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Senior Associate, Communications



Marketing & Communications
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, October 24, 2023

Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today's most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It's also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it's no wonder we're consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you're as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.

KPMG is currently seeking a Senior Associate, Communications to join our Corporate Affairs team.


  • Develop and execute paid, earned (regional media focus), social and owned media strategies that enhance and protect the reputation of the firm and advance the firm's strategic priorities with a focus in Chicago and other Midwest markets
  • Build relationships with key stakeholders, including KPMG's Market Leaders, to understand our business and the media landscape to develop compelling messages to drive media and social engagement
  • Drive communications to both external and internal audiences in support of business priorities through a variety of media, including social media, video and call show-flows, infographics, and written communications​
  • Create and maintain productive, collaborative relationships, and proactively supports other team members and projects; serves as connection point on the team and with key stakeholders to ensure awareness of programs, deliverables, and results​
  • Work with data and analytics to glean actionable insights and drive meaningful outcomes​
  • Bring external trends and case studies into communications by being an avid consumer of traditional news and social media​ 


  • Minimum three years of recent experience working in communications with in-depth knowledge of and experience using internal and external communications channels including social and digital media; agency and regional media outreach experience a plus​
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university 
  • Ability to effectively collaborate and interact with individuals at all levels across an organization, including senior leadership; knowledge of the business and competitive environment​
  • Strong writing and project management skills; proactive team player and self-starter who exercises independent judgment and discretion
  • Proven technical aptitude and critical thinking; knowledge of Microsoft Office and measurement tools​
  • Able to thrive, multi-task, and be flexible in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment

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