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Public Relations Manager

Job Location: Delhi

Job Number: 39446

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Be the engine that powers Accenture, a $32.9 billion 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.

Our Corporate Functions offer the essential expertise that enables our more than 425,000 employees to deliver high performance to our clients. Whether you work directly with clients or manage important internal initiatives and efforts, you’ll find amazing opportunities to make a measurable difference. Build a career at a company that can take you anywhere—join the Accenture Adventure.

As a member of Marketing & Communications (M&C), you’ll help get the word out about one of the world’s most valuable brands, a company that services clients in 120 countries—including many of the world’s governments—and is regularly named one of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies To Work For.”

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JOB SUMMARY:

The position is responsible for the strategy, collaboration, execution and measurement of PR & Media Relations Campaigns, with the goal of building and enhancing a favorable image of Accenture in India with employees, potential candidates, clients, potential customers, influencers and the public. The individual will be part of a team of senior Media Relations professionals in India, who are leading media relations efforts in their respective regions and driving specific business imperatives.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Engage with and act as key communications advisor to the India sales and marketing organization, including the CMD and other business leads.
• Collaborate with business stakeholders and spokespeople to develop media messaging strategy for the PR program, and plan and manage the implementation of the program.
• Work synergistically with Media Relations teams and Integrated Marketing & Communications teams within and outside India on message development, and MR execution to deliver outcomes that add business value.
• Create and execute PR & Media Relations strategy for India geography operations, reflecting the business and people goals of the geography, and evaluate the best use of new and existing communication practices and vehicles to also enhance the corporate and diversity image of Accenture in India.
• Provide crisis communications advice and media strategy, as needed.
• Foster strategic relationships across cities with key media and industry trade bodies and serve as one of the key PR contacts within the organization for them.
• Direct effective and regular information dissemination to press and industry influencers.
• Participate in the measurement of Media Relations efforts and campaign deliverables, and apply learnings to optimize strategy.
• Work effectively with the PR agency in meeting our end-deliverables.
• Build working knowledge as well as educate the PR agency team’s comprehension of Accenture’s business, its competition and the industry.

RELATIONSHIPS:

• Reports to: Media Relations Lead – Accenture in India
• External Relationship: Public Relations Agency and other third-party vendors

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

• Education: University degree or equivalent; Master’s degree in Mass Communications or Journalism preferred
• Work Experience: Between 12-15 years of experience in corporate communications, PR or marketing communications roles in a large complex global organization (business and IT consulting experience preferred) with some years of agency exposure. Experience in the technology domain is a must
University degree or equivalent; Master’s degree in Mass Communications or Journalism preferred

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, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

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