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Company: Deloitte
Location: Atlanta, GA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Business Services, Consulting

Description


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External Communications/PR\nManager - Deloitte's Green Dot Agency

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The\nPublic Relations manager will help deliver\ninnovative external communications strategies that build and protect the firm's\nbrand and reputation, help position the firm as a leader in the marketplace,\nensure consistent messaging, and position Deloitte executives as luminaries\nwhose commentary enhances the Deloitte brand. \n

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The successful candidate is a team player, creative thinker, and\nproactive practitioner who has an execution-oriented mindset and can work at\nboth strategic and tactical levels to deliver high-value communications results. In this role, there will also be an opportunity to work across\nseveral areas including M&A, executive visibility, sponsorships, thought\nleadership and exploring new and innovative ways to measure and draw insights\nfrom PR results.

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What you will do:

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

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

  • Become accepted as a trusted advisor and provide strategic\ncommunications counsel to senior leadership.

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

  • Prepare spokespeople for media interviews and speaking\nengagements by creating detailed briefing books - including key messages and\ntalking points - and providing refresher media training as appropriate, facilitating\nand coordinating more in-depth media training for spokespeople when required.

  • Help manage external PR agency resources.

  • Employ strong project\nmanagement skills and juggle multiple tasks simultaneously, consistently\ndelivering high quality results.

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Proficiencies:

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  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong media relations skills.

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

  • Organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Leadership and management skills.

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

  • Organized with ability to prioritize and manage client expectations\nacross multiple, competing projects/priorities with aggressive due dates and\nquick turn-around times.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in facilitating, delegating and motivating\ncross-functional groups or activities.

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

  • Interpersonal, verbal and presentation skills, including ability to\ninteract 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 balance\ninnovative approaches with business objectives.

  • Proven success in developing and executing external communications\nstrategy and communications plans for a large business, preferably in\nprofessional services.

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The team

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Deloitte's\nCommunications team provides value by delivering innovative communications\nstrategies and approaches for internal and external audiences. We build and\nprotect our brand, and help our leaders influence positive behaviors, drive\nchange, reinforce successes, and promote a strong sense of community through\ncoordinated, consistent messaging. From concept to execution, we help our\nleaders reach their audience and achieve a consistent standard of excellence\nusing proven communication methodologies.

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Qualifications

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Required:

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  • Communications professional with a minimum of 10+ years\nrelevant experience

  • A bachelor's degree, preferably in Communications,\nEnglish, Public Relations or Journalism

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

  • Cross-industry knowledge, experience

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  • Experience\nin assessing/measuring the effectiveness of communication strategies

  • Ability to\nsuccessfully engage and lead team members, providing effective guidance,\ncoaching and capability development, maintaining close understanding of all\nteam activities, ensuring high quality for all activities/deliverables, and\nimplementing course corrections when needed

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

  • Experience in Professional Services is\na plus.



    How\nyou'll grow

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At Deloitte, our professional\ndevelopment plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to\nidentify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From\nentry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn.\nWe offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on\nexperience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to\nformal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a\nvariety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University,\nThe Leadership Center.

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Benefits

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At Deloitte, we know\nthat great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer\nemployees a broad range of benefits. Learn more about what\nworking at Deloitte can mean for you.

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Deloitte's culture

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Our positive and\nsupportive culture encourages our people to do their best work every day. We\ncelebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the\nflexibility to make daily choices that can help them to be healthy,\ncentered, confident, and aware. We offer well-being programs and are\ncontinuously looking for new ways to maintain a culture where our people excel\nand lead healthy, happy lives. Learn\nmore about Life at Deloitte.

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Corporate citizenship

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Deloitte is led by a\npurpose: to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and\nextends to relationships with our clients, our people and our communities. We believe that business has the power to\ninspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism,\nand leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities. Learn more about Deloitte's\nimpact on the world.

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Recruiter tips

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We want job seekers exploring\nopportunities at Deloitte to feel prepared and confident. To help you with your\ninterview, we suggest that you do your research: know some background about the\norganization and the business area you're applying to. Check out recruiting tips\nfrom Deloitte professionals.

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As used in this posting, “Deloitte” means Deloitte Services LP, a subsidiary of Deloitte LLP. 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.



Requisition code: E20NATSMGRGO051-CL5


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