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Marketing and Communications Internships at Accenture

Internship opportunities for graduates in Marketing and Communications at Accenture.


Our Marketing and Communications team builds Accenture’s brand, protects its reputation, generates awareness of the company’s capabilities and services, and plays an integral role in supporting sales growth. Our teams are involved in a range of activities from advertising, media relations, PR, sponsorships, social media and internal communications to brand management and thought leadership initiatives.

We’re hiring across our dynamic marketing function for graduate interns to begin in September 2017 on a 6 month contract. Read below to find out more about the roles on offer, the application process and to hear from some of our current marketing interns.

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Marketing Team Structure

Business Area Marketing

Our Business Area teams are responsible for marketing all of Accenture’s key business offerings in Strategy, Digital, Technology and Operations to our clients. They help build compelling stories around our expertise and differentiate us from our competitors. This can include large campaigns centred on our headline pieces of research, like the annual Technology Vision report, or organising smaller events targeted at specific client issues. They also run our UK Digital and Technology twitter channels.

Industry Marketing

There are dedicated marketing teams for all the industries we work in - Financial Services, Communications, Media and Technology, Health and Public Services, Resources and Products. They take our key business offerings and make them relevant and compelling to the wide range of clients we work with. This can include client newsletters, digital campaigns around specific issues and marketing at industry events such as Mobile World Congress.

Recruitment Marketing

The Recruitment Marketing team is responsible for building Accenture's employer brand within the marketplace and maximising our organisation's reputation as an employer of choice. The team delivers Accenture's entry level and experienced hire campaigns for the UK. They also assist the business in achieving targets for diversity recruitment, develop targeted campaigns for niche roles and manage our UK careers social media channels.

Hospitality and Sponsorships Marketing

The Hospitality and Sponsorships team are responsible for managing Accenture's relationships with some of the UK's leading arts, cultural and sporting organisations and Accenture’s hospitality programme. This includes the RBS 6 Nations, The British Film Institute (including the London Film Festival and London Flare Lesbian and Gay Film Festival sponsorships) and The Science Museum. As well as ensuring maximum value for Accenture and showcasing some of our most innovative technology, they also deliver crucial benefits for clients and employees.

Media and Relationships Marketing

The Media and Analyst Relations team is responsible for protecting and building Accenture's reputation in the marketplace, by raising awareness of its client projects and its views on key industry issues through targeted media outlets. This involves liaising with journalists to develop relationships and place stories, writing news releases, media pitches and articles, as well as training, briefing and scheduling interviews for Accenture’s spokespeople.

Innovation Marketing

The Innovation marketing team helps cement Accenture’s position at the forefront of technological change. Accenture Innovation is built around three areas, The Innovation Centre, Open Innovation and The Innovation Programme. Meaning the team helps promote the work that Accenture Innovation is doing both internally and externally. Whether it’s supporting hackathons, promoting the launch of new innovation initiatives or developing case studies of our latest cutting edge technology, they’re helping highlight the creative expertise in our Innovation Team.

Advertising and Local Image

Advertising - The Global Advertising team monitors and ensures the smooth operation of our international advertising campaigns. This involves working closely with our external agencies and ensuring that processes such as translations for our local markets and adaptations for the different mediums used for advertising are all brand compliant and showcase the best of Accenture.

Local Image - The Local Image team builds Accenture’s reputation within the UK. This includes managing our UK webpages and creating engaging blog articles, as well as organising events throughout the year, such as for International Women’s Day in March.

Internal Communications

The Internal Communications team ensure that key messages and information are properly communicated to everyone at Accenture UK. For an organisation our size, this is an essential role and includes regular newsletters, creative employee engagement campaigns, events for specific areas of the business and managing our internal social media channels. There is both a central team and specific teams for each area of Accenture, ensuring that campaigns are both coordinated and tailored to specific groups.

Client Relationship and Business Development Marketing

The Connecting for Growth (C4G) team is responsible for supporting business development within the UK. Built around three areas, Client Centric Marketing, Opportunity Centric Marketing and social media for business development, they support client account and bid teams to help deepen relationships with clients, build highly targeted campaigns around specific bids and help employees understand the benefits of social media for business development. This can include everything from organising coaching our senior leadership to network effectively, to building engaging social media campaigns around must win bids.

The Application Process

March – May: Applications open

April – May: Online video interview

June: Assessment centre

July – August: Offers made

September: Internship starts

How do I apply?

Applications will close Sunday 7 May 2017. As part of your application, you will need to include a covering letter along with your CV (please ensure details of your UCAS Points/A Levels/equivalent are listed). This is a mandatory part of your application in order to be considered for the role. The covering letter must be no longer than a page and clearly state why you are interested in a career in Marketing and Communications, within Accenture.


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