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Rapid Innovation: Business & Tech Communications Strategist

Job Location: Dublin

Regional Description: Ireland

Job Number: 00676536

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Role: Business & Tech Communications Strategist

Reporting to Rapid Innovation Senior Manager, The Dock

Location: Dublin, Ireland

Travel: Less than 5%

 

The Dock is a multidisciplinary research and incubation hub, where designers, doctors, visionaries and makers are doing things that matter for people, places and robots. Located in the heart of the Dublin Docklands in a connected, state-of-the-art workspace designed for creativity, collaboration and fun. We are looking for a Business & Tech Communications Strategist to join our growing team. The working environment is open and interactive, facilitating collaboration with colleagues, clients, customers and ecosystem partners. Our experimentation culture combined with a disruptive brief empowers us to break future ground.


Are you ready to join top innovators making a global impact?

 

Objective of the role:

The Rapid Innovation team in the Dock manages the development of new concepts, which aim to further investigate and demonstrate the business application of emerging and maturing technologies. Concepts are prototyped and brought to life as demos that are presented to senior global executives across many industries as well as our colleagues.  Within this team, the successful applicant will be responsible for interpreting technical aspects of prototypes and creating a compelling and targeted business narrative for clients. This is a multifaced role with three key responsibilities:

  • Create compelling and targeted pitches to bring demos to life for clients
  • Create sales and marketing materials for the team to promote their demos to Accenture globally
  • Liaise with the Dock’s marketing team to develop the team’s communications strategy both within Accenture and to the public. 

Key tasks and responsibilities:

·         High quality communications

o    Assess Rapid Innovation prototyping projects (planned, in-flight, and completed) and structure a targeted and compelling narrative for our business and our clients

o    Understand the objectives of stakeholders (internal and external) to provide strategic direction to project content and pitches

o    Create assets for both in-person and distributed presentations

o    Present Rapid Innovation projects in an engaging and contextually relevant manner to internal and external audiences

·         Content strategy

o    Create and maintain marketing and communications materials to describe Rapid Innovation services in an engaging manner, for internal and external audiences

o    Create and curate new and existing content with a creative flair

o    Manage and develop content through reusable libraries of information for future use and develop a system and methodology for curating knowledge and bringing others up to speed.

·         Leverage the best of Accenture: 

o    Develop a strong network and knowledge of Accenture’s ecosystem and build relationships both within Accenture (Research, Industry thought leaders and technology labs) and externally (research agencies, think tanks etc.) in order to source cutting edge content

o    Strong research skills needed to find the best content

·         Support the establishment of on-going processes and working for the Rapid Innovation Team:

o    As this is a new team there will be set-up activities required and a high degree of learning from each experience; you will be an integral part of identifying and implementing new ideas and improvements

 

 

Skills and attributes:

  • Creative thinker who is excited by solving challenges
  • Experience in creating targeted and compelling content
  • Experience with technical concepts and the ability to interpret and relay effectively
  • Proven business acumen
  • Ability to understand client and Accenture needs
  • Strong stakeholder management
  • Excellent research skills using a variety of methods
  • Strong content design and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to understand a concept and create a targeted narrative for the intended audience
  • Highly organised and self-startingStrong team player
  • Excellent communicator across multiple disciplines
  • Ability to work at speed and under pressure
  • Flexible
  • Ability to adapt with changing circumstances
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Adaptability in with a new and growing team
  • Enjoys contributing ideas and following through on team-based work
  • Structured approach to work with the ability to be flexible when necessary, performing other role related duties when required
  • A lot of creative flair!

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.


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