Strategy Director

Job Description

We are:

Accenture Interactive-a new breed of agency that's all about the Experience. For us, customer experience is not an add-on; it's foundational to who we are and how we empower our clients. As the world's largest, most disruptive agency, we drive lasting growth for clients by helping them design, build, and run meaningful experiences that make people's lives better, more productive, and more meaningful. We do this in three ways: by transforming organizations through standout products and services; by building and delivering award-winning campaigns so brands can engage and communicate creatively with customers at scale; and by using our top-notch skills to pilot, integrate, scale, and run the platforms that underpin the world's greatest experiences . Visit us here to learn more about what makes us the Experience Agency .

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Job Summary:

As a lead in Marketing Strategy and Planning, this role will be focused on crafting integrated marketing strategies and orchestrating plans that build brand experiences and drive business growth for our clients. You'll champion and oversee a wide range of marketing activities across the funnel, including research, brand strategy, digital strategy, marketing planning, and reporting. Externally, you'll help us grow long-term relationships with our clients, become a go-to marketing consultant and advisor, and lead teams to deliver successful work. Internally, you'll inspire and mentor junior talent on the team as you help grow our practice and capabilities. You'll also collaborate and work hand-in-hand with others at Accenture as you integrate related business activity, particularly in creative agency services, marketing operations, media, and data and analytics.

We're looking for agency strategists who are seeking a new career opportunity to go above and beyond their current day-to-day. You're someone who wants to solve complex client challenges and can see the big picture for what the future can and should be, while being able to act upon that vision and drive the work forward today. A strategic thinker who loves to pull together disparate thoughts, ideas, and activities and bring them together in your own unique solution. You love the pitch and are an amazing storyteller who inspires others. You must have an entrepreneurial spirit and love to collaborate with others to build new things. You thrive in a fast-moving environment where you can jump in, quickly figure things out, roll up your sleeves, and actively push the boundaries.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Developing and championing marketing strategies to grow our clients' business
  • Managing execution of integrated marketing plans to drive customer acquisition, conversion, and retention
  • Gathering and analyzing insights and data to determine the most valuable opportunities to improve marketing performance
  • Building trusted relationships with clients and colleagues, viewed as a strategic advisor to help them understand how to grow brands through marketing channels and experiences
  • Playing an integral role within the practice to create and expand practice offerings
  • Nurture and mentor junior talent to grow the Marketing Strategy practice


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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 7+ years of marketing planning experience
  • Minimum of 5+ years in agency environment
  • Must have extensive experience in one or more of the following areas: Brand strategy, CRM strategy, digital strategy, communication strategy, media strategy
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ideal experience in consumer goods, B2B, life sciences, and/or financial services (one or more; not all required)
  • Strategic planning skills: strong strategic thinker, search for insights, and shepherd strategic idea
  • Subject matter expert in digital strategy and integrated marketing with expertise in designing data-driven multichannel relationship marketing strategies utilizing web, mobile, social, email, and traditional marketing channels
  • Experience building out assets for client workshops, business development efforts, and constructing high-impact strategies
  • Experience of key business performance metrics and KPIs
  • Digitally fluent, with knowledge of digital marketing best practices
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment with limited guidance
  • Seeking a diverse array of agency experiences across industries and strategic skill sets

Travel:

For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only.
Please note: The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative, more competitive and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities.

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.

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

For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement

Requesting An Accommodation

Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.

If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email or speak with your recruiter.

Other Employment Statements

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.

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

The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

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  • \n\t
  • Managing execution of integrated marketing plans to drive customer acquisition, conversion, and retention
  • \n\t
  • Gathering and analyzing insights and data to determine the most valuable opportunities to improve marketing performance
  • \n\t
  • Building trusted relationships with clients and colleagues, viewed as a strategic advisor to help them understand how to grow brands through marketing channels and experiences
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