Job Description

Role: Resources Executive Programs 

Organization: Corporate Functions/Marketing + Communications

Location: Chicago, New York City

About Accenture 
Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 537,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com.  

Overview of North America (NA) Marketing + Communications 


The North America Marketing + Communications team shapes and activates marketing and communications strategies across the marketing lifecycle that fuel growth for Accenture’s $20B+ North American market (United States and Canada).  Its cross-functional team drives category brand positioning in the North American market, curates end-to-end client experiences to drive the local growth agenda, empowers and positions Accenture’s leaders, and engages and inspires the company’s North American people, recruits and alumni. It positions Accenture in the heart of local innovation, business and technology communities and champions programs for equality, inclusion and diversity within Accenture North America and the communities it serves. 
 
YOUR ROLE:

Develop the overall strategy and execute exceptional, unique and can’t miss event experiences for the Resources Executive Events in an agile, innovative and truly human way, reflecting a customer-obsessed and operationally effective approach. The primary events include the Global Energy Board (GEB), the Global Mining Council (GMC) and the International Utilities and Energy Conference (IUEC), which are all critical components to fabric of the industry programs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Seamlessly develop events and provide clients a consistently superior high-touch, event experience.

  • Conceptualize, and manage events in support of large-scale, industry-leading event programs

  • Assemble high quality agendas including recommending and securing relevant speakers

  • Ensure the content presented reflects the latest disruption and trends within the industry

  • Communicate and coordinate client invitations and membership with the Client Account Lead

  • Project management of each event to ensure it is planned and executed well and within budget

  • Works seamlessly with the Industry Sector Leads, Industry Marketing Leads, Accenture Events Team and suppliers to ensure connected, consistent, compliant and efficient delivery of services to clients and customers

  • Keep knowledge base updated on industry trends and apply new approaches as appropriate

  • Partner with the events team to coordinate event venue searches and finalize venue contract details, completing necessary procurement processes

  • Manages relationships and contracts with service providers to deliver value-added services and competitive costs

  • Monitors and manages compliance with existing policy and recommend changes to align with changing business needs

  • Event follow up, debrief and analysis 

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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent 

  • Event management for a minimum of 10 years, executive events for a minimum of 5 years

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the hospitality industry

  • Advanced knowledge of and experience in managing special events and targeted customer engagements that achieve goals and generate results

  • Skilled negotiator and ability to foster consultative relationships that drive incremental value for all stakeholders

Professional Skills:

  • Strong attention to detail, impeccable customer service and creativity in problem-solving

  • Self-starter, with an adeptness for organization

  • Ability to work in a highly dynamic and fast-paced environment

  • Exceptional communication skills, including strong verbal and PowerPoint acumen

  • Current with industry trends

  • Innovative and resourceful; actively seeks opportunities to improve events

  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian

  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $110,376

-  $235,200 and information on benefits offered is here. 



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Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here


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COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

Please be aware that Accenture requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Accenture will consider requests for medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.

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