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Business Development Manager - Digital Marketing/Commerce/Customer Service/Retail

multiple locations +view all Job No. r00189307 Full-time

Job Description

We are: 

Accenture Song accelerates growth and value for our clients across industries through sustained customer relevance with emerging channels, technologies and models tied to the ever-changing needs and preferences of business-to-business and business-to-consumer customers. Our capabilities span ideation to execution: growth, product and experience design; technology and experience platforms; creative, media and marketing strategy; and campaign, content and channel orchestration. With strong client relationships and deep industry expertise, we help our clients operate at speed through the potential of imagination, technology and intelligence. Visit us at:

Our Client Engagement model enables our go-to-market teams to serve our clients and shape, sell and deliver deals with greater relevance to the team, our clients, and to Accenture. They are skilled in understanding client needs, building relationships and finding meaningful, impactful opportunities. Our Song Sales teams focus on increasing volume and conversion rate of big deals profitably and identify accounts/areas for scale. 

You are: 

If you are an expert at developing business, we want to meet you. If you relish delivering business, we want to meet you! If you love innovating and building industry leading digital solutions, we want to meet you!! There is never a typical day at Accenture Song, that’s why people love it here. The opportunities to make a difference while working on exciting client initiatives are limitless in this ever-changing space. 

The work: 

Your role will require you to directly work with the client to bring ideas and innovation for Customer Operations and Customer Transformation. You will also be accountable for helping to drive new ideas with the client and working with the practice specific teams to ensure client value and ability to execute front and center.  

Here’s a snapshot of your responsibilities: 

  • Originate, qualify, and close new opportunities for Accenture with our clients

  • Work with Accenture Song Industry leadership teams to develop and deliver new business through trust and value-led relationships with the key client stakeholders responsible for key initiatives and play the role of a trusted advisor 

  • Develop global strategies for Accenture Song clients including leading the team performing rigorous analysis to identify potential value creating opportunities, creating the business case and developing the requirements to implement the strategy 

  • Be a thought-leader in Customer challenges, trends, solutions, economics and related qualitative & quantitative aspects, and help Industry Leads in creation of a digital value architecture 

  • Develop requirements to ensure vision and recommendations translate to (and leverage) Accenture Song assets, products and services 

  • Defining high level architectures and applying digital commerce best practices to support strategy recommendations 

  • Lead client assessment portion of strategy engagements, develop cohesive conclusions and present key findings at the executive level 

  • Provide strategy development and solution development to support new business activities and existing client relationships 

Travel: As required for client support once it is safe to do so. 

Location: Primary residency within 90 minutes of an approved Accenture office 


Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Minimum of 7 years of selling professional services and Digital Marketing/Transformations, eCommerce, Inside Sales, Customer Service for Fortune 500 clients

  • Minimum of 7 years in a Sales role, including that of first chair, working on multiple deals at the same time with multiple clients per week and talking to the C-suite

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience closing deals that include significant process change, technology implementations, process outsourcing, and/or technology outsourcing in marketing, sales, or customer success

Bonus points if:

  • Comfortable carrying a $7-10M quota 

  • Have been first chair on selling services deals in excess of $3-5M 

  • Experience Selling in to retail industry highly desired

  • Previous experience with closing $3-5M+ deals involving the areas of significant process change, technology implementations, process outsourcing technology outsourcing in marketing, sales, customer success, marketing campaigns, content, creative etc.

  • Core sales consulting skills including:

  • Executive & Digital Leadership Workshop facilitation

  • Client interviews/focus groups

  • Run end-to-end sales cycles (origination -> solution -> close)

  • Experience working with & jointly going to market with strategic vendors like Salesforce and Adobe

  • Have a detailed understanding of the MarTech stack and how to use it

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • MBA preferred 

Compensation at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of factors, which may include but are not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, New York, or Washington as set forth below.

We accept applications on an on-going basis and there is no fixed deadline to apply.

Range of Starting Pay:

California - $116,200 to $194,300

Colorado - $116,200 to $194,300

New York - $116,200 to $194,300

Washington - $116,200 to $194,300​

*In addition to base pay, this Sales role is eligible for additional incentive compensation under the Sales Achievement Bonus Plan which is based on achievement toward individual sales targets, subject to Plan terms.




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