US Northeast Media Relations Lead
Accenture, NY - New York, USA
Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.
YOUR EXPERIENCE: Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's degree or other university degree
Minimum of 10 years’ experience in PR/corporate communications in the technology and/ or professional services sectors. In-house or agency.
SET YOURSELF APART: Preferred Qualifications:
Experience at building strong working relationship and providing strategic counsel to senior leadership
Demonstrated knowledge and ability for media measurement tools, tactics and capabilities
Strong relationships with press, particularly in NYC, Boston and Philadelphia.
Natural storyteller with ability to connect Accenture capabilities to local news.
Able to leverage social media to augment and amplify media relations program. Broad based business acumen and ability to quickly grasp Accenture’s business strategy.
Global perspective and understanding of business marketplace; quick thinking with an inquisitive nature and desire to learn about economic and business drives, the technology ecosystem and all aspects of Accenture’s business.
Able to partner with and influence executives at all levels of the organization through relationship building and executive-level presence.
Demonstrated ability to provide strategic support and counsel; issues management experience a plus.
Exceptionally detail oriented yet equally flexible and agile. Comfortable with ambiguity.
Proven ability to manage multiple tasks under tight deadlines.
Ability to be flexible and work analytically in a problem-solving environment.
Innovative/creative problem solving skills.
Passion for executing deliverables and programs of the highest quality possible.
Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
Excellent negotiation, influence, mediation and conflict management skills.
Strong leadership skills—team building, supervision, mentoring.
Ability to work autonomously and independently, yet integrate and collaborate with other areas within Marketing & Communications and other areas within Accenture.
Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $88,600 - $139,399 and information on benefits offered is here.
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