Maslansky + Partners, LLC

Associate Language Strategist

Job Locations US-NY-New York
ID
2022-1052
Category
Strategy/Consulting
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

maslansky + partners is a language strategy and research consultancy that helps the most influential and innovative organizations harness the power of language to drive behavior change. Our work is guided by a simple, powerful idea: it’s not what you SAY that matters, it’s what your audience HEARS.

 

Clients look to us as experts in the art and science of persuasion. To help products stand out in a crowded space. To shape company reputation. To win on issues that matter. To respond effectively to crisis. To engage employees. Every word you use is a choice. We help companies choose wisely.

 

Do you have a passion for persuasion, puzzles, what makes people tick?  Do you love helping clients solve high-stakes challenges?

 

We are looking for people with exemplary critical thinking skills, deep empathy, and a gift for effectively articulating ideas to join the firm that invented Language Strategy®.   

Responsibilities

What you’ll do:

  • Work on team with two to three other strategists, with responsibility for key areas of client engagements.
  • Be responsible for synthesizing information from a range of sources to build a strong understanding of the client challenge, industry context, and areas of strategic opportunity.
  • Participate in client interviews, support all phases of qualitative and quantitative research, and build skills critical thinking, writing, and market research skills.
  • Support the creation of key client deliverables – from message development to our final language strategy recommendations.

Qualifications

What we’re looking for:

  • 1-2 years’ experience in corporate strategy, communication, public affairs, market research, advertising, marketing, or another field that you can convince us is relevant.
  • An ability to juggle and prioritize simultaneous projects and responsibilities… while on the road, (and nowadays... virtually).
  • Strong analytic skills so that you can understand and synthesize perspectives that may be very different from your own.
  • Strong writing and presentation skills (bonus points for cover letters that demonstrate these skills).

Four reasons to join the maslansky + partners team:

  1. You won’t be bored. You will work with diverse clients and industries on diverse challenges that allow you to learn every step of the way. 
  2. You will be challenged and grow. We’ll make you a stronger strategic thinker, a better writer, and a more confident presenter, as part of a culture focused on feedback and committed to personal growth. If you are good, you will not get lost…your contribution will be recognized and rewarded. 
  3. You can make a big impact. Our team is encouraged to use our passion and expertise to support causes that matter. Through work with PENCIL, Head Start, SBP, and our Project Good Words program, we’ve improved access to education, career opportunities, disaster relief, and clean water…to name a few.
  4. You’ll definitely have a good time.  We do serious work but never take ourselves too seriously. Lots of work and lots of fun to help you stay energized and engaged.

 

The position includes all the standards like competitive compensation, health, vision, and dental insurance, paid time off, bonuses, 401k plans.  Oh…and free lunch on Mondays!

 

If you’re intrigued, you should have already checked out our website.  If you haven’t done so yet, we won’t hold it against you, but do it right now: www.maslansky.com.

 

***All resumes should be combined with a cover letter for review***

 

 

 

 

 

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