Media Relations Manager, Southwest Region
Location:
Houston , Texas
Posted:
January 12, 2017
Reference:
00415585
YOUR EXPERIENCE: Basic Qualifications

Education: 
  • Bachelor's degree or other four-year university degree
 
Work Experience:
 
  • Minimum of 7 years of media relations experience in the professional services or technology sectors, either in house or in agency
 
SET YOURSELF APART: Preferred Skills
  • Strong relationships with local press in Houston and Dallas.  Relationships with press across other key Southwest markets--Austin, San Antonia, Phoenix, Denver and Salt Lake City—a plus.
  • 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
 
Work Requirements:
Must be based in Accenture office.  Some travel required (25%).
 
OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU
  • Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement.
  • You’ll make a difference for some pretty impressive clients. Accenture serves many of the Fortune Global 100 on high-profile projects.
  • Opportunities to learn daily through training, assignments, and collaborating with experts across the company.
  • Access to leading-edge technology.
  • Along with a competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package including generous paid time off, an employee healthcare plan and a competitive 401K program. Learn more about our extensive rewards and benefits here.
 
Great things can happen—they already are. Come and be a part of the next level of high performance.
 
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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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