PwC Communications Senior Associate, Consulting Solutions in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Specialty/Competency: IFS - Clients & Markets
Industry/Sector: Not Applicable
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Up to 20%
Will join a team of high-caliber communications and PR pros focused on driving integrated communications strategies for PwC’s local offices (geographies). The role will flex across internal and external communications team competencies, providing support to the team in the form of media relations; content creation; channels strategy and content management (intranet, email, newsletters); internal leadership messaging; and security, crisis and issues communications.
Job Requirements and Preferences :
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum Degree Required :
High School Diploma
Minimum Years of Experience :
2 year(s) of experience in roles focused on communications, public relations, social media strategy, marketing or advertising.
Preferred Qualifications :
Degree Preferred :
Preferred Fields of Study :
Business Administration/Management, Public Relations, English Literature, Journalism, Communications Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Marketing, Advertising
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates a thorough-level of abilities and/or a proven record of success as an individual contributor or team member in the following areas:
Writing, editing and proofreading high-quality, engaging communications materials such as intranet news articles, blogs, op-eds, social media content, press releases, talking points, speeches, etc. with a demonstrated ability to edit to style guide standards; crafting content ideas based on people stories and organizational strategies;
Delivering of work held to the highest standards for quality; pays attention to detail to ensure consistency and accuracy;
Using project management skills to contribute to multiple projects at one time with agility and comfort in a fast-paced environment; able to navigate complexity and ambiguity, practicing resourcefulness to see things through;
Demonstrating business acumen, organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills;
Committing to continuous improvement through innovation, simplification and leveraging industry-leading practices;
Displaying comfort with digital communications technology platforms and a demonstrated willingness to learn and embrace new technologies, as well as using technology and tools that enable communications, including: Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Google platforms and tools, and web-based publishing systems;
Developing clear, crisp, strategic communications and content with few errors;
Performing media pitching and journalist relationship building and demonstrating understanding of the news cycle and evolving media ecosystem;
Producing multimedia content, such as videos, podcasts, livestream events, etc.;
Managing and populating content in web publishing and collaboration tools for internal and external audiences;
Supporting logistics for media events, webcasts, leadership meetings;
Managing editorial calendars and planning for either internal or external content channels; and,
Measuring and analyzing integrated communications performance to inform strategic improvements.
A career in Firm Strategy and Communications, will provide you with the opportunity to establish effective communication programmes that promote and protect PwC’s vision, strategy, values, and purpose. You’ll focus on designing communication strategies that aid in implementing new policies and programmes and that will enhance the organisation’s relations with the community, public, government, shareholders, and employees.
Our Communications team combines expertise including corporate and issues communications, internal communications, change management, media relations, public affairs, digital and social communications and analytics. In PwC Communications, we don’t just create and amplify content, we are storytellers relentlessly dedicated to being strategic counselors, inspiring our people, growing and protecting PwC’s brand and creating business value that accelerates PwC’s strategy.
To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.
As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:
Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.
Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.
Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.
Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.
Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.
Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.
Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.
Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more: https://pwc.to/ways-we-work.
PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.
For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
For positions in Colorado, visit the following link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://pwc.to/coloradoifsseniorassociate.