Deloitte Development, LLC
Costa Mesa, CA, United States
May 30, 2021
External Comms/PR Senior
Life Sciences & Health Care - Public Relations Senior Manager - Deloitte's Green Dot Agency
Are you a public relations professional who is unafraid to think differently, always thinks strategically, and knows how to build strong reporter relationships? A team player who can creatively build public relations efforts tied to business objectives? We are seeking a passionate and experienced leader to shape Deloitte's life sciences and health care business storytelling in the news media and other audiences. If this is you, hit the apply now button!
This position is responsible for providing strategic counsel to multiple stakeholders and leading strategic public relations efforts in coordination with the marketing team across Deloitte's Life Sciences & Health Care (LSHC) business.
The Public Relations Senior Manager delivers innovative external communications strategies that build and protect the firm's brand and reputation, position the firm as a thought leader, attract top talent, ensure consistent messaging, and position the business to win work.
What you'll do:
As the LSHC public relations lead in Deloitte Services LP, you will contribute to the growth and development of our organization in a variety of ways:
Collaborate with senior leadership to develop and execute a strategic PR plan designed to drive external eminence
Serve as a trusted advisor and provide strategic counsel to senior leadership and key stakeholders across the practice
Enhance and cultivate relationships with the media - be a resource for reporters covering health care, health plans, and life sciences
Proactively pitch stories positioning Deloitte, senior leadership, and other industry leaders as experts on specific topics.
Prepare spokespeople and leaders for media interviews and speaking engagements by providing refresher media training as appropriate and facilitating/coordinating media training for spokespeople when required
Manage external public relations agencies, including tracking budgets, reporting, and delivery of support to meet business goals
Collaborate closely with the LSHC marketing team and other Deloitte industry/business PR leads to ensure messaging, reporter outreach, and signature-issue positioning are aligned
Measure and communicate effectiveness of external communications/PR programs and tactics
Develop and manage more junior members of the team to ensure successful results and to help them build skills
Deloitte's Communications team provides value by delivering innovative communications strategies and approaches for internal and external audiences. We build and protect our brand, and help our leaders influence positive behaviors, drive change, reinforce successes, and promote a strong sense of community through coordinated, consistent messaging. From concept to execution, we help our leaders reach their audience and achieve a consistent standard of excellence using proven communications methodologies.
Qualifications/ Skills Required:
Communications professional with a minimum of 12 years relevant experience
Bachelor's degree, preferably in communications, English, public relations, or journalism
Deep understanding of the life sciences and health care landscape, with a strong background in media relations best practices, reporter engagement, connection, and use of social media to amplify media coverage
Proven success in developing and executing external communications strategies and plans for a large business, preferably in professional services
Demonstrated ability in developing and executing executive positioning programs, working with senior leaders, and collaborating across a multi-disciplinary marketing team in a matrixed organization
Executive presence, strong communications skills, able to confidently provide strategic counsel, ask good questions, challenge the status quo, suggest alternatives, and articulate pros and cons
Ability to handle ambiguity and fluid priorities, gain consensus through influence, change course when warranted, and manage multiple and complex priorities proactively, efficiently and effectively
Experience in successfully leading and developing team members, providing effective guidance and coaching, maintaining close understanding of all team activities, ensuring high quality for all activities/deliverables, and implementing course corrections when needed
Ability to successfully engage and manage an external PR agency
Experience in measuring the effectiveness of communications strategies, tactics and programs
Expert-level proficiency with Microsoft PowerPoint, Outlook and Word; knowledgeable in all aspects of Microsoft Office and ancillary program.
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 is 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.
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.
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