Kansas City, MO, United States
Jun 09, 2022
Strategic Communications Manager: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Institute
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 looking to make an impact. If this is you, hit the Apply Now button!
Work you'll do
Working with Institute leadership to define the Institute 'story' we want to tell our people, clients and the marketplace. Collaborate with team members to creatively bring the story to life.
Collaborating with DEI leaders to help define DEI Institute eminence strategy, marketplace priorities, and engagement.
Designing and developing communications channel strategies (media, digital, social, and short form content platforms) that align to promote DEI Institute business priorities.
Innovating to promote our DEI Institute story - bring external best practices around digital and social media, interactive content, and multi-media. Work with the DEI team and internal marketing agency to execute against these innovations.
Positioning Deloitte as a thought leader, committed to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging, Workforce Well-Being, and making an external impact to lead the change we want to see in the world.
The individual selected for this assignment must be passionate and enthusiastic about DEI and its mission, and must be able to build strong relationships and collaborate across multiple teams.
Additionally, the role requires you to:
Be a creative thinker, someone who thinks outside of the box and has the ability to implement innovative communication platforms and tools, including leading-edge social media strategies.
Navigate a matrixed organizational structure and make the strategic connections across internal and external communications to drive success, including the proven ability to manage external agencies.
Be a leader, team player, and proactive professional who works and thinks strategically, while guiding the team at the tactical level to deliver high-value marketing and communications results. Collaborate for results and impact.
Develop communications plans and materials, increase engagement, and accelerate the adoption curve of initiatives.
Leverage superlative organizational and project management skills; craft agile short-term and long-term action plans.
Use strong skills in writing and editing and coach team members on how to impact significant change through communications and empower them to use self-service tools.
Counsel senior leaders regarding communications objectives, programs, and tactics.
Measure the effectiveness of communications strategies and approaches.
Maintain discretion and confidentiality when dealing with sensitive or proprietary information.
A communications professional with a minimum of 7 years of relevant experience, in multi-dimensional marketing and communications programs, including the use of social media.
Experience with and/or deep understanding of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion,
A Bachelor's degree (preferably in Communications, English, or Journalism)
Strong writing and editing skills and previous writing/editing experience in marketing, communications, PR, or journalism fields required.
Experience in successfully managing and delivering executive communications requests in a large-scale corporate environment preferred.
Experience in managing and coaching marketing and communications professionals, and teaming across business units.
Experience in measuring the effectiveness of marketing and communication strategies and approaches.
Expert-level proficiency with Microsoft PowerPoint, Outlook, and Word; knowledgeable in all aspects of Microsoft Office and ancillary programs.
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.
Proven ability to research, analyze, and consolidate complex content into cohesive, clear, straightforward messaging.
Proven success in developing and executing communications strategy and plans for a large business, preferably in professional services.
Strong knowledge of best practices in marketing and communications.
The wage range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At Deloitte, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $86425 to $159165.
You may also be eligible to participate in a discretionary annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing the program, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and organizational performance.
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.