Accenture

Brand Strategy Director

Accenture

July 22, 2021


We are:
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Job Summary:
As a Brand Strategy Director in Marketing Strategy and Planning, this role will be focused on crafting brand and 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 brand 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 bringing 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:
  • Gathering research and insight to identify brand opportunities
  • Developing and championing brand strategies to grow our clients’ business
  • Integrating brand strategies into marketing plans to drive customer acquisition, conversion, and retention
  • 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

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 5 years) work experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of brand strategy experience
  • Minimum of 5 years in agency environment

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strategic planning skills: strong strategic thinker, search for insights, and shepherd strategic idea
  • Subject matter expert in brand strategy but desire to go beyond the creative campaign
  • Ability to lead presentations and effectively analyze and translate data into actionable business plans
  • Experience building out assets for client workshops, business development efforts, and constructing high-impact strategies
  • 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

WHERE YOU LIVE: (Location)
TRAVEL: as Needed for Client Project Support
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  • Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.


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