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Deloitte CFO Program Writer in Minneapolis, Minnesota

POSITION: CFO Program Writer

The U.S. CFO Program aims to enhance Deloitte's CFO market position by focusing on the specific challenges, needs and demands CFOs face, and equipping our Deloitte colleagues to build and sustain meaningful relationships with CFOs and senior finance executives of key clients. The Program does this through an outstanding portfolio of offerings and assets that span across a finance executive's career journey.

The Program is searching for a seasoned writer/editor to contribute to the CFO Program offerings and assets. The writer will primarily contribute to two CFO Program offerings - CFO Vision and CFO Insights . CFO Insights is a bi-weekly publication that circulates to almost 40K subscribers and covers topics of importance to finance chiefs and other C-suite executives in an easy-to-read, 1500-word format. Content is both practical and informative and leverages the work of Deloitte subject matter experts, as well as the perspectives of senior finance executives. CFO Vision is Deloitte's annual CFO conference-a world-class gathering of CFOs that offers an exclusive opportunity to hear insights and perspectives from thought leaders on issues that are top of mind for CFOs. Writer responsibilities for CFO Vision would include synthesizing broad finance themes into consistent and concise messaging to be used in all event materials and communications.

The position will require working with a wide range of professionals across Deloitte to produce and distribute well-written, high-quality, and accurate articles for the C-suite audience. The right candidate will also be tasked with developing a pipeline of material that matters to Deloitte's top clients and reflects the goals of the CFO Program.

In addition to exceptional writing skills, the individual must be skilled in interviewing C-suite executives on complex business topics, comfortable working in an environment with regular deadlines, and flexible to changes in assignments and direction. The individual also must possess a high level of professionalism and a commitment to quality.

Specific responsibilities include the following:

  • Drafting informative, compelling, and balanced stories to meet executives' information needs on a broad range of issues, including finance, strategy, operations, technology, board, and regulatory matters.

  • Interviewing Deloitte subject matter experts, translating their insights and perspectives into informative articles.

  • Researching, conducting, and drafting interviews of C-suite and other senior executives.

  • Creating intriguing and informational descriptions for agenda topics.

  • Writing speaker notes and scripts for CFO Program leadership.

  • Preparing questions for C-suite and other senior executives.

  • Leveraging existing Deloitte thoughtware to develop content tailored to the C-suite when necessary.

  • Incorporating CFO Program content into CFO Insights

  • Collaborating with other CFO Program and Executive Accelerators team members to identify topics to cover.

  • Collaborating with design and marketing teams to produce and distribute individual issues of CFO Insights .

  • Working with reviewers from our Risk oversight group and other internal teams to approve all materials.

  • Helping to expand traffic to publication site through social media.

Qualifications include the following:

  • Eight or more years' experience writing on complex business and financial topics for a news or publishing organization.

  • A strong working knowledge of current and emerging business trends in the US and abroad that impact C-suite executives, particularly CFOs.

  • Significant experience interviewing finance executives, C-suite-level professionals, and a wide-range of subject matter experts.

  • In-depth knowledge of English, spelling, grammar, and punctuation; and of legal and ethical aspects of journalism, including their application to digital publishing.

  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and flexibility to changing requirements.

  • Ability to work as part of a team, with a can-do attitude.

  • Well-developed time, resource, and project management skills.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite of applications and working knowledge of AP Manual of Style.

  • Experience in using social media to increase readership and amplify content across different channels.

  • Willingness to adhere to Deloitte standards for quality and brand.

  • Flexibility, adaptability, responsiveness, attention to detail, resourcefulness.

  • A commitment to excellence, professionalism, and timely communication.

  • Minimum of Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, writing, English, or related area.

  • Travel 10% on average, based on the work you do and the clients and industries you serve

  • Limited immigration sponsorship may be available

    The wage range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At Deloitte, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $70,195 to $177,470.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.