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Senior ConsultantWGSN Limited
Senior ConsultantWGSN Limited
Job Highlights
  • Consultancy
  • Marketing
  • Retail
Job Description

About the role

We are looking for a highly strategic and commercial individual to provide advisory services to our APAC clients – ensuring delivery of the highest quality of work across all their Mindset projects, they should constantly be pushing industry boundaries in their role as a Mindset brand ambassador.

Working collaboratively across the wider WGSN business, they should lead and inspire, contributing to the development of the Mindset APAC team. They are responsible for leading and developing their assigned client relationships, delivering multiple, complex, strategic projects that exceed client expectations. They are a confident presenter and an excellent communicator who displays leadership both to the teams they work with at Ascential and to clients.

 

Your Responsibilities

  • Manage, develop and drive revenue growth in APAC.
  • Responsibility for maintaining the strategic & creative standards of APAC consultancy output, ensuring clients are given innovative solutions that build client relationships.
  • Working with sales leaders, the Senior Consultant develops new opportunities, exploring clients’ requirements, developing briefs and finding innovative solutions to client challenges.
  • Development of business networks with the wider WGSN team – building strong relationships with Account management and content leaders, as well as senior management, that will contribute to the growth and development of Mindset internally and externally.
  • Collaborating with the wider WGSN content teams and providing mentorships to their more junior Mindset colleagues.
  • Responsibility for projects being delivered on brief in a relevant, insightful and commercially successful manner.
  • Delivery of confident and inspirational presentations, ensuring Mindset work is seen in the best possible light.

 

Your experience

  • In-depth experience of market and consumer intelligence, fashion & retail trends
  • Strategic mind set with excellent research and analytical skills
  • Experience of qualitative research methods & frameworks and familiar with developing high value, commercial proposals
  • Proven track record of working within a global consultancy framework/ environment and able to deliver multiple concurrent projects successfully.
  • Excellent at all forms of collaboration & communication including presentation & writing skills
  • Both creative & commercial, they should be used to delivering far reaching strategic projects across industries and categories.
  • Highly collaborative & used to developing relationships, the Senior Consultant is an excellent communicator, collaborator and inspirer.
  • This role will constantly strive for excellence and push to exceed client expectations and industry standards
  • Curious, flexible and a highly strategic thinker with gravitas that can lead and inspire a team.
  • Familiar with general computer use including Microsoft word, excel, powerpoint and outlook
  • Good working knowledge of Adobe software, keynote an advantage

 

What we offer

Our benefits package incorporates what we’re passionate about – unlocking your future, overall well-being and sustainability – whilst giving you control over your benefits.

  • Annual leave
  • House and rental tax benefit
  • Fitness subsidy
  • Private medical insurance
  • Great learning and development opportunities
  • Option to opt into the Ascential Shares Scheme

 

About WGSN.

We offer insights and inspiration from around the globe. We help our customers stay ahead and informed through trend forecasting and data science. We believe inspiration comes from the monumental and the mundane.

If you’re passionate about fashion and lifestyle this is a great place to be, giving you the opportunity to work with the world's most creative trend experts, designers, editors, account managers, marketers, product developers, customer service experts and much more in a meritocratic, high performance company.

WGSN is an Ascential brand. Ascential is a specialist, global, information company that helps the world’s most ambitious businesses win in the digital economy.

 

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Additional Information
Career Level
Senior
Qualification
Degree
Years of Experience
8 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Benefits
Five-day work week, Medical insurance, Travel allowance
Company Website
Company details

WGSN (www.wgsn.com) is the world’s leading trend authority for creative thinkers in over 94 countries. Our services cover consumer insights, fashion and lifestyle forecasting, data analytics, crowd-sourced design validation and expert consulting. We help drive our customers to greater success. Together, we Create Tomorrow.

WGSN is part of WGSN Limited, comprising of market-leading products including WGSN Instock, WGSN Lifestyle & Interiors, WGSN Styletrial and WGSN Mindset our bespoke consultancy services. WGSN is owned by Ascential plc, (www.ascential.com) a leading international media company that informs and connects business professionals in 150 countries through market-leading Exhibitions and Festivals, and Information Services.

About Ascential

Ascential is a specialist, global, information company that helps the world’s most ambitious businesses win in the digital economy. Our information, insights, connections, data and digital tools solve customer problems in three disciplines:

  • PRODUCT DESIGN via global trend forecasting service WGSN;
  • MARKETING via global benchmark for creative excellence and effectiveness Cannes Lions and WARC and strategic advisory firm MediaLink;
  • SALES via retail and eCommerce strategy and analytics products from One Click Retail, Clavis Insight and Planet Retail RNG, the world's premier payments and FinTech congress Money20/20, global retail industry summit World Retail Congress and Retail Week.

Ascential also powers political, construction and environmental intelligence brands: DeHavilland, Glenigan and Groundsure.