Job Description

We are:

Accenture Interactive—a new breed of agency that’s all about the Experience. For us, customer experience is not an add-on; it’s foundational to who we are and how we empower our clients. As the world’s largest, most disruptive agency, we drive lasting growth for clients by helping them design, build, and run meaningful experiences that make people’s lives better, more productive, and more meaningful. We do this in three ways: by transforming organizations through standout products and services; by building and delivering award-winning campaigns so brands can engage and communicate creatively with customers at scale; and by using our top-notch skills to pilot, integrate, scale, and run the platforms that underpin the world’s greatest experiences.

Job Summary:

There is never a typical day at Accenture Interactive, that’s why people love it here. For this role, you will identify, build and nurture strong, lasting relationships with new and existing clients across our Financial Services portfolio (Banking, Insurance and Capital Markets) and shape our go to market strategy for Accenture Interactive in Canada. You will be a go-to person for our Financial Services clients who are excited to partner with us to deliver industry leading customer experiences.

Here’s a snapshot of your responsibilities:

  • Establish go to market strategies and Financial Services industry specific offerings to build upon existing relationships and drive new business for Accenture Interactive.

  • Act as a customer experience and digital marketing practitioner within the Financial Services space.

  • Work closely with our Executive and Senior level clients to understand and support specific needs, objectives and longer-term digital and marketing strategies.

  • Partner with our Account Leads to develop account specific relationship strategies and call plans for Digital and Marketing.

  • Collaborate with our network of strategic alliance partners to identify joint business opportunities for our clients.

  • Oversee business development activities throughout the sales cycle, including origination, pipeline tracking, proposal and bid management for our Financial Services accounts in Canada.

  • Partner with our Strategy and Consulting, Technology and Operations teams to bring the best of Accenture to our clients.

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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in a related field.

  • At least 8 years of sales & business development experience with Fortune 500 Financial Services companies (Banking, Insurance & Capital Markets).

  • At least 8 years of experience in at least one of the following customer experience and marketing spaces; experience design, digital transformation, product development (agile), digital marketing, marketing technology and brand marketing.

  • At least 5 years of experience in a management consulting firm with Fortune 500 clients.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Superior interpersonal and customer relationship skills and proven ability to work independently and as a team member in a fast environment.

  • Expert in the ability to direct work collaboratively in a fast-paced, goal-oriented consulting engagement.

  • High energy level, sense of urgency, decisiveness and ability to work well under pressure.

  • Passion and strong understanding for the Financial Services industry as well as customer experience and digital trends transforming the space.

  • Understand broader CMO agenda and how digital fits within the overall marketing scope.

  • Demonstrate strong oral, written, and presentation skills to business and technical audiences, including expertise in consulting documentation (e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Excel) to create effective story-telling

  • Experience leading teams of people through complex sales cycles.

  • Client relationship skills and strong business development acumen; ability and experience to lead RFP responses.

  • MBA degree in (or related) areas such as Marketing, Finance, General management, Strategy, Digital business, eCommerce, Customer-relationships etc.

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COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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