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Senior Consultant, Crisis Issues Litigation Washington, United States and 3 Posted on 05/17/202[...]

Company: APCO Worldwide, Inc.
Location: Washington
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

APCO Worldwide, a global public affairs and strategic communication consulting firm, is seeking a -Consultant or Senior Consultant -to join our Crisis Issues Litigation practice. This position can be associated with any of the APCO U.S. offices in a combination of in person and remote work. -

  • Supports a wide range of fast-moving crisis, issues and litigation communication projects for high profile, globally recognized clients.
  • Executes client-ready written deliverables and research under tight deadlines.
  • Works in partnership with APCO client leads and clients to develop communications strategies and tactical stakeholder communications plans to help manage crises and mitigate legal risks for clients.
  • Supports the development of communications material, including writing first drafts of messaging, media reports, and stakeholder engagement plans (e.g., press releases, talking points, fact sheets, FAQS, and social posts).
  • Supports digital strategy and manages all project media monitoring and social listening; analyzes media coverage and distills trends in social media conversation. -
  • Proactively tracks and flags judicial and regulatory developments to client teams as needed.
  • Provides on-site support for client needs during trials.
  • Acts as a critical liaison between APCO client lead and APCO junior staff to ensure client expectations and deliverables are met by reviewing materials, providing feedback, and managing strategic projects.
  • Oversees workstreams and keeps track of deliverables against deadlines.
  • Collaborates with an APCO team spread across multiple offices and different practices to support integrated client work (e.g., research, digital, public affairs).
  • Maintains deep understanding of industry topics, issues, or news involving client accounts to effectively deliver strong and creative communication strategies that are relevant to their needs and business objectives.
  • Manages time effectively and efficiently by supporting several client projects and new business initiatives at a time.

    QUALIFICATIONS - - - - -

    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in a related field.
    • 4-6 years of relevant experience in crisis, strategic, and litigation communication. Agency or consulting, experience preferred. Earlier career law firm experience can be a plus.
    • Interest in learning about crisis and issues management, crisis communications, and litigation communications is also important.
    • Exceptional writing and analytical skills and experience in stakeholder-focused communications and digital strategy.
    • Familiarity with digital and analytic tools including Quid, Talkwalker, Meltwater, and Tableau.
    • Key Traits: Detail oriented, quick learner, ability to work independently, responsive to a rapidly changing environment, work well under tight deadlines, manage multiple complex projects and priorities simultaneously, be a self-starter, take initiative, and set priorities.
    • Solid project management experience.
    • Strong presentation skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
    • Entrepreneurial spirit and collaborative team player.
    • Familiarity with the U.S. legal system and legal documents is helpful.

      Compensation Range:

      • $67,000-$115,000 (depending on geography, expertise, background, experience, etc.)

        Founded in 1984, APCO Worldwide is an award-winning, independently owned global communication and business strategy firm with offices in major cities throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. APCO combines a global perspective with local expertise to help clients around the world manage challenges, opportunities, perceptions and reputations. APCO clients include corporations and governments; industry associations and nonprofit organizations; and many top Fortune 500 companies. The firm is a majority women-owned business.
        APCO Worldwide, named one of the Best Agencies to Work for in North America by PRovoke Media for four consecutive years and a 2020 Top Places to Work in PR by PRNews, offers a collegial work environment, countless training and development opportunities, and a competitive compensation and benefits package. -
        With our commitment to recruit, hire, promote and retain people who reflect the diverse communities in which we operate, APCO Worldwide ensures our teams bring the best possible expertise and diverse perspectives to our clients. We embrace diversity of identity, experience and thought, starting with our values and extending to our behaviors, policies and practices. We aim to create a positive work experience and welcoming environment where everyone feels they belong and can thrive.
        We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage applications from all qualified candidates regardless of race, national origin, citizenship, native language, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, religion, age, veteran status, neurodivergence, mental or physical disability, medical history, pregnancy, political belief or affiliation or any other characteristic protected by law.


Keywords: APCO Worldwide, Inc., Washington DC , Senior Consultant, Crisis Issues Litigation Washington, United States and 3 Posted on 05/17/202[...], Legal , Washington, DC

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