Director | Technology, Media and Telecom | Strategic Communications

Job Description

About the Role

We provide our clients with a comprehensive view of strategic communications that leverages our integrated suite of services, including financial communications, corporate reputation, transaction communications and public affairs in all the major markets around the world.

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. 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, financial and crisis communications support to a wide range of companies with an equally wide range of needs.

What You'll Do

Deliver to Clients

  •  Lead on a number of programmes, including both retained and project work, ensuring that client programmes are agreed and project plans are implemented

  •  Bring fresh ideas and new thinking to client engagements

  • Provide strategic advice to a portfolio of clients, manage accounts on a day-to-day basis and develop excellent relationships with client heads

  •  Generate supportive media coverage for clients

  •  Anticipate potentially challenging situations, evaluate alternatives and implement them

  • Apply focus and commitment to client retention through exemplary service delivery

Build the Business

  • Support business development activities, both through growing current accounts and identifying and winning new business opportunities
  •  Build our team reputation through excellent service and our team’s success through generating new business opportunities

  • Nurture and grow your well-established network of clients and media contacts

How You'll Grow

We have ambitious plans for 2020 and we need energetic, enthusiastic people to help us make good on those plans. The successful candidate will play an important role mentoring and coaching junior members of the team, formally and informally. They will have the opportunity to add to a culture of knowledge-sharing among the team, while learning new skills for themselves from the nature of our client work as well as a wide array of learning and development opportunities available at the firm. The large and varied nature of FTI Consulting means that the successful candidate will develop relationships with colleagues internationally and within the firm’s segments beyond the communications industry.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent

  • Experience in a financial or corporate PR agency environment (or in-house communications role) 

  • Capacity to manage priorities between multiple client assignments and firm initiatives

  • Excellent written and oral presentations skills – both in large group and smaller meetings

  • Have the desire to develop excellent contacts with the media and analysts

Preferred Skills 

  • Prior experience in the Technology, Media and Telecoms sector

  • Self-starter who thrives on high level of accountability

  • Demonstrated leadership ability in the areas of client service and project management

  • Developed ability to multi-task across client programmes, firm initiatives and sales opportunities

  • Ability to direct a project from concept to conclusion

  • Accuracy and attention to detail

  • Strong organization and time management skills

  • Ability to recognise, explore and use a broad range of ideas and practices, thinking logically and creatively without influence from personal bias

Our Benefits

Apart from the well-structured career path and excellent team environment, our employees enjoy a variety of perks and benefits.

We offer a competitive benefits and wellbeing programme including private medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, income protection, flex critical illness cover, 5% employer pension contribution, holiday buy, discounted gym membership, interest free travel loans, paid volunteer hours and corporate matching for charitable donations, and much more.

About FTI Consulting

What makes us unique? With more than 5,000 employees located in offices in every corner of the globe, we are the firm our clients call when their most important issues are at stake. Regardless of what level you are, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from top experts in your field on high-profile engagements that impact history. Our culture is collaborative, and we value diversity, recognition, development and making a difference in our communities.

FTI Consulting is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been recognized as a Best Firm to Work For by Consulting magazine and one of America’s Best Management Consulting Firms by Forbes. For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.

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.

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