Opportunity

The Brunswick Paris office is looking at strengthening its 45+ consultant team with an Account Director position. 

Account Directors produce high quality advisory documents demonstrating a deep understanding of clients and issues. You will be regularly providing advice and analysis to clients, and developing an advisory voice informed by research, experience and awareness of market trends and events. You will manage some key workstreams as well as guiding executives and assistants on the account.

As an Account Director, you will also begin to develop a network and build relationships with clients, media, advisers, Brunswick colleagues and other stakeholders. You will work to develop your media-handling skills and have a good understanding of Brunswick’s different sectors and specialist offers and how to connect them with clients as part of our one firm offering.

Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver media, political, regulatory and market analysis to clients, with intelligent insight and recommendations informed by data, analysis and experience.
  • Manage the development of high-quality client documents, playing a key role in drafting, proofing, editing and version control, along with seamless project management of client workstreams.
  • Guide executives and assistants in effectively supporting accounts.
  • Work to develop a solid understanding of different sectors and specialist offers.
  • Ensure all logistics for client meetings and events are executed smoothly, and manage upwards to ensure Brunswick delivers on time and above expectation.
  • Begin to develop an advisory voice informed by research, experience and awareness of market trends and events.
  • Nurture a network amongst peers inside and outside the firm, providing valuable insight for the firm and for clients.

Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies

  • Highly knowledgeable on business issues and current affairs; up to date on key trends, issues, commentators and debates.
  • 2 - 4 years’ experience working within a communications agency, supporting corporate clients, OR in-house experience in the communications function OR relevant experience from a related industry such as a management consulting or investment bank.
  • An understanding of business, finance, and politics.
  • Knowledgeable in financial and political issues and current affairs; up to date on international trends, key commentators and debates.
  • Able to demonstrate excellent written research and analysis for business audiences; must be able to synthesize large amounts of intelligence across numerous sources in a timely but thoughtful manner.
  • Proven project and/or program management experience, with the ability to oversee multiple fast-moving workstreams at any one time.
  • A dynamic self-starter with a strong work ethic.
  • High level of attention to detail and an intellectually rigorous, client-service attitude.
  • An experienced team-worker who prefers to work in a collegiate way.

Our Benefits

In addition to life assurance, group income protection, and employer pension contribution, we offer:

  • Annual discretionary bonus
  • 25 days’ annual leave, excluding bank holidays
  • RTT (~10 days)
  • Private medical cover and employee assistance programme
  • Family-friendly policies
  • Complimentary artisan coffee, tea and snacks
  • Lunch & Learn training sessions
  • Flexible working policy (up to 2 days a week home office)
  • Regular social, cultural and charitable activities
  • A comprehensive training and development curriculum

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Maintaining and strengthening a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace are pillars of Brunswick’s culture and key to our future success. Valuing and supporting every colleague as an individual while helping them reach their full potential is critical to attracting and developing our greatest strength – our people. By embracing our differences and diverse perspectives we create richer experiences within our firm and enhance the quality of the ideas and advice that we deliver to our clients.

Brunswick is an equal opportunities employer, and our Equal Opportunities Policy is available on request.

About Brunswick Group

Brunswick is a critical issues firm. We advise the world’s leading companies on how to navigate the critical issues they face and engage with their critical stakeholders.

Our purpose is to help our clients play their role in the world more successfully. We help the leaders of the world’s great value-creating organizations operate successfully across the increasingly complex and fast-changing arenas of finance, politics and society at large.

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

Background

Founded in London in 1987, Brunswick’s global partnership has grown organically to 27 offices in 18 countries. We began as a M&A and financial communications firm and, over time, expanded our capabilities to provide expert advice to our clients on a range of business-critical issues. We invested in new offices, sector teams and practice groups including investor engagement; shareholder activism; governance; regulatory and public affairs, including geopolitical; crisis; litigation; social issues including climate change and diversity, equity and inclusion; cybersecurity, data and privacy; employee engagement; digital communications; opinion research and analysis, and; creative services.

Our CEO is Neal Wolin, based in Washington, D.C. Our Chairman is Sir Alan Parker, based in London. The Paris office was created in 2000 and is currently led by Guillaume Maujean.

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