Job Description

Event Management - North America & Resources

Organization: Corporate Functions/Marketing and Communications

Location: Negotiable


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 http://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 ROLEEvent Management - North America & Resources

Manage Accenture involvement in multiple events for aligned entities, including handling all aspects of event execution. Working with the Events Leads (and entity marketing leads), develop conference, sponsorship and association relationships and approaches, with a focus on innovative, new ideas to increase engagement. Manage multiple complex (large-scale, executive-level) events simultaneously. Successfully negotiate with various conference and event providers to ensure highest return on investment. 

Coordinate and manage all aspects of event program including:
  • Event planning
  • Event execution (logistics management including venue selection, catering, invitation process, on-the-ground planning, policy overview, etc.) 
  • Conference sponsorships and Speaking engagements
  • Liaise with and manage multiple stakeholder relationships both inside Accenture and with outside organizations/vendors 
  • Budget management
  • Post-event close/wrap (including event analytics, documentation, surveys, etc.) 



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Qualifications

YOUR EXPERIENCE: Basic Qualifications


Education: 
Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business, Communications or related field

Work Experience:  Experience: at least 5 years B2B event management or related experience managing large scale hosted events, trades hows and conferences


SET YOURSELF APART: Preferred Skills

  • Budget management and financial reporting skills

Professional Skills
  • Solid professional presence and ability to interact with multiple points of contact across functional groups at various career level, including executives
  • Proactive, self-starter who is motivated and driven to make a difference within the team
  • Accountable and engaged
  • Attention to detail and high-quality work outputs
  • Well organized with program management skills and an ability to manage multiple work streams and programs simultaneously
  • Strong team player, willing to collaborate for best results – across multiple teams
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • 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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Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture. 


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


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.


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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