Senior Consultant, Public Affairs Energy

02 Nov, 2020


Senior Consultant, Public Affairs Energy

FTI Consulting
Washington, DC

A Day in the Life as a Senior Consultant… 


As a Senior Consultant, you will take an active role in supporting the day-to-day management of client accounts. As a Senior Consultant, you will be responsible for managing both up and down within account teams to appropriately service client communications and investor relations programs. You will interact with and provide communications support at client companies; develop and execute communications strategies to deliver results and meet client expectations; draft documents for client use (including communications plans, strategy memos, press releases, interview preparation memos, etc.); provide perspective to clients on internal, peer, and market developments as such pertains to the media and marketplace; regularly plan for media interaction and converse with the media and investment communities. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:  


  • Deliver high-quality work within project teams under minimal supervision 
  • Lead tasks related to media relations, crisis communications, investor relations, content marketing, and communication campaign management  
  • Assist senior team members in developing new business initiatives (e.g. conducting research on prospects, reviewing PowerPoint presentations and proposals, etc.) 
  • Actively contribute to both internal and client meetings by offering strategic and creative insights 
  • Maintain a self-driven passion to stay abreast of client issues and related industry trends, participate in industry networking events and inform team leaders of potential new business opportunities 

What Are We Looking For?  

  • Strong time and priority management skills and an ability to juggle multiple client accounts  
  • Ability to communicate information effectively and accurately, verbally or in writing across multiple disciplines  
  • A strong work ethic and an ability to be a self-starter 
  • Collaborative team player that also has the ability to work independently, take initiative and set priorities 
  • Proficiency in MS PowerPoint, Excel and Word 
  • Experience in social media is a plus 


Basic Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, marketing, economics, or a related field  
  • Minimum 24 years of work experience in corporate communications, media relations, public relations, or related field 


Our Benefits

Apart from the well-structured career path and excellent team environment, our employees enjoy a variety of perks and benefits. Our benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Competitive salary and bonus plans
  • Generous paid holidays, time off and parental leave
  • Full package of benefits plans
  • Company matched 401K
  • Annual paid volunteer hours
  • Corporate matching for charitable donations
  • Potential for flexible working arrangements
  • Free snacks and drinks
  • Upscale offices close to public transportation
  • Pet insurance

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 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.

Additional Information

  • Exempt or Non-Exempt?: Exempt

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Job posted: 2020-11-02