Job Description

Job Title: Marketing Associate Manager - Sponsorships

Location London

Salary - £40,000 - £50,000 depending on experience + excellent 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.
Join a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations.  With approximately 425,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.  The sheer scale of Accenture’s capabilities and client engagements—and the unique way we innovate, collaborate, operate and deliver value—provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance your career.


Marketing & Communications


Our global 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 Partnerships team is an integral part of the UK and Ireland Marketing & Communication function.  The team operates as a central function to leverage our partnerships and sponsorships as platforms to support our brand positioning, our leaders, and showcase our business capabilities. Working across the breadth of the Accenture business with some of our most senior UK executives, and across the Marketing + Communications function in the UKI, the team seeks to establish and maximise the most effective partnerships and partnership integrated campaigns to reach our high level client audiences.


Job Summary


This role works across our corporate sponsorships and business partnerships and is responsible for the day to day relationship management with key third party organisations. This role will support our partnership strategy by identifying opportunities to drive our corporate reputation in the UK through existing and potential partnerships. 


Existing business partnerships include the CBI, Critical Eye, Management Today, Tech UK and BITC, and sponsorships with British Triathlon and National Theatre.  The successful candidate will be responsible for maximising the return we get for our investment with these organisations through the marketing mix, from rights exploitation, thought leadership content, partner collaboration projects, co-developing event delivery and attendance, and speaking opportunities targeting C-suite audiences.



Key Responsibilities

  • Excellent stakeholder management skills and collaboration skills across Marketing & Communications (M+C) and third party organisations
  • Deliver programmes in line with local business priorities and in collaboration with global M+C strategy working with third party organisations to identify relevant platforms and opportunities 
  • Drive compelling and effective programmes to raise Accenture’s positioning in the UK market
  • Lead contact for high profile, C-level events
  • Content curation and asset development including messaging, articles, speaker notes, presentations, videos
  • Helping to write and produce high quality external and internal communications for on and offline channels
  • Collaborate with partners and across M+C teams to deliver owned and third party events of differing scales
  • Measure and report on performance of programmes and ROI with third party relationships 
  • Budget management adhering to company policy and processes


Skills and Experience:

  • Proven success in delivering key programmes effectively with ROI, working with senior stakeholders, leadership and external parties
  • Strong communication and marketing skills with good overall business acumen 
  • Proven success in managing a portfolio of sponsorships and partnerships
  • Experience in a hands-on marketing role, delivering programmes and development of marketing assets 
  • Strong project management and organisational skills, with experience tracking, reporting and creating status updates 
  • Great team player, enthusiastic and willing to get stuck in
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to tailor based on audience 
  • Good interpersonal skills and stakeholder management skills 
  • Creative thinker who is willing to bring fresh ideas to the team 
  • Ability to deliver well-executed, high quality deliverables and juggle multiple projects simultaneously 
    Reports to:  UK Sponsorship Marketing Lead 
    Supervises:  some team members
    External Relationships:  Third party organisations, suppliers, agencies
    Education:  Bachelor’s degree, university degree or equivalent 
    Work Experience:  Experience in marketing and/or marketing communications
    Work Requirements:  Minimal travel depending on geographical span 

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
Closing date for applications 20/3/2020.
Accenture reserve the right to close the role prior to this should a suitable applicant be found

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Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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