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Consultant - FT Strategies

London

Competitive

Job description

About Us

We’re a rapidly growing team building a disruptive Consultancy! We draw on a unique proposition; lived experience of the successful transformation of the FT, operating expertise from experienced practitioners and a proven playbook to help organisations transform to a high performing customer centred model. Our mission is to help organisations build valuable relationships with their consumers and build resilient business models.

The Financial Times is one of the world’s prestigious business media organisations, recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. Join us and find an inclusive and fast-paced environment with unique opportunities to support every step of your career.

You’ll be an early team member of a funded startup within an established institution - a rare opportunity. We offer a fun and flexible work environment with a best-in-class benefits package.

Learn more about FT Strategies and what we offer here at ftstrategies.com.

Why this role

  • We are looking for an experienced and motivated candidate to join this start-up within the Financial Times.
  • You will be joining a fast-paced and dynamic work environment as we scale our consulting business. You will be central to that growth, shaping how it succeeds.
  • You’ll be an early team member of a funded startup within an established institution - an extremely rare opportunity.
  • You will drive our mission, helping global clients develop digital strategies that will transform both their businesses and the wider media industry.

Essential skills

Your role in this team will be to deliver consulting engagements. This will include:

  • Ability to use hypothesis-driven problem solving to develop solutions for the most complex strategic problems
  • Strong quantitative skills, such as the ability to build financial models, research output, draw key insights from complex data or visualise data as compelling charts
  • Project management skills, delegating work as appropriate to other team members, internal FT experts and external freelance experts
  • Consulting communication skills, using slides and digital tools to efficiently produce output
  • Maintaining and developing strong client relationships and being available to respond to ad hoc requests
  • Mentoring other team members who you will work alongside on client engagements

About you

We are looking for someone with:

  • Experience at a strategy / management consulting firm in a client-facing role
  • Outstanding Excel and Powerpoint skills, which we may assess during the recruiting process
  • Curious mind, adaptability and strong interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with digital transformation and advanced data skills

Benefits

  • Best in class and UNCAPPED bonus scheme
  • Film clubs, social nights, employee led networks and team away days
  • Flexible working - you choose how and where you work
  • Hybrid working - work from home of the office
  • Opportunities for global travel
  • FT Strategies branded merchandise
  • Free massages, gym membership, cycle to work scheme, employee wellbeing and employee assistance programme
  • Generous annual leave allowances as well as 20 extra days, over and above your normal holiday entitlement at 30% pay
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption leave packages 
  • Paid volunteer days, charity giving and matched giving
  • Top tier medical, healthcare scheme, dental cover, eyecare vouchers and life assurance
  • Salary Finance, season ticket loans, pension (6/12% under 45 and 8/16% over 45)
  • Career coaching. mentoring and L&D programme
  • Advanced tech - macbooks and iphones

Further Information

The FT are committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We also promote flexible working and will consider specific requests around flexibility for all roles where it can be accommodated. We aim to treat all employees in a fair and consistent manner, promote good working relationships to encourage high standards of conduct and performance within a work environment free from harassment, bullying and discrimination. Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any questions, please contact a member of our HR team who will be happy to help.

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Consulting Director (Partner level) - FT Strategies

London

Competitive

Job description

About Us

We’re a rapidly growing team building a disruptive Growth Consultancy! We draw on a unique proposition: lived experience of the successful transformation of the FT, operating experts and a proven playbook to help organisations develop resilient customer centred models. Our mission is to help organisations build sustainable value for their consumers and communities. 

The Financial Times is one of the world’s leading media organisations, recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. FT Strategies is its new consulting business. Join us and find an inclusive and fast-paced environment with unique opportunities to support every step of your career. 

You’ll be an early team member of a funded startup within an established institution - a rare opportunity. We offer a fun and flexible work environment with competitive benefits including; exciting entrepreneurial responsibilities, a (genuinely!) fun team with a supportive and caring culture, flexible lifestyle and hybrid working, generous annual leave allowances, medical cover, enhanced maternity & paternity packages and subsidised gym memberships. 

Learn more about FT Strategies and what we offer at ftstrategies.com. 

 

The Role

We are looking for an experienced and ambitious individual to join the senior leadership team. You will be joining a mission driven and dynamic work environment as we scale our consulting business. You will be central to that growth, shaping our products and services as well as culture and strategy. 

You will report to the Managing Director, driving our strategy and ambition on consulting engagements, helping clients develop and implement successful growth projects that accelerate business performance. You will lead a portfolio of clients - across specific industries or areas of expertise.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Business development: Initiating and developing trust based client relationships and commercial opportunities, underpinned by an ambition to grow our business and meet stretch commercial targets
  • Client engagement: Senior leadership and ownership of multiple client projects including guiding the team’s methodology and problem solving to ensure we deliver sustainable and tangible results for clients
  • Team Leadership: Managing and coaching senior team members and leading initiative that contribute to a healthy high performance culture
  • Functional / Industry expertise: Providing thought leadership and deep expertise across one of our relevant solutions such as Subscriptions, Retention, Pricing, Data, Technology and Transformation

About You

You’ll have experience of working in a consultancy and a proven track record of;

  • Strategic leadership & Entrepreneurship: A strategic thinker with a strong bias to action and is excited to work with and scale a startup; comfortable with little structure and working independently and as part of teams.
  • Relationship building & Commercial aptitude: A strong network of high-potential clients and proven track record with business development and client management. Experience in originating, negotiating and closing multi-million pound client engagements. 
  • Thought leadership and Problem Solving: Widely demanded for distinctive knowledge and expertise and able to credibly represent the FT at external events. Challenges and pushes team’s content, thinking and deliverables. Able to use hypothesis-driven and consulting methodologies to develop powerful solutions to challenging problems.
  • People leadership: Led a portfolio of initiatives, as well as directing and counselling multiple teams across client, culture and growth priorities. Outstanding delegation, emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills; effectively collaborates and influences stakeholders across levels. Fosters an inclusive and diverse culture for all to thrive.
  • Consultative toolkit: Outstanding communication skills; able to craft compelling stories and insights from unstructured evidence. Strong quantitative and analytical skills including financial modelling, and ability to draw key insights from complex data. Can coach team members on key consulting skills.

Further Information

The FT are committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We also promote flexible working and will consider specific requests around flexibility for all roles where it can be accommodated. We aim to treat all employees in a fair and consistent manner, promote good working relationships to encourage high standards of conduct and performance within a work environment free from harassment, bullying and discrimination. Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any questions, please contact a member of our HR team who will be happy to help.

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Data Analyst Contractor - FT Strategies

London

Competitive

Job description

About Us

We’re a rapidly growing team building a disruptive Consultancy. We draw on a unique proposition; lived experience of the successful transformation of the FT, operating expertise from experienced practitioners and a proven playbook to help organisations transform to a high performing customer centred model. Our mission is to help organisations build valuable relationships with their consumers and build resilient business models.

The Financial Times is one of the world’s prestigious business media organisations, recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. Join us and find an inclusive and fast-paced environment with unique opportunities to support every step of your career.

You’ll be an early team member of a funded startup within an established institution - a rare opportunity. We offer a fun and flexible work environment with a best-in-class benefits package. 

The Role

This will be offered as a contract position.

Data analytics expertise plays a pivotal role in this mission - blending technical analytical and business acumen to work on a diverse range of projects that support the sustained growth of a loyal and engaged customer base, revenues and subscriptions. 

The Data Analyst will work closely with clients on consulting engagements and / or secondments across clients within media and other sectors to solve complex business problems. As many of our recommendations are built on knowledge and best practices developed within the Financial Times, this often involves deep connections and extensive collaboration with FT colleagues such as data architects and scientists, software engineers, product developers, editors, and commercial teams. It will also require working closely with the FT’s growing Data analytics teams to build valuable experience and expertise from the FT’s continuing transformation.

Main Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Translate business questions, working with stakeholders and team members to develop actionable and tractable analytics. 
  • Design and conduct analysis which develops findings and synthesises recommendations in order to deliver valuable and relevant insight.
  • Work with large data sets to solve complex problems
  • Review user behaviour and develop recommendations to enhance existing models
  • Assess statistical techniques for web, subscription and content data in order to answer interesting questions
  • Advise product managers and others on experimental design and metrics
  • Design fair and accurate hypothesis tests to aid decisions
  • Communicate actionable recommendations  to client stakeholders, helping to guide optimal commercial and editorial strategies 

Key Skills

Essential

  • Expert communication skills with a proven ability to present to and engage senior business leaders
  • Ability to lead on projects and manage multiple stakeholders
  • Proven track record of driving positive organisational change using data
  • Comfortable converting commercial ‘hunches’ into insightful and measurable questions by deciphering hidden user needs
  • Skilled in joining, blending and analysing data from multiple sources, as well as translating technical and analytical findings back into actionable business recommendations
  • Exposure to working with a large variety of data sets
  • Experience prioritising, maintaining and delivering a pipeline of competing projects.

Desirable

  • Management or mentoring experience
  • Previous work in a newsroom or media company
  • Have worked in agile teams or knowledge of agile methodologies.

Further Information

The FT are committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We also promote flexible working and will consider specific requests around flexibility for all roles where it can be accommodated. We aim to treat all employees in a fair and consistent manner, promote good working relationships to encourage high standards of conduct and performance within a work environment free from harassment, bullying and discrimination. Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any questions, please contact a member of our HR team who will be happy to help.

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Manager - FT Strategies

London

Competitive

Job description

About Us

We’re a rapidly growing team building a disruptive Consultancy! We draw on a unique proposition; lived experience of the successful transformation of the FT, operating expertise from experienced practitioners and a proven playbook to help organisations transform to a high performing customer centred model. Our mission is to help organisations build valuable relationships with their consumers and build resilient business models.

The Financial Times is one of the world’s prestigious business media organisations, recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. Join us and find an inclusive and fast-paced environment with unique opportunities to support every step of your career.

You’ll be an early team member of a funded startup within an established institution - a rare opportunity. We offer a fun and flexible work environment with a best-in-class benefits package.

Learn more about FT Strategies and what we offer here at ftstrategies.com.

The Role

  • We are looking for an experienced and motivated candidate to join this start-up within the Financial Times.
  • You will be joining a fast-paced and dynamic work environment as we scale our consulting business. You will be central to that growth, shaping how it succeeds.
  • You’ll be an early team member of a funded startup within an established institution - an extremely rare opportunity.
  • You will help struggling media organisations at a time of reinvention. You’ll work with them develop digital strategies that will help transform their business, with implications for the wider media industry.

About You

We are looking for someone with:

  • Experience at a strategy / management consulting firm in a client-facing role
  • Analytical Rigour: Strong quantitative skills, such as the ability to build financial models, , draw key insights from complex data or visualise data as compelling charts
  • Relationship building & Commercial aptitude:Maintaining and developing strong client relationships and being available to respond to ad hoc requests. Managing stakeholder relationships with experts across FT Group.
  • Strategic leadership: Drive to build the strategy of a growing business from the ground up. A self-starter, ; is a strategic thinker but also has a strong bias to action to deliver on our goals.
  • People Management: Project management skills, delegating work as appropriate to more junior team members, internal FT experts and external freelance experts. Mentoring, coaching and managing more junior members of the team.
  • Consultative toolkit: Ability to use hypothesis-driven problem solving to develop solutions for the most complex strategic problems. Consulting communication skills, using slides and digital tools to efficiently produce output.
  • Thought expertise and  a curious mind: A thought expert , demanded for distinctive knowledge and solutions. Tests and pushes team’s content and thinking to best in class solutions.

Benefits

  • Best in class and UNCAPPED bonus scheme
  • Film clubs, social nights, employee led networks and team away days
  • Flexible working - you choose how and where you work
  • Hybrid working - work from home of the office
  • Opportunities for global travel
  • FT Strategies branded merchandise
  • Free massages, gym membership, cycle to work scheme, employee wellbeing and employee assistance programme
  • Generous annual leave allowances as well as 20 extra days, over and above your normal holiday entitlement at 30% pay
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption leave packages 
  • Paid volunteer days, charity giving and matched giving
  • Top tier medical, healthcare scheme, dental cover, eyecare vouchers and life assurance
  • Salary Finance, season ticket loans, pension (6/12% under 45 and 8/16% over 45)
  • Career coaching. mentoring and L&D programme
  • Advanced tech - macbooks and iphones

Further Information

The FT are committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We also promote flexible working and will consider specific requests around flexibility for all roles where it can be accommodated. We aim to treat all employees in a fair and consistent manner, promote good working relationships to encourage high standards of conduct and performance within a work environment free from harassment, bullying and discrimination. Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any questions, please contact a member of our HR team who will be happy to help.

 

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Principal - FT Strategies

London

Competitive

Job description

About Us

We’re a rapidly growing team building a disruptive Consultancy! We draw on a unique proposition; lived experience of the successful transformation of the FT, operating expertise from experienced practitioners and a proven playbook to help organisations transform to a high performing customer centred model. Our mission is to help organisations build valuable relationships with their consumers and build resilient business models.

The Financial Times is one of the world’s prestigious business media organisations, recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. Join us and find an inclusive and fast-paced environment with unique opportunities to support every step of your career.

You’ll be an early team member of a funded startup within an established institution - a rare opportunity. We offer a fun and flexible work environment with a best-in-class benefits package.

Learn more about FT Strategies and what we offer here at ftstrategies.com.

The Role

We are looking for an experienced and motivated candidate to join the executive team of this start-up. You will be joining a values driven and dynamic work environment as we scale our consulting business. You will be central to that growth, shaping our culture and strategy.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Client development: Initiating and developing trust based client relationships and commercial opportunities
  • Client engagement: Senior direction of multiple client projects including guiding the team’s methodology and problem solving to ensure we deliver sustainable results and tangible impact for our clients
  • Team: Line managing 2 - 4 team members including coaching and contributing to a healthy high performance culture
  • Functional / Industry expertise: Providing thought expertise and deep expertise across one of our relevant solutions such as Subscriptions, Retention, Pricing, Data, Technology and Transformation. 

About You

We are looking for someone with:

  • Experience at a strategy / management consulting firm in a client-facing role
  • Outstanding Excel and Powerpoint skills
  • Interest or experience in Subscriptions within Media or another sector

Essential skills

  1. Strategic leadership & Entrepreneurship: Desire to shape the strategy of a growing business with a strong bias to action to deliver on our goals. Able to spot client opportunities, build compelling proposals, and negotiate.
  2. Relationship building & Commercial aptitude: A strong network and proven track record of business development, including experience in originating and closing client engagements. Strong emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills; able to influence internal and external stakeholders across levels.
  3. Thought expertise and a curious mind: A thought expert with distinctive knowledge and solutions and able to confidently represent FTS at conferences and external events. Tests and pushes the team's content and thinking to best in class solutions. Able to use hypothesis-driven problem solving to develop powerful solutions for the most complex strategic problems.
  4. People Management: Experience of managing team members and high performance, as well as directing and counselling multiple teams across client, culture and growth priorities. Outstanding programme management skills, delegating work as appropriate. 
  5. Consultative toolkit: Outstanding communication skills; able to craft compelling stories and insights from unstructured or complex data. Strong quantitative and data skills including financial modelling, and ability to draw key insights from complex data. Able to coach team members on key consulting skills.

Benefits

  • Best in class and UNCAPPED bonus scheme
  • Film clubs, social nights, employee led networks and team away days
  • Flexible working - you choose how and where you work
  • Hybrid working - work from home of the office
  • Opportunities for global travel
  • FT Strategies branded merchandise
  • Free massages, gym membership, cycle to work scheme, employee wellbeing and employee assistance programme
  • Generous annual leave allowances as well as 20 extra days, over and above your normal holiday entitlement at 30% pay
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption leave packages 
  • Paid volunteer days, charity giving and matched giving
  • Top tier medical, healthcare scheme, dental cover, eyecare vouchers and life assurance
  • Salary Finance, season ticket loans, pension (6/12% under 45 and 8/16% over 45)
  • Career coaching. mentoring and L&D programme
  • Advanced tech - macbooks and iphones

Further information

The FT is committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief.

We also promote flexible working and will consider specific requests around flexibility for all roles where it can be accommodated. We aim to treat all employees in a fair and consistent manner, promote good working relationships to encourage high standards of conduct and performance within a work environment free from harassment, bullying and discrimination.

Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any questions, please contact a member of our HR team who will be happy to help.

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Senior Consultant - FT Strategies

London

Competitive

Job description

About Us

We’re a rapidly growing team building a disruptive Consultancy! We draw on a unique proposition; lived experience of the successful transformation of the FT, operating expertise from experienced practitioners and a proven playbook to help organisations transform to a high performing customer centred model. Our mission is to help organisations build valuable relationships with their consumers and build resilient business models.

The Financial Times is one of the world’s prestigious business media organisations, recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. Join us and find an inclusive and fast-paced environment with unique opportunities to support every step of your career.

You’ll be an early team member of a funded startup within an established institution - a rare opportunity. We offer a fun and flexible work environment with a best-in-class benefits package. 

The Role

  • We are looking for an experienced and driven candidate to work in this boutique consultancy within the Financial Times.
  • You will work in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment as we scale our consulting business. You will be central to that growth, shaping how it succeeds.
  • You will be an early team member of a funded startup within an established institution - an extremely rare opportunity.
  • You will drive our mission, helping global clients develop digital strategies that will transform both their businesses and the wider media industry.
  • You will be working with a range of media companies - some in their own early stages and others that have long established legacies. These will be a mixture of news publishers, businesses from a range of other media sectors, and organisations from selected adjacent industries that could benefit from our expertise.

About You

We are looking for someone with:

  • Deep understanding of the media industry, which should include experience with a multiple media companies, preferably international
  • Experience of working within a startup business, with an understanding of essential entrepreneurial skills
  • Experience of taking a senior and client-facing role in consulting engagements, including influencing the direction of projects and managing more junior members of the team

Required skills

Your role in this team will be to deliver consulting engagements. This will include:

  • Ability to use hypothesis-driven problem solving to develop an approach to solve strategic problems for media companies
  • Ability to quickly absorb information from interviews, data, reports and other information sources, in order to produce succinct evaluation of a situation
  • Quantitative skills, such as the ability to build Excel models, research output, draw key insights from data or visualise data as compelling charts in Powerpoint
  • Project management skills, delegating work as appropriate to other team members, internal FT experts and external freelance experts
  • Client communication skills, using Powerpoint slides to efficiently produce output
  • Maintaining and directing strong client relationships and being available to respond to ad hoc requests
  • Mentoring more junior team members who you will work alongside on client engagements
  • Curious mind, adaptability and strong interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with digital transformation and advanced data skills
  • This role also requires an element of business development. This will include:
  • Identifying new business opportunities and creating credentials and business cases to be used to convert these opportunities into sold client engagements
  • Taking responsibility for aggregating professional knowledge from around the business and codifying our consulting frameworks
  • Acting as a mentor to junior team members outside of client engagements to develop the skills profile of FT Strategies overall

Benefits 

  • Best in class and UNCAPPED bonus scheme
  • Film clubs, social nights, employee led networks and team away days
  • Flexible working - you choose how and where you work
  • Hybrid working - work from home of the office
  • Opportunities for global travel
  • FT Strategies branded merchandise
  • Free massages, gym membership, cycle to work scheme, employee wellbeing and employee assistance programme
  • Generous annual leave allowances as well as 20 extra days, over and above your normal holiday entitlement at 30% pay
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption leave packages 
  • Paid volunteer days, charity giving and matched giving
  • Top tier medical, healthcare scheme, dental cover, eyecare vouchers and life assurance
  • Salary Finance, season ticket loans, pension (6/12% under 45 and 8/16% over 45)
  • Career coaching. mentoring and L&D programme
  • Advanced tech - macbooks and iphones

Further Information

The FT are committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We also promote flexible working and will consider specific requests around flexibility for all roles where it can be accommodated. We aim to treat all employees in a fair and consistent manner, promote good working relationships to encourage high standards of conduct and performance within a work environment free from harassment, bullying and discrimination. Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any questions, please contact a member of our HR team who will be happy to help.

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Senior Manager - FT Strategies

London

Competitive

Job description

About Us

We’re a rapidly growing team building a disruptive Consultancy! We draw on a unique proposition; lived experience of the successful transformation of the FT, operating expertise from experienced practitioners and a proven playbook to help organisations transform to a high performing customer centred model. Our mission is to help organisations build valuable relationships with their consumers and build resilient business models.

The Financial Times is one of the world’s prestigious business media organisations, recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. Join us and find an inclusive and fast-paced environment with unique opportunities to support every step of your career.

You’ll be an early team member of a funded startup within an established institution - a rare opportunity. We offer a fun and flexible work environment with a best-in-class benefits package.

Learn more about FT Strategies and what we offer here at ftstrategies.com.

The Role

We are looking for an experienced and motivated candidate to join this start-up within the Financial Times.

You will be joining a fast-paced and dynamic work environment as we scale our consulting business. You will be central to that growth, shaping how it succeeds.

You’ll be an early team member of a funded startup within an established institution - an extremely rare opportunity.

You will help struggling media organisations at a time of reinvention. You’ll work with them develop digital strategies that will help transform their business, with implications for the wider media industry.

About You

We are looking for someone with:

Experience at a strategy / management consulting firm in a client-facing role

Analytical Rigour: Strong quantitative skills, such as the ability to build financial models, , draw key insights from complex data or visualise data as compelling charts

Relationship building & Commercial aptitude:Maintaining and developing strong client relationships and being available to respond to ad hoc requests. Managing stakeholder relationships with experts across FT Group.

Strategic leadership: Drive to build the strategy of a growing business from the ground up. A self-starter, ; is a strategic thinker but also has a strong bias to action to deliver on our goals.

People Management: Project management skills, delegating work as appropriate to more junior team members, internal FT experts and external freelance experts. Mentoring, coaching and managing more junior members of the team.

Consultative toolkit: Ability to use hypothesis-driven problem solving to develop solutions for the most complex strategic problems. Consulting communication skills, using slides and digital tools to efficiently produce output.

Thought expertise and  a curious mind: A thought expert , demanded for distinctive knowledge and solutions. Tests and pushes team’s content and thinking to best in class solutions.

Benefits

  • Best in class and UNCAPPED bonus scheme
  • Film clubs, social nights, employee led networks and team away days
  • Flexible working - you choose how and where you work
  • Hybrid working - work from home of the office
  • Opportunities for global travel
  • FT Strategies branded merchandise
  • Free massages, gym membership, cycle to work scheme, employee wellbeing and employee assistance programme
  • Generous annual leave allowances as well as 20 extra days, over and above your normal holiday entitlement at 30% pay
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption leave packages 
  • Paid volunteer days, charity giving and matched giving
  • Top tier medical, healthcare scheme, dental cover, eyecare vouchers and life assurance
  • Salary Finance, season ticket loans, pension (6/12% under 45 and 8/16% over 45)
  • Career coaching. mentoring and L&D programme
  • Advanced tech - macbooks and iphones

Further Information

The FT are committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We also promote flexible working and will consider specific requests around flexibility for all roles where it can be accommodated. We aim to treat all employees in a fair and consistent manner, promote good working relationships to encourage high standards of conduct and performance within a work environment free from harassment, bullying and discrimination. Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any questions, please contact a member of our HR team who will be happy to help.

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Strategy Consultant Contractor London - FT Strategies

London

Competitive

Job description

About Us

We’re a rapidly growing team building a disruptive Consultancy. We draw on a unique proposition; lived experience of the successful transformation of the FT, operating expertise from experienced practitioners and a proven playbook to help organisations transform to a high performing customer centred model. Our mission is to help organisations build valuable relationships with their consumers and build resilient business models.

The Financial Times is one of the world’s prestigious business media organisations, recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. Join us and find an inclusive and fast-paced environment with unique opportunities to support every step of your career.

You’ll be an early team member of a funded startup within an established institution - a rare opportunity. We offer a fun and flexible work environment with a best-in-class benefits package. 

The Role

This will be offered as a rolling contract position - Immediate Start.

We are looking for an experienced management consultant to work on a classic (very exciting!) strategy consulting project independently - as part of a team in this boutique consultancy within the Financial Times.

You will work in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment as we scale our consulting business. You will be central to that growth, shaping how it succeeds.

You will drive our mission, helping global clients develop digital strategies that will transform both their businesses and the wider media industry.

You will be working with a range of media companies - some in their own early stages and others that have long established legacies. These will be a mixture of news publishers, businesses from a range of other media sectors, and organisations from selected adjacent industries that could benefit from our expertise.

About You

We are looking for someone with:

Deep understanding of the media industry, which should include experience with a multiple media companies, preferably international

Experience of management consulting with minimal supervision to a high standard - research & analysis, modelling, slide building

Experience of working within a startup business, with an understanding of essential entrepreneurial skills

Experience of taking a senior and client-facing role in consulting engagements, including influencing the direction of projects and managing more junior members of the team

Required skills

Your role in this team will be to deliver consulting engagements. This will include:

  • Ability to use hypothesis-driven problem solving to develop an approach to solve strategic problems for media companies
  • Ability to quickly absorb information from interviews, data, reports and other information sources, in order to produce succinct evaluation of a situation
  • Quantitative skills, such as the ability to build Excel models, research output, draw key insights from data or visualise data as compelling charts in Powerpoint
  • Project management skills, delegating work as appropriate to other team members, internal FT experts and external freelance experts
  • Client communication skills, using Powerpoint slides to efficiently produce output
  • Maintaining and directing strong client relationships and being available to respond to ad hoc requests
  • Mentoring more junior team members who you will work alongside on client engagements
  • Curious mind, adaptability and strong interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with digital transformation and advanced data skills
  • This role also requires an element of business development. This will include:
  • Identifying new business opportunities and creating credentials and business cases to be used to convert these opportunities into sold client engagements
  • Taking responsibility for aggregating professional knowledge from around the business and codifying our consulting frameworks
  • Acting as a mentor to junior team members outside of client engagements to develop the skills profile of FT Strategies overall

Further Information

The FT are committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We also promote flexible working and will consider specific requests around flexibility for all roles where it can be accommodated. We aim to treat all employees in a fair and consistent manner, promote good working relationships to encourage high standards of conduct and performance within a work environment free from harassment, bullying and discrimination. Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any questions, please contact a member of our HR team who will be happy to help.

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Strategy Consultant Contractor New York - FT Strategies

New York

Competitive

Job description

About Us

We’re a rapidly growing team building a disruptive Consultancy. We draw on a unique proposition; lived experience of the successful transformation of the FT, operating expertise from experienced practitioners and a proven playbook to help organisations transform to a high performing customer centred model. Our mission is to help organisations build valuable relationships with their consumers and build resilient business models.

The Financial Times is one of the world’s prestigious business media organisations, recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. Join us and find an inclusive and fast-paced environment with unique opportunities to support every step of your career.

You’ll be an early team member of a funded startup within an established institution - a rare opportunity. We offer a fun and flexible work environment with a best-in-class benefits package. 

The Role

This will be offered as a rolling contract position - Immediate Start.

We are looking for an experienced management consultant to work on a classic (very exciting!) strategy consulting project independently - as part of a team in this boutique consultancy within the Financial Times.

You will work in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment as we scale our consulting business. You will be central to that growth, shaping how it succeeds.

You will drive our mission, helping global clients develop digital strategies that will transform both their businesses and the wider media industry.

You will be working with a range of media companies - some in their own early stages and others that have long established legacies. These will be a mixture of news publishers, businesses from a range of other media sectors, and organisations from selected adjacent industries that could benefit from our expertise.

About You

We are looking for someone with:

Deep understanding of the media industry, which should include experience with a multiple media companies, preferably international

Experience of management consulting with minimal supervision to a high standard - research & analysis, modelling, slide building

Experience of working within a startup business, with an understanding of essential entrepreneurial skills

Experience of taking a senior and client-facing role in consulting engagements, including influencing the direction of projects and managing more junior members of the team

Required skills

Your role in this team will be to deliver consulting engagements. This will include:

  • Ability to use hypothesis-driven problem solving to develop an approach to solve strategic problems for media companies
  • Ability to quickly absorb information from interviews, data, reports and other information sources, in order to produce succinct evaluation of a situation
  • Quantitative skills, such as the ability to build Excel models, research output, draw key insights from data or visualise data as compelling charts in Powerpoint
  • Project management skills, delegating work as appropriate to other team members, internal FT experts and external freelance experts
  • Client communication skills, using Powerpoint slides to efficiently produce output
  • Maintaining and directing strong client relationships and being available to respond to ad hoc requests
  • Mentoring more junior team members who you will work alongside on client engagements
  • Curious mind, adaptability and strong interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with digital transformation and advanced data skills
  • This role also requires an element of business development. This will include:
  • Identifying new business opportunities and creating credentials and business cases to be used to convert these opportunities into sold client engagements
  • Taking responsibility for aggregating professional knowledge from around the business and codifying our consulting frameworks
  • Acting as a mentor to junior team members outside of client engagements to develop the skills profile of FT Strategies overall

Further Information

The FT are committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We also promote flexible working and will consider specific requests around flexibility for all roles where it can be accommodated. We aim to treat all employees in a fair and consistent manner, promote good working relationships to encourage high standards of conduct and performance within a work environment free from harassment, bullying and discrimination. Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any questions, please contact a member of our HR team who will be happy to help.

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About Us

We’re a rapidly growing team building a disruptive Consultancy! We draw on a unique proposition; lived experience of the successful transformation of the FT, operating expertise from experienced practitioners and a proven playbook to help organisations transform to a high performing customer centred model. Our mission is to help organisations build valuable relationships with their consumers and build resilient business models.

The Financial Times is one of the world’s prestigious business media organisations, recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. Join us and find an inclusive and fast-paced environment with unique opportunities to support every step of your career.

You’ll be an early team member of a funded startup within an established institution - a rare opportunity. We offer a fun and flexible work environment with a best-in-class benefits package.

Learn more about FT Strategies and what we offer here at ftstrategies.com.

Why this role

  • We are looking for an experienced and motivated candidate to join this start-up within the Financial Times.
  • You will be joining a fast-paced and dynamic work environment as we scale our consulting business. You will be central to that growth, shaping how it succeeds.
  • You’ll be an early team member of a funded startup within an established institution - an extremely rare opportunity.
  • You will drive our mission, helping global clients develop digital strategies that will transform both their businesses and the wider media industry.

Essential skills

Your role in this team will be to deliver consulting engagements. This will include:

  • Ability to use hypothesis-driven problem solving to develop solutions for the most complex strategic problems
  • Strong quantitative skills, such as the ability to build financial models, research output, draw key insights from complex data or visualise data as compelling charts
  • Project management skills, delegating work as appropriate to other team members, internal FT experts and external freelance experts
  • Consulting communication skills, using slides and digital tools to efficiently produce output
  • Maintaining and developing strong client relationships and being available to respond to ad hoc requests
  • Mentoring other team members who you will work alongside on client engagements

About you

We are looking for someone with:

  • Experience at a strategy / management consulting firm in a client-facing role
  • Outstanding Excel and Powerpoint skills, which we may assess during the recruiting process
  • Curious mind, adaptability and strong interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with digital transformation and advanced data skills

Benefits

  • Best in class and UNCAPPED bonus scheme
  • Film clubs, social nights, employee led networks and team away days
  • Flexible working - you choose how and where you work
  • Hybrid working - work from home of the office
  • Opportunities for global travel
  • FT Strategies branded merchandise
  • Free massages, gym membership, cycle to work scheme, employee wellbeing and employee assistance programme
  • Generous annual leave allowances as well as 20 extra days, over and above your normal holiday entitlement at 30% pay
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption leave packages 
  • Paid volunteer days, charity giving and matched giving
  • Top tier medical, healthcare scheme, dental cover, eyecare vouchers and life assurance
  • Salary Finance, season ticket loans, pension (6/12% under 45 and 8/16% over 45)
  • Career coaching. mentoring and L&D programme
  • Advanced tech - macbooks and iphones

Further Information

The FT are committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We also promote flexible working and will consider specific requests around flexibility for all roles where it can be accommodated. We aim to treat all employees in a fair and consistent manner, promote good working relationships to encourage high standards of conduct and performance within a work environment free from harassment, bullying and discrimination. Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any questions, please contact a member of our HR team who will be happy to help.

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About Us

We’re a rapidly growing team building a disruptive Growth Consultancy! We draw on a unique proposition: lived experience of the successful transformation of the FT, operating experts and a proven playbook to help organisations develop resilient customer centred models. Our mission is to help organisations build sustainable value for their consumers and communities. 

The Financial Times is one of the world’s leading media organisations, recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. FT Strategies is its new consulting business. Join us and find an inclusive and fast-paced environment with unique opportunities to support every step of your career. 

You’ll be an early team member of a funded startup within an established institution - a rare opportunity. We offer a fun and flexible work environment with competitive benefits including; exciting entrepreneurial responsibilities, a (genuinely!) fun team with a supportive and caring culture, flexible lifestyle and hybrid working, generous annual leave allowances, medical cover, enhanced maternity & paternity packages and subsidised gym memberships. 

Learn more about FT Strategies and what we offer at ftstrategies.com. 

 

The Role

We are looking for an experienced and ambitious individual to join the senior leadership team. You will be joining a mission driven and dynamic work environment as we scale our consulting business. You will be central to that growth, shaping our products and services as well as culture and strategy. 

You will report to the Managing Director, driving our strategy and ambition on consulting engagements, helping clients develop and implement successful growth projects that accelerate business performance. You will lead a portfolio of clients - across specific industries or areas of expertise.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Business development: Initiating and developing trust based client relationships and commercial opportunities, underpinned by an ambition to grow our business and meet stretch commercial targets
  • Client engagement: Senior leadership and ownership of multiple client projects including guiding the team’s methodology and problem solving to ensure we deliver sustainable and tangible results for clients
  • Team Leadership: Managing and coaching senior team members and leading initiative that contribute to a healthy high performance culture
  • Functional / Industry expertise: Providing thought leadership and deep expertise across one of our relevant solutions such as Subscriptions, Retention, Pricing, Data, Technology and Transformation

About You

You’ll have experience of working in a consultancy and a proven track record of;

  • Strategic leadership & Entrepreneurship: A strategic thinker with a strong bias to action and is excited to work with and scale a startup; comfortable with little structure and working independently and as part of teams.
  • Relationship building & Commercial aptitude: A strong network of high-potential clients and proven track record with business development and client management. Experience in originating, negotiating and closing multi-million pound client engagements. 
  • Thought leadership and Problem Solving: Widely demanded for distinctive knowledge and expertise and able to credibly represent the FT at external events. Challenges and pushes team’s content, thinking and deliverables. Able to use hypothesis-driven and consulting methodologies to develop powerful solutions to challenging problems.
  • People leadership: Led a portfolio of initiatives, as well as directing and counselling multiple teams across client, culture and growth priorities. Outstanding delegation, emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills; effectively collaborates and influences stakeholders across levels. Fosters an inclusive and diverse culture for all to thrive.
  • Consultative toolkit: Outstanding communication skills; able to craft compelling stories and insights from unstructured evidence. Strong quantitative and analytical skills including financial modelling, and ability to draw key insights from complex data. Can coach team members on key consulting skills.

Further Information

The FT are committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We also promote flexible working and will consider specific requests around flexibility for all roles where it can be accommodated. We aim to treat all employees in a fair and consistent manner, promote good working relationships to encourage high standards of conduct and performance within a work environment free from harassment, bullying and discrimination. Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any questions, please contact a member of our HR team who will be happy to help.

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About Us

We’re a rapidly growing team building a disruptive Consultancy. We draw on a unique proposition; lived experience of the successful transformation of the FT, operating expertise from experienced practitioners and a proven playbook to help organisations transform to a high performing customer centred model. Our mission is to help organisations build valuable relationships with their consumers and build resilient business models.

The Financial Times is one of the world’s prestigious business media organisations, recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. Join us and find an inclusive and fast-paced environment with unique opportunities to support every step of your career.

You’ll be an early team member of a funded startup within an established institution - a rare opportunity. We offer a fun and flexible work environment with a best-in-class benefits package. 

The Role

This will be offered as a contract position.

Data analytics expertise plays a pivotal role in this mission - blending technical analytical and business acumen to work on a diverse range of projects that support the sustained growth of a loyal and engaged customer base, revenues and subscriptions. 

The Data Analyst will work closely with clients on consulting engagements and / or secondments across clients within media and other sectors to solve complex business problems. As many of our recommendations are built on knowledge and best practices developed within the Financial Times, this often involves deep connections and extensive collaboration with FT colleagues such as data architects and scientists, software engineers, product developers, editors, and commercial teams. It will also require working closely with the FT’s growing Data analytics teams to build valuable experience and expertise from the FT’s continuing transformation.

Main Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Translate business questions, working with stakeholders and team members to develop actionable and tractable analytics. 
  • Design and conduct analysis which develops findings and synthesises recommendations in order to deliver valuable and relevant insight.
  • Work with large data sets to solve complex problems
  • Review user behaviour and develop recommendations to enhance existing models
  • Assess statistical techniques for web, subscription and content data in order to answer interesting questions
  • Advise product managers and others on experimental design and metrics
  • Design fair and accurate hypothesis tests to aid decisions
  • Communicate actionable recommendations  to client stakeholders, helping to guide optimal commercial and editorial strategies 

Key Skills

Essential

  • Expert communication skills with a proven ability to present to and engage senior business leaders
  • Ability to lead on projects and manage multiple stakeholders
  • Proven track record of driving positive organisational change using data
  • Comfortable converting commercial ‘hunches’ into insightful and measurable questions by deciphering hidden user needs
  • Skilled in joining, blending and analysing data from multiple sources, as well as translating technical and analytical findings back into actionable business recommendations
  • Exposure to working with a large variety of data sets
  • Experience prioritising, maintaining and delivering a pipeline of competing projects.

Desirable

  • Management or mentoring experience
  • Previous work in a newsroom or media company
  • Have worked in agile teams or knowledge of agile methodologies.

Further Information

The FT are committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We also promote flexible working and will consider specific requests around flexibility for all roles where it can be accommodated. We aim to treat all employees in a fair and consistent manner, promote good working relationships to encourage high standards of conduct and performance within a work environment free from harassment, bullying and discrimination. Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any questions, please contact a member of our HR team who will be happy to help.

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About Us

We’re a rapidly growing team building a disruptive Consultancy! We draw on a unique proposition; lived experience of the successful transformation of the FT, operating expertise from experienced practitioners and a proven playbook to help organisations transform to a high performing customer centred model. Our mission is to help organisations build valuable relationships with their consumers and build resilient business models.

The Financial Times is one of the world’s prestigious business media organisations, recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. Join us and find an inclusive and fast-paced environment with unique opportunities to support every step of your career.

You’ll be an early team member of a funded startup within an established institution - a rare opportunity. We offer a fun and flexible work environment with a best-in-class benefits package.

Learn more about FT Strategies and what we offer here at ftstrategies.com.

The Role

  • We are looking for an experienced and motivated candidate to join this start-up within the Financial Times.
  • You will be joining a fast-paced and dynamic work environment as we scale our consulting business. You will be central to that growth, shaping how it succeeds.
  • You’ll be an early team member of a funded startup within an established institution - an extremely rare opportunity.
  • You will help struggling media organisations at a time of reinvention. You’ll work with them develop digital strategies that will help transform their business, with implications for the wider media industry.

About You

We are looking for someone with:

  • Experience at a strategy / management consulting firm in a client-facing role
  • Analytical Rigour: Strong quantitative skills, such as the ability to build financial models, , draw key insights from complex data or visualise data as compelling charts
  • Relationship building & Commercial aptitude:Maintaining and developing strong client relationships and being available to respond to ad hoc requests. Managing stakeholder relationships with experts across FT Group.
  • Strategic leadership: Drive to build the strategy of a growing business from the ground up. A self-starter, ; is a strategic thinker but also has a strong bias to action to deliver on our goals.
  • People Management: Project management skills, delegating work as appropriate to more junior team members, internal FT experts and external freelance experts. Mentoring, coaching and managing more junior members of the team.
  • Consultative toolkit: Ability to use hypothesis-driven problem solving to develop solutions for the most complex strategic problems. Consulting communication skills, using slides and digital tools to efficiently produce output.
  • Thought expertise and  a curious mind: A thought expert , demanded for distinctive knowledge and solutions. Tests and pushes team’s content and thinking to best in class solutions.

Benefits

  • Best in class and UNCAPPED bonus scheme
  • Film clubs, social nights, employee led networks and team away days
  • Flexible working - you choose how and where you work
  • Hybrid working - work from home of the office
  • Opportunities for global travel
  • FT Strategies branded merchandise
  • Free massages, gym membership, cycle to work scheme, employee wellbeing and employee assistance programme
  • Generous annual leave allowances as well as 20 extra days, over and above your normal holiday entitlement at 30% pay
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption leave packages 
  • Paid volunteer days, charity giving and matched giving
  • Top tier medical, healthcare scheme, dental cover, eyecare vouchers and life assurance
  • Salary Finance, season ticket loans, pension (6/12% under 45 and 8/16% over 45)
  • Career coaching. mentoring and L&D programme
  • Advanced tech - macbooks and iphones

Further Information

The FT are committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We also promote flexible working and will consider specific requests around flexibility for all roles where it can be accommodated. We aim to treat all employees in a fair and consistent manner, promote good working relationships to encourage high standards of conduct and performance within a work environment free from harassment, bullying and discrimination. Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any questions, please contact a member of our HR team who will be happy to help.

 

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About Us

We’re a rapidly growing team building a disruptive Consultancy! We draw on a unique proposition; lived experience of the successful transformation of the FT, operating expertise from experienced practitioners and a proven playbook to help organisations transform to a high performing customer centred model. Our mission is to help organisations build valuable relationships with their consumers and build resilient business models.

The Financial Times is one of the world’s prestigious business media organisations, recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. Join us and find an inclusive and fast-paced environment with unique opportunities to support every step of your career.

You’ll be an early team member of a funded startup within an established institution - a rare opportunity. We offer a fun and flexible work environment with a best-in-class benefits package.

Learn more about FT Strategies and what we offer here at ftstrategies.com.

The Role

We are looking for an experienced and motivated candidate to join the executive team of this start-up. You will be joining a values driven and dynamic work environment as we scale our consulting business. You will be central to that growth, shaping our culture and strategy.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Client development: Initiating and developing trust based client relationships and commercial opportunities
  • Client engagement: Senior direction of multiple client projects including guiding the team’s methodology and problem solving to ensure we deliver sustainable results and tangible impact for our clients
  • Team: Line managing 2 - 4 team members including coaching and contributing to a healthy high performance culture
  • Functional / Industry expertise: Providing thought expertise and deep expertise across one of our relevant solutions such as Subscriptions, Retention, Pricing, Data, Technology and Transformation. 

About You

We are looking for someone with:

  • Experience at a strategy / management consulting firm in a client-facing role
  • Outstanding Excel and Powerpoint skills
  • Interest or experience in Subscriptions within Media or another sector

Essential skills

  1. Strategic leadership & Entrepreneurship: Desire to shape the strategy of a growing business with a strong bias to action to deliver on our goals. Able to spot client opportunities, build compelling proposals, and negotiate.
  2. Relationship building & Commercial aptitude: A strong network and proven track record of business development, including experience in originating and closing client engagements. Strong emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills; able to influence internal and external stakeholders across levels.
  3. Thought expertise and a curious mind: A thought expert with distinctive knowledge and solutions and able to confidently represent FTS at conferences and external events. Tests and pushes the team's content and thinking to best in class solutions. Able to use hypothesis-driven problem solving to develop powerful solutions for the most complex strategic problems.
  4. People Management: Experience of managing team members and high performance, as well as directing and counselling multiple teams across client, culture and growth priorities. Outstanding programme management skills, delegating work as appropriate. 
  5. Consultative toolkit: Outstanding communication skills; able to craft compelling stories and insights from unstructured or complex data. Strong quantitative and data skills including financial modelling, and ability to draw key insights from complex data. Able to coach team members on key consulting skills.

Benefits

  • Best in class and UNCAPPED bonus scheme
  • Film clubs, social nights, employee led networks and team away days
  • Flexible working - you choose how and where you work
  • Hybrid working - work from home of the office
  • Opportunities for global travel
  • FT Strategies branded merchandise
  • Free massages, gym membership, cycle to work scheme, employee wellbeing and employee assistance programme
  • Generous annual leave allowances as well as 20 extra days, over and above your normal holiday entitlement at 30% pay
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption leave packages 
  • Paid volunteer days, charity giving and matched giving
  • Top tier medical, healthcare scheme, dental cover, eyecare vouchers and life assurance
  • Salary Finance, season ticket loans, pension (6/12% under 45 and 8/16% over 45)
  • Career coaching. mentoring and L&D programme
  • Advanced tech - macbooks and iphones

Further information

The FT is committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief.

We also promote flexible working and will consider specific requests around flexibility for all roles where it can be accommodated. We aim to treat all employees in a fair and consistent manner, promote good working relationships to encourage high standards of conduct and performance within a work environment free from harassment, bullying and discrimination.

Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any questions, please contact a member of our HR team who will be happy to help.

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About Us

We’re a rapidly growing team building a disruptive Consultancy! We draw on a unique proposition; lived experience of the successful transformation of the FT, operating expertise from experienced practitioners and a proven playbook to help organisations transform to a high performing customer centred model. Our mission is to help organisations build valuable relationships with their consumers and build resilient business models.

The Financial Times is one of the world’s prestigious business media organisations, recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. Join us and find an inclusive and fast-paced environment with unique opportunities to support every step of your career.

You’ll be an early team member of a funded startup within an established institution - a rare opportunity. We offer a fun and flexible work environment with a best-in-class benefits package. 

The Role

  • We are looking for an experienced and driven candidate to work in this boutique consultancy within the Financial Times.
  • You will work in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment as we scale our consulting business. You will be central to that growth, shaping how it succeeds.
  • You will be an early team member of a funded startup within an established institution - an extremely rare opportunity.
  • You will drive our mission, helping global clients develop digital strategies that will transform both their businesses and the wider media industry.
  • You will be working with a range of media companies - some in their own early stages and others that have long established legacies. These will be a mixture of news publishers, businesses from a range of other media sectors, and organisations from selected adjacent industries that could benefit from our expertise.

About You

We are looking for someone with:

  • Deep understanding of the media industry, which should include experience with a multiple media companies, preferably international
  • Experience of working within a startup business, with an understanding of essential entrepreneurial skills
  • Experience of taking a senior and client-facing role in consulting engagements, including influencing the direction of projects and managing more junior members of the team

Required skills

Your role in this team will be to deliver consulting engagements. This will include:

  • Ability to use hypothesis-driven problem solving to develop an approach to solve strategic problems for media companies
  • Ability to quickly absorb information from interviews, data, reports and other information sources, in order to produce succinct evaluation of a situation
  • Quantitative skills, such as the ability to build Excel models, research output, draw key insights from data or visualise data as compelling charts in Powerpoint
  • Project management skills, delegating work as appropriate to other team members, internal FT experts and external freelance experts
  • Client communication skills, using Powerpoint slides to efficiently produce output
  • Maintaining and directing strong client relationships and being available to respond to ad hoc requests
  • Mentoring more junior team members who you will work alongside on client engagements
  • Curious mind, adaptability and strong interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with digital transformation and advanced data skills
  • This role also requires an element of business development. This will include:
  • Identifying new business opportunities and creating credentials and business cases to be used to convert these opportunities into sold client engagements
  • Taking responsibility for aggregating professional knowledge from around the business and codifying our consulting frameworks
  • Acting as a mentor to junior team members outside of client engagements to develop the skills profile of FT Strategies overall

Benefits 

  • Best in class and UNCAPPED bonus scheme
  • Film clubs, social nights, employee led networks and team away days
  • Flexible working - you choose how and where you work
  • Hybrid working - work from home of the office
  • Opportunities for global travel
  • FT Strategies branded merchandise
  • Free massages, gym membership, cycle to work scheme, employee wellbeing and employee assistance programme
  • Generous annual leave allowances as well as 20 extra days, over and above your normal holiday entitlement at 30% pay
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption leave packages 
  • Paid volunteer days, charity giving and matched giving
  • Top tier medical, healthcare scheme, dental cover, eyecare vouchers and life assurance
  • Salary Finance, season ticket loans, pension (6/12% under 45 and 8/16% over 45)
  • Career coaching. mentoring and L&D programme
  • Advanced tech - macbooks and iphones

Further Information

The FT are committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We also promote flexible working and will consider specific requests around flexibility for all roles where it can be accommodated. We aim to treat all employees in a fair and consistent manner, promote good working relationships to encourage high standards of conduct and performance within a work environment free from harassment, bullying and discrimination. Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any questions, please contact a member of our HR team who will be happy to help.

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About Us

We’re a rapidly growing team building a disruptive Consultancy! We draw on a unique proposition; lived experience of the successful transformation of the FT, operating expertise from experienced practitioners and a proven playbook to help organisations transform to a high performing customer centred model. Our mission is to help organisations build valuable relationships with their consumers and build resilient business models.

The Financial Times is one of the world’s prestigious business media organisations, recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. Join us and find an inclusive and fast-paced environment with unique opportunities to support every step of your career.

You’ll be an early team member of a funded startup within an established institution - a rare opportunity. We offer a fun and flexible work environment with a best-in-class benefits package.

Learn more about FT Strategies and what we offer here at ftstrategies.com.

The Role

We are looking for an experienced and motivated candidate to join this start-up within the Financial Times.

You will be joining a fast-paced and dynamic work environment as we scale our consulting business. You will be central to that growth, shaping how it succeeds.

You’ll be an early team member of a funded startup within an established institution - an extremely rare opportunity.

You will help struggling media organisations at a time of reinvention. You’ll work with them develop digital strategies that will help transform their business, with implications for the wider media industry.

About You

We are looking for someone with:

Experience at a strategy / management consulting firm in a client-facing role

Analytical Rigour: Strong quantitative skills, such as the ability to build financial models, , draw key insights from complex data or visualise data as compelling charts

Relationship building & Commercial aptitude:Maintaining and developing strong client relationships and being available to respond to ad hoc requests. Managing stakeholder relationships with experts across FT Group.

Strategic leadership: Drive to build the strategy of a growing business from the ground up. A self-starter, ; is a strategic thinker but also has a strong bias to action to deliver on our goals.

People Management: Project management skills, delegating work as appropriate to more junior team members, internal FT experts and external freelance experts. Mentoring, coaching and managing more junior members of the team.

Consultative toolkit: Ability to use hypothesis-driven problem solving to develop solutions for the most complex strategic problems. Consulting communication skills, using slides and digital tools to efficiently produce output.

Thought expertise and  a curious mind: A thought expert , demanded for distinctive knowledge and solutions. Tests and pushes team’s content and thinking to best in class solutions.

Benefits

  • Best in class and UNCAPPED bonus scheme
  • Film clubs, social nights, employee led networks and team away days
  • Flexible working - you choose how and where you work
  • Hybrid working - work from home of the office
  • Opportunities for global travel
  • FT Strategies branded merchandise
  • Free massages, gym membership, cycle to work scheme, employee wellbeing and employee assistance programme
  • Generous annual leave allowances as well as 20 extra days, over and above your normal holiday entitlement at 30% pay
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption leave packages 
  • Paid volunteer days, charity giving and matched giving
  • Top tier medical, healthcare scheme, dental cover, eyecare vouchers and life assurance
  • Salary Finance, season ticket loans, pension (6/12% under 45 and 8/16% over 45)
  • Career coaching. mentoring and L&D programme
  • Advanced tech - macbooks and iphones

Further Information

The FT are committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We also promote flexible working and will consider specific requests around flexibility for all roles where it can be accommodated. We aim to treat all employees in a fair and consistent manner, promote good working relationships to encourage high standards of conduct and performance within a work environment free from harassment, bullying and discrimination. Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any questions, please contact a member of our HR team who will be happy to help.

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About Us

We’re a rapidly growing team building a disruptive Consultancy. We draw on a unique proposition; lived experience of the successful transformation of the FT, operating expertise from experienced practitioners and a proven playbook to help organisations transform to a high performing customer centred model. Our mission is to help organisations build valuable relationships with their consumers and build resilient business models.

The Financial Times is one of the world’s prestigious business media organisations, recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. Join us and find an inclusive and fast-paced environment with unique opportunities to support every step of your career.

You’ll be an early team member of a funded startup within an established institution - a rare opportunity. We offer a fun and flexible work environment with a best-in-class benefits package. 

The Role

This will be offered as a rolling contract position - Immediate Start.

We are looking for an experienced management consultant to work on a classic (very exciting!) strategy consulting project independently - as part of a team in this boutique consultancy within the Financial Times.

You will work in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment as we scale our consulting business. You will be central to that growth, shaping how it succeeds.

You will drive our mission, helping global clients develop digital strategies that will transform both their businesses and the wider media industry.

You will be working with a range of media companies - some in their own early stages and others that have long established legacies. These will be a mixture of news publishers, businesses from a range of other media sectors, and organisations from selected adjacent industries that could benefit from our expertise.

About You

We are looking for someone with:

Deep understanding of the media industry, which should include experience with a multiple media companies, preferably international

Experience of management consulting with minimal supervision to a high standard - research & analysis, modelling, slide building

Experience of working within a startup business, with an understanding of essential entrepreneurial skills

Experience of taking a senior and client-facing role in consulting engagements, including influencing the direction of projects and managing more junior members of the team

Required skills

Your role in this team will be to deliver consulting engagements. This will include:

  • Ability to use hypothesis-driven problem solving to develop an approach to solve strategic problems for media companies
  • Ability to quickly absorb information from interviews, data, reports and other information sources, in order to produce succinct evaluation of a situation
  • Quantitative skills, such as the ability to build Excel models, research output, draw key insights from data or visualise data as compelling charts in Powerpoint
  • Project management skills, delegating work as appropriate to other team members, internal FT experts and external freelance experts
  • Client communication skills, using Powerpoint slides to efficiently produce output
  • Maintaining and directing strong client relationships and being available to respond to ad hoc requests
  • Mentoring more junior team members who you will work alongside on client engagements
  • Curious mind, adaptability and strong interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with digital transformation and advanced data skills
  • This role also requires an element of business development. This will include:
  • Identifying new business opportunities and creating credentials and business cases to be used to convert these opportunities into sold client engagements
  • Taking responsibility for aggregating professional knowledge from around the business and codifying our consulting frameworks
  • Acting as a mentor to junior team members outside of client engagements to develop the skills profile of FT Strategies overall

Further Information

The FT are committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We also promote flexible working and will consider specific requests around flexibility for all roles where it can be accommodated. We aim to treat all employees in a fair and consistent manner, promote good working relationships to encourage high standards of conduct and performance within a work environment free from harassment, bullying and discrimination. Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any questions, please contact a member of our HR team who will be happy to help.

#LI-CA1

 

About Us

We’re a rapidly growing team building a disruptive Consultancy. We draw on a unique proposition; lived experience of the successful transformation of the FT, operating expertise from experienced practitioners and a proven playbook to help organisations transform to a high performing customer centred model. Our mission is to help organisations build valuable relationships with their consumers and build resilient business models.

The Financial Times is one of the world’s prestigious business media organisations, recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. Join us and find an inclusive and fast-paced environment with unique opportunities to support every step of your career.

You’ll be an early team member of a funded startup within an established institution - a rare opportunity. We offer a fun and flexible work environment with a best-in-class benefits package. 

The Role

This will be offered as a rolling contract position - Immediate Start.

We are looking for an experienced management consultant to work on a classic (very exciting!) strategy consulting project independently - as part of a team in this boutique consultancy within the Financial Times.

You will work in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment as we scale our consulting business. You will be central to that growth, shaping how it succeeds.

You will drive our mission, helping global clients develop digital strategies that will transform both their businesses and the wider media industry.

You will be working with a range of media companies - some in their own early stages and others that have long established legacies. These will be a mixture of news publishers, businesses from a range of other media sectors, and organisations from selected adjacent industries that could benefit from our expertise.

About You

We are looking for someone with:

Deep understanding of the media industry, which should include experience with a multiple media companies, preferably international

Experience of management consulting with minimal supervision to a high standard - research & analysis, modelling, slide building

Experience of working within a startup business, with an understanding of essential entrepreneurial skills

Experience of taking a senior and client-facing role in consulting engagements, including influencing the direction of projects and managing more junior members of the team

Required skills

Your role in this team will be to deliver consulting engagements. This will include:

  • Ability to use hypothesis-driven problem solving to develop an approach to solve strategic problems for media companies
  • Ability to quickly absorb information from interviews, data, reports and other information sources, in order to produce succinct evaluation of a situation
  • Quantitative skills, such as the ability to build Excel models, research output, draw key insights from data or visualise data as compelling charts in Powerpoint
  • Project management skills, delegating work as appropriate to other team members, internal FT experts and external freelance experts
  • Client communication skills, using Powerpoint slides to efficiently produce output
  • Maintaining and directing strong client relationships and being available to respond to ad hoc requests
  • Mentoring more junior team members who you will work alongside on client engagements
  • Curious mind, adaptability and strong interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with digital transformation and advanced data skills
  • This role also requires an element of business development. This will include:
  • Identifying new business opportunities and creating credentials and business cases to be used to convert these opportunities into sold client engagements
  • Taking responsibility for aggregating professional knowledge from around the business and codifying our consulting frameworks
  • Acting as a mentor to junior team members outside of client engagements to develop the skills profile of FT Strategies overall

Further Information

The FT are committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We also promote flexible working and will consider specific requests around flexibility for all roles where it can be accommodated. We aim to treat all employees in a fair and consistent manner, promote good working relationships to encourage high standards of conduct and performance within a work environment free from harassment, bullying and discrimination. Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any questions, please contact a member of our HR team who will be happy to help.

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