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Deloitte Real Estate Communications Specialist in Arlington, Virginia

Real Estate Communications Specialist, Deloitte Services LP

Deloitte Services LP includes internal support areas such as Sales Excellence, Marketing and Communications, Human Resources/Talent, Information Technology, Facilities Management, and Financial Support Services.

Communications Specialist

Work you'll do

As a Communications Specialist, you must be first and foremost, a storyteller and writer. You will be creating original written and visual content, as well as improving the work of others through careful review and critical editing.

You'll help our internal real estate team communicate in an effective and purposeful way. This means helping to define communication objectives, identify and analyze stakeholder needs, develop insightful communication strategies, and write individual communications. Your expertise in communications, writing, and storytelling will make you a true thought partner to our team.

You will express and convey information in ways that are consistent with Deloitte brand and style. You must be a stickler for detail and have a healthy respect for timelines, tools, and processes.

  • Create content, messaging, and storylines in support of real estate projects and strategies, utilizing various vehicles such as email, presentations, our internal website, and other internally focused collateral.

  • Translate real estate strategy and needs into understandable and compelling messaging, tailored for the audience, context, and type of communication, and aligned with Deloitte brand and style guides.

  • Collaborate with the real estate team to conceptualize, structure, write, and edit pieces so that they're compelling and crystal clear.

  • Analyze communications needs and recommend solutions, messaging, and plans.

  • Develop communications plans for specific real estate projects, tailoring the plan based on its needs and scope.

  • Manage the communications plan for a project, including:

  • be embedded in the project to understand its nuances and adjust the plan and communications accordingly

  • provide status updates to the project lead/team on upcoming communications and the overall plan

  • execute on the plan, shepherding each deliverable through the draft, review, and delivery process

  • liaise with the appropriate local office contacts, business partner communications teams, national communications team, and Creative Services as needed, to develop and deliver communications.

  • Manage deadlines for multiple content pieces and projects simultaneously.

  • Identify and recommend creative ideas that will deliver on real estate's strategic goals.

  • Flex as needed to support key initiatives that dovetail or support real estate.

  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

    About the Team

    The Deloitte Real Estate team serves in an internal capacity to deliver strategic real estate, facility management and workplace solutions with quality and value, which foster collaboration, and support innovation while delivering on well-being and sustainability goals. The Real Estate team supports a portfolio of more than 160 offices in five countries.



    Bachelor's degree required in business, communications, marketing, English, journalism, or a related field; Advanced degrees preferred

    Required Skills

  • 3+ years of experience in a business communications-related field (e.g., journalism, public relations, corporate communications) with a focus on communications strategy, planning and execution

  • Solid understanding of communications strategies and tactics and how they come together to provide measurable results

  • Outstanding ability to write clearly, persuasively and adapt writing style depending on audience and communication objectives

  • Experience working with a range of business communications media (e.g., writing, presentations)

  • Exposure to executive communications, change communications, and/or internal communications

  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks or projects to successful outcomes in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, and highly collaborative environment

  • Flexibility and adaptability and level of comfort with ambiguity and fluid priorities

  • Strong project management skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and willingness to learn from others

  • High intellectual curiosity, with the ability to absorb new information rapidly and grapple with a wide range of complex business issues

  • Sensitivity to, and discretion in, handling confidential information

  • Superior Microsoft Office skills (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); familiarity with integrating various technologies to support marketing efforts

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.

    Preferred Skills

  • Experience writing for a professional services firm and/or Fortune 500 company

    How You'll Grow

    At 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 is 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.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.