Brand Strategy and Innovation Consultant

Location
Central London
Salary
£40 - £70K + excellent benefits
Posted
10 Mar 2020
Closes
10 Apr 2020
Ref
Rare 224/2
Discipline
Marketing
Sector
B2C
Business Type
Agency
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

Brand Strategy and Innovation Consultant

Our client is a global brand strategy, innovation and insight consultancy. They work with a range of household brand names across consumer goods, retail, travel, media and technology. In addition they also work with a number of entrepreneurial start-ups across sectors.

As a brand strategy and innovation consultant you will be involved in winning, running, leading and delivering projects and growing both new and existing innovation clients and projects. This role is focussed on consumer brand innovation in its broadest sense – from big picture long term strategic innovation through to NPD, service innovation, brand and portfolio innovation and commercial big growth idea innovation. You will also be able to use and generate insight as part of this role and will have experience in qual - moderating focus groups, online, co-creations, immersions etc.

Responsibilities

You will be responsible for landing and leading brand strategy and innovation projects, designing, leading, running and facilitating workshops and innovation events, helping our clients get from initial concept ideas through to launch.

This will include:-

  • Wowing clients, nurturing client relationships, developing new opportunities
  • Writing proposals, pitching and winning projects
  • Leading and running projects
  • Using and creating insights to feed into ideas
  • Leading, designing and running workshops and events.
  • Developing concepts and ideas.
  • Working with their internal design team and external partners to get ideas to market.

Looking after several different projects at once, both internal and external, and managing projects effectively and efficiently, being detail conscious, informative and highly communicative.

Experience and skills

Ideally we are looking for brand strategy and innovation consultants with 5 + years’ experience. However, we will also consider strategically orientated insight professionals who can demonstrate they are very strong creative thinkers, open to new ideas and have compelling views about brands, consumers and categories.

You will be a natural storyteller and able to write and develop concepts, write compelling brand stories to engage both internally and externally.

You will be highly organised with great attention to detail, whilst also being a creative visionary and future trend focussed

Their culture is part of what makes them distinctive, energising, driven, civilised and a contemporary place to work. They reward and recognise hard work, value creation, commitment and creative thinking, we actively support personal development with internal and external training events.

They offer a highly competitive salary, private healthcare, social events, win bonuses and profit share and pension.