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Job: Strategic Communications – Spring 2020 Internship (For 2020 Graduates)
Company: FTI Consulting, Inc.
Location: United States
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. In order to support our mission to be one of the most sought-after employers, 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 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.
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY:
The Strategic Communications practice of FTI Consulting is seeking to hire spring interns (January to May) to support the implementation of strategic communications programs for a variety of clients across the Americas for a 10 week program. While a strong interest in communications is a must, our internship is not exclusive to public relations or communications applicants. Knowledge of the financial markets, economics, data analysis, employee engagement, social media intelligence, media or government relations is applicable. Successful candidates should have excellent communication (both written and oral) and critical-thinking skills, be able to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment.
We are looking for interns in each of the following practices:
M&A, Crisis & Special Situations: Our Special Situations specialists advise companies on event-driven communications when confronted with critical situations. Our professionals take a campaign-like approach to these challenges, closely coordinating with management teams, as well as legal, financial and other advisors to provide strategic counsel on all aspects of internal and external communications.
Corporate Reputation: We help companies define and promote their corporate brand, elevate the values underlying that brand and protect it when threatened by both internal and external challenges. Our specialists use tailored corporate reputation services that deliver credible and consistent messages to priority stakeholders through a variety of channels.
Public Affairs & Govt Relations: In political capitals and regulatory centers, we organize and implement results-focused, research-driven political messaging campaigns that support business objectives, are informed by corporate communications strategies and are aligned with capital markets communications to shape debate; conditioning the environment for favorable policy outcomes.
Capital Markets: With an in-depth understanding of what the investment community wants and needs, FTI Consulting helps corporate leaders navigate through moments of transition, deliver a consistent and credible corporate narrative to the market, engage with Wall Street and cultivate a growing shareholder base.
People & Change: Our People & Change team designs and implements internal communications and engagement programs to enlighten and involve employees on a global, regional or local level. We help increase employee understanding of business strategy and build leadership credibility in situations, including new strategy or vision introduction, mergers and acquisitions, operating model changes, outsourcing or insourcing, workforce consolidation or reduction, and restructuring or reorganization, among others.
Digital & Insights: The Digital & Insights practice at FTI Consulting conceives and produces integrated design, content and digital strategies to influence key client stakeholders. From web design, content development and social media to video production and branding support, we help clients tell a compelling story about who they are, what they do and why they matter.
Strategy Consulting & Research: The mission of the Strategy Consulting & Research practice is to deliver in-depth market and stakeholder analyses to help clients solve complex business and communications problems. Working closely with industry sector experts within FTI Consulting, our team rigorously researches stakeholder perceptions and clients’ brands and operations, as well as the financial markets.
As part of the program, you will have the opportunity to learn and have exposure to a full range of strategic communications services. You will also participate in an intensive training program, which includes an introduction to FTI’s business, databases and processes as well as sessions focused on the development of practical research, media relations and investor relations skills. The internship is designed to introduce entry-level candidates to the inner workings of an international communications firm and to help develop essential written and oral communication skills required for this industry. Interns will be paid hourly and are expected to work on a part-time basis, 20 hours per week.
Assist in drafting communications materials (e.g. writing press releases and briefing documents)
Compile, track, summarize and report on media coverage
Conduct background research on companies and core capability topics
Assist with maintaining contact lists, editorial forward features lists, and event calendars
Assist with corporate communications and media relations engagements (e.g. liaising with journalists, distributing press releases, providing support for press conferences)
Assist with financial communications and investor relations engagements (e.g. writing earnings related materials, assisting with investment community marketing plans, providing strategic counsel on capital markets activity)
Assist on new business initiatives (e.g. conducting research on prospects, creating and editing PowerPoint presentations and proposals, etc.)
Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree (graduating in 2020) with a strong academic record
Minimum 3.0 Cumulative GPA
Permanent US work authorization
Strong attention to detail
Previous related internship experience
Excellent research, writing and organization skills
Highly motivated and able to work easily in both large team environments or independently
Analytical approach to creating work product
Social, enthusiastic and eager to learn and have an ability to work well within a team
Ability to prioritize tasks and work on multiple assignments
Competency in using Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint
Position Classification: Non- Exempt
FTI Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer