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Marketing & Communications Lead, U.S. West Region

San Francisco, CA 94103
Marketing & Communications Lead, U.S. West Region
Organization: Corporate Function/Marketing and Communications
Location: San Francisco

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: Marketing & Communications Lead, U.S. West Region

The role of the Marketing & Communications Lead, U.S. West Region is to design, develop and execute an integrated marketing and communications plan to help grow Accentures business in the North America West Region primarily out of Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Jose, Portland and Seattle. To achieve this, the individual will be responsible for positioning Accenture as a leading local company while building consideration for our capabilities across target clients, recruits, and employees. The individual will also be responsible for helping Accenture build connections in and becoming part of the fabric of the local communities within the region and positioning our executives as business leaders and experts in those communities among G2000 company executives, the media, key government leaders, technology ecosystem partners, important local business networking associations and non-profits.

This person will lead a cross-functional Marketing & Communications team spread across the region. The position reports to the Senior Managing Director Marketing & Communications North America and is accountable to the Region Managing Director U.S. West and West Region Leadership Council for all aspects of geographic Marketing & Communications in the West. These activities are grouped into five key areas:
Developing the Marketing & Communications strategy and directing the planning and execution of all regional marketing activities designed to engage client and targets; candidates; employees; alumni and influencers.
Building the profiles of our key leaders within the region by leveraging media relations opportunities as well as social media, digital, and face-to-face opportunities.
Working collaboratively with industry and business marketing; media and analyst relations; talent brand and internal communications leads across all parts of Accenture within the West region.
Leading Marketing strategy/plans to support key relationships in the region, including universities (targeted for recruiting and/or partnerships); nonprofits; and other key civic and business organizations.
Directing the design and execution of programs to help our leaders communicate and engage with our people.
While there is never a typical day at Accenture, here is a list of some of your key responsibilities:
Member of the North America Marketing & Communications leadership team, contributing to and executing the overall North America geographic marketing strategy and liaising with the other Region Marketing & Communications leads to lead programs and to share best practices.
Represent Marketing & Communications on the Region Leadership Council for the U.S. West Region.
Work with Region Managing Director U.S. West and Office Managing Directors to define key Marketing & Communications priorities across the region.
Involvement in the hiring and training of all new Geographic Marketing & Communications professionals in the West.
Drive a sense of community for all Marketing & Communications professionals within the region.
Local Market Reputation & Executive Communication and Positioning.
Client Experience Program.
Relationship Development Program.
Talent Brand and Candidate Marketing.
People Communications and Employee Experience Program.
Be accountable for the delivery of differentiated and disruptive marketing programs for Accenture in the Northeast region.
Optimize marketing spend by directing investment to the most impactful Marketing & Communications programs.
Seek and assess input from the regional and local leadership teams on local image strategy and programs.
Ensure all local image programs within the region are appropriately resourced and executed.

YOUR EXPERIENCE: Basic Qualifications
Bachelors degree
Minimum of 12 years of experience in marketing and/or marketing communications roles
Work Experience:
SET YOURSELF APART: Preferred Skills
Experience using digital and social marketing to amplify traditional marketing efforts
Understanding of new digital business trends, environment and players
Professional services marketing experience preferred
Deep expertise and skills in strategic Marketing & Communications, especially in area of specialization or crossing several functional/technical areas
Expert in integrated marketing concepts, branding and message development
Excellent working experience in all aspects of Marketing & Communications, especially media and analyst relations, advertising, internet marketing, internal communications, collateral production, credential development and recruitment marketing
Strong global perspective
Experience in services and/or business to business marketing
Broad understanding of business marketplace and relationships with experts in area of specialization outside Accenture
Expert project management skills
Expert budget management and financial reporting skills, including budgets with multiple vendors and deliverables
Professional Skills
Proven leadership skillsteam building, supervision, mentoring and managing of diverse and virtual teams to drive integration
Strong and deep overall business acumen and good knowledge of Accentures area of business and overall business strategy
Able to influence highest levels of leadership within Accentures large, matrixed organization through relationship building and strong executive-level presence
Ability to develop and apply creative and ingenious solutions to complex issues
Superior oral and written communications skills and presentation skills
Ability to work autonomously and independently, yet integrate appropriately with other areas within Marketing & Communications and other areas within Accenture
Passion for well-executed deliverables in support of Accenture business strategy
Superior negotiation, mediation and conflict management skills to resolve complex, high-risk, high-impact issues
Thrive on working in intense, deliverable-driven and deadline-driven environment
Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
Work Requirements:
This position is expected to work in the San Francisco office

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.
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: 2019-10-23 Expires: 2019-11-22

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