Feb 06, 2024

Senior Innovation Strategist Role (London based)

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jump! is an innovation agency with offices in London and Dublin. We deliver innovation, insight and creative strategies that drive growth for our global client base.

We have an exciting opening for a Senior Innovation Strategist to join our London team. We’re looking for an ambitious, growth-minded person who pushes themselves and collaborates brilliantly with others to create great work and ground-breaking outcomes. For this role, we are open to candidates with 6+ years’ innovation, brand planning, qualitative research/insight or strategy experience. This is an opportunity to bring your already sharp strategy, innovation and insight capabilities to a new level, working with global brands and a super-talented team.

You’ll work with a team of strategists of all levels to develop new products, services, and marketing strategies for local and global consumer brands. You will need to be comfortable leading and working on a wide range of categories including food and drink, entertainment, technology, sport, retail and fashion. 

What you’ll be doing in this role:

At jump!, we believe everyone is capable of more than they think. This is a very varied role and we love people who relish working on a very broad range of challenges and sectors.

As a Senior member of the agency, you will have responsibility for project delivery and people growth. You will also be expected to contribute to the development and direction of the agency. Reporting to a Director you will lead projects and collaborate with teams on the creation of powerful, growth-driving outcomes for clients.

Day to day you will be responsible for:

  • Nurturing and developing client partnerships and relationships
  • Leading global and local qualitative and quantitative research processes
  • Leading and designing ideation workshops to inspire new products, services, brands or communication strategies. 
  • Leading brand positioning and brand strategy projects
  • Writing and delivering powerful presentations which sell ideas and stories to our clients. 
  • Ensuring projects are successfully managed and delivered on budget and on time
  • Contributing to the agency’s ongoing D&I, mental health and social initiatives 

In this role, you will be responsible for helping grow the agency and our team and define and deliver our ambitious strategy over the coming years. We’re at an exciting time of growth, with plans to double the size of the London team and business over the next three years; we need talent and ambition and support to help us achieve our goals.

Who you are:

  • Curious and culturally engaged.
  • Expert with both words and numbers.
  • Can take initiative and handle stretching challenges.
  • Both an organised and a creative mind. 
  • Detail-oriented with a good eye for visual design.
  • Out-standing written, verbal and presentation skills.
  • Want to contribute to, and create work to be proud of.
  • A strong record of achievement and ideally, leadership, in whatever you’ve been involved in to date.
  • A love of continuous learning and an ability to coach others.
  • Experience of building, developing and maintaining good working relationships with senior client stakeholders

The Package

  • We’re offering a competitive salary and benefits.
  • Professional and Soft Skill training.
  • Opportunity to thrive in a young, expanding organisation delivering excellent national and international strategy and innovation work for great clients.

About jump!

We are a global agency who deliver best-in-class creative ideas with brands who want to Win Tomorrow. 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. 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. We currently have three teams of strategists. We talk innovation and strategy all day; so many people to bounce ideas off! People who are smart; dedicated and great to be around. Together we strive for breakthrough, original solutions for our clients and for jump!. Our clients include adidas, Red Bull F1, DAZN, Paddy Power, Pepsi, Honda, Tommy Hilfiger, Heineken, Diageo, Pernod Ricard, William Grant and Sons, Aldi, Allianz, Failte Ireland, Castore, Sky, Puma, 6 Nations Rugby, Nestle Waters USA, Beavertown, Thai Union…and many more. To get a feel for what jump! is like, check us out at: https://jumpinnovates.com/

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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