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UAE Marketing & Communications Lead

Job Location: Dubai

Regional Description: UAE

Job Number: 00656734


- Job description

Job Title:  UAE Marketing & Communications Lead
Level:  Associate Manager
Location: Dubai

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world.  The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.  Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.
People in the Corporate Function career track contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.
Marketing and Communications professionals build a powerful and differentiated global brand at the corporate, industry, capability and geography levels that supports the Accenture strategy; enhances long-term client relationships; inspires employees and candidates; and drives profitable revenue growth.
Duties of the Marketing & Communications Lead include but are not limited to:
  • Develop marketing strategy and execute programs aligned to the strategy. Programs can include advertising, internal communications, recruitment marketing, events & sponsorships, collateral/credentials development, direct marketing, writing, web content management, database management, digital marketing, lead generation, merchandise/brand and award/company recognition, among others
  • Develop and oversee implementation of internal communications activities to support: Accenture leadership, employee engagement and retention efforts, employee experience and “great place to work” activities, among others
  • Provide strategic counsel to leadership teams and key stakeholders, and advise them on communications strategy and messaging to internal and external audiences
  • Support the Accenture strategic priorities and continue to build the Accenture brand
  • Oversee program execution to ensure successful completion in terms of quality, effectiveness, time and budget. This includes tracking and reporting results metrics and success measurement
  • Own end to end process of marketing campaign ideation, planning, production and execution across the organization
  • Work with members of the local marketing team, regional marketing contacts and the other leads, broader marketing communications team and other areas of the Accenture business
  • Drive the conception, design, resourcing, implementation and measurement marketing programs.
  • Format content deliverables POVs, snackable, digital, client stories
  • Manage the process of developing content getting our content into the right places and systems
  • Develop digital marketing strategy for all campaigns
  • Work with industry and geo internal teams to raise the profile of our content with our people in our communications vehicles.
  • Ensure that the local marketing strategy & plan is aligned with the local PR plan. Working closely with the local PR lead to ensure visibility of Accenture & leadership team.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 7 years' professional work experience in Marketing
  • Diploma preferably in Marketing, Political Science, International Relations, Management School, and Social Sciences.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong project management experience
  • Strong content development experience (managing the process from inception through go-to-market) and understanding of brand elements and how to apply them to local campaigns.
  • Strong experience in event management logistics
  • Experience in B2B marketing
  • Strong experience with digital campaigns, understanding of social media (LinkedIn and twitter)
  • Exceptional written, content development, presentation and oral communication skills in English
  • Proven experience in client credentials/ case study and marketing collateral development
  • Proven experience in metrics-based marketing programs and ROI 
  • Experience with technologies and best practices for web design, web production, and creative design across multiple platforms.

Professional Skill Qualifications:

  • Broad overall business acumen, industry knowledge, knowledge of Accenture's areas of business
  • Understanding and ability to originate and apply marketing concepts
  • Budget management and financial reporting skills
  • Ability to manage and build relationships in a matrixed organizational environment
  • Ability to work autonomously and independently, yet integrate appropriately with other areas within Marketing & Communications and other areas within Accenture
  • Ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines with multiple stakeholder
  • Ability to develop and apply creative solutions to complex issues
  • High attention to detail and quality control

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