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Marketing & Communications Project Coordinator, KPMG Alliances

Date: Jul 29, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

Role Summary

This exciting role is to support the Marketing & Communications team for KPMG Alliances with the development and implementation of their annual marketing plan including:

- Liaison and coordination with the wider KPMG alliances team to ensure the timely delivery of their respective deliverables as they fit into overall M&C projects
- Project managing of our participation and representation at alliance partner global events including overall responsibility for time-line adherence, liaison with all internal and external suppliers and stakeholders and communication calendar
- In collaboration with fellow M&C team members, oversight of the communications calendar for the KPMG alliances program including social media activities and monthly newsletter content.

The individual must have excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrate a proactive approach to their role and act with autonomy and discretion.

The individual should have a good knowledge of the KPMG network, structure and operating models of KPMG member firms, particularly in respect of their go to market and communications strategies and capabilities.

The role holder will be expected to:

- Support and manage elements of key projects related to the KPMG Alliances Marketing & Communications priorities throughout the year, e.g. Social Media, Network Governance, Global alliance Partner Events.
- Support the KPMG Marketing & Communications team to oversee and manage the budget to ensure greatest impact and value.
- Managing communications content by channel to ensure alignment between global and member firms and sharing of best practice across the network both internally and externally.

The individual will need to:

- Have a thorough understanding of the overall ambition and strategy for KPMG globally.
- Rapidly develop an understanding of the key priorities for KPMG Alliances and an overview of the current activities and annual calendar.
- Build strong relationships with other members of the KPMG Alliances Team as well as wider stakeholder groups including KPMG Lighthouse, Global Advisory and Global Industries.
- Have a global mindset with a keen understanding of the importance of our member firms and wider network.

Key Accountabilities

Program Management - 50%

Working closely with M&C counterparts to develop and maintain project plans for all significant deliverables for the KPMG Alliances M&C group including liaison with the wider KPMG Alliances team and other stakeholders. Projects would include global events, social media calendar and content collation for regular communications.

Internal network collaboration - 25%

Develop and foster relationships with fellow industry, member firm and sector global colleagues to ensuring alignment and sharing of best practice.

Effectively access and leverage and manage Marketing Shared Services resources e.g. Brand Management, Online Services, PR, Program Delivery, Digital, Knowledge Management and Operations comprising a mix of in-house, outsourced and off-shored resources and services

Metrics and Reporting- 25%

Develop and maintain the required tools to capture and report project management milestone achievements, budgetary spend and measure and analyze the success of KPMG Alliances marketing and communication activities

“Everyone a Leader” Competencies


- Confident and assertive
- Flexible and able to operate in the context of very different cultures and with a certain level of ambiguity
- Strong communication and writing skills
- Experience of working in a global, matrix context and with senior stakeholders
- Strong self- discipline and motivation
- Passionate team player with strong collaboration skills

- Champion inclusion: Creates an environment in which all people feel like they belong
- Drive quality: Delivers high-quality products and exceptional service that provide value and exceed client expectations
- Advance an ethical environment: Takes personal responsibility for the ethical environment of the firm and encourages others to do the same
- Apply a strategic perspective: Uses diverse sets of inputs to develop a broad perspective on business and people issues
- Make sound decisions: Exercises sound ethical and business judgment when making decisions
- Foster innovation: Embraces a culture of innovation and experimentation to create value
- Demonstrate self-awareness: Focuses on self-development and continuous learning, using insight to build capability and confidence
- Build collaborative relationships: Connects with individuals, teams and organizations to build lasting, collaborative relationships that enable global, firm-wide growth
- Develop and motivate others: Engages teams, instills confidence, and coaches people to find meaning in their work and achieve exceptional results

Technical Skills & Qualifications

- Excellent skills with office package (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
- Excellent project management experience
- Native English speaker
- Affinity and knowledge with new and emerging technologies.
- Diploma or undergraduate degree preferably in a marketing related qualification

Experience & Knowledge

- Exceptional organization skills with an ability to prioritize an often conflicting workload and to determine appropriate escalation when required.
- Excellent interpersonal and stakeholder management skills with the ability to create strong relationships across a global network and interact with senior leaders.
- Experience of working in a virtual team and of supporting and managing global events critical.
- Cultural awareness and experience of working across geographies.
- Proactive, innovative and a problem solver.
- Focus on producing high quality outputs with strong attention to detail and accuracy.
- Comfortable with online communication / social platforms and open, collaborative working.
- Good knowledge of KPMG and our service offerings across Global Communications and the wider Marketing and Communications business globally.
- An active desire for continuous improvement.
- Demonstrates flexibility and resilience and continuously seeks to develop in order to enhance and acquire knowledge, skills and expertise.
- Proactive self-starter who is able to work with minimal supervision.
- Prepared for global travel as required.

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