Job Description

Growth Markets Marketing & Communications Content Programs Lead
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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The Growth Markets M+C Content Programs lead oversees the GM content strategy and delivery across channels. This role works closely with the Chief Executive, GM, the GM CMO and GM Editorial Board team to shape the issues-driven content agenda in the Market, focusing very closely on GM’s growth bets and business priorities.

 

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of partnering with senior leaders and subject matter experts early in the content development process to establish compelling and impactful narratives that will resonate with clients and targets. Taking advantage of global investments in market research and major launch moments he/she will champion GM customized content programs to launch concurrently and drive more value in the region.   This highly strategic role relies on having demonstrated expertise in building breakthrough content marketing campaigns that are innovative, impactful and memorable. The successful candidate will be at home orchestrating the complete content agenda for the Growth Markets. This agenda will form the backbone to the GM 360 degree marketing campaign program and event platform strategy.

 

Success in this role relies on effective networking and exceptional interpersonal skills; there isn’t a functional team within the GM marketing that this leader will not interact with.

 

In addition to driving the content agenda this role will also have primary responsibilities in the following areas:

•               Program management of content marketing critical initiatives, assuring the most essential items that must get done, get done well

•               Working with the GM Editorial Board to deliver on the market activation of all sponsored content

•               Tracking and reporting on key performance metrics

•               Co lead strategic initiatives with the GM CMO 



Qualifications

Education:


Bachelor's Degree or other four-year university degree or equivalent, preferably in English, journalism, marketing, public relations or communications.


Work Experience:


Minimum 18+ years of experience in marketing, business development and/or communications, with strong experience in internal and executive communications – along with a solid understanding of technology, business, industry consulting and outsourcing.

B2B experience preferred.


Critical Skill Requirement (from buisness case):


- Market insights and content writing

- Content packaging

- Business acumen

 

Other Requirements:


Flexible team player with excellent problem-solving skills, ingenuity and a high level of comfort working across multiple initiatives, project teams and stakeholders to continue to grow Accenture’s leadership position in the GM market.

Other key success factors for this role include metrics-driven pragmatism balanced by a passion for challenging the status-quo and trying new things.

Self-assurance and diplomacy required for managing senior stakeholders are must -haves as well.

 

Additional Comments:


•               Excellent oral and written communications skills.

•               Global perspective; strong business and industry acumen.

•               Exceptional professionalism, integrity and self-confidence.

•               Team player: Ability to manage and build relationships, negotiate and influence colleagues within Accenture's large, matrixed organization.

•               Self-assurance and diplomacy required for managing senior stakeholders.

•               Ability to develop and apply creative solutions to complex issues.

•               Ability to work independently yet collaborate and integrate appropriately with other marketing & communications teams at Accenture and other areas across the company.

•               Exceptional project management, organizational, multi-tasking and time-management skills.

•               Ability to develop, manage and adhere to budgets.

•               Self-starter with ability to learn quickly, take initiative and maintain focus.

•               High energy and adept at juggling competing priorities to tight deadlines.

•               Pragmatic, analytically minded and metrics-driven.

•               Proven “scrappiness” and problem-solving skills.

•               Curiosity and natural inclination to challenge status-quo.


Why join us?

  • We offer a transparent, fast paced approach career progression, with a focus on your strengths and continuous coaching from senior colleagues
  • You will benefit from working alongside Accenture experts who are solving some of the biggest industry challenges with innovative thinking and pioneering tools
  • Flexible work arrangements and a range of benefits including competitive rewards
  • You will have access to state-of-the-art technology that will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest business trends
  • You will also have opportunities to make a difference to the communities in which we work and live

  Next Steps

 

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