Director | TMT 

About Brunswick

Brunswick is a strategic advisory firm focused on critical issues. Our purpose is to help the great value- creating organizations of the world play a more successful role in society.

We advise on critical issues at the center of business, politics and society, and help our clients – the leaders of large, complex organizations – understand and navigate these interconnected worlds.

Brunswick is one firm globally, operating as a single profit center. This allows us to respond seamlessly and effectively to clients’ needs wherever they are in the world.

The Role 

Directors lead on the development and delivery of strategic communications plans and provide senior level advice to a broad range of clients. You will develop and land regular and proactive ideas for clients, advising on critical issues impacting some of the world’s most influential businesses and playing a leading role as day-to-day point of contact for your clients.

You will also develop strategies to approach and cultivate new business targets using a strong internal network that includes talent from across Brunswick’s entire offering, as well as your own external network.

Directors ensure the smooth running of teams by establishing clear roles, managing performance, and ensuring that all key stakeholders and client needs are being covered by the team. You will work closely with Partners on all aspects of client management, including account finances, fee negotiation, and adviser meetings.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain strong and trusted relationships with senior client contacts to deliver strategic advice.
  • Drive large, complex account teams, providing strategic direction and overall accountability.
  • Actively extend internal and external networks and draw insights and opportunities from these.
  • Regularly manage sensitive and complex media and/or regulatory issues.
  • Work with a variety of client and pitch teams, serving as a regional/sector expert for other geographies and specialist offers.
  • Use deep knowledge of the relevant sectors and issues to promote new business approaches and ideas.
  • Identify new opportunities to deliver additional Brunswick expertise to clients; actively pursue and secure extensions of client relationships.
  • Act as a leader on teams, providing strategic direction based on Partner guidance and ensuring teams are working effectively.
  • Foster development of team members’ skills; serve as Development Mentor for junior colleagues.

Candidate specification

Candidates will have or be:

  • A track record of working in or with businesses in technology, media or telecoms – as an advisor, in-house, or as a stakeholder (e.g., media, NGO, investor).
  • A deep knowledge of the business, political and social trends in the sector: first-hand experience of handling highly topical issues, and an extensive network from which to draw intelligence.
  • An understanding of the interplay between corporates, the financial community, the political and regulatory arena and social stakeholders.
  • A global perspective and will have worked with international businesses or organisations.
  • Credible and compelling with senior business leaders.
  • A strong sense of corporate positioning, and how to develop strategies that can translate into programmes with real sustained impact.
  • Experienced in media-handling, or with a strong understanding of the technology, business and mainstream media landscape.
  • A consummate communicator: a compelling presenter and a strong writer.
  • A balance of creative and analytical thinking, bringing rigor, accuracy, and attention to detail.
  • Proven project and/or program management experience
  • A natural team-worker and will prefer to work in a collegiate way

How to apply 

Full details on this role can be found here. If you are interested in applying, please send your CV to Georgia Bryden [email protected] The deadline for applications is the 19th July 2021.

We are committed to embedding a culture and working environment that actively promotes diversity and inclusion and safeguards against discrimination and unfavourable treatment of our people in all aspects of employment including recruitment, promotion and training opportunities.

We recognise the differences that a diverse workforce can bring. We believe that we’re stronger and can serve our clients better when we draw upon the combined strength of all of our employees and we are committed to encouraging a working climate that respects and promotes equality.

We have a responsibility to ensure that there is no unlawful discrimination and that equal opportunities are available for all of our people.

Please mention in your application that you heard about this opportunity through the Taylor Bennett Foundation.