Manager, Crisis Communication, Regester Larkin by Deloitte, Risk Advisory
May 3, 2018
London, United Kingdom
Following Deloitte's significant acquisition of specialist crisis, issues and reputation management consultancy Regester Larkin, the new business - Regester Larkin by Deloitte – has continued to enhance its services and is now at the forefront of Deloitte's Crisis and Resilience offering, providing unrivalled expertise in strategic risk and crisis management. We support our clients at each stage of the crisis lifecycle to help them identify, assess, prevent and prepare for a crisis. And, in the event of a live crisis such as an operational accident, cyber-attack, scandal, natural disaster, product failure or terror event, we support them as they face the intense scrutiny and pressure of a situation that could impact their reputation, strategy and bottom line. Crisis Communication is a core part of this offering and we advise clients across a range of industries on communications strategies, crisis planning, crisis spokesperson coaching, and crisis response.
Our team of 40 crisis management professionals come from a range of disciplines including public affairs, organisational resilience, media relations, business continuity, strategic risk and corporate affairs, and we are looking for an additional communications expert to join us. This is an exciting role that will provide you with the opportunity to support clients on some of the most high profile issues and crises of the day. The role will involve advising on crisis preparedness, developing crisis management and crisis communication plans, developing simulation exercises to enhance preparedness, as well as providing hands-on support during live crisis call-outs.
Supporting team leaders on day-to-day client engagement management and delivery, including assistance with contracts and budgets
Liaising with clients on all aspects of crisis management and crisis communication
Supporting the facilitation of crisis communication training workshops and the design and delivery of crisis exercises
Being the first point of contact for clients, establishing and maintaining strong, trusting relationships
Keeping up to date with the broad range of risk issues potentially relevant to clients and the firm
Producing high quality, fit for purpose documents, for example crisis management plans, simulation exercise scenarios, and assessment feedback reports for clients, or thought pieces and blogs in support of marketing initiatives
Supporting new business pitch activities
Contributing to the marketing of Regester Larkin by Deloitte
Supporting internal projects to support the delivery of Regester Larkin by Deloitte business objectives
Your work, your choice
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Location: The role also requires some flexibility to travel to client locations and to work additional office hours dependent on the needs of the client. We are open to full and part time candidates.
Your professional experience
To qualify for the role you must have:
Several years' experience in issues and crisis communication and stakeholder engagement
Excellent communication skills
Interest in and understanding of current affairs,
Ability to work quickly, intelligently and accurately
The role also requires some flexibility to travel to client locations and to work additional office hours dependent on the needs of the client
Your service line
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