Intern (Public Affairs)

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07 Dec 2019

FTI Consulting’s Public Affairs practice is looking for an intern to support the work of its leadership team. The position is based in Brussels, Belgium.

Who are we?

Our practice is a diverse, multinational team of more than 500 public affairs and communications experts operating from over 15 countries, advising clients in a wide range of sectors on how to navigate public policy and regulatory challenges at national, regional and global level. 

With the support and expertise of the other practices of our Strategic Communications segment, we help our clients build engagement strategies and establish sustainable relationships with policymakers, interest groups, investors, the media, civil society and other stakeholders.

What does the work involve?

As an intern with the leadership team, you will support senior colleagues in building and implementing domestic, regional and global business plans for FTI’s Public Affairs practice, developing integrated services offers across FTI segments and services, and will be involved in general day-to-day operations.

Responsibilities in this role include:

  • Work alongside senior colleagues on building and implementing the practice’s strategy and development plans;
  • Support senior management in developing new services and business opportunities for the practice and FTI in general;
  • Help coordinate and align the work of FTI’s Public Affairs offices across the globe;
  • Organize external and internal meetings and events, including logistics and follow-up;
  • General duties and day-to-day operations support (research, presentations, etc.).

What Are We Looking For?

  • Strong academic background
  • Good understanding of global politics and economics
  • Good, cross-sector understanding of private sector interests and problematics
  • Prior experience or interest in public affairs, communications and consultancy work in general
  • Appetite for strategy and business development work
  • Strong analytical, writing, presentation and networking skills
  • Efficient time management, ability to multi-task and deal with changing priorities
  • Fluent English, proficiency in at least one other language preferred
  • Team spirit, polyvalence and determination

If you’re interested in this challenging and varied role, please post your CV and a one page cover letter describing your interest and eligibility for the job on our Corporate portal Only relevant candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Why Strategic Communications?

About Strategic Communications

The Strategic Communications segment of FTI Consulting serves as a trusted advisor to management teams and Boards of Directors seeking to seize opportunities, manage crises, navigate market disruptions, articulate their brand, stake a competitive position, and preserve their permission to operate. Services of the Strategic Communications segment include financial communications, corporate reputation and public affairs, with specialty offerings that include M&A communications, crisis communications, issues management, litigation communications, corporate governance, shareholder activism, proxy advisory, restructuring communications, employee engagement, change communications, strategy consulting, research, as well as digital and creative communications.

About FTI Consulting

FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 4,400 employees located in 26 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management, strategic communications and restructuring. Our professionals are some of the most experienced leaders in their fields including: certified turnaround professionals, forensic accountants, corporate investigation specialists, intellectual property specialists, former political leaders, former chief executives, Nobel Laureate economists, banking and securities professionals, certified public accountants, e-discovery professionals, corporate, financial and crisis communications specialists, chartered financial analysts and industry experts. Since our founding in 1982, clients have turned to us for high-stakes issues that require specialized expertise. FTI Consulting was engaged to work on some of the biggest news stories of the last two decades including the Bernie Madoff investment securities scandal, the Stanford Financial Group investigation, the 2010 Gulf oil spill crisis, the Major League Baseball steroid investigation, and high profile corporate restructurings including Lehman Brothers, General Motors and CIT, just to name a few.

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 does not accept unsolicited resumes from external firms or agencies. FTI Consulting will not be responsible for placement fees associated with unsolicited resumes.

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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