The Role

Our verbal branding team specializes in bringing strategies to life through the power of language, whether through names, narratives, copy, content strategy, voice, or messaging. We believe great creative starts with a great foundation. And that foundation lies in the hands of our Verbal Branding Associates. They dive into every detail of the business, working to gain an understanding of our clients and their customers, and then translate those learnings into powerful communications tools.

Verbal Branding Associates work with everyone in the firm, creating a sense of collaboration across the organization. On any given project, you’ll interact with Partners, Engagement Managers, Senior Associates, as well as experts from our design, insights, and digital teams. Everything is organized to cultivate a true understanding of our approach to consulting and develop the skills to get it done.

Responsibilities

While every day will be different, you can expect to…

  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to develop hypotheses, conduct audits and desktop research
    and formulate insightful and actionable recommendations for our clients
  • Generate creative ideas, from ideating name candidates for a new hotel, to creating voice persona hypotheses for a financial services leader, to writing copy for a new UX experience
  • Participate in problem solving sessions with a broad team of consultants and specialists, using both analytical and creative techniques to reach compelling results and create solutions
  • Present findings to clients, share your points of view, and lead team discussions
  • Contribute to, and participate in, internal initiatives within the firm including IP development, marketing, training, and ongoing educational sessions
  • Contribute to the growth and success of non-profit clients through our Prophet 4 Non-Profit program, leading group discussions and in-field volunteer experiences
  • Support new business initiatives by designing recommended approaches and developing POVs supporting Prophet’s value proposition
  • Help drive Prophet culture at the local office level through events such as: class gatherings, office wide social outings, and holiday celebrations

Requirements

  • A great education: a BA or BS degree with demonstrated academic performance
  • Relevant experience: 0-3 years of post-graduate experience, ideally with an agency or consulting firm, or in-house in marketing or creative services
  • Confusion tolerance: comfort with ambiguity and the ability to adapt, flex, and change directions given client, project, and team circumstances, understanding the ever-changing business world

Qualifications

  • Well-developed problem solving skills, and creative thinking
  • Superior communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Knowledge of, and passion for, brand, digital, and marketing strategy; and, how they impact business outcomes
  • Experience developing a strategy as well as executing the tactical implications of that strategy
  • Knowledge of, or experience with, digital analytics tools – both native and 3rd party: Google, Adobe, Social (Brandwatch, Sprinklr, Facebook, etc.)
  • A curious mind with an unrelenting commitment to get to the answer, to test new approaches, learn new skills, and push others’ assumptions
  • The ability to work independently in a fast paced and dynamic environment with limited supervision
  • A team player who is adept at enhancing team success through active participation in internal and external client project teams

About Prophet

Prophet is a consultancy that helps clients find uncommon growth through marketing, brand, experience, innovation and organization & culture capabilities. We operate differently than other consultancies, blending insight, strategy and creativity with an optimistic yet pragmatic approach.

We have partnered with some of the world’s most successful companies, including Electrolux, T-Mobile, UBS, Gatorade and GE. With twelve global offices and more than 450 experts in marketing, innovation, digital and design, we are able to bring together the right people with the right experience to solve our clients’ business challenges. Prophet.com

We're an Equal Opportunity Employer

Prophet is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our people are everything to our business. We encourage all of our employees to be fearlessly human and unexpectedly irreverent, welcoming the entire person to the office every day – no matter where they come from, how they identify, who they love or what they look like. Therefore, all employment, promotion and evaluation decisions are based solely on qualifications, merit and business need.

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