Job Description

Role: Marketing Manager, Information Security & Client Data Protection Communications

Organization: Corporate Functions/Marketing + Communications

Location: US Negotiable Accenture Corporate offices including Chicago, New York, Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, DC and San Francisco

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:

We are looking for a dynamic and well-rounded marketing communications professional at the manager level to join the Accenture Information Security (IS) Marketing + Communications team – a team dedicated to helping communicate to our people and our client teams on how best to keep data safe. 

Information Security (IS) is Accenture’s internal organization that protects the data of Accenture, our clients and our people through security technology, innovative communications and behavioral change programs aimed at preventing cyber incidents. IS also works with Accenture’s Legal, Global IT, Geographic Services, Data Privacy and Business Continuity groups, along with outside partners such as law enforcement agencies and third-party security advisors - addressing today’s news-making cyber threats and the application of best preventive defenses.

Reporting to a marketing communications senior manager, the individual will require proven experience executing internal communications initiatives across Accenture’s multi-matrixed environment. Working in the leading field of cyber security, the individual will support the development of security-focused content, manage the IS presence on Accenture.com, and as needed, provide strategic and timely communication support to leadership, incident response teams, affected Accenture people and client teams in times of high severity cyber incidents. The person will also be responsible for tracking short- and long-term IS projects, using these metrics to update leadership reports and populate desirable award applications.

Responsibilities include:   

  • Strong message development skills used to support and guide our people and our client teams on understanding data security and managing cyber incidents.

  • PowerPoint presentation design and polishing of existing and new content, applying an easy-to- understand approach to explaining often complex security issues and policies.

  • For high-profile leadership communications or incident response messaging, work with IS and Accenture leadership and Subject Matter Experts on messaging content, managing the review and approval process, and ensure targeted distribution through various communication channels and tools. 

  • May be asked to assist with the creation of client-facing assets – blogs, videos, podcasts, etc.  

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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 7-10 years of Marketing and Communications experience

  • Bachelor's degree

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior Accenture experience a plus

  • Excellent PowerPoint and Excel skills

  • Project management skills

Professional Skills:

  • Strong message development and sensitivity to managing highly confidential communications

  • Quick start, independent thinker

  • Strong written and oral communications skills

  • Good balance between strategic thinking and attention to detail

  • Ability to balance various tasks, at times against deadline

  • Leadership presence and ability to work effectively with executives 

  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian

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

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 $73,764 - $170,100 and information on benefits offered is here. 



What We Believe


We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.


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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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.


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.


For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement.


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


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.


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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CA - San Francisco,DC - Washington,GA - Atlanta,IL - Chicago,MA - Boston,NY - New York,TX - Irving
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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