Director, Corporate Communications

28 May, 2021

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Director, Corporate Communications

Brunswick Group
San Francisco, CA

About the job

Brunswick Group San Francisco is seeking a Director experience advising technology companies through highly complex financial and reputational matters. Directors are able to leverage their own specialized skills and backgrounds while operating in Brunswick’s generalist environment.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

Client Contribution & Handling

  • Deliver strategic advice to clients, drawing on specialist communications expertise and depth of professional advisory experience
  • Demonstrate deep knowledge of the clients’ business and strategic communications issues
  • Influentially engage with key stakeholders
  • Monitor level of account profitability and intervene as necessary

Communication Skills

  • Write thoughtful, well-structured content; consider audience in style and tone of communications
  • Express a point of view in a thoughtful manner; able to analyze and distil complex information
  • Exhibit good and exercise discretion
  • Question and challenge in a constructive way; present unpopular ideas confidently

Business Development

  • Source new business opportunities; along with partner, apply knowledge and experience to lead well-run pitch teams and drive the pitch preparation
  • Use deep knowledge of key sectors to promote new business approaches and ideas
  • Assist in pitches for colleagues across regions and sectors
  • Identify new opportunities to deliver other Brunswick expertise to existing clients; actively pursue and secure extensions of client relationships
  • Build and maintain strong external networks in order to deliver valuable insight to clients and the Firm

 

Teams

  • Actively and effectively manage account teams; drive day-to-day account
  • Keep the partner and other team members informed of account and project status
  • Foster development of team members’ skills and client handling ability by identifying new challenges and encouraging team to stretch where appropriate

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • 10-15+ years of relevant work experience in an advisory role for tech clients facing highly complex challenges, including financial, crisis, and reputational issues
  • Experience managing teams of five or more people
  • Proven ability to successfully interact with the media in proactive and reactive situations
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail; client service-orientation
  • Ability to operate in fast pace, client service environment
  • Exceptional research, writing and communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Problem-solving skills and detail orientation
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively
  • Energetic team player
  • Self-motivation
  • Exhibit discretion with confidential client matters
  • Thorough understanding of business and finance

 

Ideal Candidate:

  • An advisor with experience counseling technology clients on complex business-critical issues (e.g. crisis, M&A, financial situations, geopolitical, etc.)
  • Gravitas and clear leadership skills
  • Excellent communicator with high energy and a strong work ethic
  • Solid team ethic – someone who will invest in the people around them and draw/build resource
  • Entrepreneurial, collaborative and team-oriented – it’s a “roll your sleeves up environment”
  • Adept at navigating and succeeding within high-performance environments
  • High emotional intelligence and strong personal impact
  • Commercial acumen and professional polish
  • Terrific sense of humor

To apply, send your CV and a cover letter to:

Careers@brunswickgroup.com

We ensure that there are equal opportunities at all stages of the recruitment process and employment. All job applicants and employees receive equal treatment regardless of age, sex, marital status, race, religion, colour, ethnic or national origins, sexual orientation or disability. We remain committed to increasing the diversity of talent in the industry.

Job posted: 2021-05-28