Deloitte Senior Writer/Journalist - Manager Level in Richmond, Virginia
Senior Writer/Journalist - Manager Level
The Executive Accelerators group within Deloitte Client & Market Growth is searching for a seasoned writer/journalist to write articles on topics of interest to C-suite executives and board directors for the Deloitte Modules that Deloitte sponsors in WSJ's C-suite online publications. This position will write specifically for CFO and finance function-aligned audiences. Content would cover various business topics, as well as perspectives of internal and external senior finance executives.
The position will require working with a wide range of professionals across the Deloitte organization to produce well-written, high-quality, and accurate articles for the C-suite audience in an online publishing platform.
In addition to exceptional editorial skills, the individual must be skilled in interviewing C-suite executives on complex business topics, comfortable working in an environment with daily deadlines, and flexible to changes in editorial assignments and direction. The individual also must possess a high level of professionalism and a commitment to quality.
Specific responsibilities include the following:
Drafting informative, compelling, and balanced stories to meet executives' information needs on a broad range of issues, including finance, strategy, operations, technology, board and regulatory matters.
Interviewing Deloitte senior leaders, translating their insights and perspectives into informative articles.
Researching, conducting and drafting interviews of C-suite and other senior executives.
Leveraging existing Deloitte thoughtware to develop content tailored to the C-suite.
Covering conferences for content development.
Supporting Deloitte Editors in identifying topics to cover.
Helping to expand traffic to publication site through social media.
Qualifications and requirements include the following:
Fifteen or more years' experience writing on complex business topics for a news or publishing organization.
A strong working knowledge of current and emerging business trends in the US and abroad that impact C-suite executives and boards.
Significant experience interviewing C-suite-level executives and board directors.
Experience writing about finance-specific issues, including controllership, accounting, treasury, working capital management, and IT.
In-depth knowledge of English, spelling, grammar and punctuation; and of legal and ethical aspects of journalism, including their application to digital publishing.
Ability to work under tight (and daily) deadlines and flexibility to changing requirements.
Ability to work as part of a team, with a can-do attitude.
Well-developed time, resource, and project management skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite of applications and working knowledge of AP Manual of Style.
Experience with digital publishing tools, e.g., WordPress, and A/V technologies, e.g., webcasts, videos, podcasts, infographics, etc.
Experience in using social media to increase readership and amplify content across different channels.
Willingness to adhere to Deloitte standards for quality and brand.
Flexibility, adaptability, responsiveness, attention to detail, resourcefulness.
A commitment to excellence, professionalism, and timely communication.
Minimum of Bachelors' degree in Journalism, Communications, Writing, English, or related area.
Travel of up to 10% (While up to 10% travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice.)
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 locations: Washington, DC, Boston, Chicago, New York area, but location is flexible.
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.