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Senior Associate, Government Affairs (International Affairs)


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.

**This member of the team has the responsibility to manage strategic programs within existing major accounts, work with account leaders to develop new opportunities within these accounts and support the firm’s other new business efforts.

  • Assist with the development of new programs within existing clients and identify other strategic opportunities for client growth.

  • Work collaboratively with team members to develop and implement communication strategies that broaden the impact of client programs.

  • Manage implementation of client programs across a range of topics, and incorporating cutting-edge strategies and tactics.

  • Support client media relations efforts, including story development, media targeting, media pitching, content development and follow up in support of existing clients

  • Provide counsel and support to client, including all sectors of traditional and digital media; develop client plans, draft printed materials, such as news releases, speeches and op-eds, prepare online programs and content across multiple social media platforms.

  • Mentor and develop staff using a supportive and collaborative approach on a consistent basis.

  • Assist with the preparation of business development and program presentations to potential and existing clients, as well as internal constituents.


  • Three to five years' experience in a communications firm or related role, with a focus on international affairs.

  • Bachelor's degree in a related discipline is required; advanced degree preferred.

  • Interest in Middle Eastern affairs.

  • Foreign language skills in Arabic are a plus.

  • Excellent writing, interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills

  • Solid knowledge of MS Office Suite, especially PowerPoint.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.


In Washington, D.C., the base salary for this position at the time of this posting may range from $75k-$90k USD. Individual compensation varies based on job-related factors, including business needs, experience, level of responsibility and qualifications.

District of Columbia Salary Range

$75,000—$90,000 USD

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.

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