Consultant / Senior Consultant, Strategy

Seoul /
INTERBRAND – Strategy & Analytics /
Full-time
Represent and deliver Interbrand’s Brand Strategy offering; lead client engagements as appropriate, form and grow trust-based client relationships, create high impact content, manage client profitability and enhance our distinctive knowledge.


Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

- To be an analytical and strategic source of knowledge regarding branding issues and trends
- Identify and analyze key branding issues, business challenges, and trends relevant to specific client engagements
- Participate in discussions and interviews with Fortune 500 clientele
- Conduct industry analysis and competitive audits of both offline and online channels
- Uncover new and unforeseen territories based on available fact-base
- Synthesize analyses from discovery audits to form the story for client presentations
- Coordinate with Program Manager/Program Director to ensure that timelines are met and knowledge is successfully transferred across the client team
- Develop trust-based relationships with day-to-day client contacts
- Provide guidance in troubleshooting client issues with other Consultants
- Work with all team members (strategy and creative) to craft solution scenarios for client
- Work with project lead to grow client business, develop proposals and formalize scopes of work for those efforts
- Own specific workstreams and manage all components related to that workstream (content, client, team, financial performance etc.)

Qualifications

    • B.A. degree / MBA desirable
    • 7 year’s experience in marketing and/or business strategy and client management
    • Strategic organization/logic/informative
    • Creative thinking/Imaginative
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Passionate about brands
    • Must speak Korean

Skills and Attributes

    • Must possess current knowledge of strategies and tactics relevant to major B2B and B2C brands
    • Ability to handle large, complex projects and be client facing
    • Able to think strategically and creatively
    • Solid understanding of business processes and strategy
    • Must be a leader and team player and have the ability to work with people in all levels of the company
    • Strong client leadership skills – can connect with clients and inspire their confidence and on-going commitment
    • Self-starting, confident team player
    • Strong analytical and strategic abilities and organizational skills
    • Can develop creative solutions using variety of facts available
    • Able to see ‘two steps’ ahead
    • Can lead client discussions and synthesize findings ‘on the go’
    • Is able  to inspire working team and create a culture of collaboration
    • Comfortable working across industries and sectors (B2C and B2B)
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Passionate about having measurable impact on clients business