BUTTERFLY CULTURE: We didn’t want to describe or talk about Butterfly in a corporate way. We simply want to share
with you words that you will hear a lot here in our studio at Butterfly or with our clients.

 

THE BUTTERFLIES: Bright, open-minded, straightforward, international, warm, ambitious, creative, different,
well travelled, generous, proud, collaborative and demanding.

 

A DAY IN THE OFFICE: Buzzy, inspiring, exotic, surprising, demanding, daring, rigorous,
fun, challenging and contagious.

Ryan - Designer

What I bring to butterfly is a multi-disciplinary skill set combined with a curious and creative design approach.

What butterfly gives me is the opportunity to push myself out of my comfort zone as well as cultivating an openly creative environment within design.


B - Director

What I bring to Butterfly is an enthusiasm for making brands feel more real to consumers.

What Butterfly gives me is the chance to work with the best brands in the world and the freedom to push my own ability through the encouragement to doing things differently



Our Opportunities 2017

LONDON – ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR – BRAND & INNOVATION

The Role

 
As a leading Brand and Innovation company with global reach, we are looking for sharp minds with great intuition and a daring attitude. Curious people who get a real buzz from getting deep consumer insights in vibrant and diverse cultures, making them the foundations of rigorous strategy. An infectious passion for challenging the status quo and a real drive to help a company grow on a global scale.

 

We are a London based brand and innovation company known for being curious, daring, intuitive and challenging conventions for the biggest global consumer, finance and retail brands. With an exciting year of growth under our belt in 2016 and a newly opened office in NYC we are now looking to welcome a driven and inspirational Associate Director to the team in London.

 

As an Associate Director, you are a leader in strategic thinking. You will own the development and delivery of international band strategy & innovation projects and have strong commercial experience. You will play a pivotal role within the agency helping to support and develop a strong and ambitious team, coaching them to deliver exceptional strategic project work, and achieving their potential.

 

This is a hugely exciting role to help build and develop Butterfly on a global scale.  Agency experience is a must but this can come from a brand consultancy, innovation or research background.

 
The what does the role include?

 

  • Accountability for delivering international brand strategy and innovation projects, working collaboratively with your strategy, creative and research team members.
  • Leading meetings with senior client teams and facilitating creative workshops.
  • Accountability for client development and business development – identifying new opportunities for Butterfly, converting at pitch level, promoting the business through marketing and PR activities.
  • Creation of new tools and methodologies and public speaking engagements.
  • Management and development of a team of strategists and researchers

 
Desired Skills and Experience?

 

  • You have been working successfully for leading international brand & innovation consultancies for 8-10 years and/or in the marketing and innovation function on the client side – agency experience would be a strong advantage.
  • You are an international brand specialist with the ability to understand and utilize cultural nuances and insights.
  • You are a strong strategic thinker with a real flair for creativity.
  • You are very commercially aware, you have real experience in insight driven product/service innovation and have an excellent track record of consistently delivering exceptional work on client projects.
  • Well connected, you like the buzz of new business activities, love pitching – and winning projects as well as developing strong client relationships.
  • You love international work and like to travel.
  • You now want to take your career to the next level and make a real impact in a growing company that you will really help to shape.

 
About Butterfly

 
We believe in the power of Emotions. Butterfly was born with the idea that emotions drive our behavior. We were founded 2009 with the clear ambition of becoming a leading brand strategy and innovation company with an expertise in building emotional connections between brands and consumers.

 

What also makes us different is that half of our strategic or innovation work takes place in the most fascinating emerging markets around the word, from Mexico to Russia. The Butterfly team, currently 40 and growing, truly reflect this diversity: over 20 languages can be heard within our studio!

 

The Butterfly nest is on The River Thames in SW London and we now also have our office across the pond in Manhattan NYC with great ambitions to spread our wings even further. There is still a strong start-up atmosphere within Butterfly valuing entrepreneurship, ownership and growth. We’ve got bags of experience, but we’re still fascinated by new trends, new directions and we are more than ever fueled by a sense of curiosity about the world.

 
To Apply

 
At Butterfly, we believe in Daring Intelligence & Contagious Creativity. Can you please send us your CV and a short note explaining what Daring Intelligence & Contagious Creativity means for you, to ellie@butterflylondon.com

Apply for this role

LONDON – CONSULTANT – BRAND & INNOVATION

The Role
 
As a leading Brand and Innovation company with global reach, we are looking for sharp minds with great intuition and a daring attitude. Curious people who get a real buzz from getting deep consumer insights in vibrant and diverse cultures, making them the foundations of rigorous strategy. An infectious passion for challenging the status quo and a real drive to help a company grow on a global scale.

 

We are a London based brand and innovation company known for being curious, daring, intuitive and challenging conventions for the biggest global consumer, finance and retail brands. With an exciting year of growth under our belt in 2016 and a newly opened office in NYC we are now looking to welcome a driven and inspirational Senior Consultant to the team in London.

 

As a Consultant, you can demonstrate your craft as a strategic thinker. You will manage and support the development and delivery of international band strategy & innovation projects. You will be a key client contact, supporting on pitches, facilitating meetings & workshops and playing an active role in client development. You will play a pivotal role in supporting on tool, methodology, and concept development and will help to support junior colleagues guiding them through the execution of projects, offering guidance and learning opportunities.

 

This is a hugely exciting role to help build and develop Butterfly on a global scale.  Agency experience is a must but this can come from a brand consultancy, innovation or research background.
 
The what does the role include?
 

  • Managing and supporting the delivery of brand strategy and innovation projects by working collaboratively with your strategy, creative and research team members
  • Devising, conducting and analysing consumer research, working at an international level across numerous markets
  • Co-facilitating meetings with senior client teams and skillfully facilitating creative workshops with energy and flair
  • Supporting client and business development by identifying new opportunities, helping support pitches and writing proposals
  • Supporting in promoting the business through marketing and PR activities
  • Tool and methodology creation and thought-leadership
  • Bringing a fresh point of view to our clients challenges, and helping ensure Butterfly are always ahead of the curve in terms of knowledge, expertise and insight

Desired Skills and Experience?
 

  • You have been working successfully for an international brand & innovation consultancy and/or in the marketing and innovation function on the client side for 2-5 years.  Agency experience is a strong advantage
  • You are an international brand specialist with the ability to understand and leverage cultural nuance and insight
  • You are a strong strategic thinker with a flair for creativity
  • You have a track record of delivering projects that exceed client expectations
  • Well connected, you like the buzz of new business activities, love pitching – and winning – projects as well as developing strong client relationships
  • You love international work and like to travel
  • You now want to take your career to the next level and make a real impact in a growing company

 
About Butterfly
 
We believe in the power of Emotions. Butterfly was born with the idea that emotions drive our behavior. We were founded 2009 with the clear ambition of becoming a leading brand strategy and innovation company with an expertise in building emotional connections between brands and consumers.

 

What also makes us different is that half of our strategic or innovation work takes place in the most fascinating emerging markets around the word, from Mexico to Russia. The Butterfly team, currently 40 and growing, truly reflect this diversity: over 20 languages can be heard within our studio!

 

The Butterfly nest is on The River Thames in SW London and we now also have our office across the pond in Manhattan NYC with great ambitions to spread our wings even further. There is still a strong start-up atmosphere within Butterfly valuing entrepreneurship, ownership and growth. We’ve got bags of experience, but we’re still fascinated by new trends, new directions and we are more than ever fueled by a sense of curiosity about the world.
 
To Apply
 
At Butterfly, we believe in Daring Intelligence & Contagious Creativity. Can you please send us your CV and a short note explaining what Daring Intelligence & Contagious Creativity means for you, to ellie@butterflylondon.com

Apply for this role

LONDON – DIRECTOR – BRAND & INNOVATION

The Role

 

As a leading Brand and Innovation company with global reach, we are looking for sharp minds with great intuition and a daring attitude. Curious people who get a real buzz from getting deep consumer insights in vibrant and diverse cultures, making them the foundations of rigorous strategy. An infectious passion for challenging the status quo and a real drive to help a company grow on a global scale.

 

We are a London based brand and innovation company known for being curious, daring, intuitive and challenging conventions for the biggest global consumer, finance and retail brands. With an exciting year of growth under our belt in 2016 and a newly opened office in NYC we are now looking to welcome a driven and inspirational Director to the team in London.

 

As a Brand & Innovation Director you will have strong commercial experience. You will play a pivotal role within the London Management team helping to drive growth and deliver strategic & innovation projects. You will help to support and develop a strong and ambitious team, coaching them to deliver exceptional strategic project work, and helping them develop and achieve their potential.

 

This is a hugely exciting role to build and develop Butterfly on a global scale.  Agency experience is a must but this can come from a brand consultancy, innovation or research background.

 

 

The what does the role include?

 

  • Being a fundamental part of the management team, driving the growth plans of Butterfly on a global scale.
  • Developing and executing strategic growth plans.
  • Leading business development (current clients and new ones) and marketing activities.
  • Accountability for delivering international brand strategy and innovation projects for some of the biggest names in FMCG, Retail or Finance, working collaboratively and inspiring your strategy, creative and research team members.
  • Management and development of a team of strategists and researchers
  • Bringing a fresh point of view to our clients challenges, and helping ensure Butterfly are always ahead of the curve in terms of knowledge, tools and insight

 

 

 

 

 

 

Desired Skills and Experience?

 

  • You have built a strong reputation for having delivered exceptional work for leading international brand & innovation consultancies for 10-15 years and/or in the marketing and innovation function on the client side.
  • You have strong agency experience from a brand consultancy, innovation or research background.
  • Well-connected, you have a strong track record of delivering a consistent stream of revenue through developing client relationships and proactively winning projects with new clients.
  • You have strong commercial capabilities
  • You have strong experience managing and nurturing a growing and ambitious team
  • You love international work and like to travel; you a sense of excitement delivering research in Emerging Markets.
  • You want your strong entrepreneurial spirit to make a real impact on a growing company that you will shape and transform for the best
  • Ability to set high standards for written and verbal communication of English with other languages being a plus.

 

About Butterfly
We believe in the power of Emotions. Butterfly was born with the idea that emotions drive our behavior. We were founded 2009 with the clear ambition of becoming a leading brand strategy and innovation company with an expertise in building emotional connections between brands and consumers.

What also makes us different is that half of our strategic or innovation work takes place in the most fascinating emerging markets around the word, from Mexico to Russia. The Butterfly team, currently 40 and growing, truly reflect this diversity: over 20 languages can be heard within our studio!

The Butterfly nest is on The River Thames in SW London and we now also have our office across the pond in Manhattan NYC with great ambitions to spread our wings even further. There is still a strong start-up atmosphere within Butterfly valuing entrepreneurship, ownership and growth. We’ve got bags of experience, but we’re still fascinated by new trends, new directions and we are more than ever fueled by a sense of curiosity about the world.

 

To Apply

 

At Butterfly, we believe in Daring Intelligence & Contagious Creativity. Can you please send us your CV and a short note explaining what Daring Intelligence & Contagious Creativity means for you, to ellie@butterflylondon.com

Apply for this role

LONDON – MIDDLE WEIGHT DESIGNER

As a leading Brand Strategy and Innovation company with global reach, we are looking for sharp minds with true creative flair. Curious people who get a real buzz from pushing the boundaries to create strong visual content with an infectious passion for challenging the status quo.

 

We have an exciting opportunity for a budding middle weight designer to join our studio. With few years under you belt in delivering versatile design outputs, you will get stuck in and bring your creativity to the table and support across a variety of branding and innovation projects for global clients.

 

What does the role include?

 

We need a multi-disciplinary designer that can provide design solutions from print to film.

 

You will provide design support on everything from internal communications to working with small project teams on client output, as well as leading small creative initiatives and ideas.

 

Key Skills

  • True Creative flair; you have originality and a strong visual sense. You have a good understanding of design principles, theories and practices demonstrated in a similar role with a strong portfolio.
  • Very strong project management skills and excellent communication skills
  • You have extensive knowledge and technical ability in Indesign, Illustrator & Photoshop.
  • Knowledge and experience of After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro would be a strong advantage.
  • Hands on experience art-working, designing, liaising with clients, pitching, presenting and adapting ideas.
  • You should always be looking to push your boundaries and challenge the brief.
  • You will bring Fresh ideas to the table pushing the team in new creative directions and challenging the strategy team
  • Comfortable working independently as well as in a very collaborative team.
  • Confidence in meeting deadlines in a high pressure environment and managing multiple projects.
  • You have bundles of creativity and an impressive work ethic.
  • You live and breathe design and brands!

 

About The Design Team

 

The purpose of our Design team is to partner with the strategy team, supporting all projects throughout the process, and ultimately to bring that strategy to life in ways that make it shareable and contagious for our clients into graphic, film, animation and digital work. Our designers and strategists work together, challenging each other to think differently and deliver great work.

 

We are a truly international design team that specialises in graphic design, video and animation. We are creatives, listeners, readers, mentors, parents, musicians, sportsmen, supporters, problem solvers, gamers, teachers, cooks, challengers, friends, writers, investors, adapters, reactors, uniters, inspirers.

 

We see brands as real entities with personality, heart and soul.  Our aim is to create design that truly resonates with an audience. We believe that if the brand strategy speaks to the mind, the design speaks to the soul.

We do it for the challenge, the hard work, the satisfaction.

 

About Butterfly

 

We believe in the power of Emotions. Butterfly was born with the idea that emotions drive our behavior. We were founded 2009 with the clear ambition of becoming a leading brand strategy and innovation company with an expertise in building emotional connections between brands and consumers.

 

What also makes us different is that half of our strategic or innovation work takes place in the most fascinating emerging markets around the word, from Mexico to Russia. The Butterfly team, currently 40 and growing, truly reflect this diversity: over 20 languages can be heard within our studio!

 

The Butterfly nest is on The River Thames in SW London and we now also have our office across the pond in Manhattan NYC with great ambitions to spread our wings even further. There is still a strong start-up atmosphere within Butterfly valuing entrepreneurship, ownership and growth. We’ve got bags of experience, but we’re still fascinated by new trends, new directions and we are more than ever fueled by a sense of curiosity about the world.

 

Apply for this role

LONDON – SENIOR CONSULTANT – BRAND & INNOVATION

The Role

 
As a leading Brand and Innovation company with global reach, we are looking for sharp minds with great intuition and a daring attitude. Curious people who get a real buzz from getting deep consumer insights in vibrant and diverse cultures, making them the foundations of rigorous strategy. An infectious passion for challenging the status quo and a real drive to help a company grow on a global scale.

 

We are a London based brand and innovation company known for being curious, daring, intuitive and challenging conventions for the biggest global consumer, finance and retail brands. With an exciting year of growth under our belt in 2016 and a newly opened office in NYC we are now looking to welcome a driven and inspirational Senior Consultant to the team in London.

 

As a Senior Consultant, you are a leader in strategic thinking. You will lead the development and delivery of international band strategy & innovation projects. You will be a key client contact, supporting on pitches, facilitating meetings & workshops and playing an active role in client development. You will help to support and develop a strong and ambitious team through the execution of projects, offering guidance and learning opportunities for your junior colleagues.

 

This is a hugely exciting role to help build and develop Butterfly on a global scale.  Agency experience is a must but this can come from a brand consultancy, innovation or research background.

 
The what does the role include?

 

  • Leading the delivery of brand strategy and innovation projects for dynamic, global, market-leading clients by working collaboratively with your strategy, creative and research team members
  • Devising and analysing consumer research, working at an international level
  • Facilitating meetings with senior client teams and skillfully facilitating creative workshops with energy and flair
  • Using your slick networking skills on client and business development by identifying new opportunities, converting at pitch level and promoting the business through marketing and PR activities
  • Managing and developing several junior strategy and insight colleagues
  • Tool and methodology creation and thought-leadership
  • Helping to develop the junior team, coaching them to deliver exceptional strategic project work, and achieving their potential

 
Desired Skills and Experience?

 

  • You have been working successfully for an international brand & innovation consultancy and/or in the marketing and innovation function on the client side for 6-8 years.  Agency experience is a strong advantage
  • You are an international brand specialist with the ability to understand and leverage cultural nuance and insight
  • You are a strong strategic thinker with a flair for creativity
  • You are commercially aware with experience in insight-driven innovation and have a track record of delivering projects that exceed client expectations
  • Well connected, you like the buzz of new business activities, love pitching – and winning – projects as well as developing strong client relationships
  • You love international work and like to travel
  • You now want to take your career to the next level and make a real impact in a growing company that you will really help to shape.

 
About Butterfly

 
We believe in the power of Emotions. Butterfly was born with the idea that emotions drive our behavior. We were founded 2009 with the clear ambition of becoming a leading brand strategy and innovation company with an expertise in building emotional connections between brands and consumers.

 

What also makes us different is that half of our strategic or innovation work takes place in the most fascinating emerging markets around the word, from Mexico to Russia. The Butterfly team, currently 40 and growing, truly reflect this diversity: over 20 languages can be heard within our studio!

 

The Butterfly nest is on The River Thames in SW London and we now also have our office across the pond in Manhattan NYC with great ambitions to spread our wings even further. There is still a strong start-up atmosphere within Butterfly valuing entrepreneurship, ownership and growth. We’ve got bags of experience, but we’re still fascinated by new trends, new directions and we are more than ever fueled by a sense of curiosity about the world.

 
To Apply

 
At Butterfly, we believe in Daring Intelligence & Contagious Creativity. Can you please send us your CV and a short note explaining what Daring Intelligence & Contagious Creativity means for you, to ellie@butterflylondon.com

Apply for this role

LONDON – STRATEGY INTERN

We are an ambitious international brand strategy and innovation company. We work with leaders in their field, such as Unilever, J&J, PepsiCo, Danone, Mastercard and IHG. They are telling us that Butterfly is curious, daring and intuitive. A team of 40, 80% of our work is international across both developed markets and emerging markets. And we are a pretty international team as well, speaking 15 different languages and with team members from South America, North American, across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Australia.

We are 7 years old, but there is a still strong start-up atmosphere around Butterfly valuing entrepreneurship, ownership and growth. We’ve got bags of experience, but we’re still fascinated by new trends and new directions.

We’re fuelled by a sense of curiosity about the world. We tap into what’s hidden in consumers’ imaginations, identifying the emotional insight at the heart of their decision making process, and translate it into something real and desirable for them, as well commercially valuable for our clients. We apply strong rigour through innovative tools, and add our client-side experience (Diageo, Unilever, Britvic, Heinz, Danone) to our tried and tested intuition, to deliver brand strategy and innovation that delivers strong commercial results.

Butterfly is experiencing a strong growth curve and we are very excited to have an exceptional opportunity for a talented brand and innovation strategist to join the team as a Strategy Intern in our offices in SW London.

The what does the role include?

  • Helping to organize workshops
  • Helping to prepare creative stimulus for research and events like our workshops
  • Writing blogs and articles, and managing the social media for us
  • Researching for case studies, proposals and projects on the web
  • Inspiring the strategy and creative teams with relevant industry news

Desired Skills and Experience

  • You will have graduated from a top university
  • You are an outgoing and creative individual
  • You are passionate about brands
  • You have a ‘can-do’ attitude and are not afraid to get stuck in!
  • You have a curious and creative mind and are eager to learn and discover
  • You are organized and show initiative in problem solving
  • Language skills are highly desirable
  • Although English does not need to be your first language, you need to have excellent written and communication skills in English

To Apply

To apply, please send you CV and a short note to explain (in no more than 150 words) what you hope to get out of this opportunity and what skills and experience you would bring to the position. (NB Candidates who do not complete this question will not be considered).

Interviews will consist of an initial Skype interview and a further invite to our office in Barnes, SW London. This is a paid internship.

Apply for this role

NYC – DIRECTOR – BRAND & INNOVATION

The Role

 

As a leading Brand and Innovation company with global reach, we are looking for sharp minds with great intuition and a daring attitude. Curious people who get a real buzz from getting deep consumer insights in vibrant and diverse cultures, making them the foundations of rigorous strategy. An infectious passion for challenging the status quo and a real drive to help a company grow on a global scale.

 

We are a London based brand and innovation company known for being curious, daring, intuitive and challenging conventions for the biggest global consumer, finance and retail brands. With a newly opened office in NYC and strong tractions in the US market we are now looking to welcome a driven team of brand specialists led by an inspirational Director in NYC. Are you our American Butterfly?

 

As a Brand & Innovation Director you will have strong commercial experience to build and develop the Butterfly team in the US. You will initially spend your immersion time in London to learn our tools and our culture before heading to run our New York office. You will take joint P&L responsibility and will be working and receiving support from Butterfly’s Founder and the London MD & FD, as well as working closely with your London colleagues who will spend regular stints in the US to support the growth and deliver strategic & innovation projects.

 

This is a hugely exciting role to build and develop our NYC office.  Agency experience is a must but this can come from a brand consultancy, innovation or research background.

 

 

 

The what does the role include?

  • Being a fundamental part of the management team, driving the growth plans of Butterfly on a global scale.
  • Initially, co-managing but then ultimately accountable for the P&L of the NYC office as well as overseeing day to day operations.
  • Developing and executing strategic growth plans.
  • Leading business development (current clients and new ones) and marketing activities.
  • Recruitment, management and development of a team of brand & innovation consultants.
  • Accountability for delivering US and global brand strategy and innovation projects for some of the biggest names in FMCG, Retail or Finance, working collaboratively and inspiring your strategy, creative and research team members in London and NYC.
  • Bringing a fresh point of view to our clients challenges, and helping ensure Butterfly are always ahead of the curve in terms of knowledge, tools and insight.

Desired Skills and Experience?

  • You have built a strong reputation for having delivered exceptional work for leading international brand & innovation consultancies for 10-15 years and/or in the marketing and innovation function on the client side.
  • You have strong agency experience from a brand consultancy, innovation or research background.
  • Well-connected, you have a strong track record of delivering a consistent stream of revenue through developing client relationships and proactively winning projects with new clients.
  • You have strong commercial capabilities and experience in running a P&L.
  • You have strong experience managing and nurturing a growing and ambitious team
  • You love international work and like to travel; you a sense of excitement delivering research in Emerging Markets.
  • You want your strong entrepreneurial spirit to make a real impact on a growing company that you will shape and transform for the best.
  • Ability to set high standards for written and verbal communication of English with other languages being a plus.

About Butterfly

We believe in the power of Emotions. Butterfly was born with the idea that emotions drive our behavior. We were founded 2009 with the clear ambition of becoming a leading brand strategy and innovation company with an expertise in building emotional connections between brands and consumers.

 

What also makes us different is that half of our strategic or innovation work takes place in the most fascinating emerging markets around the word, from Mexico to Russia. The Butterfly team, currently 40 and growing, truly reflect this diversity: over 20 languages can be heard within our studio!

 

The Butterfly nest is on The River Thames in SW London and we now also have our office across the pond in Manhattan NYC with great ambitions to spread our wings even further. There is still a strong start-up atmosphere within Butterfly valuing entrepreneurship, ownership and growth. We’ve got bags of experience, but we’re still fascinated by new trends, new directions and we are more than ever fueled by a sense of curiosity about the world.

 

To Apply

 

At Butterfly, we believe in Daring Intelligence & Contagious Creativity. Can you please send us your CV and a short note explaining what Daring Intelligence & Contagious Creativity means for you, to ellie@butterflylondon.com

Apply for this role

At Butterfly, we are always interested to meet great strategic and creative minds who believe in the power of emotions and people with a strong international experience, especially in Emerging Markets.

Don’t hesitate to drop us a line and let’s explore if there are some potential opportunities to collaborate in the future.

Ellie Ford, Studio Manager
ellie@butterflylondon.com