Opportunity

Brunswick Group is seeking to hire Executives to join in our London office as part of a programme starting in September 2024.

As an Executive, you will deliver timely news updates and analysis of financial markets, media, political and broader stakeholders – and in doing so you will develop a strong understanding of clients’ businesses.  Brunswick Executives are the eyes and ears of their teams; they prepare key client documents, in particular biographies, stakeholder lists and industry/competitor analysis, and often lead on research, working alongside our research teams.

Executives ensure the smooth running of client projects and accounts, working alongside assistants to oversee logistics for client meetings and events, including developing agendas and ensuring documents are shared in advance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Monitor client news, often in real-time; alert internal teams and clients to key market issues; provide research and analysis (qualitative and quantitative).
  • Keep colleagues informed of project status; develop action plans/meeting notes as appropriate.
  • Prepare reporter backgrounders and media lists.
  • Perform competitive analyses of clients and peer groups; identify and analyse research and media coverage on industry trends.
  • Effectively handle logistics around media and client meetings, announcement days, and other client events.
  • Identify and assess media and visibility opportunities for clients.
  • Begin to nurture a network outside of the firm.

Knowledge, Skills, and Behaviors

At Brunswick, we look to hire smart, ambitious individuals who are dedicated to learning and growth. In addition to considering experience when reviewing talent, we look to see potential, strong work ethic, and excellent written and verbal communications skills. Standout candidates demonstrate the following:

  • At least 2 + years’ experience in a relevant industry
  • A keen interest in financial and business issues and communication strategy. An understanding of financial terminology is a plus.
  • Demonstrate curiosity and awareness of current and relevant global issues.
  • Ability to operate effectively in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment.
  • Exceptional research, writing and communication skills.
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively, with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise.
  • Problem-solving skills and detail orientation.
  • Ability to exhibit discretion with confidential client matters.
  • Self-motivated and an eager learner.

We look to hire individuals who can demonstrate our core skills and behaviors:

  • Trusted relationships that create value
  • Advice and delivery that leads to impact
  • Working together for high performance
  • Building long-term value for the firm

Our Benefits

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

  • Annual discretionary bonus based on company and individual performance.
  • 25 days’ annual leave entitlement (excluding bank holidays) plus an additional day of leave for your birthday.
  • Private Medical Insurance via Bupa for yourself and your dependants, including access to a digital GP service, Bupa Menopause plan and Bupa anytime Healthline.
  • Family Leave policies - Maternity, Paternity, Shared Parental & Adoption.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Headspace for Work membership.
  • Financial wellbeing benefit schemes – Season Ticket Loan, Tenancy Deposit Loan and Cycle to Work.
  • Eye Care – annual eye examination and contribution towards glasses.
  • Annual Flu Vaccinations.
  • Corporate Gym Memberships at discounted rates for local gyms.
  • External Partnerships – offers and priority booking through the National Theatre.
  • Complimentary artisan coffee, tea and snacks, served by our own barista in our café.
  • Daily breakfast and lunch served twice a week in our café.
  • Lunch & Learn training sessions.

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 incoming CEO is Henry Timms, based in New York. Our Chairman is Sir Alan Parker, based in London.

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