Job Description

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.

Job Description

We are Accenture’s advertising team, one global collective of advertising experts located around the world.  We partner across the Marketing & Communications organization to be integrated and transparent, and embrace a culture of smart, strategic work.  The Accenture advertising team is part of the Brand team, tasked with producing great creative work – from the idea to the execution – and implementing paid media campaigns globally.  We are a smart, creative, collaborative team, that has fun and enjoy working together in a truly human way.    

You are passionate about advertising and know how to identify and champion great creative work.  An innovator who understands that our People, Clients and Recruits are key audiences, who are integral to our success. A true collaborator with a go-getter attitude, you are able to wrangle people and align local/regional leadership, business stakeholders, agency partners and other advertising and brand colleagues to work toward a single brand strategy. You are skilled in the art of delivering creative feedback to agency teams. You’ve led teams, directly and indirectly, and know how to keep everyone working with a shared purpose.  Your creativity and curiosity are complimented by a desire to create advertising campaigns that stay true to the messaging brief.

The role focuses on building and creating best in class advertising campaigns that revere innovation and creativity.  Partner with agencies and paid media teams to deliver messages to our key audiences in the most appropriate channels, meeting the objectives of the brief.  Operate as part of a seamless, global collective of advertising experts – with local expertise, helping to provide insights that are unique to the Canadian market.   Assist the global creative team on global campaigns as needed.

The work is rarely the same day to day, and centers on the need to:
  • Drive creative excellence and superior execution.
  • Spearhead the design and delivery of Global Advertising campaigns in Canada to create seamless end-to-end experiences, awareness, preference and loyalty with our key audi-ences in North America.
  • Ensure brand values are properly reflected at all touchpoints (e.g., throughout cam-paigns, digital and print collateral and events).
  • Facilitate and champion seamless integration across the entire Brand team. 
  • Be a collaborator, within the transformed M&C organization, to champion, educate, and review all advertising creative to ensure strategic alignment to global strategy, while also flexible in each geography for local relevance. 
  • Direct partner agencies on the creation and implementation of best in class creative work.

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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum 10 years of hands-on experience in Brand, Advertising or similar field
  • Bachelor’s degree
Preferred Qualifications
  • Agency management experience preferred
  • Knowledge of, and passion for Advertising with the ability to execute and implement multi-faceted campaigns
  • Project management experience—that includes managing people
  • Demonstrated ability to work closely with and direct external suppliers, third party vendors, agencies, and relevant external networks
Professional Skill Requirements
  • Strong business acumen, ideally within a professional services organization
  • Demonstrated leadership, teamwork and collaboration in professional setting; either military or civilian 
Accenture does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis covered by local law. Accenture is committed to providing employment opportunities to current or former members of the armed forces.

We are committed to employment equity. We encourage all people, including women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities and persons of aboriginal descent to apply.
 
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions — underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network — Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 469,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
 


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Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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