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Accenture Salesforce Marketing Cloud Functional Consultant in Boston, Massachusetts

Ready to fast-track your Salesforce career?

Join the largest team of Salesforce certified professionals in the industry and champion innovation, leverage deep and cutting-edge Salesforce expertise and pioneer solutions to help transform the world’s leading organizations and governments.

Ready to solve complex problems? Advance your skills? Deliver next-generation Salesforce solutions?

Now is the perfect time for you to join the Accenture Salesforce team, where you’ll:

  • Expand your experience with over 200 intelligent tools across all 12 Salesforce-recognized industries.

  • Lead in the development and implementation of new Salesforce-based solutions.

  • Benefit from our long-standing partnership with Salesforce to access the coolest Salesforce technologies, like Lightning, Einstein and Bolt, so you can put them to meaningful applications at scale.

  • Join more than 11,800 skilled Salesforce professionals, collaborating across multiple areas to drive enterprise-wide transformational projects on a global scale.

  • Build new skills and strengthen your expertise with unparalleled training and support—whether you're taking the more than 4,200 unique Salesforce certifications or working towards your Certified Technical Architect (CTA) certification.

Join Accenture and be empowered with innovative tools, continuous learning and a global community.

 Job Description 

The Salesforce team is seeking a Marketing Cloud Functional Consultant to design, implement and deploy Salesforce Marketing Cloud solutions to a wide variety of clients at the Enterprise level. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in marketing and Salesforce Marketing solutions. Additionally, the candidate should have the ability to uncover business requirements, develop a technical strategy and be able to create and effectively demonstrate solutions that address customer requirements.

We can hire for this role anywhere in the US, as long as you are located near an Accenture office.

Racking up those air miles will have to wait, as weekly non-essential travel to client sites Monday through Thursday is currently suspended. For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only.

Please note: The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts.

Typical day snapshot - Marketing Cloud Functional Consultant

New challenges and opportunities arise every day, and Consultant’s roles will vary based on the projects where they are engaged.  The work is truly exciting and interesting and will require our Consultants to: 

  • Meet with clients to analyze their work practices and understand the nature of their businesses to properly define needs and customize marketing solutions using the Salesforce Marketing Cloud platform.

  • Lead the development of a strategic vision for project (product development, enhancements, etc.) and embrace the criticality of gaining its adoption.

  • Make recommendations based on this analysis – estimate work effort, lead project scoping (as the sole or primary Accenture Technology representative), determine required resources, set a realistic schedule, and build proper communication and governance plans (Project Management 101, if you will).

  • Maintain effective client relations and rapport - delivering timely and relevant information with the utmost concern for stakeholder and project impact.

    Basic Qualifications 

  • Minimum of 2 years of campaign management experience using cloud technology (e.g., Salesforce Marketing Cloud, Marketo, Eloqua, Pardot) or on-premise technology (e.g., IBM, Teradata, Adobe).

  • Minimum of 2 years designing marketing solutions (e.g., capability assessment, requirements gathering, experience design, process reengineering).

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. (If Associates Degree, must have minimum 6 years’ work experience)

       Preferred Skills 

  • Previous technology consulting work experience.

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

      Professional Skill Requirements 

  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment 

  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment 

  • Desire to work in an information systems environment 

  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills 

  • Excellent leadership and management skills 

**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.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative, more competitive and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement (https://www.accenture.com/_acnmedia/Careers/PDF-9/Accenture-Annual-Policy-Statement-Regarding-EEO-2018-Applicant.pdf)

Requesting An Accommodation

Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.

If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email or speak with your recruiter.

Other Employment Statements

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

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