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Director, Strategic Communications

Director, Strategic Communications
Organization: FGS Global
Location: Remote
Date Posted: 11/02/2023

About FGS Global

FGS Global is a strategic advisory and communications consultancy, with over 1200 multidisciplinary experts across the world’s major financial, government, business, and cultural centers. The firm is an acknowledged leader in crisis, corporate reputation, public affairs and capital markets, M&A advisory, and boardroom communication counsel. FGS Global supports its clients in addressing a myriad of stakeholder concerns by leveraging its research and insights, media placement, content, digital, and data capabilities. The company was created in December 2021 by combining Finsbury, Hering Schuppener, The Glover Park Group, and Sard Verbinnen & Co. FGS Global serves its client base from 27 cities worldwide, including U.S. Offices in New York, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, South Florida, and Houston.


  • Serve as day-to-day, client-facing communications lead for a key Fortune 10 client (with expected additional capacity for participation on other client accounts).
  • Lead the development of media strategies at the national and local level, including pitch angles and reporter targets.
  • Deep understanding of the changing media landscape and what it takes to break through.
  • Lead the report out of earned media efforts to clients, including using data and analytics to tell a compelling narrative.
  • Help craft and deliver persuasive messaging and related collateral materials, simplifying complex legislative, regulatory, legal, or other general issues.
  • Project manage larger accounts, including work plans, deadlines, and monitoring of account budgets and needs.
  • Interact on a daily basis with trade-specific and general press.
  • Work with other FGH divisions to deliver integrated services (from government relations and advertising to content development and public opinion research).
  • Manage new business process and efforts.


  • A BA/BS degree in a related field and 9-12 years of relevant experience, preferably in a communications agency.
  • Experience working with reporters and established media contacts.
  • Experience with developing and managing integrated communications campaigns, drawing from multiple disciplines including media relations, government relations, advertising, and public opinion research.
  • Strong preference for account management experience at a public relations agency.
  • Strong strategic thinker with an understanding of how the larger economic and public policy landscape impacts clients’ communications abilities and needs.
  • Experience and ambition for sourcing and/or successfully leading efforts to obtain new business.
  • A demonstrated capacity for leadership, communication, and teamwork.


We offer medical, dental, and vision plans, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, and AD&D plans, 401(k) with company matching contribution, technology reimbursement, discretionary bonuses, and paid time off.

FGS Global provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to United States federal law requirements, FGS Global complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

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