Associate Consultant – PARIS
We are looking for a mid-level Associate Consultant to join our growing team in Paris. This role will support and implement a wide range of strategic corporate communication & media relations projects and campaigns. The ideal candidate for this role will have at least 2-4 years’ experience in a communications role.
By joining our team, you will be working with colleagues who are open, collaborative, diverse and curious. Clients come to us to help solve challenging problems, spark new ideas, launch campaigns and connect with others. We believe in the power of communication to affect change and we are excited by purposeful work.
Founded in 1984, APCO Worldwide is an award-winning, independently owned global communication and business strategy firm with more than 30 offices in major cities throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia – with a diverse global team of more than 650 experts.
APCO Worldwide has been established in Paris for over 20 years, and our diverse and talented team is well connected to journalists, business and nonprofit executives, government officials, market researchers, and experts in a variety of sectors. With a team of 25 consultants, APCO works for clients spanning a wide range of industries: pharmaceuticals and healthcare, IT and new technologies, food and consumer products, energy and clean tech, financial services, transportation as well as government representation. It is a member of AFCL, the French lobbying trade association.
You will work closely with colleagues at all levels to support the development and implementation of strategic communications and public affairs plans designed to creatively solved media or political issues. You will be involved in day-to-day support of client projects by conducting and analyzing research on a variety of client-related issues, political projects or on business development efforts; drafting materials (i.e. press releases, fact sheets, messaging, mappings, strategic recommendations, briefings…); and by managing the execution of outreach programs towards a wide variety of stakeholders.
You’ll have the opportunity to reinforce your existing skills in corporate communications and media relations, while getting the opportunity to work across disciplines, including public affairs and government relations, crisis and issues management, corporate social responsibility, stakeholder engagement, and digital/social media. Your initial client portfolio will include clients from the healthcare sector and from the food and consumer goods sector.
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