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Senior Director, Telecom, Media & Technology | Public Affairs

FTI Consulting
Washington, Washington DC, United States

As Senior Director for the Telecom, Media, & Technology sector, you will provide senior-level counsel and assist clients in developing multi-faceted communications strategies to shape and inform the political and policy environment. A successful Senior Director will be self- assured in an entrepreneurial environment, have the ability to secure and build strong client relationships, develop new business opportunities, stay abreast of industry developments, as well as help continually innovate the firm's offerings. Qualified candidates must possess and demonstrate an excellent command of (1) the Telecom, Media & Technology industry; (2) the competitive landscape surrounding corporations in the space; and (3) legislative and regulatory issues that have the potential to impact our clients.
What Youll Do
Provide expert communications and/or advocacy counsel to clients in line with their respective business priorities
Manage overall quality and delivery of work on multiple accounts in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
Oversee client budgets and business strategy
Generate and direct new business development efforts
Identify emerging opportunities to add greater value for clients
Recognize and apply global and regional social, economic and other impactful policy trends, and translating those insights into actionable ideas
Possess, develop and maintain relationships with applicable trade associations, journalists/media outlets, think tanks and relevant industry leaders to enhance and grow business
Effectively guide account teams on complex client communications challenges
Actively manage, develop, inspire, and motivate staff to excel
Anticipate potential opportunities and evaluate strategies with senior management
How Youll Grow
Direct access to leadership with defined long-term planning will ensure continued success and career trajectory with direct development. Having the opportunity to partner with our internal teams and diverse clients across various industries will help with continued growth in new and complex functional areas.
Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's degree
7+ years of relevant experience developing and executing Telecom, Media & Technology communications and advocacy strategies
On-the-record media affairs experience and expertise; current relationships with industry-focused journalists
Congressional, Executive Branch and/or trade association experience preferred
In-house corporate communications and/or communications firm experience a plus
Track record of managing communications with multiple stakeholders (investors, employees, customers, media, etc.)

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