Redscout

Strategist

Based: London
Level: Mid-Weight
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 09 May 2018
Website: redscout.com
Twitter: @rscout
Job Listing Added: 10 April 2018

Redscout is a brand strategy & innovation agency dedicated to transforming the futures for ambitious brands & businesses. We are an 80-person company of strategists, innovators and designers who come from all over the world to create new futures for brands. Everything we do is in service of the idea. Organised around the belief that Innovation is the Most Powerful Form of Marketing™, our team of Thinkers and Makers invent, prototype and commercialise new product, services and experiences that help brands realise their potential in profound new ways.


Redscout was founded in 2000 in New York City and opened a San Francisco office in 2008 to expand our talent and client base. In 2014 we expanded to London to better support our significant global work as well for local UK/European business. In 2016, we opened our newest office in Los Angeles.


About the Role:


Overall 
In this position, you will serve as a strategist, working with team members, on all projects that you are assigned. You will provide value by creating new opportunities, driving innovation and helping our clients think differently about their businesses and brands. Fundamental to this role is to build relationships with clients in order to earn trust and create new areas for growth. You will have opportunities to work with a variety of clients, categories and internal teams. 


General Duties: 
• Design and execute qualitative research methodologies (alternative and traditional) 
• Hones screeners and discussion guides 
• Desk research; scour the marketplace, prepare briefing materials on industry, categories, client specific assignments and new client opportunities for Redscout 
• Deck support: find relevant articles and draft sections of presentations and concepts
• Facilitate and/or participate in 1 on 1 interviews, focus groups, shop alongs, ideations and brainstorming sessions
• Synthesise learning from all primary and secondary research
• Prioritise key areas of learning and develop strong point of view around what really matters
• Writes sections of presentations and concepts including but not limited to; product concepts, idea statements, benefits/claims, RTCs, etc.
• Able to inspire creative output
• Presents assigned sections at client meetings
• Works to establish rewarding, collaborative relationships with client peers both within, and outside of, projects
• Manages project budget and calendar 
• Proactively oversees development goals of all team members who report up to them 
• Assisting as required with business development efforts from research to pitch materials and participating in capabilities presentations 


About you:


Scouts come from a wide range of backgrounds - advertising, architecture, science, design - and we like it that way. Overall, we look for:
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
• 3-5 years of experience
• Aptitude to develop and maintain strong working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders 
• Ability to work independently and as a member of a team, as well as independently 
• Knowledge of graphic design best practices and principles for both print and web projects

How to Apply

Apply by emailing our HR Manager, Stefanie, at [email protected], with a CV and cover letter.