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Executive Communications Leader

Location:  Sydney
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  18 Nov 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1455935




What if your career could have a lasting impact on you, and the World?


At EY we believe that whoever you are, your uniqueness helps us stand apart.

We bring together extraordinary people, like you, to build a better working world.



What’s in it for you? 

As our Executive Communications Leader, EY Oceania, you will play a critical role in crafting and delivering the messages for our executive leadership, EY Oceania – helping to shape the firm’s narrative, and ensuring alignment with our corporate vision and values. You will be the key architect of the executive leadership’s external and internal communications, enhancing their presence and influence.


You will be required to seek the expertise of subject matter experts across the firm to ensure that all executive leadership communication are timely, accurate and verified.  In addition, you will be required to undertake work that can be complex or sensitive and you’ll need to exercise a considerable degree of independence as you provide advice on attendance at key events and be responsible for producing well researched, concise speeches and speech notes, emails, and presentations on all remits for the executive leadership.  


This exceptional opportunity is strategic, entrepreneurial, practical and relational. You will be proactively identifying opportunities for the executive leadership to contribute to public debate and exert network influence in support of EY Oceania’s objectives, working closely with the Strategic Communications Leader to ensure our executive leadership’s public profile directly supports EY’s strategic agenda.  


What we’re looking for

Here’s our ‘wish list’ but don’t worry if you don’t tick all the boxes. We’re interested in your strengths, what you want to learn, and how far you want to go.

  • Proven experience (8+ years) in strategic communications leadership roles with a track record of successfully shaping executive narratives and influencing public opinion.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to craft messages that resonate with diverse audiences.
  • Strong understanding of the full potential of the executive leadership’s role to drive organisational strategy and objectives.
  • High level relationship management and interpersonal skills, including appreciating the nuances of the executive leadership’s networks and relationships at a deep level.
  • Proof-reading, sub-editing and advice on level content.
  • Ability to act as a ‘sense-check’ sounding board for executive leadership.
  • High level strategic communications thinking.


What we can offer you

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Acknowledgement of Country

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At EY we take inclusivity seriously, and we’re committed to removing barriers and improving the employment prospects of people with disability or long-term health conditions. We encourage you to share any support and adjustments you need to be your best and participate equitably in our recruitment process. We understand sharing your needs with us can be daunting, so if you have questions before or during your application, we welcome you to get in touch at or +61 3 8650 7788 (option 2). Anything you tell us will be kept completely confidential.


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