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EY BMC Communications Leader - Tax in Detroit, Michigan

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

BMC Communications Leader (Tax) - Associate Director

Are you an experienced communications professional with extensive, demonstrated capabilities in planning, producing and executing strategic communications programs? Are you looking to take your talents to the next level? EY’s Americas Tax Brand, Marketing and Communications (BMC) team has an opening for an experienced communications leader with a strong track record of setting campaign strategy for complex programs in a matrixed organization, creating and coordinating communications deliverables across a variety of mediums, and measuring and tracking results. This role will work directly with the Americas Tax BMC Director, EY Tax, Law, and People Advisory Services leaders, as well as other key stakeholders within various regions and business areas.

The opportunity

Employing a progressive mindset, you’ll have the opportunity to develop and set direction for essential Americas Tax communications programs, aligned to the Tax practice’s overarching strategic goals and priorities. Working closely with internal stakeholders and enabling teams, you’ll understand and embed key audience issues to challenge traditional communications paradigms.

Your key responsibilities

You’ll lead assigned Americas Tax communications programs by developing comprehensive strategies which incorporate multi-channel campaigns to maximize awareness, engagement, audience reach, and impact. And you’ll build relationships with the Americas Tax leadership team, initiative and program leaders, and your BMC colleagues to meet business objectives.

Skills and attributes for success

Adept at crafting, cultivating, and owning leadership voices across a broad range of organizational channels and deliverables

Proven track record of developing communications strategies, including annual planning, calendars, and timelines, building campaign deliverables, monitoring effectiveness and making iterative optimizations as needed

Demonstrated success in building internal and external relationships at a senior level

Ability to manage relationships with external agencies, effectively articulating business needs and KPIs to brief and engage outside vendors

Excellent project management skills and experience working as a leader on expansive, multi-faceted projects

Ability to work autonomously when necessary in a virtual work environment, while maintaining connectivity with your team and other members of the practice

To qualify for the role, you must have

Minimum of 12 plus years of experience in communications

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications or related field, MBA or master’s degree desired

Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

Ability to articulate complex subject matter in a straightforward, concise and easily digestible manner for broad audiences

Strong business acumen and understanding of how environmental factors affect the firm, practice, markets, and solutions

Confidence in presenting complex or nuanced ideas, anticipating potential objections, interpreting responses to present alternative solutions and influence others

Excellent project management, teamwork, and interpersonal skills – ability to identify and coordinate resources where applicable

Poise to professionally interact with all levels of leadership

Ideally, you’ll also have

Experience working in professional services or related fields

Appetite to explore innovative uses of technology, multimedia, and research to achieve communications goals

What we look for

We are ultimately looking innovative, creative thinkers with strong business acumen who are strategic, collaborative and consultative communicators.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 18 days of paid time off with additional time based on your level and years of service plus 12 observed holidays, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world. Apply now.

What we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

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