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Future Strategy Opportunities

San Francisco; New York; Remote (US)

The role

Strategy at SYP combines art and science. It is an act of making. And it’s dedicated to the pursuit of impact. As a member of the Strategy team, you will play a critical team role in helping diagnose our clients’ challenges with a unique and insightful point of view, and in turn, collaborate with your team and the client to create the experiences and deliverables that drive the change they wish to see.

The work you’ll do:

  • Create deliverables from beginning to end, deeply collaborating with design and program management team members to deliver them in a timely manner
  • Build strong relationships and take a self-directed approach to the work
  • Participate and add value in team and client working sessions
  • Prototype a way into the strategy, creating starting points and iterations of the work in a timely manner
  • Generate insights into the nature of a client’s problem in ways that enable decisions, action, and progress
  • Apply business expertise to our clients’ challenges and potential solutions
  • Research and depict the broader context—connections, relationships, market focus, human dynamics—related to the client, the industry, the moment, etc. to deepen understanding of the shape and nature of the problem
  • Understand and apply the tenets of great interview technique and easily engage with senior leaders
  • Write in a clear, compelling way that is purposeful, beautiful, and impactful.
  • Generate unexpected, creative ideas for our clients’ businesses
  • Design experiences for meetings, break-out sessions, tools, etc. that drive to desired outcomes
  • Present and facilitate with poise in structured moments with the team and clients

Desired experience and skills

  • All levels of work experience in research, consulting, journalism, technology, media, grassroots organizing, teaching, or design
  • B.A. degree or equivalent practical experience
  • Range of professional/personal/academic experience also desirable
  • Exceptional writing skills
  • Experience in highly-collaborative, team environments
  • Passionate about getting to root causes and defining problems
  • Willingness to travel

About SYPartners 

SYPartners is a consulting firm that focuses on transformation.

Using the tools of strategy and design, we work alongside CEOs, leaders, and their executive teams to design a better future for their organizations—particularly in times of great change. The animating idea that drives us is our belief that organizations designed for both humanity and performance create unprecedented impact. We partner with leaders in organizations that have the courage and rigor to pursue both as equally essential and mutually reinforcing. And we seek to design our own organization in alignment with this idea, as well.

SYPartners was founded in 1994. The company is headquartered in New York City with locations in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Abu Dhabi, and is a founding member of kyu, a collective of best-in-class creative firms.

SYPartners Commitment to Diversity

At SYPartners, we are committed to the work of advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in our own organization and for the leaders and clients we partner with. Our vision of the future—one in which organizations are designed to create conditions for human flourishing—demands that we continually work to become a more diverse and inclusive organization ourselves.

We are committed to working with and designing for people of every race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, physical ability or attribute, religion, national origin, or political belief. We recognize this commitment requires continual learning, reflection, and imagination.