Consultant, Strategic Communications, Melbourne

Job title: Consultant, Strategic Communications, Melbourne

Company: FTI Consulting

Job description: About The RoleAs a Consultant in our Strategic Communications segment, you will take an active role in the day-to-day running of client accounts and supporting client teams to deliver high quality outcomes.We provide our clients with a suite of services, including financial communications, crisis and corporate reputation, transaction communications and public affairs in all the major markets around the world.In Australia, our teams in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth work on complex and high-profile communications assignments across many different sectors, for clients that are facing difficult and contentious issues that impact their licence to operate.
We advise Boards and governing councils of private and public companies, industry associations and not-for-profit organisations on strategies to strengthen and improve communications outcomes with stakeholders ranging from employees, to the media, to government ministers. We are trusted advisors to high profile business and community leaders at critical times in their careers.What You’ll DoYour responsibilities will involve:

  • Delivering high-quality work within project teams under minimal supervision
  • Undertaking communications activities for a number of different clients, across different teams and specialities
  • Actively contribute to both internal and client meetings by offering strategic and creative insights
  • Assisting senior team members in developing new business initiatives (e.g. conducting research on prospects, creating PowerPoint presentations and proposals, etc.)
  • Staying abreast of client issues and related industry trends, participate in industry networking events and informing team leaders of potential new business opportunities
  • Demonstrating a high level of integrity and asking the necessary questions to manage firm and client data responsiblyUnderstanding FTI’s values, Code of Ethics and the Strategic Communications Rules of Practice and demonstrating a strong commitment to applying these concepts in daily interactions with colleagues and clients. (Additional information about FTI’s values, Code of Ethics and the Strategic Communications Rules of Practice can be accessed

.).How You’ll GrowOur consultants can build a career at FTI Consulting. In addition to having access to formal learning opportunities, you’ll will be working with a team of communications professionals who will provide you with ongoing training and mentoring. You’ll be working on complex projects that will broaden your skills and give you the opportunity to learn by doing.Qualifications & ExperienceWe want to hear from candidates who are motivated to learn and are not afraid to ask questions. We’re looking for creative problem solvers with:

  • Strong time and priority management skills and an ability to juggle multiple client accounts
  • An 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 with the ability to also work independently, take initiative and set priorities
  • Proficiency in MS PowerPoint, Excel and WordExperience in social and digital media is a plus
  • Strong academic performance, with a bachelor’s degree in business, law, politics, communications, or a related field.
  • Up to 2 years of work experience in a corporate or political environment

Our BenefitsApart 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:

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Attractive remuneration, including discretionary bonuses available to all employees
  • Financial support to obtain work-related professional qualifications,
  • Professional membership contributions and generous paid study leave (up to 12 days)
  • Monthly Health & Wellbeing program, including fitness subsidies
  • Annual paid volunteer hours
  • Opportunity to join our Reconciliation Action Plan – working group; FTI’s Women’s Initiative Network (FTI WIN); Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging and Corporate Citizenship committees
  • 35 hours per year for approved pro bono matters
  • FTI Work Perks: our discount program that provides a wide range of corporate offers, savings and wellbeing resources
  • Corporate matching for charitable donations
  • Special leave – 2 days per year of a cultural or religious holiday that is not treated as a public holiday in Australia
  • 18 weeks paid, gender-neutral parental leave with full superannuation contributions throughout paid and unpaid leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (“EAP”) – free to all employees and their immediate families
  • Corporate discount available for health insurance, including dependent(s)

About FTI ConsultingFTI Consulting is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping clients with their most significant opportunities and challenges. With more than 8,000 employees located in 31 countries, our broad and diverse bench of award–winning experts advise their clients when they are facing their most significant opportunities and challenges. At FTI Consulting, we embrace, cultivate and maintain a culture of diversity, inclusion & belonging, which are fundamental components to our core values.FTI Consulting is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been named the #1 Professional Services Firm on Forbes List of America’s Best Employers and the best firm to work by Consulting Magazine. 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, colour, 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.#LI-MS2Additional Information

  • Job Family/Level: Op Level 1 – Consultant
  • Citizenship Status Accepted: Not Applicable


  • Compensation Disclosure: Actual compensation is determined based on a wide array of relevant factors including market considerations, business needs, and an individual’s location, skills, level of experience, and qualifications.

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Location: Melbourne, VIC

Job date: Wed, 17 Jul 2024 01:17:16 GMT

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