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Deloitte Consulting External Communications Leader in San Francisco, California

Consulting External Communications Leader (Senior Manager)

Are you a savvy communications professional looking to join one of the world's most trusted companies? Deloitte is looking for a dynamic communications leader who will have a seat at the business leadership table to serve as a change agent within its Consulting Business.

This position will play a key role in driving a robust Consulting communications program to better inform, inspire and engage a diverse set of audiences, including reporters, influencers, clients and other priority segments. The ideal candidate is an expert PR professional who instinctively understands what makes a good story but also has a passion for integrated communications and marketing campaigns that drive results. Be part of a transformational effort as we enhance business outcomes via strategic storytelling and integrated communications inclusive of earned, owned and paid opportunities.

Work You'll Do

In this role, you will set direction and oversee execution of all communications and PR priorities for the Consulting business while employing data and metrics to demonstrate impact. You will also own external communications strategy for a set of integrated priorities within our Consulting business, working closely with business leaders, marketing leaders, content strategists and team members. Key responsibilities include:

  • Collaborating with and serving as a trusted partner to business and marketing leadership by shaping an insights-driven strategy for external communications that will support desired business results.

  • Developing strategic communications programs for an integrated business, encompassing traditional and social, media relations, digital communications, marketing programs and other relevant channels for external audiences, with an eye toward how internal and external programs intersect; overseeing teams who execute

  • Driving execution and innovation across all areas and channels of communication and storytelling from messaging to new platforms, tools and media.

  • Overseeing the development and adoption of insights-driven standards for communications that champion measurement, collaboration and continuous growth; own development of our communications tech stack in coordination with other communications stakeholders across the firm

  • Using metrics and analytics to inform approaches, gain insight into performance of external comms efforts and evolve our approaches in an agile fashion.

  • Acting as a strong leader and collaborator who knows how to get the best out of teams and individuals across a large, matrixed organization.

  • Delivering strategic, engaging, and persuasive presentations to effectively articulate ideas to leadership, colleagues, and others.

  • Driving creative and strategic value from agency partners.

The Team:

Deloitte's Consulting Marketing team combines the power of Deloitte's brand with the most inspired marketing techniques to produce business results for our clients. Through marketing strategy and execution, we elevate the Deloitte brand and strategic positioning, delivering a cohesive, consistent experience through campaigns grounded in business insights, industry best practices, creative power, and digital execution.


  • 15-20 years of experience, with B2B communications and a combination of both agency and in-house experience preferred

  • Proven track record of being a strategic partner to business leadership, including excellent written / verbal communication, collaboration and relationship development skills

  • Thought leader in future-forward communications, including ability to surface and execute innovative, complex communications programs within matrixed organizations to make them consumable for teams and target audiences

  • Experience in measuring the effectiveness of communication strategies and adapting approaches in an agile fashion; experience in agile marketing and communications a plus

  • Experienced team builder and leader, with track record of building, inspiring and continuously developing high-performing teams

  • Familiarity with integrating various comms technologies and tools to elevate communications efforts

  • Proficiency with MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Comfortable working with ambiguity and continuously evolving priorities in a fast-paced, highly matrixed, environment

  • Demonstrated values for diversity, team dynamic / culture, and collaboration in a remote environment

Additional Requirements:

  • Travel up to 10% (while travel of up to 10% 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.




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.