Deloitte Communications Manager (External Communications/Public Relations) – Deloitte Consulting in Washington, District Of Columbia

Communications Manager, Deloitte Consulting

External Communications and Public Relations

Deloitte Consulting is looking for a team player, creative thinker and proactive practitioner who can work at both strategic and tactical levels to deliver high-value communications results in support of Consulting s offerings and strategic initiatives.

As a member of the Consulting communications team, the professional will have responsibility for external communications primarily media relations - to drive brand awareness, permission, and differentiation for Deloitte Consulting; position leaders as luminaries whose commentary enhances the Deloitte brand; and collaborate with broader Consulting communications team on cross-business strategic initiatives.

What you'll do

  • Collaborate with senior leadership within the business to develop and drive external communications plans that align to business priorities and strategically position Deloitte in the marketplace.

  • Drive external eminence for Deloitte through proactively pitching stories positioning Deloitte, senior leadership, and other cloud leaders as experts on cloud trends, and the broader business and technological implications of cloud.

  • Collaborate with Strategic Marketing Planners and Consulting Communications Leader to set strategic direction, priorities, budgets, and manage leadership expectations accordingly.

  • Serve as the key media contact and actively work to enhance and cultivate relationships with the media, particularly within top tier business press.

  • Prepare spokespeople and leaders for media interviews and speaking engagements by providing detailed briefing books, refresher media training as appropriate, and facilitating and coordinating media training for spokespeople when required.

  • Manage external PR agency resources.

  • Facilitate connectivity with other colleagues and teams across Deloitte Consulting and Deloitte overall including but not limited to Alliances, Marketing, National PR, and Social.

  • Employ strong project management skills and juggle multiple tasks simultaneously, consistently delivering high quality results.

Proficiencies

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong media relations skills.

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

  • Organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.

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

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

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

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

Qualifications

Required

  • Communications professional with a minimum of 10 years relevant experience

  • A bachelor's degree in Communications, English, Public Relations, Journalism, or Business with expertise in communications practices preferred.

  • Proven success in developing and executing external communications strategy and communications plans for a large business, preferably in professional services

  • Experience in measuring the effectiveness of communication strategies

  • High-level proficiency with Microsoft PowerPoint, Outlook and Word. Knowledgeable in all other aspects of Microsoft Office and ancillary programs.

The Team

Communications professionals are members of Deloitte Services LP ("Deloitte Services") which provides a wide variety of services to Deloitte & Touche USA LLP and its subsidiaries ("the Deloitte U.S. Firms") and its people. Deloitte Services is comprised of Operations, Financial Support Services, Information Technology, Marketing & Communications, Human Resources and more. As with all the businesses within the Deloitte U.S. Entities, a core set of competencies is associated with each of these channels. An overall understanding of quality client service, experience in working on multifunctional teams and across multiple geographies, strong business acumen and the instinct to think and act globally are essential for advancement within Deloitte Services.

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 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. at https://zoomforth.com/s/deloitte/du#home

Benefits

At 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. at http://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/pages/careers/articles/life-at-deloitte-benefits-and-rewards.html

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Our 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 maintain a culture where our people excel and lead healthy, happy lives. Learn more about Life at Deloitte.

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