Job Description

Job Description: Strategic Marketing Manager - CSO Program + Positioning
 
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: CSO Program + Positioning
 
You are a strong business communicator who can design and execute content-led marketing and communications strategies that inspire and compel an audience. You are a strong team player who can work independently yet understands the importance of being a positive collaborator in a multi-disciplinary team in a large matrixed organization. You will operate as a marketing partner within the larger M+C community, teaming on key initiatives with the aim to support Office of the CSO programs that ensure maximum engagement, leverage and amplification.
 
You have a minimum of 8 years’ Marketing + Communications or related experience, and demonstrate a passion for big, bold ideas. You enjoy storytelling, and you are a lifelong learner who understands the value of experiencing both success and failure. You aren’t afraid to try new ideas, and you are passionate about executing with the most relevant tactics while staying true to a strategy. You will have broad experience of a range of marketing programs. A strategic thinker, you have the ability to cope with ambiguity by leveraging your strong creative skills and marketing flair. You are a passionate collaborator with the required skills and ability to scale and industrialize programs connecting to the wider Accenture business. Strong skills in content creation, curation and management will be a significant advantage. Experience within the technology or innovation ecosystem, together with significant experience in professional business media, agency or publishing are distinct advantages to succeed in this role.
 
Accenture’s Growth & Strategy (G&S) group is responsible for shaping Accenture’s strategy and defining how we continue to reinvent ourselves to be relevant to the future. We've set a new vision—this sets out how aspire to be as a company, for each other, our clients and the world. It’s an exciting new path forward as to how we’ll serve our clients in a world of fast-paced change, how we’ll make Accenture an even better place for our talented people, and how we’ll make an even greater impact in our communities.
 
G&S has a wide scope and includes overseeing all aspects of the company’s strategy, strategy implementation, innovation programs and investments. This includes Corporate Strategy, Ventures and Acquisitions, Accenture Research and Thought Leadership, Strategy & Competitor Intelligence, Responsible Business, and Offering Development & Knowledge Services.
 
The Marketing + Communications team for G&S provides comprehensive, global marketing and communications programs – for both external and internal audiences – that support a variety of programs across G&S. We have an opportunity on our team for an experienced Marketing + Communications Manager to support our key programs for the Office of the Chief Strategy officer (CSO). The successful candidate will use external and internal marketing strategies to drive a greater understanding of key CSO programs and objectives.
 
Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:
  • Support the design and execution of internal and external communications projects for Office of the CSO programs; deep experience across a variety of marketing channels (media, social, internal, etc).
  • Leverage your considerable communications skills, including planning, strong writing and editing, and program design, to support our most strategic global programs.
  • Collaborate with the global M+C team on key communications programs, aligning objectives and calendars, with the aim to further streamline M+C activity.
  • Participate in marketing strategy meetings, assisting with internal content development and amplification, and internal brand positioning.
  • Develop and maintain an editorial calendar to secure a pipeline of content which coincides with important events and core communications initiatives.
  • Manage program budgets in cooperation with leadership.



Qualifications

YOUR EXPERIENCE: Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree, university degree or equivalent
  • Marketing and Communications Manager with a minimum of 8 years’ B2B marketing experience
Preferred Qualifications
  • Business media, publishing, and/or research experience (8+ yrs.) 
  • Business acumen, strong project management capability, and executive presence
  • Senior stakeholder management confidence and experience 
  • Highly experienced in the development and production of interactive content
Professional Skills
  • Digitally savvy - social and web page + video and audio production content skill set.
  • Must have worked on client facing and content-based marketing programs, ideally with a global scope
  • Enjoys finding elegant solutions amid complexity, a personality that enjoys puzzles
  • Superior oral and written communications skills, and presentation skills
  • A keen eye for good design, very strong PowerPoint and Excel skills, experience working with MS Teams and other collaboration applications
  • 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
 
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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.
 
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.
 
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