co:collective is a creative & strategic transformation partner for purpose-led businesses. We're led by our deep belief that today's most successful organizations must have an underlying purpose, one that is so central to their identity it influences everything they do, from how they show up in the world to how they organize internally.
We help leaders unblock their teams, removing barriers to collaboration & innovation like legacy structures & systems. We focus on organization & team design, high-performance team-building, culture transformation, leadership development & coaching, change design & innovation acceleration.
The co: community is deeply committed to continuing to build a diverse & inclusive workplace for all to thrive. We value & honor those with different backgrounds, unique perspectives, & believe that inclusive organizations build better teams & produce better work. We are a people-centered business that creates safe spaces, leads by example, & seeks to make a positive impact on the world.
We're looking for a Senior Strategist to join our growing organization + culture design team. In this role you will work closely with practice leadership on org + culture initiatives across various industries including tech, biotech, CPG, healthcare, & more.
Who you are
You are an innately curious Strategist with an itch to be a part of a unique team of dynamic innovators.
You're a leader who strives to solve complex problems across different categories, & operate as an advisor to c-suite clients.
You're a strategic thinker who has experience in organization development, organizational design, culture design or transformation, or talent & people strategy.
You're someone with a passion for doing good in the world & have a desire to make a positive impact.
What you'll do
Work alongside fellow strategists & members of our creative & client engagement team. You'll help our clients solve a wide variety of organization + culture design problems, ranging from purpose design to team design to building innovation capabilities & driving cultural change. Though no two projects are the same, you can expect to:
Develop insights: You'll be responsible for gathering all the relevant inputs & synthesizing them to inform our strategy process. This may include the design & execution of quantitative or ethnographic research, client interviews & working sessions, desk research online & using commercial data resources, in-field observation, leading focus groups & customer interviews, expert interviews, or defining how to crunch quantitative data into market forecasts & business models.
Facilitate dialogue & design: A big part of what we do is turn insights into conversations that drive change in organizations. You'll help senior clients align on their purpose, explore & align on the principles that matter most to them, & help them understand how to remove barriers in their organizations & teams. You'll have to be an excellent listener & communicator, guiding senior clients through challenging conversations & driving action.
Design solutions & interventions: You'll advise our clients on how to make bold decisions with their purpose in mind, by investing in their employee & customer experiences, aligning their organization + culture against their strategy & purpose.
Support new business development: You will help identify, target & develop opportunities that could lead to new project assignments for co:collective. Key activities will include research, sourcing, & coordination of strategy presentations. You'll also contribute to proposal development.
What you've done
- 5+ years experience in relevant industries or environments, such as strategy or innovation consulting, organizational development, change leadership, people & talent strategy and/or organizational psychology, (consultant or client-side).
- Developed a strong knowledge of organizational development principles, methodologies, & best practices & approaches.
- Demonstrated the ability to synthesize large quantities of data (both qual & quant) to highlight actionable insights & resulting recommendations.
- Rolled up your sleeves & worked collaboratively with cross-functional teams; experience partnering with creatives is a plus.
- Demonstrated ability to lead strategic thinking for a company, write proposals, & work under tight deadlines in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.
- Developed excellent communication skills.
- Grown existing business & actively contributed to new business pitches.
- Experience coaching a plus
With great work, comes great reward. We are a community of brilliant, ambitious, creative people committed to creating an ever evolving progressive work environment. In addition to a salary commensurate with your experience, our perks include unlimited vacation, performance-based bonuses, a generous parental leave policy, a sabbatical, & much more.
Our team is working remotely through September 2021 & will be putting a hybrid plan in place moving forward that will optimize for the needs of our people, as well as the health of our business! Our office space is located on Park Avenue South in Manhattan.