Job Description

Social Platforms Corporate Communications

Organization: Corporate Function/Marketing + Communications

Location:  San Francisco or New York preferred

 

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 approximately 513,000 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 is looking for a dynamic corporate communications pro to lead 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 to create a sense of engagement and connection among team members working on projects for clients in this space, protect Accenture’s reputation, support our client relationships, and promote our social platform capabilities.  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.

  • Lead people communications for large, global account team that supports key social platform client
  • Support executive communications from senior account leaders to our teams, using both written and town hall channels
  • Support corporate reputation risk program, including:
    • Monitor and proactively identify environmental issues that are affecting the industry, competitors and, potentially, Accenture
    • Drive strategy for communicating sensitive topics internally
    • Maintain message library and fact sheets to support the communications program
    • Coordinate closely with government relations, legal, HR teams to develop and execute communications strategies


Qualifications

YOUR EXPERIENCE: Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or other four-year university degree

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in communications, including internal communications, issues management and media relations, preferably with agency experience  

SET YOURSELF APART: Preferred Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to design, implement and measure multi-faceted communications programs
  • Global experience and tech industry experience a must

Professional Skills

  • Excellent oral and written communications
  • Critical thinking/business judgement: ask the right questions, identify business issues and implications, understand intent
  • Leadership presence:  Comfort working with senior leaders and providing strategic counsel
  • Confident self-starter who can work independently and is willing to “roll up his/her sleeves”
  • Flexibility and agility to adapt to a changing business and competitive environment
  • Communications planning: specific channels/tools/digital environment, digital requirements assessment, naming requirements, metrics
  • Writing and editing key messages, talking points, digital style (short and sweet; headlines focused on message; informal, social style), content curation, storytelling (in general; for pages/slides/scripts)
  • Monitor and analyze measurement/feedback (including using measurement tools/metrics specific to individual digital applications); adjust strategy, plan, content and comms
  • 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.
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. 
 
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
 
Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative, more competitive and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities.
 
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.
 
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Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.
 
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Other Employment Statements
 
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
 
Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.
 

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Locations

CA - San Francisco,NY - New York
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