Firmwide External Communications Manager in New York, New York | DiversityInc Careers
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Firmwide External Communications Manager

A career in Sales and Marketing, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to focus on positioning a distinctive PwC brand in the marketplace and drive long term revenue growth for the Firm. You’ll focus on designing, developing, and implementing communication programmes and media events to promote and sell the PwC’s brand and services as well as contribute to and evaluating our pricing strategies in the marketplace. Our Marketing and Public Relations team is responsible for PwC’s external media relations and social media strategy. As part of our team, you’ll help with social media account management, media relationship management, and identifying new and emerging opportunities for the Firm.


As a Manager, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Job Requirements and Preferences: 

Basic Qualifications: 

Minimum Degree Required: 
High School Diploma

Minimum Years of Experience: 
4 year(s) 

Preferred Qualifications: 

Degree Preferred: 
Bachelor Degree

Preferred Fields of Study: 
Business Administration/Management, Marketing, Public Relations, Communications Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Advertising

Preferred Knowledge/Skills: 
Demonstrates extensive knowledge and/or a proven record of success in media strategy at local and national levels, preferably with a professional services firm or a public relations agency in a B2B context, including the following areas: 
- Understanding of the news cycle, how the media landscape is changing and apply that to the Firm and its strategies; 
- Developing and executing of PR strategies for various areas of the US Firm, in keeping with the firm's US public communications policy; 
- Understanding of subject-matter specialties within appropriate areas of the Firm including formal and informal professional development opportunities, independent reading of PwC thought leadership and other educational materials; and,
- Understanding of social media strategy and activation, working within various platforms (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Medium, etc.); social media research, analytic tools, strategies and trends, including search engine optimization and marketing, leveraging social-oriented tools (e.g., Bitly, Hootsuite, SocialBro, Radian6).

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in project management, day-to-day operations, multi-tasking and overseeing multiple and diverse projects simultaneously to perform the following tasks: 
- Maintaining 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; 
- Performing 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; -Building and maintaining relationships while working effectively within a complex, matrix organization to address strategic and risk management issues; 
- Managing projects, execution skills, attention to detail and quality; 
- Driving external facing social media strategy, establishing consistency and innovation in execution; 
- Collaborating with internal teams to promote our brand and thought leadership via social media; 
- Managing external social media activities to support the firm's brand and thought leadership objectives, as well as business priorities; 
- Working independently with and advising various teams to enhance social presence of PwC externally as the main point of contact for the US, global and network business marketing communities regarding the firm's social media strategy; and, 
- Coaching junior staff, vendors and other external vendors, as needed.

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.

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