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Consultant, Public Affairs: Energy & Natural Resources -- Strategic Communications

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FTI Consulting, Inc. Houston , TX 77020

Posted 3 months ago

About Strategic Communications:

The Strategic Communications segment of FTI Consulting (formerly Financial Dynamics) designs and executes communications strategies for clients managing financial, regulatory and reputational challenges. With approximately 650 expert strategic communications consultants located in key markets around the world, we combine global reach with local knowledge to help client management teams and Boards of Directors seize opportunities, manage crises, navigate market disruptions, articulate their brand, stake a competitive position, and preserve their permission to operate. Drawing upon our unrivaled depth of industry expertise and interdisciplinary experience and using our broad network of relationships with key influencers, we help clients clarify, persuade and ensure that the right message reaches the right audience at the right time.

A Day in the Life as a Consultant...

As a Consultant in the Energy and Natural Resources sector, you will take an active role in supporting team members in the execution of consulting programs in the energy & natural resources and utility space and, by doing so, will learn the necessary subjects and processes to service and advise clients. In this role, you will develop and execute communications strategies to deliver results and meet client expectations, draft documents for client use, provide valuable research to inform client decisions, and work with the larger team to provide perspective to clients. Additional responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Serve as one of the day-to-day client contacts on select accounts; manage the overall quality of work on multiple accounts public affairs initiatives by demonstrating professional and team leadership

  • Play a role in the research, planning and development of comprehensive communication and governmental strategy programs

  • Monitor client/region specific traditional and social media outlets, summarize findings and build client ready reports

  • Manage client expectations and participate in preparing new business presentations

  • Write and edit a variety of materials (e.g., memos, legislative analysis, press releases, presentations, emails, pitch decks, and web content)

  • Address client issues thoughtfully and effectively

  • Assist in successfully growing existing accounts

  • Ad-hoc responsibilities as assigned by supervisor

Additional Duties:

Client Delivery

  • Manage communication strategies and execute a variety of tactics at the same time

  • Support multiple client teams to deliver high-quality work focused on client needs

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

  • Provide strong project management

Business Development

  • Work with managers to help clients assess their program needs

  • Actively participate in the generation of Strategic Communications new business proposals and presentations

Practice Leadership

  • Consistently seek ways to improve client service

  • Participate and be willing to play a role in strategic initiatives

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

What Are We Looking For?

  • Solid grasp of strategic communications, including traditional media relations experience, as well as digital and social media program management experience

  • Demonstrated research and writing skills that show an ability to be resourceful and think critically

  • Energy, gas, and utility experience a plus, but not required

  • Proven project management skills and the ability to proactively support/counsel key client relationship

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

  • Experience with popular blogging tools (i.e. WordPress), publishing software and other social media platforms (i.e. Twitter) required

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

  • Advanced proficiency in PowerPoint, Excel and Word

  • Understanding of Associated Press style guidelines

What Else Are We Looking For?

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant industry or field
  • 1-3 years' work experience in communications agency and/or state/federal government experience

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 http://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.

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