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Company Description

With a current total headcount of 94,000+ Deloitte ranks among the leading professional services firms in audit, advisory, tax, and consulting services in the United States across more than 20 industries. The company is headquartered in New York with more than 80 US locations and hundreds more around the world. Whether you embark on your career journey with this company as a student or as a professional, you will realize that Deloitte is about people who come from several kinds of places, with versatile background and area of study, representing nearly every spot on the globe and source of inspiration. The company hires in the following business areas: Audit and Insurance, Consulting, Risk and Financial Advising, Tax and Internal Services. Deloitte is committed to respond to the well-being and development needs of employees next to its highly attractive benefits packages.

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Marketing and Communications

Specialist, PR & Media Relations
Are you a team player and creative thinker with superlative writing and project management skills? Do you have a strategic and executional mindset that can deliver high-value communications results that drive business objectives? We need entrepreneurial and passionate professionals to play in this world. If this is you, hit the Apply Now button!
What you ll do:
The Marketing and Communications Specialist, PR & Media Relations, will work closely with senior managers and leadership, to help plan and execute external programs.
  • Assist in developing and executing Deloitte s comprehensive public relations and communications programs to strategically position Deloitte in the marketplace.
  • Help drive external eminence for Deloitte through proactively pitching stories positioning the firm, senior leadership, and other industry leaders as thought leaders on specific topics.
  • Enhance and maintain relationships with key media contacts to help promote Deloitte s activities, services, and accomplishments. Help coach and prepare spokespeople to represent Deloitte in a positive manner.
  • Employ strong project management skills and juggle multiple tasks simultaneously, consistently delivering high quality results
  • Help manage external PR agency resources.

The team
Deloitte s Marketing & Communications team provides value to the U. S. Firms by differentiating the Deloitte brand, driving Deloitte's business priorities forward, innovating new marketing solutions, and delivering distinct client experiences. We develop cutting-edge marketing plans, creative assets, and unique experiences that engage our clients, deliver on the strategy of our businesses in the marketplace, and capture the hearts, minds, and loyalty of our clients.
Qualifications Required:
  • Communications professional with a minimum of 3+ years relevant experience
  • A Bachelor's degree, preferably in Communications, English, Public Relations, Journalism, or Marketing Communications, is required
  • Ability to interact and communicate across a variety of stakeholder groups (technical subject matter specialists to business owners), with ability to present complex information in easily understandable format and tailored to audience.
  • Writing experience in either an external communications, public relations, or marketing environment
  • Superior Microsoft Office Skills such as PowerPoint and Word Preferred:
  • Advanced degree
Application currently closed
This job was posted on Thu Oct 26 2017 and expired on Sat Oct 28 2017.

Tasks

  • Respond to requests for information from the media or designate an appropriate spokesperson or information source.
  • Write press releases or other media communications to promote clients.
  • Establish or maintain cooperative relationships with representatives of community, consumer, employee, or public interest groups.
  • Plan or direct development or communication of programs to maintain favorable public or stockholder perceptions of an organization's accomplishments, agenda, or environmental responsibility.
  • Study the objectives, promotional policies, or needs of organizations to develop public relations strategies that will influence public opinion or promote ideas, products, or services.
  • Coach client representatives in effective communication with the public or with employees.
  • Update and maintain content posted on the Web.
  • Confer with other managers to identify trends or key group interests or concerns or to provide advice on business decisions.
  • Prepare or edit organizational publications, such as employee newsletters or stockholders' reports, for internal or external audiences.
  • Coordinate public responses to environmental management incidents or conflicts.
  • Arrange public appearances, lectures, contests, or exhibits for clients to increase product or service awareness or to promote goodwill.
  • Develop plans or materials to communicate activities undertaken by organizations that are beneficial to the environment, public safety, or other important social issues.
  • Prepare or deliver speeches to further public relations objectives.
  • Confer with production or support personnel to produce or coordinate production of advertisements or promotions.
  • Consult with advertising agencies or staff to arrange promotional campaigns in all types of media for products, organizations, or individuals.
  • Plan or conduct market or public opinion research to test products or determine potential for product success, communicating results to client or management.
  • Develop marketing campaigns for environmental technologies or services.
  • Purchase advertising space or time as required to promote client's product or agenda.

Skills

  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Persuasion - Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
  • Negotiation - Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
  • Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
  • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Systems Analysis - Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
  • Systems Evaluation - Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.
  • Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.

Knowledge

  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Clerical - Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Sales and Marketing - Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Communications and Media - Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.

Deloitte

Description

With a current total headcount of 94,000+ Deloitte ranks among the leading professional services firms in audit, advisory, tax, and consulting services in the United States across more than 20 industries. The company is headquartered in New York with more than 80 US locations and hundreds more around the world. Whether you embark on your career journey with this company as a student or as a professional, you will realize that Deloitte is about people who come from several kinds of places, with versatile background and area of study, representing nearly every spot on the globe and source of inspiration. The company hires in the following business areas: Audit and Insurance, Consulting, Risk and Financial Advising, Tax and Internal Services. Deloitte is committed to respond to the well-being and development needs of employees next to its highly attractive benefits packages.
Type

Company - Private

Size

10000+

Revenue

Over $10B

Location

111 South Wacker DriveChicago, IL, 60606and others

Industry

Engineering/ArchitectureLegal/LawyerCustomer ServiceConsulting/(Non-Executive) Management

Founded

1972

CEO

Cathy Engelbert

Website

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