Deloitte PR and Communications Manager, Alliances in Chicago, Illinois

Deloitte is one of the leading professional services organizations in the United States, specializing in audit, tax, consulting and financial advisory services with clients in more than 20 industries. We provide powerful business solutions to some of the world s most well-known and respected companies, including more than 75 percent of the Fortune 100.At Deloitte, you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you ll have the chance to give back to your community, make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diversity and inclusion initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. Our commitment to individual choice lets you customize aspects of your career path, your educational opportunities and your benefits. And our culture of innovation means your ideas on how to improve our business and your clients will be heard.Communications Manager, AlliancesDeloitte Services LP, a subsidiary of the Deloitte US Firms, has an opportunity for a communications manager supporting Alliances for Deloitte Consulting LLP. The Communications Manager will plan and execute a variety of communications to drive the business objectives of the Alliances organization. Deloitte s alliances organization is aligned with more than 80 of the leading technology companies to develop services and solutions that help our joint clients create more value. This dynamic, growing organization is a key driver for Consulting s strategic priority of cultivating an ecosystem for innovation.The communications professional will work closely with multiple teams alliance leadership, firm leaders, alliance managers, marketers and communication teams to develop internal and external communications objectives, strategy and execution that will align to business objectives. This position reports to Alliance leadership and directly to Deloitte Consulting s Communication Director and team. Key Responsibilities:The successful candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, navigate a complex matrix of teams and stakeholders, and be an efficient and effective problem solver. In addition, the candidate has an operational mindset and can work at both a strategic and tactical level, build key relationships with multiple teams and have the ability to produce high level communications across the board.External Internal CommunicationsDevelop trusted advisor role with members of the broader Alliance teams. Serve as main external and internal communications advisor to a team of Alliance marketers, managers and partners.Lead efforts in creating integrated communications plans which includes, but not limited to: press release creative, messaging, employee communications, employee engagement, thought leadership promotions and other communications activities.Develop broader Alliance narrative to help tell Deloitte s Alliance strategy, create storytelling opportunities that will impact the overall Firm, business.Collaborate closely with Alliance marketing team and communication colleagues throughout the firm to help ensure consistency. Align Alliance communications with overall Consulting Communications strategy, navigate teams that are impacted by alliances.Provide editorial management for all communications vehicles in support of strategic priorities for Alliances. Write, edit, schedule, design, and publish internal communications (leadership communications, articles, newsletter, photo galleries, digital content)Serve as media contact for the Alliance team, implement proactive and reactive media relations strategies (i.e. support at industry conferences, media training, counsel to external alliance PR teams, etc.)Potential to obtain and manage external PR agency team.Play an active role in the wider Consulting and U.S. Communications teams, including seeking out and applying best practices from other Deloitte teams and from outside the organization, and contributing to a culture of innovation and continuous skills developmentHow You ll GrowAt Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center. Qualifications: 7 years of prior, relevant internal and external communications experience required Knowledge of communications fundamentals with experience leading and managing projects in a global, highly matrixed organization Undergraduate degree, ideally with a focus in Communications, Journalism, English or a related business field Proven ability to contribute to communication program execution Strong project management skills and the ability to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously, consistently delivering high quality results Experience in corporate communications and working closely with and writing for senior executives Knowledge of social media, intranet engagement, and strategic best practices for communications, reader engagement, and user experience Superior Microsoft Office skills (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); familiarity with integrating various technologies to support communications efforts; including experience delivering email communications using Outlook distribution listsThe teamDeloitte Consulting Alliances Team is made up of professional alliance managers, alliance marketers and technical architects who understand the principles that drive successful alliance relationships. Together, they enable differentiated, innovative go-to-market solutions between our practice and alliance partners that bring quantified value to our clients and incremental revenue to the firm. BenefitsAt Deloitte, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits.Learn more about what working at Deloitte can mean for you. Deloitte s CultureOur positive and supportive culture encourages our people to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them to be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. We offer well-being programs and are continuously looking for new ways to nourish and build a culture where our people excel and lead healthy, happy lives. Learn more about Life at Deloitte. Corporate CitizenshipDeloitte is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our people and our communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities. Learn more about Deloitte s impact on the world. Recruiter TipsWe want job seekers exploring opportunities at Deloitte to feel prepared and confident. To help you with your interview, we suggest that you do your research: know some background about the organization and the business area you re applying to. We also suggest that you brush up on your interviewing skills and practice discussing your experience and job history with a family member, friend, or mentor.Check out recruiting tips from Deloitte professionals.

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