Senior Consultant, Senior Account Executive, TMT, Strategic Communications

London, United Kingdom
Main Location
United States
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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.

In London, the Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) team is a leader in its field. With over 50 clients spanning the full technology, media and telecom spectrum, this team provides strategic corporate communications support to a wide range of companies with an equally wide range of needs.

Our increasing number of corporate PR mandates with fast paced technology companies of all sizes, means that we are regularly planning and executing global thought leadership campaigns, managing crises, launching new products and profiling senior executives.

Therefore, a proven track record in storytelling and managing corporate campaigns, a strong interest in the UK and global news cycle, coupled with enthusiasm for our sector are key attributes for the successful candidate in this role.

PRIMARY DUTIES:


Deliver to Clients

  • Provide enthusiasm, contacts and insights to support a broad range of corporate client accounts
  • Manage client expectations and anticipate their needs
  • Work alongside colleagues to ensure timescales and quality assurance are adhered to
  • Ensure client programmes are agreed and project plans are in place
  • Proactively take ownership of research projects and others client / team needs to ensure work is delivered promptly, to a high standard
  • Focus on client retention through exemplary service delivery
  • Anticipate potentially challenging situations and evaluate alternatives with senior team
  • Assist senior team members in creatively preparing and delivering client programmes
Team Involvement
  • Participate in weekly team meetings by contributing ideas, managing agendas and deliverables
  • Share best practice, ideas and client information with the team
  • Share knowledge, insights and experience with colleagues
  • Develop relationships with other teams within FTI
  • Have and be ready to build upon a network of media and influencer contacts, sharing helpful connections and ideas across the team
Support business development
  • Seek and support new business opportunities and produce fresh ideas
  • Help the team expand the TMT 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
  • Over two years' experience in a corporate PR agency environment (or in-house communications role) at Consultant/Account Executive level is desirable
  • Strong writing skills
  • Have the desire to develop excellent contacts with the media
  • Experience in the Technology, Media and Telecoms sectors an advantage
PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills
  • Ability to build strong rapport/relationships at all levels within FTI Consulting, client organisations and analysts
  • Ability to work effectively within a busy team and the ability to prioritise a varied workload
  • Takes a pragmatic and 'can do' approach, demonstrating high levels of personal responsibility and task ownership
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills

About FTI Consulting

FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations 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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