Intern, Public Affairs (Financial Services)

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19 May 2017

About the Company:

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 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.

About Strategic Communications:

The Strategic Communications segment of FTI Consulting is one of the world’s most highly regarded communications consultancies with a 30-year track record of designing and executing communications strategies for clients managing financial, regulatory and reputational challenges. The Strategic Communications segment serves as trusted advisors 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.

If you are interested in becoming part of a fast growing company and helping shape its future, read on.

About the Opportunity:

FTI Brussels is looking for an intern for its Financial Services Public Affairs practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform research on and monitoring for client files
  • Write reports on research findings, both on general and specific subjects
  • Be involved in general duties and day-to-day support of operations
  • Meetings & events organization, logistics and follow-up
  • Support in drafting and preparing written documents and other materials

Basic qualifications:

  • Strong academic background
  • Good understanding of EU institutions/networks and policies
  • Prior experience or interest in Financial Services
  • European Parliament (or other institutional) experience is an advantage
  • Fluent English and proficiency in at least one other EU language

Preferred skills:

  • Strong research, analytical and writing skills
  • Ability to deal with ever-changing priorities
  • Ability to select and summarize relevant information to regular deadlines
  • Efficient time-management
  • First-class Microsoft Office skills
  • Flexible team-player
  • Thorough approach to written work

The position will be paid at a similar rate to Commission Interns.

If you would like to join our Brussels team, please send your CV as well as a short letter (max. 1 page) explaining why you are the right candidate to recruitmentbrussels@fticonsulting.com with the subject "Intern Financial Services". All documents have to be submitted in English. Only relevant candidates will be contacted for an interview.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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