These guys are a next generation business consultancy founded on a belief that brand is one of the most important assets a company can have. On a mission to redefine their industry, they are laser-focused on results, using brand as a precision tool to turn strategy into action. Partnering with clients across all challenges, sectors and geographies, their diverse expert team uses a blend of commercial acumen and creative thinking to transform performance in the areas that matter most.
Their unique approach has enabled them to become one of the few organisations (less than one per cent) that has achieved ‘scale up’ business status in the UK. These are companies that have launched since 2012 and have a growth rate of more than 20 per cent over a three-year period.
Their team is made up of ambitious self-starters united by a generous, collaborative spirit. As you would expect from such a dynamic, fast-growing company, our people are smart and naturally enterprising.
Together, they push the boundaries and create practical yet refreshing solutions that make a big difference in the world, and on the client’s bottom line. Their focus on impact means they are always looking for more efficient and effective ways to get things done.
They often refer to themselves informally as a modern family business, which reflects the diversity of backgrounds, experiences and tastes united by deep, genuine friendships.
As a fast-growing start-up with global aspirations, they are seeking a multitalented, worldly senior consultant to join their team.
For this hybrid role, we require someone with solid commercial acumen, proven creative credentials and an understanding of organisation transformation. Given the current nature of their client portfolio, they are 2
looking for someone with relevant experience to manage a number of small to medium-sized projects.
Their senior consultants don’t just originate strategic solutions, they own all aspects of the day-to-day relationship. Responsible for determining how to bring the best of them to bear on each assignment, they must be flexible, rigorous and resourceful and adept at establishing valuable long-term relationships. If you believe you have these qualities, do contact me!
Essential skills and qualities
? Extensive business experience, either client or consultancy side
? A professional service background
? Genuine passion for brands and branding
? A strong working knowledge of large-scale rollout of brand strategy programmes, leading to business transformation or turnaround
? Marketing planning expertise including integrated campaigns
? Track record in successful business development, both new and organic
? Versatility – multitalented person with an ability to work in hybrid roles
? Financial fluency and strong commercial acumen
? Digital savvy brand strategist and marketer
? Fluent English speaker with persuasive communication skills (oral and written)
Quality: Outstanding client work
? Working with senior colleagues to set the strategic vision on a project.
? Scoping and selling in new projects. This covers: challenging the brief, setting objectives, defining activities, deliverables, fees and timings.
? Looking for ways to experiment, develop and test new product offerings, tools or approaches in a given client context.
? Using distilled insights to guide development of original ideas and points of view.
? Creating a compelling narrative argument to sell in recommendations.
? Partnering design colleagues to generate fresh ideas, establish the creative direction and ensure creative work supports the strategy and agreed objectives.
? Coordinating and playing a key role in kick-off meetings, review sessions and presentations.
? Ensuring client satisfaction by encouraging self and others to produce work of outstanding quality.
Growth: New business and long-term relationships
? Supporting senior colleagues with pitching, proposal-writing and converting new business opportunities.
? Helping to win and manage a handful of small to medium-sized projects from conception through to completion.
? Taking time to understanding the client’s unique business and challenges in order to add greatest value and spot potential incremental revenue opportunities.
? Growing the client relationship by acting as the trusted go-to person, ensuring all work meets or exceeds expectations and is delivered on time and on budget.
? Developing additional IP and case studies to reinforce our leading reputation.
Culture: A learning organisation
? Exchanging know how – experience, knowledge, best practice, expertise and skills – with others on a regular basis and capturing for future re-use where possible.
? Acting as mentor to a Consultant or Analyst-level colleague.
? Assisting with recruitment and performance appraisals for other team members.
? Driving internal initiatives to advance our offer, including creating new Intellectual Property (IP) that reflects our commitment to building high-performing brand-shaped businesses around the world.
? Role modelling their values and way of working in all interactions with colleagues, clients and partners.
If you’d like to know more, please drop me a line over to [email protected]