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Associate - Houston

INTRODUCTION

About FGS Global -

FGS Global is a strategic advisory and communications consultancy, with over 1200 multidisciplinary experts across the world’s major financial, government, business, and cultural centers. The firm is an acknowledged leader in crisis, corporate reputation, public affairs and capital markets, M&A advisory and boardroom communication counsel. FGS Global supports its clients in addressing a myriad of stakeholder concerns by leveraging its research and insights, media placement, content, digital, and data capabilities. The company was created in December 2021 by combining Finsbury, Hering Schuppener, The Glover Park Group, and Sard Verbinnen & Co. FGS Global serves its client base from 27 cities worldwide, including U.S. Offices in New York, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, South Florida, and Houston.

FGS Global is seeking a full-time Associate to join our Strategic Communications team. Working at the intersection of business, finance, public policy, and media, the Associate position is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in communications, public relations, and crisis management to develop research, writing, and media skills at a prestigious firm with high-profile clients.

The Associate role is part of a two-year program. Assuming good performance, Associates will move to a Senior Associate role after two years in the role.

The Associate position is hybrid with an expectation of at least three days per week in the office, based in our Houston office.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor media for assigned accounts.

  • Conduct and analyze industry and company-specific research.

  • Research ideas and supporting information, data, etc_._ for new business proposals.

  • Use refined research skills to assemble highly developed and accurate information.

  • Interface with clients

  • Develop project deliverables and timelines.

  • Develop communication materials such as press releases, shareholder letters, investor presentations, media Q&As, etc.

  • Integrate strategic messages into written work.

  • Write and edit work with a superior understanding of correct grammar and punctuation.

  • Support senior account staff in a variety of capacities.

  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with colleagues throughout the firm.

Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree.

  • Strong knowledge of, or experience in, strategic communications, client service, financial services, and/or investor relations.

  • Outstanding writing skills, including excellent proofreading skills.

  • Exceptional organizational and multitasking skills.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to work diligently under time constraints.

  • A collaborative spirit, with an ability to work well in teams and thrive in a non-hierarchical environment.

  • Advanced verbal communication skills.

  • Solid research abilities and analytical skills

  • An interest in business, public policy and regulatory issues.

  • Well-rounded and adaptable, and comfortable working through challenges.

  • A quick learner, who is prepared to jump in at a moment’s notice.

Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S. and not require work authorization sponsorship now or in the future.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation package.

  • Great health benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance.

  • 401(k) with a 50% matching program.

  • Generous time off benefits.

  • A collaborative group of smart, passionate and highly motivated people.

  • Team-oriented work environment structured to provide opportunities for professional growth and development.

In addition, this is an outstanding opportunity to interface with the media, corporate, financial, and legal communities in various special situations.

To apply, please visit www.fgsglobal.com/join-us.

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We offer medical, dental and vision plans, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability and AD&D plans, 401(k) with company matching contribution, technology reimbursement, discretionary bonuses, and paid time off to eligible full-time employees.

FGS Global provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to United States federal law requirements, FGS Global complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

When you submit an application, we collect certain personal information about you for the purpose of evaluating your qualifications for the position. For more information about our privacy practices, please visit our privacy policy at https://fgsglobal.com/privacy.