Accenture Communications Lead in Helsinki, Finland
Make a difference
We are looking for an awesome Communications Lead!
Are you ready to take your expertise to the next level?
There is never a typical day at Accenture, but that is why we love it here! This is an extraordinary opportunity to build a rewarding career at Accenture’s Marketing & Communication team. Working in highly collaborative teams for world-leading clients, we will nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that truly values diversity.
Marketing & Communications in Finland is an integrated team who shares the mission for Accenture to become our clients’ innovation partner and the employer of choice. As a team we help drive business and talent growth and are responsible for all aspects of marketing and communications towards employees, clients, candidates and influencers. The team manages the brand, integrated market and client facing programs, employer branding, recruitment marketing, media relations and internal communications and all aspects of digital marketing and social media journeys and programs.
Whatever you are passionate about, make the most of it in a career with Accenture. We would love to get to know your unique blend of strengths and help you explore and grow them further.
Join our future!
Who we are looking for
You are an expert and proven communications leader with years of successful experience from media relations, managing issues and creating engaging internal communications
You have excellent written and verbal communications skills and master English and Finnish fluently
You are digitally minded and work fluently in the complex Finnish media and influencer landscape using both traditional combined with digital and social media
You know the power of storytelling and can create compelling and engaging messaging for various audiences
Ideally you have worked together with HR either supporting or leading strategic employer branding programs
You are business savvy and known for your proactivity and agility to act fast and be responsive to changing business needs.
You are a great collaborator, fully capable of working across an organization and with every stakeholder to create positive outcomes.
You’re intellectually curious, have contagious enthusiasm alongside strong project management skills.
This is your role and opportunity
This is your chance to make a difference and help Accenture Finland realize the ambition of becoming our clients’ innovation partner and the employer of choice.
You will be spearheading our integrated efforts to differentiate and make Accenture relevant to our clients, external talent, media, influencers and our own people through engaging communications and employer branding programs
You will be leading our entire internal and external communications and employer branding work as part of the integrated Marketing & Communications team and teaming closely with HR
You will lead a team of two people and report to our new Finland Marketing team lead. You will also be managing our external communications agencies
Your work involves supporting our leadership with strategic communications and external stakeholder relations
As part of the role you will be analyzing the competitive landscape and share of voice across traditional and social channels, and applying this knowledge to improve Accenture’s overall position
In addition, you will be strengthening Accenture’s approach towards the media, influencers and, as appropriate, Finnish industry analysts
Education: Relevant degree from a respected university or business school
Work experience: Minimum of 10 years of communications experience combined with leadership experience from a large organization ideally combined with some agency experience.
Strong leadership skills, strategic mindset
Excellent written communications competence in both Finnish and English
Top presentation and storyteller skills
Assertive, articulate and agile in your work style
A demonstrated leader and team player, able to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
Ability to manage and build relationships in a complex, matrix organization
Demonstrated executive-level presence and personal credibility; ability to quickly build relationships and influence executives
Ability to manage projects under tight deadlines
Strong business and industry acumen
Reports to the new Finland Marketing team lead
External Relationships: Media, third party vendors, start-up community, industry associations, suppliers and agencies
Interested? Make your move – apply online by November 21st and attach your CV and letter of application in English. We look forward to receiving your application!
If you have any questions concerning the position or our recruitment process, please contact email@example.com.
To learn more about Accenture, and how you will be challenged and inspired, please visit our website www.accenturerekrytoi.fi.
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Accenture welcomes and encourages applications from diverse backgrounds related to gender, age, ethnicity, culture, race, religion and belief, disability, nationality, sexual orientation and gender identity. We provide an environment of inclusion and diversity where everyone brings distinct experience, talent and culture to their work. We invite you be part of this diversity!