WHAT YOU'LL DO
We are Design Studios, an in-house creative agency comprised of cutting-edge professionals creating premium designs. We craft powerful design stories for BCG to deliver inspiring solutions to our clients' challenges. A career in design at BCG involves bringing deep strategic, user experience, and visual expertise into product development, helping to deliver breakthrough products that engage and inspire. We have extensive knowledge of design thinking and human-centered design and are fluent in the latest technological innovations.
As a Senior Account Strategist (Biz Dev & GTM) on the Global Design Studios team, you will focus on finding and growing project opportunities for our team through your partnership with Lead Account Strategists, Project Managers, and through business development conversations and marketing activities. This includes partnering with Lead Account Strategists on planning and execution of important pitches/ proposals as well as the evaluation of new business activities. You will be a collaborator, and a creative thinker who understands people, design solutions, business, and technology. In this role you will partner with Project Managers to identify opportunities and solutions to propose to Consulting Teams.
Through your business development lens, you will act as a design thought partner for the Consulting Team, inspiring case team members and making them feel both comfortable and supported throughout the project life cycle. As a Senior Strategist you will partner with Lead Account Strategists on high impact projects. You will develop scoping briefs that capture the business challenge, ideating on creative solutions in partnership with Lead Creative Strategists and creative subject matter expert (SME) team members. You will contribute to qualitative research and interpreting quantitative research to produce key user insights. And you will be supporting all marketing activities together with the responsible Lead Creative Strategist. (Account Strategist) You will work with a multi-faceted international team of creative, business and operations specialists, establishing the overall framework and vision that will guide the creative outcome of projects, ensuring our design solutions meet business objectives of your clients. Together with the Account Strategy Lead you will create design service offerings that support Design Studios overall creative portfolio for our consultants.
YOU'RE GOOD AT
You have experience with account management and client relationship management.
You are confident in business development and excited at the prospect of adding value through design to our BCG case teams. Plus being willing to find new opportunities.
Providing & assembling strategic input & insights through research, competitive analysis and a thorough understanding of the client's business needs.
You enjoy thought-partnering with Lead Strategists and creative SMEs on solutions that address complex business challenges.
You are excited by the opportunity to develop a deep understanding of the consulting business environment
You're consistently willing to go above and beyond for project deliverables, as well as your own development.
YOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)
You have a bachelor's, master's, or similar degree in business or in a field related to communication, design, and marketing, etc.
You have at least four years of experience in a creative multinational company or professional services environment, ideally with some experience in a consulting company.
You have client facing experience.
You have a good understanding of creative strategy, ideally within design topics * You have exposure to developing go-to-market strategies.
You have a good understanding of different types of digital products (web, mobile apps, multimedia experiences).
You understand design and design thinking principles, as well as creative output channels (print, digital, video, etc.), enabling you to ideate solutions along with creative SMEs (subject matter experts).
You're able to speak publicly at ease projecting credibility and trust.
You have excellent English language skills; other languages may be requested in certain locations.
YOU'LL WORK WITH
As a part of BCG, Design Studios partners with consultants and clients to shape our brand by elevating our work through the power of design. We offer guidance and orientation through a strategic and audience-centric approach, and apply design, technology, and media solutions to take BCG's achievements to the next level.
You will work with a multi-faceted international team of creative, business and operations specialists, establishing the overall framework and vision that will guide the creative outcome of projects, ensuring our design solutions meet business objectives of your clients. Together with the Account Strategy Lead you will create design service offerings that support Design Studios overall creative portfolio for our consultants.
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