FleishmanHillard seeks Account Executive Financial Public Affairs
FleishmanHillard specializes in public relations, reputation management, public affairs, brand marketing, digital strategy, social engagement and content strategy. FleishmanHillard was named PRWeek’s 2014 Global Agency of the Year, “Standout Agency” on Advertising Age’s 2013 A-List; NAFE’s “Top 50 Companies for Executive Women” for 2010-2016; and among PRWeek’s 2013 “Best Places to Work.” The firm’s award-winning work is widely heralded, including at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity. FleishmanHillard is part of the Omnicom Public Relations Group, a division of DAS, and has more than 85 offices in 30 countries, plus affiliates in 43 countries.
About The DAS Group Of Companies
The DAS Group of Companies, a division of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) ( www.omnicomgroup.com ), is a global group of marketing services companies. DAS includes over 200 companies in the following marketing disciplines: Specialty, PR, healthcare, CRM, events, promotional marketing, branding and research. Operating through a combination of networks and regional organizations, DAS serves international, regional, national and local clients through more than 700 offices in 71 countries.
FleishmanHillard is committed to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. FleishmanHillard does not discriminate in any aspect of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local employment discrimination laws where FleishmanHillard does business. Our policy is to employ, advance, and reasonably accommodate all qualified employees and applicants.Job description
Account Executive Financial Public Affairs
Position Overview And Responsibilities
FleishmanHillard in Brussels is Europe’s leading EU public affairs and communications consultancy. We have an excellent track record of advising blue chip clients as they navigate regulatory, political and policy issues of substantial commercial and societal significance. Our approach hinges on close partnership; offering deep expertise and applying insight as well as creativity to our clients’ issues.
Within our Brussels office, our Financial Services team consists of 17 full-time consultants advising over 30 clients spanning banks, investors, insurance companies, market infrastructures, data providers, payments systems and credit rating agencies. Specifically, we advise these clients on the implications of legislative developments for their organisations, and develop advocacy strategies that help them meet their objectives and enhance their positioning.
We are looking for a Public Affairs Junior Consultant with some knowledge in the Financial Services sector, to join this established practice. The Consultant will assist in the implementation of public affairs programmes for market-leading global accounts. Based on his/her daily monitoring of relevant information sources and reporting on key developments, he/she will assist with preparing draft reports, presentations and issue analysis relevant to our clients. He/she will further be expected to proactively build networks around a number of dossiers with key relevant stakeholders from the EU institutions and private sector organisations.
- We are open to considering both candidates coming straight out of University and candidates with up to 2 years experience in EU Public Affairs.
- Good understanding of EU policymaking and a true interest in economics or financial services.
- Any previous experience acquired through working in the EU institutions or national ministries of finance/regulators, in a consultancy firm or in-house in a financial services organisation is a plus.
Skills & Competencies Required
- Basic understanding of financial markets and of policy issues most impacting that sector.
- Excellent oral and written communication in English is a must; fluency in one or more other languages is a plus.
- Commitment to the highest standards of service delivery.
- Ability to manage multiple issues and deadlines.
- Entrepreneurial and creative approach to problem solving.
- Ability to build and maintain trusting relationships.
- Dynamic, supportive, collaborative and willing team player.
How to apply
Our philosophy hinges on supportive team working and we look for individuals who are motived by the opportunity to be part of a market-leading, high caliber and culturally rich group. FleishmanHillard’s reputation for quality, creativity, and results is the foundation of our distinguished status in the industry.
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