Public Affairs, Energy & Natural Resources- Consultant

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Main Location
United States
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powertofly approved What FTI Consulting Has to Offer:

FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk, and resolve disputes. Benefits include:

  • Robust health, dental, and vision coverage
  • 401K with company match
  • Flexible spending and commuter benefits
  • Paid maternity leave

  • 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 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.


    We are currently looking for a Consultant to join our Public Affairs, Energy & Natural Resources team in our Pittsburgh, Pa. office. The Consultant will primarily support team members in the execution of various projects and campaigns by conducting research for ongoing client projects, working with account teams on client deliverables, and contributing to successfully meeting client goals and objectives. A Consultant must keep up-to-date on key energy issues and current events for their clients, as well as generally in relevant industries.



    In this role, the Consultant will develop knowledge of clients' objectives and challenges to help the client team design communication strategies and execute program tactics. Responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to, the following:

  • Provide research, help plan and develop comprehensive communication programs

  • Write and edit a variety of client materials (e.g., strategic memos, press releases, presentations, emails, media reports, media pitches, social media posts and content, etc.) under the direction of senior team members

  • Prepare daily media monitoring reports

  • Assist with ongoing program measurement and progress report development

  • Research appropriate target media for clients, and develop and maintain media lists

  • Develop and evaluate appropriate editorial calendar opportunities

  • Address client issues thoughtfully and effectively

  • Assist in successfully growing existing accounts

  • Contribute to the professional development and performance review process for interns, as needed


    Client Delivery

  • Execute communication program activities for a variety of clients simultaneously

  • Demonstrate an understanding of client information, including business strategy, services, stakeholders and competitive landscape

  • Deliver high-quality work focused on client needs

  • Create client-ready deliverables in a timely and efficient manner

  • Identify resource needs and work with managers to assign individual responsibilities

  • Support billing procedures to ensure timely and accurate delivery of client invoices


    Business Development

  • Support relationships with clients

  • Work with managers to help clients assess their program needs

  • Participate in generating new business proposals and presentations


    Practice Leadership

  • Consistently seek ways to improve client service

  • Support the development, production and marketing of thought leadership surrounding emerging trends and issues


  • Bachelor's degree required, preferably communications or related field

  • 1 year of communications agency and/or state/federal government experience-Capitol Hill or political campaign experience desirable



  • Have a solid grasp of communications, including traditional media relations experience, as well as digital and social media program management experience

  • Possess superior research, public policy, writing, editing skills and oral presentation skills

  • Solid experience with popular blogging tools, publishing software and other social media platforms (i.e., Twitter, Facebook)

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

  • Desire and ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking, deadline-oriented dynamic environment with regular change

  • Service-oriented attitude

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Understanding of Associated Press Style Guidelines

  • A high level of integrity and sensitivity to confidential information

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

  • Advanced proficiency in PowerPoint, Excel and Word



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