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Communications Specialist

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00644726


- Job description

Role:  Communications Specialist

Location: London

Salary: up to £40,000 depending on experience + benefits





Join Accenture and help transform leading organisations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.


Join Corporate Functions and you will become part of a diverse team which offers the essential expertise that enables all of our employees to deliver high performance to our clients. Our Corporate Functions professionals work in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Marketing and Communications, CIO, Information Security, and Geographic Services.


Whether you work directly with clients or manage important internal initiatives and efforts, you’ll find amazing opportunities to make a measurable difference.


The UK Employer Brand team is responsible for raising awareness of the Accenture brand, core services, employer values and skills requirements to candidates and employees.  Covering a wide range of marketing and communications strategies to engage, attract and retain these audiences including Targeted Media, Digital Content Marketing, Research and In-house deployment. The team provides an integrated marketing approach that aligns to the business’ priorities.
Working as part of the UK Employer Brand team, the successful candidate will work directly with, and report to the Employer Brand Marketing Lead. They will design, develop and deploy projects, both in-house and externally.  The candidate will be experienced in communications, marketing strategy, channel management and stakeholder management.  They will also be highly proactive and have a flexible and collaborative work style - to build credibility with a large network of key stakeholders and colleagues. They will have excellent writing skills and experience in content development and marketing - including social and digital marketing.
 Role and Responsibilities
  • Design, develop and deliver communications content and engagement strategies, ensuring Accenture’s brand values are properly reflected at all touchpoints (e.g. throughout campaigns, digital, print collateral and events)
  • Build and maintain strong internal-stakeholder relationships and exemplify the professional values of the Employer Brand team
  • Support ROI through campaign and channel reporting.
  • Drive the employer brand presence with associated reporting; SEO, site analytics, reports and working closely with the team to ensure best practice
  • Promote Accenture’s “Employer of Choice” initiatives and key messages
  • Manage external stakeholder relationships such as suppliers and creative agencies as required
  • Management of budget where applicable.
Knowledge and skills required
  • Experience working in a Digital Agency and/or Professional Services business.
  • Strong communication and marketing skills and deep overall business acumen
  • Ability to drive content creation and review, understanding how to write for and tone for different channels
  • Resourceful approach to problem solving and ability to propose creative solutions
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong copywriting and editing skills
  • Ability to put structure around ambiguously defined thoughts/situations
  • Strong English language skills; written and verbal
  • Able to build credibility with a large network of key stakeholders, including highest levels of leadership
Reports to – Employer Brand Marketing Lead
Supervises – as required tbc
External Relationships – External suppliers, third party vendors, agencies
Education - Bachelor’s degree, university degree or equivalent
Work Experience – All round communications and marketing experience; creation and delivery of marketing and communication strategies.  Strong business acumen ideally within a Digital Agency and/or professional services organization
Work Requirements – UK Office based – EC2/EC3 with some flexibility for homeworking.
What’s in it for you?
All of our Corporate Functions professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!
What are the next steps?
If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.
If relocation is required in applying to this position, the appointment to the role would be considered an employee driven transfer meaning that the employee will be personally responsible for covering all relocation costs and any costs associated with dependents.
About Accenture
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. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at
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 any other basis as protected by applicable law.
Closing Date for Applications 31/11/2018
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.




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