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.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

 

What You’ll Do:

In this new role, you will lead the business development and partnership building activities for our small but mighty (and growing) consultancy. As the key point of contact for our business development, you’ll cultivate relationships that lead to projects with current and future clients.

Often the first BBMG team member that clients meet, you’ll project our mission, vision, values and smarts from the first interaction. You’ll apply your business development experience to surface and define opportunities to work together.

Working in partnership with one of our co-founders, you will plan and execute business development strategies that use thought leadership and conferences as key opportunities to build awareness of the BBMG brand.

Back at base, you’ll become known as the proposal guru, able to scope a project, plan budgets and deliver proposals in partnership with our strategists and designers.

You’ll actively manage our pipeline of new work to help BBMG meet its financial targets while delivering social impact through carefully chosen projects and clients.

Beyond that, we’ll also expect you to:

  • Collaborate with our COO on client contracting matters
  • Support project teams in kicking off new projects
  • Gather and share latest trends in our industry
  • Identify, target and approach new organizations we’d love to work with
  • Use conferences and industry events to build our network of potential client partners

What You’ll Bring:

  • At least 4 years of professional experience in a consultancy, agency or similar client services role, ideally working on strategy challenges
  • Experience building client relationships, winning pitches and writing successful proposals
  • Exceptional written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Consultative selling approach: able to listen and react to build solutions to delight clients
  • Strong Keynote/PowerPoint skills and comfort with the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Laser-like focus on details big and small
  • A passion for meeting and exceeding goals

Benefits

BBMG provides full health care 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 (tell us why you’re great!) and resume to careers@bbmg.com. Please include “Business Development” 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.

CREATIVE DIRECTOR (4-6 MONTH CONTRACT)

 

About the Role

BBMG is seeking a Creative Director to join us on a 4-6 month contract to help shepherd the creative vision of one of our most exciting projects. Working on a new project that uses inspirational storytelling to create social change, the Creative Director is charged with initiating, supervising and managing 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

  • 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 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 the organization and that advance our mission
  • 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

  • 7-12 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
  • Passion, integrity and energy!

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.

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.

TEAM COORDINATOR

 

What You’ll do:

This new role is BBMG mission control – one part air traffic control for resource and project planning and one part administrative and logistics black belt. Your deft coordination will ensure that BBMG provides delightful client experiences and delivers on our vision of placing humanity at the core of business.

This role keeps the BBMG team be connected, organized, informed, focused, and inspired with the tools, systems and behaviors that streamline our process and workload.

The individual who will flourish in this role genuinely enjoys supporting a buzzing team, has experience juggling competing priorities in a client service environment, exercises great judgment and initiative and have a general knack for coordination and communication.

The Team Coordinator will nail important, critical details and tasks to help make big things happen.

Key Responsibilities:

Resource Planning & Project Oversight

  • Oversee internal resource planning, capacity forecasting and project tracking using our web-based tool, 10K’ Plans.
  • Help set and track project budgets.
  • Monitor team utilization and identify resourcing needs.
  • Work closely with the consulting group to maintain quality control confirming project schedules and resource needs.
  • Walk in lock step with our Business Development Manager to maintain understanding of our pipeline and new business process.
  • Proactively bridge the gap between our active projects and pipeline.

Recruitment Support

  • Act as liaison and support when engaging project-based talent.
  • Ad hoc support on hiring new full time talent, as needed.

Leadership Team Administrative Support

  • Manage appointments and travel and provide general support for BBMG Leadership Team.
  • Coordinate and manage Principal’s calendar and other needs to maximize his time and impact.

Team Happiness & Health

  • Monitor team wellness: responsible for helping keep our energy high and workflow balanced.
  • Work with Operations to help execute key team initiatives.
  • Ensure a positive experience with BBMG at all touch points; display a collaborative, positive and optimistic attitude.

Who You Are:

  • You’re organized, meticulous and action oriented.
  • You thrive most when you’re juggling many balls.
  • You appreciate a fast-paced environment and the relentless pursuit of excellence.
  • You understand the nuances of a client service business.
  • Not only can you manage your own task list, you love managing others.
  • You truly enjoy enabling people and groups to be their best selves.

What You’ll Bring:

  • At least 4 years of professional experience in a key coordinator role at a consultancy, agency or similar client services environment.
  • Impressive communication skills.
  • A great sense of humor.
  • Excellent writing skills and is an articulate, accurate, and timely communicator.
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel guru) and presentation software Keynote/PowerPoint skills.
  • Fluency with web-based tools and systems; always exploring new tools and methods of organizing and connecting people.

“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