Real Estate Communications Specialist

Deloitte Digital
Baltimore, MD
Sep 13, 2021
Sep 15, 2021
Full Time
Position Summary Real Estate Communications Specialist, Deloitte Services LPDeloitte Services LP includes internal support areas such as Sales Excellence, Marketing and Communications, Human Resources/Talent, Information Technology, Facilities Management, and Financial Support Services. Communications SpecialistWork you'll doAs a Communications Specialist, you must be first and foremost, a storyteller and writer. You will be creating original written and visual content, as well as improving the work of others through careful review and critical editing.You'll help our internal real estate team communicate in an effective and purposeful way. This means helping to define communication objectives, identify and analyze stakeholder needs, develop insightful communication strategies, and write individual communications. Your expertise in communications, writing, and storytelling will make you a true thought partner to our team.You will express and convey information in ways that are consistent with Deloitte brand and style. You must be a stickler for detail and have a healthy respect for timelines, tools, and processes.Create content, messaging, and storylines in support of real estate projects and strategies, utilizing various vehicles such as email, presentations, our internal website, and other internally focused collateral.Translate real estate strategy and needs into understandable and compelling messaging, tailored for the audience, context, and type of communication, and aligned with Deloitte brand and style guides.Collaborate with the real estate team to conceptualize, structure, write, and edit pieces so that they're compelling and crystal clear.Analyze communications needs and recommend solutions, messaging, and plans.Develop communications plans for specific real estate projects, tailoring the plan based on its needs and scope.Manage the communications plan for a project, including:be embedded in the project to understand its nuances and adjust the plan and communications accordinglyprovide status updates to the project lead/team on upcoming communications and the overall planexecute on the plan, shepherding each deliverable through the draft, review, and delivery processliaise with the appropriate local office contacts, business partner communications teams, national communications team, and Creative Services as needed, to develop and deliver communications.Manage deadlines for multiple content pieces and projects simultaneously.Identify and recommend creative ideas that will deliver on real estate's strategic goals.Flex as needed to support key initiatives that dovetail or support real estate.Perform other job-related duties as assigned.About the TeamThe Deloitte Real Estate team serves in an internal capacity to deliver strategic real estate, facility management and workplace solutions with quality and value, which foster collaboration, and support innovation while delivering on well-being and sustainability goals. The Real Estate team supports a portfolio of more than 160 offices in five countries.QualificationsEducationBachelor's degree required in business, communications, marketing, English, journalism, or a related field; Advanced degrees preferredRequired Skills3+ years of experience in a business communications-related field (eg, journalism, public relations, corporate communications) with a focus on communications strategy, planning and executionSolid understanding of communications strategies and tactics and how they come together to provide measurable resultsOutstanding ability to write clearly, persuasively and adapt writing style depending on audience and communication objectivesExperience working with a range of business communications media (eg, writing, presentations)Exposure to executive communications, change communications, and/or internal communicationsProven ability to manage multiple tasks or projects to successful outcomes in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, and highly collaborative environmentFlexibility and adaptability and level of comfort with ambiguity and fluid prioritiesStrong project management skillsExcellent interpersonal skills and willingness to learn from othersHigh intellectual curiosity, with the ability to absorb new information rapidly and grapple with a wide range of complex business issuesSensitivity to, and discretion in, handling confidential informationSuperior Microsoft Office skills (eg, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); familiarity with integrating various technologies to support marketing effortsMust be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.Preferred SkillsExperience writing for a professional services firm and/or Fortune 500 company How You'll Grow At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. 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