Job Description

North America Story Originator and Writer

Organization: Corporate Function/Marketing + Communications

Location: San Francisco, Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas, New York, Philadelphia, or Washington, DC

 

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 over 500,000 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: North America (NA) Story Originator and Writer

 

You will help create and deliver our NA People Experience ‘core’ editorial content.

As a member of the NA People Experience M+C team, you’ll work closely with the NA People Experience Marketing + Communications Lead, NA People Experience producer and you’ll also collaborate with key Marketing + Communications stakeholders to create compelling stories to spread the word about what’s happening in NA, Using our new approach to internal communication, you’ll originate articles that help curate a cohesive and engaging experience for our NA people.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Create, curate and deliver our NA ‘priority’ content stories designed to drive greater understanding around the importance of our NA / Market Unit strategies and purpose
  • Ensure a unified (One Accenture), relevant editorial voice, focused on what our people want and need, not what we want to share
  • Develop and deliver the most relevant stories and write them with the reader in mind. Imagine the reader of our articles and focus the narratives on them. Imagine how it will change their world, and what it will mean to them
  • Create Authentic, simple, immersive, connected, collaborative, and accessible - written/visual/audio - content to help engage our people; delivering our key ‘need to know’ news, messages and more
  • Support in the publication of our MU Digests and strive for new, original and scalable ways of storytelling to support our reinventing communications strategy and approach
  • Help to create a best practice for writers and adhere to the highest editorial standards
  • Ensure all content fulfils our legal and governance obligations and meets our editorial guidelines


Qualifications

YOUR EXPERIENCE: Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 years of journalism or public relations experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Journalistic / publishing / public relations experience 
  • Must demonstrate strong project management capability
  • Good stakeholder management confidence and experience
  • Digitally savvy - social and web page + video and audio production content skill set
Professional Skills
  • Excellent writer
  • A driver with bags of energy and enthusiasm to get stuck in
  • Needs to be a self-starter and demonstrate the and the ability to deliver at pace
  • End-to-end digital publishing skill set
  • Articulate with strong presence and ability to interact with all levels
  • Needs to be able to take guidance and coaching, ask sensible clarification questions and present solutions
  • Able to work as part of a small team where clarity of communication, an unflustered style and a collaborative nature are vital
  • 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.
 
Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.
 
 
Requesting An Accommodation
 
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.
 
If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email or speak with your recruiter.
 
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.
 
The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

Locations

CA - San Francisco,DC,DC - Washington,GA - Atlanta,IL - Chicago,NY - New York,PA - Philadelphia,TX - Dallas
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