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Content Lead, Human Insights Lab
 
Are you passionate about creating societally-engaged and provocative content that engages people in emerging thought at the intersection of society, business and intelligent systems?
Join The Human Insights Lab team at The Dock, Accenture’s multidisciplinary research and incubation hub located in the heart of Dublin 2’s tech quarter.
Through experiential research and engagement projects, The Human Insights Lab tackles challenging questions at the nexus of society, business and intelligent systems in partnership with clients and leaders from the humanities, social sciences and culture. Our current research themes are linked to the relationship between people and technology; innovation culture; and alternative pathways for sustainable business growth. 
 
About  the  Role 
As Content Lead for The Human Insights Lab, you will be responsible for driving the creation of content to support our overall research and engagement programme. The ideal candidate for this role will move fluently move between the roles of content strategist, writer, editor and producer as appropriate – leading the creation of storytelling content with edge, emotion and impact. Reporting to the Programme Lead of the Human Insights Lab, and working closely with our Experience and Research Leads, you will shape the way we transmit our most valuable ideas for our most important audiences.
 
As our Content Lead, you will:
  • Manage the development, delivery and evaluation of a content strategy to support the research and engagement programme of the Human Insights Lab
  • Create engaging suite of core content about the Human Insights Lab
  • Activate our content strategy through the curation and creation of written, visual, slideware and motion content assets, largely directly, but also in collaboration with designers and producers across all media
  • Source content ideas from and with our research team to identify new opportunities to creatively engage our audiences through compelling and creative written and visual content
  • Own the production of significant written thought leadership content packages, including partnering with our researchers to develop initial drafts
  • Identify, brief, manage and quality assure content created by collaborators where appropriate – including visual designers, writers, illustrators, production companies and editors
  • Provide content leadership, build tools to support with ongoing development of day to day content – including templates and reusable media collections, and coaching your peers to achieve greater impact through storytelling and content
  • 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
Set yourself apart by demonstrating a mix of hard and soft skills including:
  • A point of view on contemporary discourse surrounding our research themes.
  • Knowledgeable of key contemporary trends and debates relating to global economic, geopolitical, technological and social issues and their impact – with particular sensitivity to client and commercial concerns
  • Content strategy, prototyping, design and production skills
  • Impactful content creation as demonstrated by a portfolio of work
  • Creative, engaging writing and presentation skills
  • An interest in emerging forms and trends in content, contemporary design methodologies and the arts
  • Ability to generate basic visual and motion content
  • Creative approach, with commercial acumen - and a confident personal style.  

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Qualifications

 
 
Your qualifications should be equivalent of:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, Communications or equivalent
  • 8 years min. experience of advertising, content marketing or production– preferably in a creative or media production agency
  • Previous experience of creating content for business audiences
 

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 applicable by law.

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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