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About Entity:
Corporate Functions—including Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Marketing Communications, and Workplace Solutions-- powers Accenture’s people across industries and functions to keep our business leading in the New. Join the heart and soul of Accenture, partnering with our extraordinary people to bring innovation into every organization.

Job description:
We are looking for a marketing program manager with solid writing, project management and stakeholder management skills who can help provide oversight and direction across multiple acquisitions as they move to close.

The role is to help direct the Marketing + Communications (M+C) workstreams as they move to PMI. This role will work across these deals simultaneously, helping drive the changes required to support the initial integration stages of deals. The role will see the individual ensuring that each M+C deal team is working through the processes outlined in the PMI playbook that is relevant to each specific deal.

The candidate must quickly understand and analyze complex information and communicate to support these deals, and be inspired by working in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. They will need to be able to remain calm under pressure and collaborate effectively across multiple global teams.


Position Responsibilities:

• Ensure an M+C PMI budget request is submitted for every deal during due diligence.
• Work with the appropriate teams to ensure every acquired company’s websites, clients comms, etc. are compliant with Accenture’s global Data Privacy and GDPR policies and requirements.
• Work with every acquired company’s Marketing lead/team to update the Acquisition’s outstanding M+C digital and print assets and touchpoints, including things such as boilerplate(s), templates (presentations, sales materials, etc.), business cards, merchandise, signage, etc.
• Schedule and conduct an M+C Workshop to kick-off brand and marketing integration and share current strategies; plans; budget information; and any current committed activities (e.g. retainers, sponsorships, etc.) and upcoming renewals, and agree a series of milestones and KPIs.
• Build, manage and execute a coordinated M+C integration strategy and plan of internal and external activities and assets, including thought leadership, case studies, events, social, digital, sales and sales support materials in collaboration with the acquired company’s Marketing lead and Business Leadership.
• Proactively track and update all M+C activities associated with PMI phase, manage associated agreed budget, and track progress of the agreed brand strategy against agreed milestones and measures of success.
• Bachelor’s degree required, prefer in marketing & communications, journalism or related.
Preferred Experience:
• General marketing and communications experience.
• Solid project management skills required.
• Strong stakeholder management skills required.
• Previous M&A/V&A experience is strongly desired.
• Previous Accenture experience is strongly desired
• Experience working on a global team across multiple time zones is desired.


Qualifications & Skills
• Bachelor’s degree required, prefer in marketing & communications, journalism or related.
• Minimum of 8 to 10 years’ experience in marketing and communications, preferably with some experience in the technology; experience in applying marketing concepts; branding and message development skills.
• It is important to note that this role requires flexibility to work outside of normal business hours, especially around crunch phase of deal such as launch day and pre-scheduled global meetings.
• Strong written and oral communication skills. The ability to present and communicate ideas clearly and persuasively at all levels to multiple audiences including Accenture employees, leadership and acquired company employees.
• Strong organization, program and time management and skills, with a demonstrated ability to meet milestones, tight deadlines and communicate status on concurrent projects.
• Excellent negotiation, influence, mediation, conflict management and executive stakeholder management skills.
• Willingness to participate in virtual meetings outside of regular business hours to accommodate other time zones.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment.
• Enjoy working on multiple projects at the same time, and able to prioritize workload and activities.
• Good attention to detail and the ability to digest complex information.
• Sensitivity to the cultural variances across different countries.



Qualifications

We are looking for a marketing program manager with solid writing, project management and stakeholder management skills who can help provide oversight and direction across multiple acquisitions as they move to close.

The role is to help direct the Marketing + Communications (M+C) workstreams as they move to PMI. This role will work across these deals simultaneously, helping drive the changes required to support the initial integration stages of deals. The role will see the individual ensuring that each M+C deal team is working through the processes outlined in the PMI playbook that is relevant to each specific deal.

The candidate must quickly understand and analyze complex information and communicate to support these deals, and be inspired by working in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. They will need to be able to remain calm under pressure and collaborate effectively across multiple global teams.


Position Responsibilities:

• Ensure an M+C PMI budget request is submitted for every deal during due diligence.
• Work with the appropriate teams to ensure every acquired company’s websites, clients comms, etc. are compliant with Accenture’s global Data Privacy and GDPR policies and requirements.
• Work with every acquired company’s Marketing lead/team to update the Acquisition’s outstanding M+C digital and print assets and touchpoints, including things such as boilerplate(s), templates (presentations, sales materials, etc.), business cards, merchandise, signage, etc.
• Schedule and conduct an M+C Workshop to kick-off brand and marketing integration and share current strategies; plans; budget information; and any current committed activities (e.g. retainers, sponsorships, etc.) and upcoming renewals, and agree a series of milestones and KPIs.
• Build, manage and execute a coordinated M+C integration strategy and plan of internal and external activities and assets, including thought leadership, case studies, events, social, digital, sales and sales support materials in collaboration with the acquired company’s Marketing lead and Business Leadership.
• Proactively track and update all M+C activities associated with PMI phase, manage associated agreed budget, and track progress of the agreed brand strategy against agreed milestones and measures of success.
• Bachelor’s degree required, prefer in marketing & communications, journalism or related.
Preferred Experience:
• General marketing and communications experience.
• Solid project management skills required.
• Strong stakeholder management skills required.
• Previous M&A/V&A experience is strongly desired.
• Previous Accenture experience is strongly desired
• Experience working on a global team across multiple time zones is desired.


Qualifications & Skills
• Bachelor’s degree required, prefer in marketing & communications, journalism or related.
• Minimum of 8 to 10 years’ experience in marketing and communications, preferably with some experience in the technology; experience in applying marketing concepts; branding and message development skills.
• It is important to note that this role requires flexibility to work outside of normal business hours, especially around crunch phase of deal such as launch day and pre-scheduled global meetings.
• Strong written and oral communication skills. The ability to present and communicate ideas clearly and persuasively at all levels to multiple audiences including Accenture employees, leadership and acquired company employees.
• Strong organization, program and time management and skills, with a demonstrated ability to meet milestones, tight deadlines and communicate status on concurrent projects.
• Excellent negotiation, influence, mediation, conflict management and executive stakeholder management skills.
• Willingness to participate in virtual meetings outside of regular business hours to accommodate other time zones.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment.
• Enjoy working on multiple projects at the same time, and able to prioritize workload and activities.
• Good attention to detail and the ability to digest complex information.
• Sensitivity to the cultural variances across different countries.

OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU:
You’ll benefit from our network of global communities and collaborative culture that will help you build technical and functional skills and capabilities. And because we serve more than 40 industries globally, you’ll have the opportunity to develop valuable industry-specific expertise.
o The scale of our capabilities and client engagements—and the unique way we innovate, operate and deliver value—will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest technology trends.
o You’ll have access to leading-edge technology.

CALL TO ACTION:
If you have a desire to help the world’s leading companies and governments, now’s the time to join the world’s largest and most diversified group of technology, business process and consulting professionals. Be part of a dynamic team of collaborative experts, and help us improve the way the world works and lives.

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