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.

MANAGING PARTNER, HEAD OF STRATEGY

 

About BBMG
BBMG is a brand and social innovation consultancy dedicated to empowering organizations to do good and do well. Our diverse team of strategists and designers builds brands and brand experiences that unlock value for organizations and for humanity at large.

We have a rich experience working with brands in the social change space and in recent years have expanded our offering to serve more businesses seeking to drive growth and positive social impact.

Our clients are executives and senior leaders who want to grow their brands by inspiring and mobilizing audiences around big ideas. While we are often hired to create world-class deliverables to empower brands, we also create value by guiding leaders through periods of change and growth. In recent years we’ve been proud partners to companies like Target, Johnson & Johnson, PepsiCo and to leaders in the nonprofit community like Planned Parenthood, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and The Kresge Foundation.

We are a deeply values-led company with an unwavering belief that business can and must place humanity at its core in order to thrive in the long term. We are also a founding member of the B-Corp community.

BBMG was founded in 2003 by two long-time friends and is now solely owned by our co-founder, Raphael Bemporad. We have team members at our brand studio in Brooklyn and also in San Francisco.

About the Role
Building on several years of strong business results, we are seeking a Managing Partner to manage the continued growth of our company. The Managing Partner will lead our Executive Team to create more world-class, world-changing work that grows our impact, revenue, and reputation. They will join our Founding Partner as a public face of BBMG, lead our strategy function and inspire our team to be their best selves in pursuit of excellence.

About You
You’re an ambitious leader with an expertise in branding and a desire to make a mark on the world that you can be proud of. You have a history of living your personal values in your work, even when it wasn’t always easy. Your best stories begin with “we” and you get a kick out of inspiring your teams to stretch and grow. Your network is full of delighted clients, inspirational thought leaders and senior business executives who love partnering with you. You are seeking to marry your professional skills and personal values and are holding out for the dream role and dream team to make it happen.

Strengths

  • Passion for growing and managing a values-driven team
  • Renowned expertise in branding and brand development
  • Unshakable commitment to excellence in all you do
  • Growing unbreakable bonds with client partners
  • Powerful networking skills that spark new connections
  • Charismatic leadership style
  • Strong financial acumen and business savvy

Responsibilities

  • Lead our continued growth of impact, revenue and reputation
  • Model our values-led culture for team and clients
  • Inspire our strategists and designers to do the best work of their lives
  • Oversee our business development activities
  • Contribute to thought leadership activities
  • Guide our Executive Team in planning for sustainable growth
  • Coach our senior leaders and team members

Qualifications

  • 20+ years of experience in branding and/or closely related fields
  • Proven track-record of growing a client-services business
  • Known for world-class work (awards, press, industry reputation, etc.)
  • Experience in the pro-social or sustainability space is ideal

Please email your cover letter and resume to careers@bbmg.com and include “Managing Partner” in the subject line. No phone calls, please. Thanks for understanding.

FINANCE AND OPERATIONS ASSOCIATE

 
About BBMG
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. We’re looking for a Finance and Operations Associate to join our growing and passionate team.

We are a deeply values-led company with an unwavering belief that business can and must place humanity at its core in order to thrive in the long term. We are also a founding member of the B-Corp community.

BBMG was founded in 2003 by two long-time friends and is now solely owned by our co-founder, Raphael Bemporad. We have team members at our brand studio in Brooklyn and also in San Francisco.

About You
Your curiosity drives you to ask why and dig deeper. You have a passion for dissecting processes 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
  • Ability to handle sensitive and/or confidential information with tact and discretion
  • Desire to challenge business practices and make recommendations for improvement
  • Healthy curiosity to learn, discover, and grow
  • Able to balance multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Organized and detail-oriented mindset

Specific Responsibilities

Accounting and Financial Reporting

  • Assists the Finance Director in preparing monthly and quarterly dashboards to share with our Leadership Team and staff
  • Processes all accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll transactions
  • Prepares monthly account reconciliations for review by the Finance Director
  • Assists the Finance Director with budget development, financial oversight, audit, and compliance matters
  • Maintains and recommends financial controls and elevates BBMG’s financial policies and procedures

Human Resources

  • Manages and plans benefit enrollment meetings, responds to team inquiries, and provides benefit plan materials and information
  • Keeps current on trends in benefits administration and evaluates alternatives; suggests modifications or additions by making a business case to the Finance Director
  • Assist in posting job opportunities, assessing resumes, and meeting possible new team members
  • Coordinate and assist with the onboarding of new hires and interns
  • Organize culture, volunteer, and team-building activities for the team

Studio Management

  • Keep our studio inspiring and functioning at its best
  • Serves as the first contact for visitors and deliveries
  • Works with Project Leads to prepare and organize client visits
  • Assist the Finance Director with other day-to-day operations and infrastructure management

Information Technology

  • Assists the team as first point of contact for troubleshooting IT issues (Apple based software and systems)
  • Maintains our online platforms for tracking expenses, managing time, and internal/client files
  • Setup accounts and passwords for new hires (emails, online platforms, phones)

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of accounting and/or finance experience. For instance, you may have worked as a:
    • Bookkeeper in a small-medium legal or accounting firm
    • Finance intern at a large investment bank or hedge fund
    • Accounting intern at one of the Big Four
  • Proficiency in QuickBooks is a must
  • Working accounting knowledge, including GAAP, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, reporting and analysis, cash flow, budget development, compliance, and financial controls
  • Capable of prioritizing work streams independently
  • Comfortable speaking in front of others
  • Ability to wear multiple hats throughout the day
  • Comfortable raising your hand and managing up
  • Experience working directly with clients and vendors a plus
  • Knowledge of and passion for socially progressive business practices a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred

To be considered for this position, please apply with a resume and an introduction letter answering these questions:

  • Why is BBMG the right next step for you?
  • Tell us about an exciting project you initiated in the past.
  • Tell us about a time you lived one of our values at work.

Please note we’ll only consider applications with completed letters.

Please be sure to email your cover letter and resume to careers@bbmg.com. Please include “Finance and Operations Associate” in the subject line.

No phone calls, please. Thanks for understanding.

JUNIOR STRATEGIST

 

About BBMG
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. We’re looking for a Junior Strategist to join our growing and passionate team.

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
  • 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 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

To be considered for this position, please apply with a resume and an introduction letter answering these questions:

  • Why is BBMG the right next step for you?
  • What’s a dream project you would love to work on and why?
  • Tell us about a time you lived one of our values at work.

Please note we’ll only consider applications with completed letters.

Please be sure to email your cover letter and resume to careers@bbmg.com. Please include “Junior Strategist” in the subject line. No phone calls, please. Thanks for understanding.

 

JUNIOR DESIGNER

 

About BBMG
BBMG is a brand and social 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. We’re looking for a full-time Junior Designer to join our growing and passionate team.

About You
You dream big, your ideas are even bigger and it excites you to think about design challenges. You’re early in your graphic design career and looking to join a team where you can do great work and learn from awesome people. You want to design things that are beautiful, smart and good for the world.

Key Strengths

  • Brand identity
  • Concept development
  • Product/experience sketching
  • Illustrative mockups
  • Booklets
  • Presentation design
  • Digital design

Qualifications:

  • About 1 year of experience in a design or creative role. For instance, you might have worked as a…
  • Freelance designer working with clients directly
  • Junior designer in an agency or studio
  • Long-term design intern at an agency or studio
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite including Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign is a must
  • Proficient in presentation design (including Keynote and/or PowerPoint)
  • Ability to concept and design delightful creative solutions to client challenges is essential
  • Ability to juggle multiple assignments and work independently
  • Working knowledge of digital design
  • Comfortable participating in group brainstorm sessions
  • Comfortable speaking in front of clients
  • Ability to shoot video and still photography a plus
  • Hand illustration skills also a plus

Please email the following set of documents: 1.) cover letter, 2.) resume and 3.) relevant work samples or portfolio to: careers@bbmg.com. Please include “Junior Designer” in the subject line.

No phone calls please, thank you for understanding.