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Associate, Cybersecurity

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Opportunity Associates advise clients and drive execution on accounts, focusing on delivery of workstreams and proactive development of ideas. They nurture a wide internal network across offices and specialisms to share, develop and deliver the best examples of work for internal and external use; as well as broadening their external network.

Associates demonstrate an ability to convince media and a variety of other stakeholders of the client’s point of view in critical situations and – through strong relationships with the client – explain how this is being achieved.

Our work in Cyber

Cybersecurity is about the stewardship of trust. When a company’s networks and systems are breached, the leadership and culture of the organization is exposed, for better or worse.

Brunswick helps companies prepare for and navigate these complexities while fiercely protecting reputation at all times.

Key Responsibilities

  • Drive execution on client accounts for which there is a cyber mandate, managing workflow and key elements (e.g. client calls, activity reports, etc.)
  • Advise cyber clients across a range of industry sectors, with support of Directors/Partners, drawing on independent experience and insights.
  • Manage complex media and policy-related interactions, using advanced knowledge of media, regulatory affairs and other stakeholder landscapes.
  • Play a key role in team management and dynamics, including supporting smooth team transitions, and serving as a day-to-day mentor to junior team members.
  • Play an active role in drafting new business proposals and letters of engagement, including participating in pitch meetings.

Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies

  • A minimum of eight years’ relevant professional experience
  • A proven ability to advise senior stakeholders on complex cyber issues, specific or at least relevant to corporate clients
  • A deep understanding of the intersection of business, politics and society, particularly as it relates to cyber resilience and response
  • The ability to use cyber expertise to drive communication programmes for clients
  • Prior experience of consulting corporate clients to evaluate and respond to their specific business needs, would be advantageous
  • A good understanding of the UK media landscape would be advantageous
  • The ability to operate effectively in a commercial, self-starting, and fast-paced environment
  • A strong verbal and written communicator with high EQ levels and an engaging presentation style
  • Energetic team player, demonstrating a commitment to helping colleagues at all levels of the firm accomplish their individual and client objectives
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively, with strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to multitask in high-pressure situations
  • Entrepreneurial and collaborative spirit


About Brunswick Group

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.

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.

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.

Our Benefits

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

  • Annual discretionary bonus
  • 25 days’ annual leave, excluding bank holidays (plus your Birthday off)
  • Private medical cover and employee assistance programme
  • Family-friendly policies Complimentary artisan coffee, tea and snacks, served by our own barista
  • Daily breakfast in the café
  • Lunch & Learn training sessions
  • Cycle 2 work scheme and season ticket loans
  • Flexible working, including support with your home working environment 
  • Eye care, including annual eye tests
  • Regular social, cultural and charitable activities
  • A comprehensive training and development curriculum
  • Give as you Earn
  • Menopause Policy

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