Communications Manager

Tāmaki-makau-rau/Auckland, NZ
Enabling Areas – Marketing & Communications /
Fixed Term Full-Time /
On-site
Tōia mai te waka! - Haul the canoe!
Ki te urunga te waka!  - To the entrance place!
Ki te moenga te waka!  - To the resting place!
Ki te takotoranga i takoto ai te waka!  - To the place where it will lie!
 
Join us. But be you. At Deloitte, you’ll do more than just join something, you’ll add something.  You’ve found a place that values your curiosity, passion, and desire to work alongside brilliant people on the things that really matter. There really is only one question: What impact do YOU want to make?

·        Be inspired by a highly passionate and collaborative team.
·        Flexible working to suit you, us, and our clients.
·        Join our global brand, currently ranked as one of the most desirable employers in New Zealand.

Our Clients & Marketing team is looking for a Communications Manager to join our Tāmaki-makau-rau/Auckland team on a 13 month fixed term contract.​

The opportunity and team:

We’re looking for a communications manager to join our dynamic, collaborative Clients & Marketing team, based in our Auckland office. This is a fixed term role for parental leave cover for a period of approx. 13 months.
At Deloitte, our brand is our biggest asset differentiating us in the marketplace and allowing us to make an impact that matters. What makes the brand is our people – proving we really are better together!
 
What will your typical day look like?

As our communications manager, you will help to maintain and build the profile of Deloitte in New Zealand. This is your chance to join a fantastic team and get stuck into a role delivering a variety of challenges. It's also a great opportunity to further develop your own communications experience and understanding of topical business issues.
You’ll work with key stakeholders including the Chief Executive and the partners leading our business units, industry groups and major initiatives. As an integral member of the Marketing and Communications team, you’ll work closely with our marketing managers, internal communications practitioners, and digital content specialists to amplify the initiatives and issues that matter to our business and clients.
We could throw in plenty of corporate speak – but we believe in plain English. In a nutshell: you will be responsible for making sure Deloitte is talking about the right issues, in the right places, at the right time.
More specifically:
·         Establishing, developing, and maintaining relationships with business media.
·         Working closely with key spokespeople on newsworthy topics, pitching story ideas and helping them to develop content and put forward a point of view.
·         Developing and managing integrated communications plans for designated business priorities.
·         Monitoring and advising on issues affecting Deloitte's reputation in New Zealand.
·         Leading media relations effort around major projects and initiatives.
·         Participating in global communications team meetings sharing updates and activity from the New Zealand market.
·         Coaching and supporting junior team members to grow their communications skillset.
 
Enough about us, let’s talk about you:

You have / you are:

·         A minimum of five to seven years in a media relations / communications role
·         Excellent content development, article and speech writing skills
·         A proven track record in successfully managing communications programmes.
·         An outstanding ability to forge strong relationships inside and outside Deloitte.
·         A team player who enjoys working collaboratively and wants to make an impact.
 
Competencies:

·         Interpersonal skills, influence, and persuasion
·         Strong written and verbal communications skills
·         Quality orientation with close attention to detail
·         Ability to work as part of team
 
So, who is Deloitte in Aotearoa? 
 
We are driven to create an impact that matters at every opportunity. Supported by a strong leadership team and member firms from over 150 countries across the globe, Deloitte New Zealand is in the business of solving complex problems.  
 
Over our more than 175-year history, we have built a reputation for impactful delivery across audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax, and technology services.  
 
Deloitte in Aotearoa recognises the uniqueness of our country identified in our founding document, Te Tiriti o Waitangi.  We uphold our responsibility(s) to the founding document and acknowledge Māori as the Tangata Whenua/indigenous people.  
 
Our workplace and culture;

We are driven by our desire to create positive outcomes for our clients, communities, and people.  Our purpose is to make an impact that matters. Everything we do is with intent - the intent to make a meaningful difference.
Our shared values are at the heart of everything we do. Living these values, including ‘taking care of each other’ and ‘fostering inclusion’, is essential to ensuring everyone feels included at work and able to reach their full potential. 
For us to succeed and thrive as an organisation, we understand the importance of creating a culture where diverse perspectives matter and where everyone is given an equal opportunity to grow and develop.
 
Deloitte New Zealand rewards

We hold a simple belief – that our people’s hard work should be recognised and rewarded beyond their remuneration.
We have reimagined what ‘work’ looks like and how we can empower all our people to create a work experience that is distinct to their needs. Founded on concepts of trust, balance, wellbeing, and the importance of personal connection, this is the Deloitte experience.
 
We offer:

·         Flexible work arrangements – work in a way that suits you, us, and our clients best.    
·         Subsidised professional qualifications and paid professional memberships.
·         Subsidised health insurance
·         Income protection insurance
·         22 days annual leave
·         Social events, social sports teams, and monthly firm drinks
·         A focus on wellness and well-being
·         Community focused volunteer days
·         A focus on the environment and sustainability
·         Plus, much more
   
Does this sound like the sort of role and organisation for you? Then apply now! We’d love to hear from you.
Mauri ora ki a koe/The essence of life to you