Job Description

Ready to fast-track your Salesforce career?

We seek a highly collaborative, open-minded, and dedicated university Advancement leader committed to higher education's mission, building trust between institutions and its constituents and understanding the value of leveraging Salesforce to help modernize fundraising strategies and measure ROI.

Join the largest team of Salesforce certified professionals and champion innovation, leverage deep and innovative Salesforce expertise and pioneer solutions to help transform the world’s leading institutions.

Ready to solve complex problems? Advance your skills? Deliver next-generation Salesforce solutions?  Now is the perfect time for you to join the Accenture Salesforce team, where you will:

  • Expand your experience with over 200 intelligent tools across all 12 Salesforce-recognized industries.
  • Lead in the development and implementation of new Salesforce-based solutions.
  • Benefit from our long-standing partnership with Salesforce to access the coolest Salesforce technologies, like Lightning, Einstein, and Bolt, so you can put them to meaningful applications at scale.
  • Join more than 11,800 skilled Salesforce professionals, collaborating across multiple areas to drive enterprise-wide transformational projects on a global scale.
  • Build new skills and strengthen your expertise with unparalleled training and support—whether you are taking the more than 4,200 unique Salesforce certifications or working towards your Certified Technical Architect (CTA) certification.

Join Accenture and be empowered with innovative tools, continuous learning, and a global community.

  

Job Description

The successful candidate will be known as an expert internally and externally. Using technical expertise, business acumen and fluid communication skills to translate the possible into reality. The candidate will be able to design solutions that span multiple platforms and include integration and authentication across systems, articulate design considerations, trade-offs, benefits, and recommendations. Ability to manage the architecture solution implementation and build trusted relationships with clients. The Delivery Lead will have support from the Global Delivery Group as well as from local support resources provided by the global team.

For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only.   
    
 Please note: The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities and guidance from several infectious disease experts.

Typical Day Snapshot

  • Experience providing direction and vision supporting institutional advancement efforts and university relations, including annual and major gift fundraising and capital campaigns, community, and public relations, alumni relations, marketing, and communications.
  • Advanced knowledge of Prospect Discovery and Research, Prospect Management, Salesforce CRM, and Gift Processing, including implementing effective managerial processes to achieve strategic and annual goals within Advancement and Alumni Relations.
  • Deep understanding of leveraging an integrated advancement solution that helps break down data silos, drives major gifts and online fundraising, improve reporting and insights, personalize engagement, and steward longtime supporters.
  • Expertise in the planning, architecture, phasing, and business process review of Advancement and Alumni Engagement functionality.
  • Lead in the development and implementation of new Salesforce-based solutions.
  • Benefit from our long-standing partnership with Salesforce to access the coolest Salesforce technologies, like Lightning, Einstein, and Bolt, so you can put them to meaningful applications at scale.

As required by Colorado law under the Equal Pay for Equal Work 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 132,700 – 263,400 and  information on benefits offered is here. 

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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • A minimum of 3 years of progressive experience in project management, business analysis, and technology implementation in full life-cycle Cloud/CRM engagements
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in Cloud Computing (SaaS, PaaS) and Salesforce.com, either through work at industry participants or consulting to the industry.
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience in Cloud Computing project implementation – Well rounded in both functional and technical aspects of a CRM engagement
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience leading teams
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. (If Associates Degree, must have minimum 6 years’ work experience)

Preferred Skills

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to adapt to dynamic work environment and be creative within a team
  • Customer oriented and great at building client relationships
  • Strong background in Cloud Computing solutions --Do you have a passion for using innovative technologies to make a positive impact on business and cod computing strategy, systems design, integration, implementation, and management?
  • Previous experience in leading up an Application Functional team (Configuration, customization, Force.com development) or Application Integration team (including data integration/data modeling)
  • Consulting experience with medium to large consulting firms focusing on cloud computing related consulting (solution architecture, storage, SaaS, multi-tenant computing, large scale computing environments, etc.).
  • Experience managing multi-shore projects
  • PMP and other project management certification preferred
  • Salesforce.com and other cloud platform certifications
  • Strong work ethic with a customer service focus (high intensity).
  • 5+ years of consulting experience preferred; executive level sales support experience in consulting/professional services.

Professional Skill Requirements

  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment.
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment Desire to work in an information systems environment.
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent leadership and management skills.



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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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