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.

SENIOR STRATEGIST

About BBMG

BBMG is a brand and innovation consultancy dedicated to creating brands of enduring value. Our talented team of strategists and designers builds brands and brand experiences that unlock value for organizations and for humanity at large. We partner with clients across the globe and are based in Brooklyn, NY. Founded in 2003, we’re an independent, mission-driven business and one of the first B-Corps in the world.

About the Role

BBMG seeks a Senior Strategist to join our team in DUMBO.

The Senior Strategist sits at the heart of our projects and drives them forwards in lockstep with Senior Designers and a supporting team of experts. They guide our leaders add the most value to client projects and inspire rising talent to stretch and grow. The Senior Strategist loves owning the details with precision and is equally happy stepping up to 50,000ft to explore the big picture.

About You

You are known for your strategic thinking and passion for brands. You are proud of the achievements you’ve had so far but are looking to align your work with your values. You love leading project teams to delight and inspire clients. You want to come to work each day feeling proud of your team and the impact you’re making in the world.

Primary Responsibilities

Strategy Development and Oversight

        • Manage relationships with client stakeholders and lead clear definition of the client challenge.
        • Lead branding, innovation, marketing and communications strategies based on insightful analysis and innovative ideas.
        • Embody and elevate BBMG process and protocols.
        • Oversee and assist in research steps as appropriate.
        • Create and pitch ideas for all levels of campaign development and implementation.
        • Provide strategic management and oversight to a dedicated interdisciplinary engagement team that will collaborate on all projects (designers and strategists).
        • Sell in a big idea, ensuring strategic alignment or coaching through change management.
        • Provide strategic direction to support creative concepting and design.
        • Generate written content for a variety of marketing formats (client memos, proposals, branding and strategy documents, collateral, talking points, etc.).
        • Manage, teach and mentor BBMG team members.
        • Bring innovation, creativity and inspiration into all engagements.

Relationship Management

        • Manage team and workflow to deliver work on time and within budget.
        • Identify key engagement touch points for principal and/or director involvement.
        • Confirm smart timelines and milestones across multiple projects; make recommendations for adjustments based on capacity, cost and client needs.
        • Oversee outside partners and vendors.

Business Development

        • Cultivate new business relationships and strategically grow existing accounts.
        • Support new business pitches and proposals.
        • Own strategic relationships with external partners supporting research and strategy development.

Qualifications

        • 6-8 years of direct brand strategy or strategic communications experience. For instance, the successful candidate may have experience as a:
        • Senior Strategist in a branding agency / consultancy;
        • Senior Consultant in an innovation agency / consultancy.
        • Experience working in a consultancy environment, delighting clients and managing significant integrated strategy and/or innovation engagements.
        • Experience in the application and expression of brand strategies (e.g., naming, corporate identity, packaging, retail, cause marketing, etc.).
        • Experience in qualitative and quantitative research design and execution.
        • The ability to distill client needs and research findings into actionable brand strategy.
        • Sharp attention to detail.
        • Exceptional written, verbal and presentation skills.
        • Superior organizational, communication and analytical skills are a must.
        • Experience coaching and mentoring junior team members.

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 “Senior Strategist” in the subject line.

No phone calls, please. Thanks for understanding