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Senior Writer/Journalist - Manager Level (42316)

Branch Manager




Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Senior Writer/Journalist - Manager Level

Location: Flexible

The Executive Accelerators group within Deloitte Client & Market Growth is searching for a seasoned writer/journalist to write articles on topics of interest to C-suite executives and board directors for the Deloitte Modules that Deloitte sponsors in WSJ's C-suite online publications. This position will write specifically for CFO and finance function-aligned audiences. Content would cover various business topics, as well as perspectives of internal and external senior finance executives.

The position will require working with a wide range of professionals across the Deloitte organization to produce well-written, high-quality, and accurate articles for the C-suite audience in an online publishing platform.

In addition to exceptional editorial skills, the individual must be skilled in interviewing C-suite executives on complex business topics, comfortable working in an environment with daily deadlines, and flexible to changes in editorial assignments and direction. The individual also must possess a high level of professionalism and a commitment to quality.

Specific responsibilities include the following:

  • Drafting informative, compelling, and balanced stories to meet executives' information needs on a broad range of issues, including finance, strategy, operations, technology, board and regulatory matters.
  • Interviewing Deloitte senior leaders, translating their insights and perspectives into informative articles.
  • Researching, conducting and drafting interviews of C-suite and other senior executives.
  • Leveraging existing Deloitte thoughtware to develop content tailored to the C-suite.
  • Covering conferences for content development.
  • Supporting Deloitte Editors in identifying topics to cover.
  • Helping to expand traffic to publication site through social media.

Qualifications and requirements include the following:
  • Fifteen or more years' experience writing on complex business topics for a news or publishing organization.
  • A strong working knowledge of current and emerging business trends in the US and abroad that impact C-suite executives and boards.
  • Significant experience interviewing C-suite-level executives and board directors.
  • Experience writing about finance-specific issues, including controllership, accounting, treasury, working capital management, and IT.
  • In-depth knowledge of English, spelling, grammar and punctuation; and of legal and ethical aspects of journalism, including their application to digital publishing.
  • Ability to work under tight (and daily) deadlines and flexibility to changing requirements.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, with a can-do attitude.
  • Well-developed time, resource, and project management skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite of applications and working knowledge of AP Manual of Style.
  • Experience with digital publishing tools, e.g., WordPress, and A/V technologies, e.g., webcasts, videos, podcasts, infographics, etc.
  • Experience in using social media to increase readership and amplify content across different channels.
    • Willingness to adhere to Deloitte standards for quality and brand.
    • Flexibility, adaptability, responsiveness, attention to detail, resourcefulness.
    • A commitment to excellence, professionalism, and timely communication.
    • Minimum of Bachelors' degree in Journalism, Communications, Writing, English, or related area.
    • Travel of up to 10% (While up to 10% travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice.)
    • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future
    • Preferred locations: Washington, DC, Boston, Chicago, New York area, but location is flexible.