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Creative Strategy Manager

Company: Boston Consulting Group
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:

WHAT YOU'LL DOWe 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. As 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.As a Lead Account Strategist on the Global Design Studios team, you will focus on growing and cultivating client relationships through your account management, business development, roadshows, and strategic involvement in Design projects. You will be a collaborator, a creative thinker, and a trusted advisor who understands people, design solutions, business, and technology. In this role you will partner with project managers and case team members to create impactful solutions & help solve business challenges.Through a business development lens, you will help to grow the Design Studio brand and be a thought partner for our Consulting Team, inspiring senior case team members and making them feel both comfortable and supported throughout the design project life cycle. You will lead and develop scoping briefs that capture the business challenge, ideating on creative solutions in partnership with your creative subject matter expert (SME) team members. 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. Your role may include managing a team of Strategists, generally based in various BCG consulting offices in the region, mentoring and guiding them to meet business objectives.YOU'RE GOOD AT

  • You have strong skills in key account management and client relationship management.
  • You are confident in Business Development activities and you're excited at the prospect of adding value through design to our BCG case teams. Plus being willing to find new opportunities.
  • Establishing and nurturing business relationships, presenting as a valued thought partner in order to showcase the capabilities of our Design team.
  • Providing & assembling strategic input & insights through research, competitive analysis and a thorough understanding of the client's business needs.
  • You feel comfortable creating and implementing go-to-market strategy plans and performance metrics in collaboration with your manager to meet business objectives.
  • You feel confident to host strategy meetings in person as well as presenting ideas, roadshows and working with people in a collaborative environment representing the Design Studio brand.
  • You enjoy thought-partnering with senior stakeholders and subject matter experts on creative solutions that address complex business challenges.
  • Partnering with fellow Lead Strategists on full Go-to-Market sales cycles including qualifying new and existing Business opportunities.
  • Maintaining knowledge of clients and project details for dedicated key accounts through a CRM Tool.
  • You're excited by the opportunity to develop a deep understanding of the consulting business environment.
  • You're skilled at managing and mentoring more junior team members.
  • 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 6 -8 years of experience in a creative multinational company or professional services environment, ideally with some experience in a consulting company.
    • You've gained strong key account and client management experience.
    • You have a good understanding of creative strategy, ideally within design topics
    • You have experience developing go-to-market strategies.
    • You have a good understanding of different types of digital products (web, mobile apps, multimedia experiences),
    • You understand project timelines and can manage expectations based on client needs.
    • You understand design and design thinking principles, as well as creative output channels (print, digital, video, etc.), enabling you to ideate project solutions along with creative SMEs.
    • You're able to speak publicly at ease projecting credibility and trust.
    • You have excellent English language skills and other languages may apply based on location.YOU'LL WORK WITHA 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.ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONWe are Design Studios, an in-house creative agency comprised of cutting-edge professionals creating premium designs. We are a global, multidisciplinary team of design strategists, creative leaders, and digital experts. We craft powerful design stories for BCG to deliver inspiring solutions to our clients' challenges. As 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.
      As bold design leaders, we are fresh, punchy, and playful, while committed to delivering premium business excellence. We recognize how to transform complex ideas into compelling visual experiences, and how to activate new commercial opportunities at the intersection of business and design. We value innovation, co-creation, inspiration, and the business impact that design achieves. We believe in the art of the possible and in applying creative solutions to business challenges. We believe we can advance the world by conquering its complexity through a universal human language-design.

Keywords: Boston Consulting Group, Chicago , Creative Strategy Manager, Advertising , Chicago, Illinois

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