PwC External Communications Manager, Commercial in New York, New York

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Job Description

PwC's Marketing and Sales function is a client-centric, high-performing team that drives the Firm's priorities and long-term revenue growth by

passionately positioning PwC as a distinctive brand in the marketplace.

The External Communications Team is responsible for the Firm's external media relations and social media strategy, including the overseeing and management of PwC's social media accounts, relationships with media nationally and locally, and ongoing identification of new and emerging opportunities to enhance the Firm's visibility. The team focuses on protecting the PwC brand and positively positioning the US Firm and its spokespeople externally, primarily through media and social media.

Position/Program Requirements

Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 4

Minimum Degree Required: High School Diploma or GED

Degree Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Public Relations/Communications, or Advertising

Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates extensive knowledge and/or a proven record of success in media strategy at local and national levels

preferably with a professional services firm, a financial services entity or working at a public relations agency

including the following areas:

  • Development and execution of PR strategies for various areas of the US Firm, in keeping with the Firm's US public communications policy;

  • Subject-matter specialty within appropriate areas of the Firm including; formal and informal professional development opportunities, independent reading of PwC thought leadership and other educational materials; and,

  • Utilization of technologies and strategies that aid and enhance PR results, including blogs, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, and Snapchat, among others, and must be able to make recommendations on how best to apply these tools.

Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in roles involving project management, day-to-day operations and multi-tasking / overseeing multiple and diverse projects simultaneously to perform the following tasks:

  • Maintain solid media relationships and the skills to identify and seek out additional, industry-specific media contacts and begin the process of developing these important relationships;

  • Perform as a skilled verbal communicator, writer, and strategist, who not only understands the tactics of the PR business .i.e. pitches, interviews, social media, but also has the experience to know when and how to apply them, depending on the need or situation;

  • Conduct content development, media outreach, interviews, follow-up, and results reporting;

  • Seek exposure and opportunities within proactive and defensive PR; and,

  • Build and maintain relationships while working effectively within a complex, matrix organization to address strategic and risk management issues.

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.