Job Description

Social Platforms Corporate Communications

Organization: Corporate Function/Marketing and Communications

Location:  New York or San Francisco

  

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 ROLE: Social Platforms Corporate Communications


Accenture - Bring your ideas and communications expertise to Accenture and you may find that your career catapults to places you never imagined.  As a leader in management consulting, technology and outsourcing services, our teams work closely with clients to improve the way the world works and lives. Whether you work directly with clients or manage important internal initiatives and efforts, you’ll find amazing opportunities to make a measurable difference.


Accenture is looking for a dynamic corporate communications pro to support the strategy, execution and coordination of a comprehensive communications program to support Accenture’s brand in the social platform space. 


Reporting to the Managing Director, Social Platforms Corporate Communications, you will develop communications strategies that employ influencer relations, social and digital media, public affairs and thought leadership to protect Accenture’s reputation, support our client relationships, and promote our social platform capabilities.  Leveraging monitoring and predictive analytics, you will be on the front line of identifying issues and reputational risks, and you’ll develop and maintain messaging and positioning strategies. If you are driven to excel in a fast-paced environment where it is essential to keep up with the rapidly developing issues, then Accenture could be the perfect fit.


While there will never be a typical day at Accenture, here’s a look at some of your responsibilities.

  • Monitor and report news coverage related to our social platform clients.
  • Monitor and proactively identify environmental issues that are affecting the industry, competitors and, potentially, Accenture.
  • Develop and implement communications strategies and messaging around our work with the social platforms, working closely with our client teams, across Corporate Functions, and with our clients.
  • Manage incoming reporter requests and build relationships with reporters influential in the social platforms media landscape.
  • Maintain message library and fact sheets to support the communications program.
  • Team across the global media team to support the strategy in key markets where we serve our social platform clients.
  • Coordinate closely with government relations, legal, HR teams to develop and execute communications strategies.
  • Support messaging for people communications, working with client teams.

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Qualifications

YOUR EXPERIENCE: Basic Qualifications

  • Education:  Bachelor's degree or other four-year university degree.
  • Work Experience: Minimum of 10 years of experience in communications, including media relations and issues management, preferably with agency experience.
SET YOURSELF APART: Preferred Skills
  • Global experience and tech industry experience a must
  • Proven expertise in handling issues across a wide range of topics
  • Global experience
  • Tech industry experience
  • Understanding of Accenture’s business and strategy
  • Strong social media expertise (blogs, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+)
  • Deep understanding of and ability to apply integrated marketing concepts, brand strategy and positioning, as well as message development skills•
Professional Skills
  • Ability to provide sound professional advice and strategic counsel to colleagues in key geographies, industries and similar areas of operation
  • Ability to create messages across different areas of Accenture’s business
  • Global perspective and understanding of business marketplace
  • Demonstrate leadership skills with colleagues and agencies
  • Ability to develop and apply creative, innovative solutions to complex issues
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Strong project and budget management skills
  • A confident self-starter who can work independently and is willing to “roll up his/her sleeves”
  • Displays flexibility and agility to adapt to a changing business and competitive environment
  • Excellent negotiation, influence, mediation and conflict management skills, as well as business and industry acumen
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated leadership in 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.

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.

 

Locations

CA - San Francisco,NY - New York

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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