Job Description

Role: NA People Engagement, Manager 

Organization: Corporate Functions/Marketing + Communications

Location: Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Houston, Dallas, Minneapolis

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 674,000 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:

The role of the North America and Southeast Region Communications Manager will work closely with the North America Communications team to drive high impact messages and innovation programs to engage our 55,000+ people. You will collaborate with global and North America leaders across Accenture’s North America business to advise, develop, manage and create groundbreaking communications strategies and plans that drive our business priorities and help create our culture.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Collaborate, create and innovate with a variety of professionals to develop bold and cutting-edge communications that inspire our people – and advance engagement with our people.

  • Work with North America Communications Team leaders and other geographic and global stakeholders to create and manage communications plans supporting CEO signature programs, projects or activities (i.e., North America CONNECT, North

  • America Leadership Team Connect, Conduct Counts, World Economic Forum @ Davos, Information Security Advocate Program and many others).

  • Consult with the Southeast Regional Managing Director and Regional/local Human Resources (HR), geographic, and Marketing Leads to manage the regional voice. This includes leadership announcements, innovation hub openings, special events and other regional promotions as appropriate.

  • Work with global and multiple North America HR leadership teams to strategically develop out North America approach, including overall messaging, asset creation (email, articles, videos, webcasts, Stream posts) and execution of approved strategies.

  • Manage detailed execution and rollout of communication plans, new tools, programs, and processes for geography from conception through implementation.



Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Education:   Bachelor's degree or higher in Marketing, Business, Communications, Journalism or related field

  • Minimum of 8 years of overall marketing and communications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experienced sound-bite communicator with social savvy

  • Experience working with agencies or vendors

  • Technically proficient and adapts quickly to new technical tools; experience in mailer, WordPress sites, and other like programs in support of North America, US or region activities preferred

Professional Skills:

  • Story-telling ninja skills

  • Strong innovation skills and experience in measuring impact/metrics evaluation

  • Skilled collaborator and quick study who can develop and articulate a point of view and recommendations

  • Complex problem-solver within work group or in own functional area; takes initiative to recommend new or modify procedures and processes as appropriate

  • Self-directed, capable of working on multiple projects with minimal supervision on virtual team; makes contributions that impact work team results

  • Extremely agile and adaptive to new priorities and deadlines. Experience in branding and packaging of messages, articles, videos

  • Ability to develop and apply creative and innovative solutions to complex issues

  • Strong written and oral communications and presentation skills using “weekend language” to ensure we are communicating effectively with all of our audiences

  • Strong business acumen and knowledge of Accenture’s area of business and overall business strategy

  • Proven, pithy, stand-out writing style specific to the digital medium

  • Ability to present and communicate ideas clearly and persuasively at all levels to both internal and external audiences

  • Excellent stakeholder management skills

  • Applies digital advances to our changing culture in a communications and marketing context

  • Proven ability to get things done both independently, with minimal supervision, and in a collaborative, team-oriented, cross-functional environment

  • Resourcefulness and tenacity, ability and willingness to progress with ambiguity

  • Ability to work across a large, matrixed organization

  • Ability to successfully manage numerous complex and fast-paced projects simultaneously

  • 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 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.



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.


Subject to applicable law, please be aware that Accenture requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Accenture will consider requests for accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.


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.


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