Senior Consultant - CLEAR Strategy U.S.

About Clear

Clear is a global growth strategy consultancy with offices in New York, Dayton, OH, London, Frankfurt and Singapore that specializes in brand, experience and innovation.  We believe that complexity and change, driven by consumers, trade and technology are the greatest barriers to value creation for our clients. The answer lies in clarity. We create growth through CLEAR strategy.

 

We bring clarity through a rigorously commercial mind-set and the belief in bringing inspiring strategy and creative to every client engagement. Our diverse and ambitious teams collaborate with our clients throughout the journey to identify and execute bold growth strategies.

 

What we are looking for

Regardless of role within our business there are certain qualities that help people succeed at Clear:

  • Can do attitude – with a track record of getting involved and getting things done.
  • Commerciality – a focus on the tangible client benefit and business relevance of our work.
  • Clarity – in the way they communicate and express ideas (visually & verbally).
  • Curiosity – a deep desire to know and understand more about our clients and our offer.
  • Engaging passion – working with others with enthusiasm, passion and humor.
  • Better together – working effectively as a team, collaboration at the heart of solutions.
  • Challenge & creativity – constantly looking for new and better ways to do things.

 

Job Purpose

The role is based in either our New York, NY or Dayton, OH offices. Consultants at Clear have the opportunity to work across a number of engagements – including brand strategy (positioning/repositioning, architecture and portfolio work), qualitative and quantitative research and insight work, as well as retail strategy, reinvention and design work. Clear has an excellent reputation for delivering creative and insightful consumer research that drives clear, concise strategy recommendations and ultimately, brand experiences. This is a role for those who are looking for a growth opportunity and want to fast-track their career; we are interested in passionate candidates who want to be at the heart of clients’ strategic decisions.

 

The primary objective of the role is to lead projects with support from senior staff, setting the overall direction of projects and taking responsibility for inspiring thinking and delivery. You will be given the opportunity to build strong client relationships and existing accounts, as well as actively assisting in winning new business and proposal development.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Owns and manages projects, proactively anticipating clients needs and delivering a first-class client experience.  
  • Extracts insights from complex research, identifying the implications and ideas for brand growth that the insights inspire.
  • Consolidates insights into impactful, clear and inspiring narratives to share with senior stakeholders.
  • Analyses problems from multiple perspectives and reasons potential ways forward, with a clear recommendation.
  • Understands bigger picture behind a client’s brief and the impact of trends and competitor activity.
  • Leads the development and execution of the entire quant research process (e.g., questionnaire design, fieldwork management, analysis/report creation).
  • Leads qualitative research engagements (including creation of guides, moderation of consumer interviews/focus groups, analysis/report creation)
  • Ensures seamless delivery of projects and client satisfaction - including managing timelines and project budgets.
  • Actively develops relationships with existing clients and identifies potential new opportunities to extend our relationships.

 

Experience

  • At least 4+ years’ work experience in a brand consultancy, market research agency or marketing role
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Experience working on a range of brand or business strategy challenges, such as: brand positioning, brand architecture, purpose/values, go-to-market strategy.
  • Knowledge of different types of quant projects, such as: A&U, Segmentation, Concept testing, Discrete choice/conjoint. Or qualitative projects like focus groups, in-depth interviews, etc. The ideal candidate would have both quant & qual experience.
  • Excellent PowerPoint skills required.

·       Industry experience in one or more of the following is a plus: retail, apparel, consumer packaged goods, financial services, healthcare.

  • Skilled in presenting information to senior clients with confidence and energy.
  • Proven project and time management skills.
  • Ability to think laterally and creatively about problems.
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure.
  • A natural passion for brands and consumer behavior.

·       Experience with Microsoft Office suite.

 

Our benefits

  • Medical, EAP. Dental, and Vision insurance options for employees and their families
  • Annual Gym Reimbursement with Medical enrollment
  • Health Savings Account with Medical enrollment
  • Competitive paid-time-off policy based on tenure and seniority
  • 401(k) investment options with matching contributions
  • Mass Transit & Parking Reimbursement
  • Employer paid Group Life, AD&D, STD and LTD Insurance

 

CLEAR Diversity Statement

Clear is committed to building a diverse, equitable, inclusive, and anti-racist community, both through our hiring practices and our focus on creating a culture and environment where diverse perspectives, ideas, and identities are valued and integrated into our way of working both internally and externally. We invest in each employee, seeking to ensure that our people are not only respected as individuals, but also truly valued for their unique perspectives.

 

Clear EEO Statement

Clear is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Clear does not and shall not discriminate, celebrates diversity and employment is based solely on qualifications and competence for a particular position, without regard on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status or citizenship status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring, and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients. Your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

 

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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Perks & Benefits

  • Generous Holiday Allowance

  • Private Healthcare

  • Dental Scheme

  • On-site Subsidised Restaurant

  • Gym Discount

  • Pension

  • Extensive Mental Health & Wellness Offerings

  • Cycle to Work Scheme

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