Feb 06, 2024

Innovation Strategy Executive (London based)

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Want to come work with one of the most talented, imaginative strategic innovation agencies in Europe?

We're looking for bright minds and sound skins to join our youthful, ambitious team in London.

jump! is a leading strategy and innovation agency with offices in Dublin and London. We have a global client base and deliver innovation, insight, and brand strategies that drive growth for our clients.

We work with some of the world's most exciting brands (like Adidas, Heineken, Jameson, White Claw, Red Bull F1, DAZN, Flutter Entertainment, PepsiCo, Tommy Hilfiger, Failte Ireland / Irish Tourism, Six Nations Rugby, McDonald's, Kellogg's, Honda, McLaren, Fitbit and lots more) on global strategy, insight and innovation challenges.

We are growing strongly, and we have an opportunity in one of our London teams for someone to join as an Innovation Strategy Executive with 18-24 months of experience in a similar role.

We’re looking for ambitious, growth-minded people who push themselves and collaborate brilliantly with others for great work and creative, ground-breaking outcomes.

This role is about helping people Win Tomorrow:

  • You’ll learn about innovation and insight, research design and implementation, how to plan and run workshops, how to create concepts, shape brand positioning and strategy frameworks, identify emerging futures, and create presentations and debriefs.
  • You’ll get to work with a team of strategists, researchers, and partners on developing new products, services, brands, and marketing strategies.
  • As an Innovation Strategy Executive, you’ll gain exposure to a wide variety of product and service categories such as sports, entertainment, food & drink, travel, and technology.

Why jump!

  • Global: We are a pretty awesome innovation agency with teams in Dublin and London meaning mobility and flexibility for our people and our clients. We are very proud to have a wonderful array of local and global clients across many sectors. In the past three years, we have worked on briefs across 25 markets.
  • Development: We have a strong emphasis on personal growth and learning with projects; coaching and training to help everyone develop existing and new skills. Each team member has a personal as well as a team development budget.
  • Work in a Team: We work collaboratively, in teams, on all projects.
  • Values: Together we strive for breakthrough, original solutions for our clients and for jump!


This is an opportunity to further develop your brand and innovation strategy career and skillset.

You will have 18-24 months of experience in a similar role that has exposed you to one or more of the following focus areas: brand strategy, corporate strategy, brand development, research (qualitative and/or quantitative), advertising, innovation, project management and/or client communications.

We want someone who will immerse themselves in jump!’s processes and our great client projects to learn, grow and contribute.

What you’ll be doing in this role

While there will be some administrative responsibilities, they are balanced with dynamic and creative tasks that you will lead and support in the team, including:

  • Support on project management and client presentations.
  • Co-lead on qualitative and quantitative research and analysis.
  • Support in planning client events and workshops.
  • Help in shaping brand (and sometimes corporate) strategies.
  • Conducting desk research to identify emerging consumer and brand futures.
  • Translate industry data and reports into compelling stories and visuals.
  • Innovating on existing brands and creating new brands.
  • Team collaboration and workshops.
  • Assisting in identifying and collating cultural and customer trends.
  • Contributing to agency diversity and mental health initiatives.

What you need to excel

This is for people who are passionate about brands, strategy, innovation, culture and:

  • Have both an analytical and creative mind.
  • Have a passion for FMCG, entertainment, or sports industries.
  • Love listening and speaking to people.
  • Have a passion for storytelling and an appreciation of data.
  • Are comfortable flexing between visual and verbal communications.
  • Communicate clearly.
  • Want to contribute to and create work to be proud of.
  • Motivated to learn and inspire others around them.
  • Can show evidence of your passion for branding and innovation.


  • You will receive a membership to The Ministry, where we're based, as part of our remuneration (includes free gym access, fitness classes, and a range of other fun social activities and events each week).
  • Annual Health & Wellness budget (upon completion of probation)
  • Personal Learning & Development budget
  • Monthly jump! team socials.
  • Hybrid working model, with our team spending 3 days per week in the office and 2 days per week working from home (subject to review)

Apply with, and in, confidence

If you like what you hear so far and if you meet the qualifications for the role, we would love to hear from you. An on-point intro letter and resumé would be great to kick off. We’ll acknowledge receipt and let you know any next steps.


Thank you!
jump! team.

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