Job Description

Title: Global Business Director (12 Month FTC) – Accenture Song

Location: London

The work location for this role will include a mix of working remotely, onsite at a client or in an Accenture office or centre.

Career Level: 5 Associate Director

Competitive Salary and Package (depending on experience)

Accenture Song accelerates growth and value for our clients through sustained customer relevance. Our capabilities span ideation to execution: growth, product and experience design; technology and experience platforms; creative, media and marketing strategy; and campaign, content and channel orchestration. With strong client relationships and deep industry expertise, we help our clients operate at the speed of life through the unlimited potential of imagination, technology and intelligence. Visit us at: www.accenture.com/song

As a team…

You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job. 

Role Responsibilities:

  • Key agency partner to the Global Brand Director for Land Rover at JLR
  • Work closely with JLR to develop and articulate key business objectives, then bring them to life
  • Responsible for marketing plan content development and for leading the agency through an understanding of client marketing and business context
  • Fosters the environment to create award winning work and passionately represents the agency creativity
  • Works across a global network, managing all stakeholder requirements and inputs whilst maintaining the integrity of the work
  • Consistently grows and manages client(s) revenue
  • Develops important new methodologies and work practices that improve the agency’s – and clients’ -- performance and profitability
  • Allocates resources creatively, balancing client needs with profitability
  • Works with the global media agency and other relevant agencies to unify efforts, build a working relationship and deliver against the marketing plan
  • Recruits’ talent that raises the bar on creativity and quality
  • Provides inspiring team training and thoughtful input on career roadmaps
  • Travel to various offices, locations and other necessary meetings


Qualifications

Person Specification:

  • Significant Marketing and/or Advertising Agency experience a must, Digital/Social experience also required
  • Diverse and in-depth understanding of varied Campaigns across multiple Media, including Brand, Social Media, Digital, Broadcast and CRM based
  • Experience of working within the Automotive or Modern Luxury industries and brands would be preferred
  • Proven ability to lead heavily staffed accounts, as well as maximize productivity of more skeletal teams
  • Extensive experience of running a global piece of business and balancing the challenges this can present
  • History of identifying problems or opportunities and taking the lead in solving them
  • Skilled at presenting complex and abstract ideas clearly and with confidence
  • Established track record of successfully growing agency business

What’s in it for you

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.

Please note that with all our roles, you should expect some in-person time for collaboration, learning and building relationships with clients, peers, leaders and communities.

As an employer, we will be as flexible as possible to support your specific work/life needs.

About Accenture Song

We connect deep human and business insights with the power of technology to define and deliver new realities. Experiences that can make lives easier, healthier, safer, and rewarding. At Accenture Song, we’re reimagining business through experience.

Website: https://www.accenture.com/gb-en/about/accenture-song-index

Industry: Marketing & Advertising


Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Song, Technology and Operations services — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 674,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at accenture.com.

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.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected applicable law.

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

Please read Accenture’s Recruiting and Hiring Statement for more information on how we process your data during the Recruiting and Hiring process.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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Current Employee - Analyst in London, England.

Pros: Fantastic culture, amazing flexibility, good rewards, varied work/projects, lots of extra-curricular activities/group.

Cons: Salaries competitive but not market leading, work life balance can be questionable at times.

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