- Permanent / Full-Time
- Research & Insight
About the company
This is a global human-first insight and innovation consultancy, that
works with leading brands – including ABInBev, Britvic, Estée Lauder, Mondelez,
PepsiCo, Reckitt Benckiser and Unilever.
Their deep, evidence-based understanding of what drives human behaviour – the
core needs, wants, desires, and motivations – enables them to understand what people
want next and identify scalable opportunities for growth. They believe the ultimate goal of innovation is to create more positive outcomes in
the world around us. So they champion ‘Positive Innovation’ – innovating with
people’s happiness and wellbeing in mind – with all their clients.
They are headquartered in central London, in the vibrant Fitzrovia neighbourhood,
with an office in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and feet on the ground in New York, USA. They
are committed to flexible working practices. Out of office working is an established
part of our ways of working and will continue to be so post COVID - although they are
very much looking forward to getting back to some office time with each other .
The company has a unique and collaborative culture, encouraging a diverse
team “to be uniquely human” by celebrating and developing their specific strengths
and talents. Even after 20 years, they maintain a strong start-up mentality, valuing
agility, autonomy and a constant and curious quest for the new
About the role
global brand strategy, insight and innovation projects – working collaboratively with
the internal team and clients. You will be working alongside Directors (and other team members) to architect, design
and shape client projects to deliver against key goals
You will work with a sharp-minded and highly motivated team, you will lead the
delivery of key project content (insights, presentations, workshops, debriefs).
You'll be tackling client challenges, delivering engaging and impactful work (insights,
workshops, presentations) and taking a lead role in managing project teams. You'll be managing projects – guiding the work and development of the teams, while
also managing project resource and profitability. In addition you will build strong client relationships by consistently delivering delight,
understanding when to challenge and seeing the bigger business context. You'll act as a mentor and role model to the more junior team members,
helping them develop their own skills and reach their own potential, as well as seek out and driving new client relationships and business opportunities. Finally, you'll be playing an active role in helping shape the company’s growth, including
helping to drive the development of new Brand Genetics products (e.g. new
offers, tools, & techniques.
About your background and skills
opportunity that comes with working in an ambitious and independent business. We
value the power of diverse perspectives that comes from different disciplines,
backgrounds, nationalities and cultural experiences.
Successful candidates are likely to have c. 5 to 8 years’ experience either agency-side or in a global client-side insight, brand or innovation role (previous agency experience is highly
desirable). You will have strong skills in research, brand strategy / planning or innovation – and a
passion for brands. You'll be able to combine clear thinking with creative flair and imagination to help unlock new insights and opportunities. You need to be be self-motivated, proactive and willing to take the initiative – with an ability to overcome challenges. You'll be commercially aware and have a track record of delivering projects that exceed client expectations. You must be a clear and empathetic communicator – able to build positive working relationships with colleagues, clients and partners
You are curious – about new ideas, new challenges and new cultures and enjoy global work and travel (speaking multiple languages would be a welcome bonus). You need to be someone who wants to take their careers to the next level and make a real impact in shaping the company as it continues to grow
You are willing to be ‘comfortably uncomfortable’ – learning and developing new skills and stretching yourself to achieve your full potential.