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Marketing & Communications Internship

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00574146

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Accenture Marketing & Communications Internship
Location: London
Duration: 6 months, from September 2018
Salary: £22,000 pro rata + benefits
 
 
Unlock the power of your mind
 
Discover how powerful minds can make unique contributions. Bring your own to a career at Accenture, and see how you can create change in the world around you. We empower you to be your best. We embrace who you are. We invest in your future.
 
We look for passionate, curious and solution-driven team players who are ready to ignite ideas and inspired to push boundaries.
 
Be yourself, make a difference: accenture.com/ukgraduates
 
Marketing & Communications
 
Our Marketing & 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, internal communications to brand management and thought leadership initiatives.
 
The intern role
 
The Marketing & Communications intern will join Accenture's UK Marketing function for six months. To find out more about each of the teams within the UK Marketing function, please visit www.accenture.com/marketinginternships
 
Industry-specific marketing roles may also be available for the right candidates.
 
Your responsibilities may include:  
 
  • Writing and proof reading of communications
  • Social media monitoring, updating and research
  • Co-ordination of metrics, assistance with the development of reporting
  • Online and competitor research, including reputation audit
  • Updating Accenture's websites using content management systems
  • "On the ground" support at events
  • Ownership of small creative projects (with support from the team), such as the creation of marketing collaterals (videos, brochures, ads, etc.). This will involve working with design and print partners to create and execute creative ideas
  • Taking part in team brainstorming, coming up with creative ideas and feeding back on creative collateral from agencies
  • Assistance with team admin including booking meeting rooms, arranging meetings or calls and taking meeting notes
  • Learning about Accenture's brand and becoming a "brand guardian"
 
 
Candidate requirements
 
The Marketing and Communications intern will be a team player who can get involved in a wide range of activities and is not afraid to "have a go". Additionally, they will possess the following skills:  
 
  • Excellent written English language skills, with good grammar and an understanding of basic copy skills
  • Excellent oral communication skills
  • Genuine interest in a career in Marketing & Communications
  • Ability to develop and apply creative, workable solutions
  • Highly organised and able to manage projects, balance a number of conflicting priorities and react to changing demands - often under tight timescales (this may include occasional late working over peak phases)
  • Proficient computer skills, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Professional in appearance, outlook and manner
  • Proactive, keen to learn 
Qualifications and requirements for the role
 
  • 2:1 or Master’s degree (predicted or obtained or international equivalent)
  • Demonstrable office work experience and/or strong interest in Marketing and Communications
 
Application process
 
Please include a covering letter along with your CV as part of your application. 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 with Accenture.
 
Step 1 – Online application
Apply online by submitting your CV and a covering letter. Please ensure that you complete all questions in the online application form, as your application will not be progressed without this. 
 
Step 2 - Digital video interview
Impress us with your application, and we'll invite you to take part in a digital video interview. 
 
Step 3 – Written exercise
If you pass the digital video interview stage, we’ll ask you to complete a written exercise.
 
Step 4 - Assessment centre
The last stage of the process will be an assessment session in our London office.
 
Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or any other basis as protected by applicable law.
 
Closing date for applications is Saturday 6 May 2018.  Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should suitable applicants be found.

 

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