Job Description

Industry Analyst Relations Manager

Organization: Corporate Function/Marketing and Communications

Location:  New York

  

Accenture


Accenture is a leading 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. With 469,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

 

Corporate Functions – Marketing & Communications


As part of this team, you’ll play a key role in helping Accenture execute its strategy. You’ll work with a diverse team of innovative marketing experts who focus on the following areas: global brand management and advertising; global events and sponsorships; internal communications; marketing research; media and industry analyst relations; corporate and financial communications; internet marketing; recruitment marketing; client-centric marketing; and industry, service line and geographic marketing campaigns.

 

YOUR ROLEIndustry Analyst Relations Manager


Role Industry Analyst Relations Team:

Drive understanding of Accenture’s strategy, capabilities and differentiation to advance the business objectives of our leaders in their markets.

 
 
Position Description

Working as part of the global Accenture Industry Analyst Relations (IAR) team, this position is responsible for working with the Accenture Technology IAR lead to drive the marketing and communications activities related to our IAR program for Technology Services.  This role serves as the Industry Analyst Relations manager for Intelligent Cloud and Infrastructure Services and will:

 
  • Coordinate Industry Analyst Relations activities for a portion of Accenture Technology’s business around cloud and infrastructure services to improve Accenture's top-of-mind position with key analysts. This includes monitoring analyst research publication timelines and analyst firm event schedules.
  • Report participation: Manage key industry analyst competitive assessment reports (for example, Gartner Magic Quadrants, Forrester Waves, and IDC MarketScapes) in Technology Services for Intelligent Cloud and Infrastructure Services, in collaboration with the global leadership and marketing team, as well as the global Industry Analyst Relations team. Facilitate the timely completion of all relevant deliverables including analyst briefings, surveys/RFI, and client reference requests.
  • Executive communications: Prepare spokespeople for analyst briefings. Facilitate prep calls, review key messages, talking points, slides; and host all analyst briefing calls, meetings, and demonstrations.
  • Marketing strategy: Understand Accenture Technology’s marketing strategy, business vision, offerings, proprietary assets, physical location and ecosystem partnerships. Ensure that we are positioning the right way to industry analysts and influencers.
  • Analyst events: Shape and execute analyst events for Accenture Technology (for example, Analyst Days, Accenture Innovation Hub visit) as well as virtual web briefings.
  • Digital marketing: Promote analyst reports, recognition and events externally via digital marketing. Leverage digital channels to build relationships and awareness with targeted analysts. Quickly evaluate and capitalize on social “moments” (e.g. engage with analysts on social media) to support the communication objectives of the business.
  • Internal communications: Promote analyst reports and recognition internally, especially for use in sales.
  • Account management: Engage with industry analyst account representatives to facilitate any logistical needs for analyst services. 


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Qualifications

YOUR EXPERIENCE: Basic Qualifications
  • Education: Bachelor's degree
  • Work Experience: Minimum of 10 years of experience in managing industry analyst relations or media relations 

SET YOURSELF APART:
Preferred Experience:
  • Detailed knowledge or experience with the industry analyst relations process
  •  Analyst relations, Media relations / public relations / influencer relations, Content customization
Preferred Skills:
  • Superior written and verbal communications skills
  • Self-starter with a hands-on approach
  • Strong proactive working style; routinely brings forward new ideas
  • Ability to think outside-the-box
  • Strategic thinker with an ability to draw actionable insights and apply them
  • Flexibility and team player given our highly collaborative global organization
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU

  • Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement.
  • You’ll make a difference for some pretty impressive clients. Accenture serves many of the Fortune Global 100 on high-profile projects.
  • Opportunities to learn daily through training, assignments, and collaborating with experts across the company.
  • Access to leading-edge technology.
  • Along with a competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package including generous paid time off, an employee healthcare plan and a competitive 401K program. Learn more about our extensive rewards and benefits here.

 

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Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity
All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, 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 protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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