Why join frog?
Joining frog means you’ll be joining the “pond,” a global network of studios, each with a thriving in-person and vibrant virtual culture. frogs are curious, collaborative, and courageous, united by our passion for improving the human experience through design, while each bringing our unique and diverse skills and experiences to the table. We draw on our global reach and local knowledge to solve complex problems and design innovative, sustainable solutions that touch hearts and move markets. frogs prize humour, positivity, and community just as highly as performance and outcomes. Our culture is open, flexible, inclusive, and engaging. Working at frog means being empowered to Make Your Mark on every project, in your studio, your community—and the world at large.
We are looking for an Associate Strategy Director to join the strategy team in our New York office. You should have experience and a proven ability to think commercially, strategically, and creatively. This experience may come through work in strategy consulting, private equity, venture capital, investment banking, or within a corporate innovation team.
frog is a global innovation, strategy and design firm. We work to define innovation strategies and develop products, services, and experiences that create sustainable, profitable growth for our clients. During normal circumstances, we have a team of ninety working out of our bright and modern office in Brooklyn; due to the pandemic, we’re temporarily working remotely from all over the US. Through this transition, we’ve managed to preserve the fast-paced, creative, and collaborative nature of our working culture.
As an Associate Strategy Director on our strategy team, you would be responsible for:
You would have daily contact with executives at Fortune 500 companies, and as a result you must be exceptionally capable at rapid problem solving and nurturing relationships with client partners. You would be responsible for working with cross-functional project teams within frog and working closely with Senior Strategists across all projects.
When we recruit Associate Strategy Directors, we are looking not just for candidates who can fulfill the role outlined above, but also for candidates we believe have the potential to ultimately become Directors and play a leadership role in the firm. In addition to regular team training sessions, you will be assigned a mentor to work with you on building specific skills and capabilities aligned to pre-defined professional development goals.
You should have a graduate degree, and preferably an MBA or equivalent experience. You should have a minimum of seven years of experience working in the field of innovation or growth strategy – as a consultant or within private equity, venture capital, investment banking or a corporate innovation team. You should also have significant experience leading a cross-functional team and managing senior client relationships. You should be a lateral thinker adept at uncovering the themes and critical pieces of information that can spark game-changing innovations. You should be self-propelled by restless curiosity, resourceful in scouring the world for insight, comfortable in a highly charged idea-centric environment, fascinated with changing the world, able to move seamlessly from high altitude thinking to the tangible and practical. You should be the most creative and restless member of whatever company you’re currently working for. You should display and be able to demonstrate the following characteristics:
How to Apply
Equal Opportunities at frog
frog is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
frog is a global business with teams working across the world. To help us process your application, please ensure that your application documents (CV, cover letter, portfolio, etc.) are all in English.