Internal Communications Associate Manager – Financial Services

  • Permanent
  • London
  • Applications have closed



Join Accenture and help transform leading organisations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.

Join Corporate Functions and you will become part of a diverse team which offers the essential expertise that enables all of our employees to deliver high performance to our clients. Our Corporate Functions professionals work in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Marketing and Communications, CIO, Information Security, and Geographic Services.

Whether you work directly with clients or manage important internal initiatives and efforts, you’ll find amazing opportunities to make a measurable difference.

Job Description

The Accenture Financial Services (FS) operating group serves clients in the banking, insurance and capital markets industries. The FS Europe Internal Communications lead supports the strategic objectives of Accenture’s Financial Services business by designing and executing employee communications programs for FS Europe, our largest geographic operating unit.

The FS Europe Internal Communications lead works closely with the senior managing director of FS Europe and other business leaders to understand issues and opportunities that can be addressed by employee communication and engagement. The FS Europe internal communications lead reports to the FS Europe Marketing & Communications lead and works in close coordination with the global FS Internal Communications lead.

Job Scope

Under the direction of the FS Europe Marketing & Communications lead and in close coordination with the FS global Internal Communications lead, the FS Europe Internal Communications lead:

    • manages the strategy, development and execution of integrated communications programs directed to employees of the FS Europe operating unit
    • oversees content and message development, production, promotion and measurement across a variety of communication channels
    • ensures that messages are communicated accurately, timely and reinforce our brand positioning
    • provides strategic communications counsel to FS Europe leadership, including the senior managing director of the operating unit

Key Job Responsibilities

      • Exemplify Accenture’s Core Values and adhere to our Code of Business Ethics.
      • Understand and apply Accenture’s internal communications policies and procedures
      • Develop and execute an internal communications plan for the FS Europe operating unit
      • Participate in meetings to stay informed about Accenture’s business and relevant employee programs and initiatives
      • Compose, edit and/or execute employee communications for the FS Europe Leadership Team and Accenture’s corporate functions (Finance, HR, etc.)
      • Develop and execute creative and effective communications practices and principles to increase employee engagement
      • Support elements of the global FS Internal Communications program as required
      • Identify and manage contractors and third-party service providers (creative agencies, writers, etc.)

What skills & experience are we looking for?

        • Bachelor’s degree
        • Good level of communications experience in a complex organization
        • Ability to experiment, inspire others, work across boundaries, and adapt to constant change
        • Ability to think strategically, applying out-of-the-box, creative and innovative thinking
        • Ability to measure impact and tie programs to bottom line results
        • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with senior-level executives
        • Ability to manage and motivate diverse teams
        • Ability to network, influence others and build consensus
        • Ability to utilize multi-media communication channels including email, web, video and social media
        • Strong project-management skills and ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
        • Ability to work within tight deadlines
        • Ability to manage external agencies
        • Strong attention to detail
        • Strong written and oral communication skills
        • Strong eye for design and effective visual communication
          • Marketing communications background
          • Understanding of web writing, design and usability principles
          • Technical aptitude to quickly learn and master off-the-shelf and in-house communication and collaboration technologies
          • Understanding of web analytics principles and experience with web analytics tools (Adobe Analytics, etc.)
          • Experience with WordPress or similar web-design tools
          • Experience with script writing and/or video production/editing
          • Experience with social media applications and messaging

What’s in it for you?

          • All of our Corporate Functions professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

What are the next steps?

          • If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.

About Accenture

          • Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

Closing Date for Applications 1 June 2018

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.


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