Communications, Manager

PwC - Toronto, ON (22 days ago)

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Line of Service

Internal Firm Services

Not Applicable

IFS - Brand & Communications
Management Level

Job Description & Summary

A career in Firm Strategy and Communications, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to establish effective communication programmes that enhance PwC’s vision, strategy, values, and purpose. You’ll focus on designing communication initiatives 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 Internal Communications team creates and implements the most effective communication strategies and tactics that drives PwC’s strategy and aligns its vision and purpose. As part of the team, you’ll create high quality and high impact communications that engage our partners and people and enhance the PwC’s culture and brand.
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 an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. 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 Manager, 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:

Develop and execute integrated corporate communications strategies
Provide communications planning and support for Marketing, Communications & Sales campaigns, priorities and deliverables
Develop leadership communications and regular updates (including alignment of national, business unit and regional messaging)
Manage and support the firm’s corporate communications channels (e.g. digital signage, videos, webcasting etc.), including owning and coordinating the weekly internal news editorial and publishing processes
Provide guidance and best practices to other team members and stakeholders on improving their writing style
Support and enable the firm’s communications “cascade” model to support PwC’s strategy, business plans and priorities
Develop innovative ideas and content for partner and staff engagement meetings, feedback sessions and networking events (e.g. partner and staff meetings, town halls, quarterly updates)
Assist with the external profiles (PR and social media) to help position leaders on issues aligned to firm strategy
Conduct research, as necessary, to support line of service communications strategy and tactics
Share and liaise on communications best practices with National Communications colleagues
Measure and report on the impact of communication strategy, channel effectiveness and tactics
Please note this is a contract opportunity with an end date of December 2020.

An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work
8+ years of experience in a series of communication roles, ideally within a professional services firm
A Bachelor’s degree in Business/ Communications/ Marketing or a relevant field
An understanding of corporate communications and its link to business strategy
Working knowledge of PR and social media
Working knowledge of Google G-Suite
Excellent client service skills - with a proven ability to create communications tactics to support client business objectives
Strong relationship building abilities, largely centered on listening skills
Demonstrated success working with senior leadership, developing relationships, addressing their needs and providing communications counsel
Previous achievement in understanding the needs and sensitivities of different audiences and adapting appropriate writing style and content
Strong attention to detail, deadlines and impact of actions on others
Excellent written and oral communications skills
Excellent organizational, prioritization and interpersonal skills
Willingness to aid colleagues and contribute to the continual building of a successful, high-functioning team
The ability to work effectively in a matrix and relationship-driven organization
Why you’ll love working for PwC
We want you to love every (if not, almost every) minute of your career, having said this, we get it. Each life stage we go through comes with a new set of priorities and demands. This is why we support you through a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits, so regardless of your situation, there’s something for everyone.

Leading benefits for our permanent staff include:
A competitive compensation package

Sponsored investments, pensions and saving plans with matching firm contributions

Flexible working

PwC FlexBenefits, for personalised medical & dental coverage, including enhanced mental health benefit

Every day recognition and real time appreciation through our rewards and recognition program

Dress for your day with our flexible dress environment

Health, wellness and fitness perks

Family-friendly benefits, including maternity and parental leave policies and support networks to help you prepare for your successful return to work

Adoption/surrogacy benefits

Back-up child and elder care support

Career defining project work and international experience

Development opportunities including learning on the job, formal learning, learning from others and access to “Vantage” our digital learning system

Award winning programs including “Women in Leadership” and “Enhanced Pursuit Program”

A coach to help develop skills, diversify experiences and achieve career aspirations

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Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

Government Clearance Required?

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PwC is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, without regard to race, colour, citizenship, religion, sex, marital / family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.