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SalesEx Pursuit Writer

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Job Description

Title:  Sales Excellence – Pursuit Writer

Role (Job Profile): Pursuit Writing Associate Manager

Management Level: Associate Manager (ML8)      


About Accenture:

At Accenture, we believe your career is about what you want to be and who you want to be. It’s about bringing your skills, your curiosity and your best true self to your work. Here, you’ll match your ingenuity with the latest technology to make incredible things. Together, we can create positive, long-lasting change.

We Are:

Sales Excellence at Accenture empowers our people to compete, win and grow. We develop everything they need to grow their client portfolios, optimize their deals and enable their sales talent, all driven by sales intelligence.

You Are:

Someone who likes to get your message across concisely and clearly in anything you write or talk about. You're competitive by nature, and you enjoy digging into the details so you can provide a well-thought-out answer. You're always open to learning about new technology and trends. You also appreciate and can create a well-crafted story, in any medium.

The Work:

You're a member of a writing team whose goal is to create clear, concise, and compelling sales materials to differentiate Accenture from its competitors. Along with creating and editing, you use creative storytelling to deliver innovative sales materials. You also help make sure the team consistently understands and follows best practices and standards.

* Serve as a lead writer on pursuit writing support requests

* Participate in and co-facilitate proposal storyboarding sessions

* Apply conceptual writing and storytelling for large and complex deals

* Collaborate with creative colleagues such as designers to develop materials

* Own the writing of technical and standard sections and content

* Work with subject matter experts to develop and refine content

* Conduct peer reviews and share insights to enhance content

* Contribute to and work with content in internal repositories

* Support training and coach junior team members

* Apply best practices aligned with the global team, promoting consistency among writers

*Contribute to and participate in the pursuit writing practice community


Basic Qualifications:

* A minimum of 6 years of professional writing or related experience

  • English is required for this position as this role will regularly interact with stakeholders across Canada, US and other countries across our Global footprint where English is the common language. Due to the significant high volume of interactions with these English-speaking stakeholders, which is inherent to this position, it is not possible to reorganize the company's activities to avoid this requirement.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Native level of fluency in English and French

* Excellent command of business language

* Strong storytelling experience and deep familiarity with editorial guidelines

* Highly developed interpersonal and communications skills

* Highly competent in MS Word and PowerPoint

* Strong problem solving and decision-making abilities

* Able to work independently and in virtual environment

Extra credit if you have:

Writing experience with IT offerings or topics

You may also need:

* Must support/mirror working hours for the supported Market Unit or other business area

* Must be flexible with work hours according to business needs

* Must have good internet connectivity and distraction-free environment for working at home, in accordance with local guidelines

* May be occasionally required to travel domestically or internationally


Ontario - Ottawa, Ontario - Toronto, Quebec - Montreal

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