Senior Consultant - FTI Consulting

This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Consultant who will support the activities of our Dublin office, working directly with a wide range of clients, both domestic and international, providing advice on all aspects of strategic communications including the important areas of sustainability and cybersecurity.

Company FTI Consulting
Location The Academy Building, 42 Pearse Street, Dublin 2
Position / Title Senior Consultant
Department Strategic Communications
Reporting to Managing Director
Direct Reports Managing Director
Contract Type Full-time/Permanent
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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.

JOB ROLE:

As our team continues to grow, FTI Consulting is seeking a Senior Consultant to support our Dublin office, working with a range of domestic and international clients. The role will involve input into all aspects of strategic communications.

As a Senior Consultant, you will have the opportunity to learn and have exposure to a full range of strategic communications services, including executing corporate communications strategies, media relations, investor relations, and corporate governance activities. Our team also offers specialised knowledge in the strategically important areas of sustainability and cybersecurity.

As a global firm, the role will provide the opportunity for travel to other offices within our network.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Actively support clients, alongside Managing Director and other team members
  • Draft communications materials (e.g. writing press releases and briefing documents)
  • Undertake corporate communications and media relations engagements (e.g. distributing press releases, managing events)
  • Develop strong relationships with key media
  • Compile and summarise media coverage
  • Undertake in-depth research on specific client related issues
  • Assist with maintaining contact lists, editorial forward feature lists, and event calendars
  • Assist on new business initiatives (e.g. conducting research on prospects, creating and editing PowerPoint presentations and proposals, etc.)
  • Provide logistical support on client events and roadshows

KEY COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

  • Motivated and ambitious
  • Social, enthusiastic, and eager to learn with an ability to work well within a team
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and work on multiple assignments

Experience:

  • Evidence of excellent research, writing and organization skills
  • Prior agency experience is beneficial
  • Knowledge of ESG or cybersecurity a plus

Skills:

  • Competency in using Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Knowledgeable across social media platforms, particularly LinkedIn and Twitter
  • Experience in Canva beneficial

Qualifications:

  • Communications/Business related third level degree

How You Will Grow

You will grow your skills through day-to-day interaction with your colleagues and your clients, receiving continuous feedback on your work whilst sharing knowledge and insights and shared experiences.

Your direct line manager will have responsibility for your growth and development and will conduct frequent check-ins and reviews.

You will participate in FTI Consulting’s learning and development initiatives which cover multiple areas including training on financial metrics, presentation delivery and building your understanding of the media.

FTI also runs a mentoring programme.


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