Design Studio | Lead Account Strategist
The Boston Consulting Group
Bengaluru, Karnataka
5676BR

Design

WHAT YOU'LL DO

ABOUT VISUAL SERVICES
BCG’s Visual Services provides refined, comprehensive design solutions for our various business needs across the globe. We partner with BCG consulting teams and offer our broad expertise providing highly innovative and creative visual solutions by delivering compelling visual messages. Our team is comprised of designers, visual storytellers, and creative thinkers with multi-disciplinary backgrounds who leverage innovation, cutting-edge technologies and forward thinking approaches at a global scale. We have a global network of visual experts including our new global design centers in India, Madrid and Atlanta with plans for future expansion. We invite new team members to join in our entrepreneurial environment to help shape and further strengthen BCG's VS team.

POSITION SUMMARY
The Account Strategist in VS is responsible for

Being a Design thought partner for the consulting team - Leverages visual story-telling and develops creative ideas and concepts to meet the client's objectives
Manage high priority proposals and cases, ideally from the beginning of the case, to act as thought partner and collaborate chose the format, to translate complex information into simple, insightful and clear messages using high end graphics and digital media.
Oversee the production process, across multiple verticals, drawing on specialists in the design centers to create the desired outputs.
Support in the roll-out of new BCG template format globally (Visual Communications Transformation project)
Coach and review of consultant-produced presentations when requested
Working to a brief agreed with the client teams and in compliance with BCG standards

YOU'RE GOOD AT

Develop an understanding of the client’s business environment and strategy and build the relationship with the client.
Collaborate with our team to define project objectives, set key performance metrics, and establish project approach.
Conduct research, stakeholder interviews, brainstorming sessions on creative and digital engagements.
Oversee audience research activities (in conjunction with client or 3rd party) research teams and generate account reports on both periodic and adhoc basis.
Perform competitive analysis and identify gaps and opportunities in the marketplace.
Assemble strategic insights into presentation materials for mid and senior level clients. Assist in creating account strategy plans to meet business objectives.
Analyze and resolve account problems/issues. Respond to customer requests and inquiries in a professional and timely manner
Keep abreast of emerging behaviors, technologies, and companies that are changing our client’s businesses.
Act as an internal resource, championing our content / storytelling / digital innovation whenever possible.
Lead or collaborate client engagements on a day to day basis and manage consulting engagements and client deliverables within defined scope, timeline and budget.
Be able to lead executive / expert interviews and client presentations. Execute customer communications – personal and via telephone or email, in line with standards and processes
Select appropriate frameworks, tools and approaches to use in solving client problems.
Demonstrate domain knowledge and expertise in a range of skills, such as creative and design thinking, business model development, financial modeling, content planning, product portfolio planning, organizational strategy, channel and go-to-market models, customer / market research etc.
Develop sales strategies to meet marketing objectives.
Analyze online campaign performance and provide recommendations for improvements.
Contribute to business development and thought leadership activities. Eventually lead a team of account managers

YOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)

At least 5 years of working experience in online digital marketing, publishing, agency, media or product companies
MBA + Bachelor’s degree

CITY

Bangalore

COUNTRY

India

YOUR EMPLOYEE TYPE IS

Regular

YOUR JOB TYPE IS

Full time

WHO WE ARE

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a global management consulting firm and the world’s leading advisor on business strategy. We partner with clients from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors in all regions to identify their highest value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and transform their enterprises. BCG was founded in 1963 and is a privately owned firm with more than 14,000 employees across 85 offices in 48 countries. Integrity, respect for the individual, delivering value, and making an impact on society are just some of BCG's core values. BCG's commitment to both our clients' success and our own standards is what sets BCG apart as a world-class professional services organization. Join BCG - start your career at a company that is consistently ranked as the leader in its field, and is acknowledged as one of the best places to work.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

The Boston Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law.