5 months ago
Job Title: Consulting Marketing Lead (Global)
Salary £60,000 £83,000 depending on experience + excellent benefits
Join Accenture and help transform leading organisations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.
Join Corporate Functions and you will become part of a diverse team which offers the essential expertise that enables all of our employees to deliver high performance to our clients. Our Corporate Functions professionals work in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Marketing and Communications, CIO, Information Security, and Geographic Services.
Whether you work directly with clients or manage important internal initiatives and efforts, you’ll find amazing opportunities to make a measurable difference.
Join a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. With approximately 425,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. The sheer scale of Accenture’s capabilities and client engagements—and the unique way we innovate, collaborate, operate and deliver value—provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance your career.
This is a career pinnacle role for a seasoned, ‘star player’ marketer to work at the very heart of Accenture’s Consulting business. Our dominance in platforms makes us a consulting powerhouse of business functional transformation and in this truly cross Accenture role, we seek a savvy collaborator to work with fellow senior marketers around the world.
As an individual, you are a pragmatic, solution and metrics-driven self-starter with a strong bias for action. You are high energy and adept at juggling competing priorities. You will bring your vast global marketing experience in business, industry and technology consulting. We want you to have the ability to design and implement global, integrated marketing strategies that positions Accenture in a category of its own. We’re looking for a flexible team player with excellent problem-solving skills, a driver with a thirst for marketing efficient processes, bags of ingenuity and a high level of comfort with handling multiple projects at any one time.
In this role, you will work with some of the brightest consulting professionals immersed in cutting edge innovation within the finance, supply chain and operations, sales and marketing and talent and organization spaces. You will be a member of Accenture’s Growth & Strategy (G&S) group – who are responsible for shaping the global strategy that enables Accenture to be a world leader and an authority on innovation, disruption and what it takes to “lead in the New.”
The marketing team for G&S provides comprehensive, global marketing and communications programs for both external and internal audiences. Leading a team of marketers, you will have responsibility across four functions, each with its own leadership team, practitioner groups and support teams. As a key member of the leadership teams, working closely with the most senior Managing Directors in the company, you will help create differentiated positions around C-suite agendas for CFO, COO, CSCO, CMO, CHRO and other stakeholders.
You will ideate, orchestrate and direct signature content and campaign development across the consulting agenda and working with colleagues across other Accenture businesses, industries and key target geographies.
This role will focus on leading a team of marketers across four Business Functions-(CFO and Enterprise Value, Supply Chain and Operations, Customer Insights and Growth and Talent and Organization). Specific duties include:
You will be responsible for developing, and implementing, global marketing strategies for priority initiatives and collaborating with global, regional and local marketers, to design and execute programs that deliver relevant and engaging client experiences.
Create powerful and polished C-suite stories and narrative that anchor our mission and brand are key, as is the ability to simplify the complex and create compelling and meaningful messages (Avoiding ‘consulting speak’).
Creating/growing category position, internal community engagement and enable opportunities for sales conversations across the four business function areas. We want you to drive ground-breaking, cross Accenture deliverables including cutting edge C-suite research and ongoing C-suite content, signature global events, media collaborations, and C-suite targeted campaigns.
Act as a trusted guide to the Leadership teams, be an active contributor to leadership meeting dialogue and practitioner ‘Town Hall’ and professional community calls. On a day to day basis you will work closely with offering development professionals and function-based project managers. You will lead and drive collaboration, leverage, joint planning and amplification of function-based marketing activity across the entire organization.
You will gain exposure to the most senior marketing executives holding joint responsible for one of 8 Integrated Marketing Planning Priorities, ‘Functional Transformation and Platforms’ and working with marketing colleagues across the organization and reporting to the senior Marketing executive on a quarterly basis. You will serve in a leadership role to multiple teams.
No stranger to complex matrix organizations, you will build bridges and persevere in collaborating across groups to integrate marketing efforts, presenting one unified Accenture to potential and existing clients.
INNOVATION TO DRIVE SALES:
Metrics driven, you will challenge status quo and creatively combine traditional and digital marketing channels to help us to break through the noise and engage C-level executives. You measure success not only in share of voice or content consumed but hold yourself accountable for driving pipeline and revenue, naturally partnering with sales and account management too
What we would like you to take responsibility for:
Fostering a highly resourceful, impactful, highly motivated, happy marketing team
Shaping and coordinate global positioning around key C-suite positions
Contributing to key geographic marketing strategies for strategic initiatives
Owning execution of signature data driven content and marketing campaigns, driving awareness and demand, including; Research, thought leadership, events (national to regional, large to intimate), paid media/search/social, social media, sales enablement.
The above requires strong collaboration with: Accenture marketing entities (corporate, geographies/regions, target industries, target functions, offerings), Accenture approved agencies and Accenture senior business stakeholders (target industries, target functions, offerings)
Measuring impact and continuously optimize campaigns and their execution
Adhering to applicable policies and procedures
Skills and Experience:
* Strong corporate marketing experience or business development experience. Must have worked on global client-facing and content-based marketing programs.
* Articulate self-starter able to interact with executives at all levels
* A B2B professional consulting service environment experience
* Excellent oral and written communications skills, including presentations and PPT
* Global perspective; strong business and industry acumen
* Exceptional Professionalism
* The Candidate should be a creative, flexible team player and thinker with excellent problem-solving skills:
* Developing and executing marketing plans that are informed by data, don’t default to following the “beaten path” and, most importantly, deliver impact
* Integrating demand generation programs based on content, dialogue, digital/social, events, and client centered outreach
* Successful delivery of global client-facing and content-based marketing programs.
* Strong people management and leadership capabilities
* Effectively teaming across complex organizations
* Working with senior stakeholders daily
* Providing leadership and supervision to teams
* Bachelor's Degree or other university degree or equivalent, preferably in marketing, communications or business.
These personality traits will set you up for success:
* Strong interpersonal skills and team player instincts
* Connector skilled in getting things done across complex matrix organizations
* Self-starter with a strong bias for action
* High energy and adept at juggling competing priorities to tight deadlines
* Self-assurance and diplomacy required for managing senior stakeholders
* Pragmatic analytically minded and metrics-driven
* Proven “scrappiness” and problem-solving skills
* Curiosity and natural inclination to challenge status-quo
What’s in it for you?
All of our Corporate Functions professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!
What are the next steps?
If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.
If relocation is required in applying to this position, the appointment to the role would be considered an employee driven transfer meaning that the employee will be personally responsible for covering all relocation costs and any costs associated with dependents.
Closing date for applications 31/8/2019.
Accenture reserve the right to close the role prior to this should a suitable applicant be found