?

  • Strong time and priority management skills and an ability to juggle multiple client accounts

  • Ability to communicate information effectively and accurately, verbally or in writing across multiple disciplines

  • A strong work ethic and an ability to be a self-starter

  • Collaborative team player that also has the ability to work independently, take initiative and set priorities

  • Proficiency in MS PowerPoint, Excel and Word

  • Experience in social media is a plus



    Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, marketing, economics, or a related field

  • Minimum 1 years of work experience in corporate communications, media relations, public relations, or related field

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