Job Title:    Marketing Specialist 
Career Level - 9
Location:    London
Salary: Dependent on Experience + Excellent benefits
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.
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As a team
We are looking for an exceptional Marketing Specialist to join our Marketing + Communications team. At Accenture, Marketing + Communications is responsible for global brand management and advertising; global events and sponsorships; internal communications; marketing research; media and industry analyst relations; corporate and financial communications; digital marketing; recruitment marketing; thought leadership content development, client-centric marketing; and industry, service line and geographic marketing campaigns. This role will involve working across that M+C community, as well as working closely with our recent acquisition Edenhouse and our partner SAP.

Job Summary
We’re seeking a motivated and strategic Marketing Specialist who can work collaboratively with our acquisition Edenhouse and across Accenture teams. They should have a genuine interest in transformative technology and be comfortable juggling a variety of distinct projects at once. 

The Specialist will report into the Marketing Manager for Accenture’s UKI Ecosystems relationships and work closely with key people at our acquisition Edenhouse and within the Accenture SAP business.   Note that Edenhouse was recently acquired by Accenture so a key part of this role will be to help integrate Edenhouse and Accenture and ensure a joined up message to market and all our audiences.

The Specialist will design, develop and deploy projects, both in-house and externally.  The candidate will be experienced in communications, marketing strategy, channel management and stakeholder management with strong knowledge of ERP solutions.  They will also be highly proactive and have a flexible and collaborative work style - to build credibility with a large network of key stakeholders and colleagues. They will have excellent writing skills and experience in content development and marketing - including social and digital marketing.

The successful candidate will have the experience and the confidence to take a detailed brief from stakeholders and bring it from concept to reality. We are looking for a flexible team player with excellent problem-solving skills, and a high-level of comfort handling multiple projects at any one time. The candidate should be comfortable working at speed, with a high attention to detail. The role will include working with our roster of specialist agencies, business stakeholders and global and local marketing teams.

Key Responsibilities/Position Details

  • Support the Marketing Manager for Ecosystems on key initiatives.
  • Take marketing activities from concept through development, implementation and measurement.
  • Implement marketing programmes required across new business, Installed Base and with partners
  • Execute programmes and strategies to promote the organizations products and services through digital channels to increase exposure and business with the target audience
  • Co-ordinate, manage and implement digital marketing programmes and report on effectiveness
  • Identify customer marketing databases and liaise with telemarketing organisations where appropriate
  • Data mining and analysis of customer data to develop marketing trends
  • Manage agency relationships with a range of external suppliers to produce creative marketing and communication materials and channels for customers
  • Tracks campaign outcomes and performance trends for campaigns and digital to review effectiveness and lead quality
  • Assist on social media marketing and online community management
  • Responsible for driving customer quotes, referenceability and case studies
  • Assist and support a range of events including tradeshows, conferences, seminars and workshops including completing required paperwork and managing logistics
  • Responsible for lead upload proccess and ensuring leads are accurate and up to date and correctly assigned in the our CRM system
  • Create a variety of marketing collateral. This may include things like Powerpoint decks, LinkedIn articles, podcasts, videos, social media posts. You may not write/design these yourself, but you need to have good writing skills and enough expertise at content creation to supervise agencies and freelancers doing the production work.
  • Create and maintain strong supplier relationships.

"International Candidates will be considered"

Education - Bachelor’s degree, university degree or equivalent desired but not essential

Solid work experience:  Experience of working on B2B integrated marketing campaigns client-side or with an agency

Knowledge and marketing experience with ERP solutions 

Work Requirements:  Ability to work well with teams and in managing multiple stakeholders

We are looking for experience in the following skills:
  • Skills and experience in copywriting and content creation
  • Strong use of lead gen tools and lead management
  • Proactive and results-driven
  • Strong communicator and relationship builder
  • Desire to learn new skills and about new industries/clients
  • Service-oriented attitude and ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • Enjoys working under pressure and to deadlines
  • Strong planning and attention to detail, well organised and clear track record of execution
  • Excellent communicator and team player with the ability to develop and maintain relationships across multiple teams
  • Excellent communications skills: oral, written and visual. Expert copywriting and a flair for design is always appreciated
  • Broad overall business acumen and strong interest/experience in IT.
  • Strong Project Management skills including budget management
  • Ability to manage and build relationships in a matrixed organisational environment with people at all levels
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and work in a very fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Passion for strategic, well-executed marketing programs and the potential for technology (particularly cloud, data and AI) to transform lives for the better.
  • Ability to manage multiple activities simultaneously, to deadline.

What’s in it for you:

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidy, private medical insurance and 3 extra days’ leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role to deliver the first-class services we are known for.

To apply

Full details about this role, including how to apply can be found here.

Please mention in your application that you heard about this opportunity through the Taylor Bennett Foundation.