Accenture Cloud First - Salesforce Marketing Cloud Solutions Architect in Boston, Massachusetts

Title: Cloud First - Salesforce Marketing Cloud Solutions Architect Location: USA-Northeast Other Locations: USA-Northeast Job Number: 00559720

Join the Accenture Cloud First team and help transform leading organizations 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.  Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.

Accenture is a leader in helping organizations move to the cloud to take advantage of a new era of service delivery and flexibility, where applications, infrastructure and business processes are brought together and delivered As-a-Service. You will be joining the Cloud First Applications group focusing on leading cloud technology base solutions like SFDC, Google, Pegasystems and other emerging Cloud Applications. Accenture’s Cloud First agenda offers comprehensive, industry-focused cloud services including strategy, implementation, migration and managed services, and assets including the Accenture Cloud Platform that can drive broader transformational programs for clients.

People in our  Client Delivery & Operations  career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.

Job Description

Accenture Cloud First is seeking a Marketing Cloud Solutions Architect to serve as a domain expert for sales and delivery teams on marketing cloud platforms. The ideal candidate will have functional experience in marketing campaign management and/or social media as well as application delivery on the platform. The candidate must also have the ability to lead teams to successfully scope, design and deliver large enterprise deployments of Marketing Cloud Applications, and experience leading teams as an Engagement Manager.

We can hire for this role anywhere in the US, as long as you are willing and able to travel domestically approximately 80% of the time to meet client needs.

The Marketing Cloud Solutions Architect will be responsible for:

  • Leading and ensuring the successful delivery of Marketing Cloud and other marketing related implementation engagements.

  • Managing resource requirements and project team members.

  • Developing marketing campaign and automation strategy for clients.

  • Leading business and functional requirements definition and prioritization/scoping of requirements.

  • Mapping functional requirements to Marketing Cloud features and functionality.

  • Maintaining and coordinate communication with the customer throughout each project.

  • Disseminating best practices on solution positioning and delivery.

  • Supporting pre-sales activities inclusive of participating in sales calls and proposal development.

  • Mentoring more junior team members in business analysis, project management, and marketing best practices.

  • Advising on Strategic Accounts to provide the best subject matter expertise.


Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 years experience exposure to pre-sales activities, including detailed project planning and effort estimation activities.

  • Minimum of 2 years experience on the platforms.

  • Minimum of 2 years experience with Salesforce Market Cloud (formerly ExactTarget)

  • Minimum of 2 years of technology consulting work experience required.

  • Minimum of 1 year of proven consulting experience and leading solution definition for Marketing Cloud engagements.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of 4 years leading marketing projects (e.g., campaign management, marketing automation, Social media) with cloud or on-premise technology.

  • Minimum of 2 year of experience with Salesforce Marketing Cloud (formerly ExactTarget), Adobe Marketing Cloud (formerly Adobe), Oracle Marketing Cloud (formerly Eloqua), or Radian6/Buddy Media, Pardot or Marketo.

  • Strong communication and articulation of ideas is required.

  • Supervisory and team lead experience preferred.

  • certifications (Admin, Sales and Service Cloud Consultant) helpful.

  • Bachelor's degree preferred.

All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

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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