Communications & Media Strategy Consultant

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Job Role: Communications & Media Strategy Consultant

Location: London

Career Level: 9

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO

As a team:

Accenture Strategy shapes our clients’ future, combining deep business insight with the understanding of how technology will impact industry and business models. In joining Accenture Strategy you will drive the CEO agenda on issues related to digital disruption, competitive agility, global operating models, and workforce of the future to identify new sources of value.

Accenture Strategy, Communications & Media

Accenture’s Communications & Media Strategy Practice serves leading companies across these industries. Clients include leading fixed-line and mobile telecommunications providers, broadcasters, television platform operators and gaming companies among others, in this broad, fast-paced and rapidly evolving sector.

Our clients engage us to help them harness the opportunities afforded by the sweeping changes that the Communications industry is both simultaneously driving and experiencing, whether this is consumers watching increasing amounts of video content on OTT services, telecommunication operators tailoring offerings to tap latent demand in the small business segment or gaming companies pivoting from boxed-sales to subscription-based revenue models.

We work with and advise the most senior leaders across this industry on the strategies they should pursue to unlock opportunity and mitigate threats in an era in which technology has progressed from being an enabler to being a driving force of competitive advantage.

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you!

In our team you will learn to:

  • Understand and frame complex, ambiguous client business problems, delivering high-value outcomes and impact

  • Apply quantitative and qualitative analysis techniques

  • Own & drive workstreams and client outcomes

  • Build and sustain trusted client relationships working with C-suite clients and present to senior stakeholders

  • Develop knowledge of prevailing trends, financials and operating drivers

  • Contribute to business development activities and support practice building efforts with the wider strategy community

In this role you will:

  • Play a high-impact role in strategy engagements addressing our clients’ business challenges, delivering lasting and distinctive outcomes and value in disciplines such as:

    • Growth strategies (customer & proposition refinement/evolution, pricing & profit optimisation)

    • Cost optimisation & reduction

    • Data strategies (leverage cloud-based technologies to drive step-changes in insight & value)

    • Innovation and Growth

  • Understand client issues and structure the problem set to develop possible solutions

  • Structure and create business/market assessments

We are looking for experience in the following:

  • Experience at a top-tier or boutique consulting firm or through an ‘in-house’ consulting / business development role, with a focus on:

    • Business planning & financial analysis

    • Market assessment and analysis

    • Competitor analysis and assessment

    • Innovation & proposition strategy

    • Operating model design

  • Familiarity with recognized Strategy frameworks and techniques

  • Experience of research, quantitative analysis and structured problem solving

  • An understanding of how the Communications & Media industry operates including products, players, business models, operating models, industry trends and challenges and regulatory framework

Academic Requirements:

  • Undergraduate Degree or equivalent

Set yourself apart:

  • A n understanding of the key dynamics and trends in the Communications or Media industries

  • Involvement with the commercial management of consulting engagements

  • Strong project management skills

What’s in it for you

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days of vacation per year, access to app based fitness classes and discounts on range of gyms, private medical insurance and three days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role to deliver the first-class services we are known for.

About Accenture

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 537,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at

Accenture 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 31/07/2022

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

Job information

Firm: Accenture

Location: London


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