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Story Development & Editorial Story Analyst

Warsaw Job No. r00183917 Full-time

Job Description

Pursuit & Reputation Marketing Stories Team is seeking to hire a story specialist focused on story development and editorial. The story specialist will be a part of a growing global team based in Pursuit & Reputation Marketing, working with client account teams, marketing professionals, and business leaders across Accenture to identify, support and promote our top stories on a wide range of business, technology, and societal issues that support our brand.

The Story Specialist should possess a combination of strong English-language (comprehension and written) skills, as well as a strong disposition for detail – focusing supporting the Story  Leads and Program Manager.  This role works with high-level stakeholders (including Accenture leadership) and will support project management activities for story development, research, as well as support promotion plans for stories.  Assistance with tools as well as helping to review story content will also be part of the role.

Key Responsibilities

Under the direction of Stories Development & Experience Program Manager, the story specialist will:

  • Collaborate with Story Leads and their work with client account teams, writers, and marketers on the strategic positioning, execution, and promotion of our best stories. Assist with the coordination of multiple activities including story development and promotion support.  Participate on story interviews to begin learning about work and how our account leads talk about it.

  • Assist with updates to M+C tools including The Story Gallery and M+C PLAN and INITIATE.

  • Support data reviews to help story leads determine ways to optimize or retire stories

  • Accenture is a global company, and the story lead will need to work across time zones and with people from dozens of countries, working in English but notably with many non-native English speakers. Will also need to work with the tools used to collect, maintain, and disseminate stories.

  • Will manage some entry level story development as necessary to grow this skillset.

  • Assist with Earnings story management as needed.



  • A demonstrated interest in editing and writing stories that focus on business, technology and are human-focused.  Typically journalists or investigate reporter backgrounds work well in this role.

  • An inquisitive, want-to-learn mindset. A demonstrated ability to work effectively in complex, challenging stakeholder environments – sometimes with time sensitive timelines.

  • A high degree of intellectual curiosity in the areas of business, management, and technology; with ongoing learning about our work, trends in the marketplace as well as industry and market impact. 

  • An ability to take direction and coaching from the program manager and story leads

  • An ongoing desire to improve storytelling skills and business knowledge.  A constant learner with curiosity to get to the best story

  • Ability with Word and Excel essential; facility with PowerPoint and Excel useful

  • Understanding of strategic use of stories, a plus

  • Understanding of research techniques; ability to dig for additional information.

  • Strong project and program management skills


  • Demonstrated experience as supporting strategic programs.

  • Experience writing/editing for digital channels is useful.

  • Experience in advertising is useful.

  • Experience with research is useful.

Preferred Skills:

  • Broad overall business acumen and knowledge of Accenture’s area of business and overall business strategy.

  • Deep understanding and ability to apply our brand

  • Strong project management skills and high attention to detail.

  • Passion for well-executed deliverables in support of Accenture business strategy.

  • Ability to develop and apply creative solutions to complex issues.

  • Ability to work autonomously and independently yet integrate appropriately with other areas within M+C and other areas within Accenture.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines.

  • Experience in in Microsoft Office – including Excel, PPT, Word and Teams

  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian

  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

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