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Deloitte External Communications Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

External Communications/PRManager - Deloitte s Green Dot Agency

ThePublic Relations manager will help deliverinnovative external communications strategies that build and protect the firm sbrand and reputation, help position the firm as a leader in the marketplace,ensure consistent messaging, and position Deloitte executives as luminarieswhose commentary enhances the Deloitte brand.

The successful candidate is a team player, creative thinker, andproactive practitioner who has an execution-oriented mindset and can work atboth strategic and tactical levels to deliver high-value communications results. In this role, there will also be an opportunity to work acrossseveral areas including M&A, executive visibility, sponsorships, thoughtleadership and exploring new and innovative ways to measure and draw insightsfrom PR results.

What you will do:

  • Collaborate with senior leadership to develop and drive externalcommunications plans that strategically position Deloitte in the marketplace.

  • Drive external eminence for Deloitte by proactively pitching stories positioningDeloitte leaders as experts on specific topics.

  • Become accepted as a trusted advisor and provide strategiccommunications counsel to senior leadership.

  • Serve as a key media contact and actively work to enhance and cultivaterelationships with the media, particularly within top tier business press andleading trade publications, and facilitate media interviews with leadership.

  • Prepare spokespeople for media interviews and speakingengagements by creating detailed briefing books - including key messages andtalking points - and providing refresher media training as appropriate, facilitatingand coordinating more in-depth media training for spokespeople when required.

  • Help manage external PR agency resources.

  • Employ strong projectmanagement skills and juggle multiple tasks simultaneously, consistentlydelivering high quality results.

Proficiencies:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong media relations skills.

  • Ability to interact and communicate across a variety of stakeholdergroups (technical subject matter experts to business owners), with ability topresent complex information in easily understandable format and tailored toaudiences.

  • Organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Leadership and management skills.

  • Ability to work in a matrixed organization with a virtual team,experience in large corporate setting and/or professional services a plus.

  • Organized with ability to prioritize and manage client expectationsacross multiple, competing projects/priorities with aggressive due dates andquick turn-around times.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in facilitating, delegating and motivatingcross-functional groups or activities.

  • Executive presence, professional client service manner, demonstratedability to take initiative and interact with all levels of management and adaptto business needs.

  • Interpersonal, verbal and presentation skills, including ability tointeract with and coach senior leaders and highly intellectual thinkers.

  • Persuasive skills and able to gain consensus through influence.

  • Negotiation and problem-solving skills; flexibility and adaptability.

  • Financial management skills and ability to manage budget.

  • Conceptual and strategic thinker with the ability to balanceinnovative approaches with business objectives.

  • Proven success in developing and executing external communicationsstrategy and communications plans for a large business, preferably inprofessional services.

The team

Deloitte sCommunications team provides value by delivering innovative communicationsstrategies and approaches for internal and external audiences. We build andprotect our brand, and help our leaders influence positive behaviors, drivechange, reinforce successes, and promote a strong sense of community throughcoordinated, consistent messaging. From concept to execution, we help ourleaders reach their audience and achieve a consistent standard of excellenceusing proven communication methodologies.

Category: Business Development / Sales / Marketing

About Deloitte

As used in this document, Deloitte means Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. Please see www.deloitte.com/us/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. 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.

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