About the Role

Brunswick is seeking talented individuals with experience in and a passion for ESG and sustainable business to join the firm’s practice group. At Brunswick, we recognize that corporate resilience and leadership today requires creating social value alongside financial value, credibly.

Our ESG & Sustainable Business practice advises the world’s leading companies on how to address critical societal issues in a way that supports corporate performance, builds reputation and engagement, and finds meaningful solutions to shared challenges.

An Account Director in the practice will play a vital role across the development of our clients, people, and products. The candidate will support the development and growth of our global ESG and Sustainable Business practice, with a particular focus on our clients operating in the United States. This role requires 5+ years of experience in order to support the delivery of c-suite level client engagements alongside other team members across a variety of industries, and ultimately contribute to the overall performance and impact of the firm.

Responsibilities
  • Apply knowledge of the latest financial and social value best practices.
  • Support the delivery of client engagement workstreams which generally includes research, benchmarking, issue analysis, and the development and delivery of advice on ESG strategy, leadership and impact campaigns, and crisis response.
  • Support pitch preparation and business development opportunities.
  • Drive impact with clients by anticipating their needs and delivering superior results as part of high performing teams.
  • Support the development of new approaches, ways of working, and tools on client workstreams.
  • Help build relationships across a diverse network of relevant external social value stakeholders from the public and private sectors.
  • Engage and collaborate with colleagues across the firm at all levels to bring different expertise, thinking and perspectives.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities

  • Relevant work experience preferably in a consulting firm, NGO, strategic communications agency with a similar focus, and/or related in-house corporate function.
  • Experience working with and briefing company c-suite and executive leadership.
  • Proven track record of supporting business development efforts (i.e., proposal development) and practice development and growth.
  • Experience supporting the development of new research methods and ways of working.
  • Experience mentoring junior practitioners.
  • Strong writing and presenting skills.
  • Learning mindset, curiosity, creative problem solving, and the ability to think strategically and critically.
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail with a client service-orientation.
  • Ability to operate in fast paced, high-performance, client service environment with high emotional intelligence and a collaborative spirit.

 

About Brunswick

Brunswick is a strategic advisory firm focused on critical issues and critical stakeholders.  Our purpose is to help our clients play their role in the world successfully.

We advise on critical issues and critical stakeholders 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.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Statement

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.

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 Americas

In the U.S., we have offices in Chicago, Dallas, New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. In Brazil, we have an office in Sao Paulo. We advise clients on, among other things, domestic and cross border M&A, IPOs, activism, capital markets and investor relations, public and regulatory affairs, geopolitical issues, litigation, crisis, cyber, employee engagement, digital, opinion research and on broader reputation campaigns.

Colleagues in the U.S. are drawn from a variety of backgrounds and consist of in-depth industry and sector experts from banking, law, accounting, politics, government, journalism and the media, consulting and elsewhere. Our U.S. CEO is Nik Deogun.

For more information on Brunswick, including our offices and client offers, please visit our website: www.brunswickgroup.com

Compensation

The applicant who is selected for this position will be eligible for the following compensation: 

In New York City, the annual compensation for this role will be $90,000 - $120,000. 

If an offer is extended to an applicant in New York, the applicant will be paid in line with this range and based on the applicant’s experience and qualifications. This range applies only to the New York position, and salaries in other offices and regions will vary based on an applicant’s experience and qualifications, as well as the competitive landscape.

 

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