Maslansky + Partners, LLC

Associate Language Strategist-Language Strategist

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Regular Full-Time


maslansky + partners is a Language Strategy® and research consultancy that helps the world’s
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®.


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 critical thinking, writing, and market research skills.
  • Support the creation of key client deliverables from message development to our final Language Strategy recommendations
  • Gradually take on an increasing role with the development of client deliverables and ensuring project related questions are answered during course of engagement
  • Participate in strategic or pro-bono organizational initiatives


What we’re looking for:
  • 0-3 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Agency experience
  • Proven history of client engagement with demonstrated examples of project-based work
  • Proactive & anticipatory in nature
  • Heightened understanding of client industry and marketplace

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 helped improve access to education, career
    opportunities, disaster relief, and clean 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 anticipated salary range for this position is $58,000 $75,000. This role is also eligible for
an annual discretionary bonus.

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: and see what you




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