Design thinkers wanted.

We’re grateful to be growing our team of strategic creatives and creative strategists.

As you might imagine, talent and expertise matter a great deal to us, but we also care about “fit,” about your passions and how you want to make the world a better place. After all, we’re a dedicated team of pragmatic idealists that views sustainability as an innovation imperative.

We’re currently seeking to fill the following positions.

 

STRATEGY DIRECTOR

 

BBMG seeks a seasoned manager and branding expert. A Strategy Director is responsible for leading our talented team by delivering winning strategies that drive impact and inspire action. Successful candidates will demonstrate proven leadership abilities with superior strategic, analytical and creative thinking skills. A strong track record of growing and leading a branding practice is a must.

We are looking for a leader with extensive experience in branding with stellar client service skills. Management experience, strong writing skills in a variety of formats and the ability to facilitate discussions and lead presentations are a must. Candidates must enjoy leading all phases of consulting engagements and implementing brand and innovation initiatives. Knowledge of the social purpose and CSR arena is paramount (best practices and market trends). Demonstrated ability to help solicit and secure new business is also a requirement.

Primary Role & Responsibilities:

Strategy Development and Oversight

  • Guide and supervise interdisciplinary teams to develop branding, innovation, marketing and communications strategies based on insightful analysis and creative ideas.
  • Lead the selection and curation of game-changing ideas, concept refinement and creative development.
  • Determine priority protocols for key project challenges and supervise teams as appropriate.
  • Mastery of BBMG process and protocols.
  • Identify, cultivate and engage pool of experts to aid with ideation.
  • Pitch and present winning ideas and recommendations to senior client teams.

Client Service

  • Develop relationships with senior client stakeholders to build trust and identify priority strategic goals.
  • Serve as a key client contact with senior client contact, where appropriate.
  • Responsible for delivering great work on time and under budget.

Business Development

  • Contribute to the growth and direction of BBMG’s client base by executing strategic plans to meet revenue targets and increase agency profitability.
  • Cultivate new business relationships and strategically grow existing accounts.
  • Develop new business pitches and proposals.
  • Lead contract agreements and related negotiations.
  • Conduct regular market assessments and stay abreast of key trends and local business opportunities.
  • Develop and present thought leadership pieces on behalf of BBMG (conferences, webinars).

Organizational Development

  • Manage and coach strategy staff and oversee local professional development programs.
  • Own strategic relationships with external partners.
  • Identify opportunities and plan for team growth.
  • Participate in agency senior team and staff meetings, providing clear updates, contributing constructive input and taking ownership of agency planning items as appropriate.

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of management experience.
  • 7+ years of direct brand strategy experience.
  • Strong leadership abilities, business acumen, strategic thinking, partnership identification.
  • The ability to swing between roles of Strategic Creative and the Creative Strategist.
  • Hands-on experience in branding, communications and lead generation at a professional services consultancy are crucial.
  • Superior organizational, communication and analytical skills are a must.
  • Exceptional written, verbal and presentation skills.
  • A desire to work in a growing values-driven agency, with shared responsibilities and the expectation to contribute to all project work.
  • Graduate degree in communications or related field and/or MBA strongly preferred.
  • Relevant writing/work samples required.

Benefits

BBMG provides full health care and dental coverage as well as a competitive salary, individual performance bonus, agency bonus, pre-tax spending accounts and matching 401(k) based on experience and ability to meet above criteria.

All inquiries will be kept confidential.

Please email cover letter and resume to careers@bbmg.com. Please include “Strategy Director” in the subject line. No phone calls please, thanks for understanding.

CREATIVE DIRECTOR (FULL-TIME)

 

About BBMG

BBMG is seeking a Creative Director to join our growing and passionate team.

BBMG is a brand and innovation consultancy dedicated to creating brands of enduring value. Our diverse team of strategists and designers build brands and brand experiences that unlock value for organizations and for humanity at large.

About the Role

The Creative Director is charged with shepherding the creative vision of our consultancy, growing the BBMG creative practice area and delivering a diverse set of creative solutions, from brand identity to content and activation.

The Creative Director works with an extraordinarily talented internal team as well as a bevy of outside resources; supports business planning and pitching; and supervises internal marketing projects.

About You

You dream big, your ideas are even bigger and it excites you to think about mentoring and growing a team. You blur the line between strategic creative and creative strategist. You’re hands-on when you need to be, not afraid of pitching in, but adept at empowering your team to do the best work of their lives.

Key Strengths

  • Passion for growing and managing a values-driven team
  • Sees every challenge as an opportunity to innovate
  • Takes a spark of an idea and turns it into a spellbinding story
  • Able to influence by articulating ideas clearly and convincingly (whether through words, sketch or design vision)
  • Creative, passionate, entrepreneurial and easy-going spirit; would never dream of taking oneself too seriously

Primary Responsibilities

  • Walk in lockstep with our strategy lead in delivering world-class work while setting the bar for creativity and innovation at BBMG
  • Develop creative programs and design concepts that meet the objectives of our clients (brand identity, product concepts, activation ideas, digital content, etc.)
  • Understand a client challenge and translate it into innovation opportunities and design solutions
  • Lead interdisciplinary teams (designers, strategists, content developers, product experts, etc.) to breakthrough creative solutions
  • Collaborate on creative briefs that tie together great strategy and beautiful design
  • Facilitate brainstorming sessions that lead to key brand concepts
  • Deliver quick creative direction on all design media (physical, digital, experiential)
  • Contribute original design work on a wide range of projects
  • Continue to push the boundaries of the agency’s creative function, its approach to sustainable design and its overall aesthetic
  • Explore new and creative ways for brands to exist in the world
  • Manage multiple projects from concept through completion; including staffing plans, budgets and work-plan
  • Understand new technologies and how they allow for creating and sharing great designs (deep understanding of interactive design and tools is a must)

Qualifications

  • 10+ years of art direction and design experience in a creative agency environment
  • Proven track-record of working at the intersection of design, engagement and strategy
  • Experience managing consulting engagements and teams
  • Excellence in client interface and customer service
  • An organized and detail-oriented mindset
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Familiarity with all phases of the design life cycle (strategy, conceptualization, development, budgeting, scheduling, creating proposals, client approvals, resources management; status reporting; deadline tracking; execution; and close-out)
  • Thorough understanding of and experience with digital engagement
  • Experience with social change campaigns and thought leadership a plus
  • Ability to coordinate requests from the various parties involved in projects and communicate needs of the team
  • Business development experience is necessary
  • Embody our values of creativity, humanity, courage and growth

Please be sure to email your cover letter and resume to complement your portfolio to careers@bbmg.com. Please include “Creative Director” in the subject line.

No phone calls, please. Thanks for understanding.

 

JUNIOR STRATEGIST

 

About BBMG

BBMG is seeking a Junior Strategist to join our growing and passionate team.

BBMG is a brand and innovation consultancy dedicated to creating brands of enduring value. Our diverse team of strategists and designers build brands and brand experiences that unlock value for organizations and for humanity at large.

About You

Your curiosity drives you to ask why and dig deeper. You have a passion for doing the right thing and are ready to live your values every day at work. A left- and right-brain thinker, you are just as comfortable analyzing data to draw rational conclusions as you are dreaming up ideas that are so big, they might just work.

Key Strengths

  • Clear and concise communicator – in person and in writing
  • Healthy curiosity to learn, discover and grow
  • Able to balance multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Ready to bring a point of view to a discussion, and hungry to hear from others
  • An organized and detail-oriented mindset

Primary Responsibilities

  • Walk in lockstep with strategy and design teammates in creating content for brand and innovation projects
  • Research and synthesize findings on new categories, brand landscapes and consumer reports
  • Help with client communication and coordination to enable seamless project processes
  • Design and build content for interactive workshops with clients that help them embrace opportunities and seize them
  • Contribute to business development conversations, proposals and pitches when appropriate
  • Support on project management to keep teams and workflows on time and on budget
  • Apply our values of Humanity, Courage, Growth and Creativity in everything you do

Qualifications

  • 1-3 years of experience in a creative agency or consulting environment
  • Experience collaborating directly with clients
  • Knowledge of and passion for socially progressive business practices
  • Master’s degree preferred

Please be sure to email your cover letter and resume to complement your portfolio to careers@bbmg.com. Please include “Junior Strategist” in the subject line.

No phone calls, please. Thanks for understanding.

 

 

 

 

 

“BBMG gave me a chance to mold my professional experience, but more importantly it gave me a chance to meet amazing people that have a contagious passion for what they’re doing. Gives me hope that you can find a job that changes the world, fulfills your goals and pays your bills!”

Hector Hernandez, Summer Associate