Consulting Technology & Innovation--Associate Writer, Office of the CTO (Enabling Manager)
Charlotte, NC, USA | Deloitte Consulting
Functions:IT / Information Technology
Consulting - IT
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The mission of the Deloitte Consulting’s Technology & Innovation Office of the CTO (OCTO) is to sense, research, and champion emerging technologies while deepening our reputation, relationship, and engagement with our clients’ technology executives.
The Office of the CTO (OCTO) is currently looking for an experienced technology journalist or other business/technology communications professional to write, ghostwrite, and edit articles and other content on issues of interest to Chief Information Officers (CIOs), Chief Technology Officers (CTOs), other business executives with an interest in enterprise technology.
What You'll Do
The position will entail writing fresh copy and adapting existing content to address strategic, operational, financial, regulatory, and other matters that technology executives face in managing their IT organizations, executing tech transformation strategies, and supporting their business counterparts.
The position will require working with a wide range of professionals across Deloitte’s global organization to produce concise, high-quality, and accurate materials for the CIO/executive audience. The position demands a broad and current knowledge of technology trends and markets, and exceptional writing and editorial skills, including the ability to write for an executive audience and translate complex technology topics into meaningful, jargon-free prose. In addition, the candidate must be skilled in interviewing professionals on complex topics, meeting deadlines, collaborating with graphic designers to develop compelling visual assets, and adapting to changes in editorial assignments and direction. The candidate should possess a high level of professionalism and a commitment to quality in their work.
Responsibilities include the following:
Ghostwriting fresh, concise articles and editing the writing of others to support the eminence priorities of the Consulting practice and the Office of the CTO.
Managing multiple works streams simultaneously and independently.
Working closely with the CTO, OCTO team leaders, a senior writer, graphic designers, and with marketing/PR colleagues to generate a variety of deadline-driven pieces.
Interviewing senior Deloitte leaders and translating their insights and perspectives into compelling, professionally written materials (e.g., reports, POVs, articles, blogs, Q&As, PPT presentations, educational materials).
Developing ongoing relationships with Deloitte subject matter experts and practice teams.
Continually monitoring and identifying developments affecting CIOs and other information technology executives.
What You'll Bring to the Table
Qualifications and requirements include the following:
Minimum of six years’ experience writing about complex technology and business topics for a news or publishing organization, or in a technology-focused corporate communications setting.
Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, or related area.
Broad, current understanding of emerging technology trends (e.g., digitization, AI, AR/VR, advanced networking, cyber security).
Excellent stylist capable of producing clean copy quickly.
Excellent interpersonal skills accompanied by significant experience interviewing senior executives (in person and via phone)
Experience with cross-platform digital publishing and with multiple content types (social media, blogs, long-form digital and print articles, webcasts, embedded video, etc.)
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite of applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
Well-developed time, resource, and project management skills
Flexibility, adaptability, responsiveness, attention to detail, resourcefulness
A commitment to excellence and a high degree of professionalism
Ability to work as part of a team, with a can-do attitude