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M&C Senior Manager Kaleidoscope Strategy & Sponsorships Marketing Lead

Ecosystems M&C Senior Manager Kaleidoscope Strategy & Sponsorships Marketing Lead

Organization: Corporate Function/Marketing and Communications

Location: U.S.


Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions underpinned by the worlds largest delivery network Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 469,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

Corporate Functions Marketing & Communications

As part of this team, youll play a key role in helping Accenture execute its strategy. Youll work with a diverse team of innovative marketing experts who focus on the following areas: global brand management and advertising; global events and sponsorships; internal communications; marketing research; media and industry analyst relations; corporate and financial communications; internet marketing; recruitment marketing; client-centric marketing; and industry, service line and geographic marketing campaigns.

YOUR ROLE: Ecosystems M&C Senior Manager Kaleidoscope Strategy & Sponsorships Marketing Lead

Accenture Technology Marketing & Communications is responsible for developing and managing an integrated marketing strategy to help grow Accentures Technology business around the world. The team is responsible for imagining, spearheading and executing campaigns and programs that help create profitable growth and enhance our position as one of the worlds leading Technology companies. We are looking for a creative, strategic marketing and communications professional who can effectively influence and collaborate across Accenture. You must not only quickly understand, analyze and communicate technology content, but be inspired by working in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.

Working as part of the global Accenture Technology Marketing & Communications team, the Senior Manager Kaleidoscope Strategy & Sponsorships develops and drives the strategy for the Kaleidoscope program, a platform of premier events that showcases the power of Accentures ecosystem to our clients and internal audiences. The role also leads the sponsorships for Kaleidoscope, working directly with ecosystem partners to design and sell sponsorships that offer them benefits and achieves Accentures goal of showcasing their strengths. The success of Kaleidoscope will be how it reinvigorates our ecosystem-centric business and drives our positioning externally to lead to sales and support our growth goals.

This includes:

Strategic Planning

+ Develop the activation strategy for Kaleidoscope working with appropriate business leadership

+ Work with the industry and geographic teams, and other related teams across our business, to ensure the strategy is innovative, relevant and localized

+ Effectively team with ecosystem partners and Accentures ecosystem leadership to ensure a cohesive activation strategy, and manage the ongoing implementation of the strategy, and refresh as required

+ Manage annual budget and demonstrate the ability to show strong ROI. Managing all reporting across the program


+ Build a new sponsorships function that is the backbone of the Kaleidoscope platform.

+ Design sponsorships that achieve both Accentures and our Ecosystem partners goals.

+ Work with our Ecosystem & Ventures leadership and Partnership Development Directors to develop a sales strategy that achieves our goals.

+ Work directly with our Ecosystem partners to sell sponsorships and meet Accentures goal of recouping all costs for the Kaleidoscope platform.

+ Work to develop longer-term relationships and sponsorships with Ecosystem partners to support the long-term goals of Kaleidoscope.


+ Work with Accenture leadership to build Kaleidoscope as a key platform for communicating and connecting with clients, Ecosystem partners and employees.

+ Over time, establish Kaleidoscope as a leading events platform in the technology Ecosystem.

Event Marketing & Management

+ Possess strong executive presence and content management skills to drive large, high profile events.

+ Share insights and strategic thinking around leading events, focusing on how to gain traction internally and with clients, and achieve the best ROI.

+ Work with Kaleidoscope team to ensure execution of tactics and logistics associated with the events.

+ Balance strategic thinking and planning with the ability to roll up your sleeves and provide program execution across core content areas and asset development."

Role Requirements:

+ Role is expected to flex regularly between working out of Accenture office location, and working in a global, virtual environment.

+ Personal flexibility to travel where and when required, and to participate in virtual meetings outside of regular business hours to connect with business leaders in other time zones.

YOUR EXPERIENCE: Basic Qualifications

+ Education: Bachelor's Degree

+ Work Experience: Minimum of 10 years experience in working with a major platform and building sponsorship and partnership programs

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Must have experience in managing sponsorship strategies and sales for events and/or other platforms

+ Innovative and proactive thinker with outstanding communication skills and ability to interact directly with senior executives; routinely brings forward new ideas

+ Exceptional message development and writing skills

Professional Skills:

+ Entrepreneurial spirit with a strong interest in experimentation

+ Confidence, presence and personal credibility to establish successful relationships

+ Strong written and oral communication skills

+ The ability to present and communicate ideas clearly and persuasively at all levels to multiple audiences

+ Creative drive, energy, innovation and enthusiasm never satisfied with status quo, always striving to break new ground

+ Bold creativity and a passion for new technology trends and the future

+ Strong knowledge of innovation and technology content

+ Goal oriented, business-focused, responsive and reliable

+ Willingness to learn quickly, take initiative and maintain focus

+ Ability to be flexible and work analytically in a virtual, problem-solving environment

+ Strong project management skills, organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills

+ Exceptionally strong teaming skills

+ Excellent negotiation, influence, mediation and conflict management skills.

+ Sensitivity to the cultural variances across different countries

+ Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian

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


+ Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement

+ Youll make a difference for some pretty impressive clients, Accenture serves many of the Fortune Global 100 on high-profile projects

+ Opportunities to learn daily through training, assignments, and collaborating with experts across the company

+ Access to leading-edge technology

+ Along with a competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package including generous paid time off, an employee healthcare plan and a competitive 401K program

+ Learn more about our extensive rewards and benefits here


Great things can happenthey already are. Come and be a part of the next level of high performance.

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 and with Accenture.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.


Posted: 2019-09-11 Expires: 2019-10-16

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