2022 Summer Internship | Strategic Communications

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What We Do
Our goal is to protect and enhance a client's reputation and business value. We do through designing and executing tailored, integrated and innovative communication strategies. Our offering ranges from advising our clients on financial results and plc news flow to corporate reputation management, thought leadership, brand building, digital strategy and social media engagement.

We offer a broad base of communication disciplines across a variety of specialist sectors and, increasingly, in cross-sector disciplines. Our sector-based model enables us to have exceptional relationships with influential stakeholder audiences relevant for our clients and industries. Drawing upon our unrivalled depth of industry expertise and interdisciplinary experience and using our broad network of relationships with key influencers, we help clients identify, persuade and ensure that the right message reaches the right audience at the right time. In addition to being the No. 1 global M&A communications advisor, we have one of the largest global networks in the market.

What You Will Do
Our London-based programme will provide interns the opportunity to work with one of our cross-sector teams. Our cross-sector practices advise clients from all industries on government relations, people and transformation communications, international campaigns and issues management, strategy and research, crisis preparedness and management, special situations and digital strategies. Our sector teams include financial services, retail and consumer, natural resources and energy, real estate and property, industrials, technology media and telecoms and life sciences and healthcare.

Working closely in one of our cross sector teams, interns have the chance to gain exposure to clients, build relationships and gain a wealth of experience in one of our teams. Following the internship, interns will be considered for a full time graduate Consultant position.
Interns will learn from leading industry experts and advisors and will gain exposure to press release writing and pitching to journalists.

Types of work you will be involved in:
  • Research tasks for existing clients/pitch proposals
  • Summary/analytical tasks, gauging audience and communications impact
  • Press release writing
  • Coverage round-ups and analysis
  • Calls with journalists and sell-side analysts - selling in press releases and events or seeking feedback on company results

What We Offer You
FTI Consulting's Strategic Communications London-based summer internship offers you unique experiences that will underpin your career, including:
  • Extensive training and mentorship: Throughout the programme, interns undertake an extensive training programme from industry experts and advisors. Our unique structure also provides you with constant exposure to senior colleagues and client representatives from day one.
  • Exposure within one industry team: From digital, public affairs, change management, international communications and a range of specialist sector teams - you will gain exposure to all areas of our diverse business.
  • Hands on experience: The intern role provides the opportunity to work with some of the largest companies across the globe. As an intern you will gain exceptional experience such as: undertaking media and digital analysis, arranging promotional events, working with journalists and City analysts, and supporting our client account teams in client delivery, thought leadership and new business activities.
  • Being part of a cohort: When you join the scheme you will be part of a larger intern group both within the Communications segment and the wider firm. You will therefore have the support of everyone around you. There are regular personal development training sessions, networking events and other social activities.

There will also be regular learning and development opportunities working alongside advisers in the industry and with specialist client teams. Throughout the scheme you will be supported by your performance coach, a buddy and a mentor who can help support and guide you through your career goals and development, in addition to your Human Resources team.

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Requirements:
  • Candidates must be interested in an 8-week internship during the summer of 2022 at our London office. Applicants should be in their penultimate year of study
  • A desire to work in Communications and PR
  • Achieved a 2:1 or above in first year
  • Outstanding communication and people skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Teamwork
  • Strong work ethic
  • Creative thinking
  • Proactivity and initiative taking
  • Enthusiasm for strategic communications
  • Ability to demonstrate flexibility
  • Proven ability to succinctly grasp and summarise complex issues


About FTI Consulting

What makes us unique? With more than 6,250 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 www.fticonsulting.com 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.

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