Media Relations Lead, Financial Services

Organization: Corporate Functions/Marketing and Communications

Location: New York, Washington DC, Chicago, Boston

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Job Description

The role of the Financial Services Media & Analyst Relations Associate Manager is to manage the development, implementation and coordination of financial services media strategies within Accenture key global financial services practices. This individual will concentrate on generating global tier-one media attention to Accenture's service capabilities for industries such as capital markets, banking and insurance, working with global financial services marketing executives and global media relations teams and reporting to the Senior Director, Global Media & Analyst Relations, Financial Services, Accenture.


  • A strategic, results-oriented thinker focused on generating tier-one media attention in support of Accenture's financial services business objectives
  • Manage and develop professional working relationships with key journalists and internal clients
  • Ability to function effectively and influence senior leadership within a highly-matrixed organization and to align with company's global brand and its approach to teamwork and collaboration
  • Deliver and execute global financial services media strategies to support Accenture's business in key markets
  • Collaborate with media leads in key markets to generate tier one media interest in Accenture's financial services practices
  • Work with colleagues to lead timely responses to media requests
  • Collaborate closely with the financial services marketing teams in Accenture's key markets
  • Ability to identify and distill key media messages from research and marketing material to position Accenture as a thought leader in financial services
  • Facilitate financial services media training for our spokespeople as necessary

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