What You'll Do
- University degree
- Experience in operational or strategic marketing in sector (for example, consumer goods, financial services, telecommunication, pharmaceutics) or in consulting focused on growth-related topics
- Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and with people at all levels in an organization
- Excellent problem-solving skills
- Self-motivation and entrepreneurial spirit
- Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, both verbally and in writing, in English and the local office language(s)
- Willingness to travel
You will typically work in teams of 3 – 5 consultants and will be engaged in every aspect of the client project.
Working hand-in-hand with clients from all major industries (e.g. consumer goods, financial services, telecommunication, pharmaceutics, global energy & materials, AI, etc.) will be at the core of your responsibilities. You will gather and process information, formulate and test hypotheses, and develop recommendations for presentation to client management. Your team will help set the strategic direction, develop marketing and sales capabilities, and connect their organization to realize the full potential of today's omni-channel opportunities and deliver above-market growth in today's market.
As an associate, you will have an opportunity to build on your previous experience and as well as explore growth, marketing & sales topics that are new to you. You will receive exceptional training as well as frequent coaching and mentoring from colleagues on your teams. You will have a partner assigned to you to help navigate your career as well as up to five weeks of formal training in your first two years with McKinsey. Additionally, you'll receive guidance and support from your professional development team in the selection of client projects, helping you develop your skills and build your network.
MandSWho You'll Work With
You’ll be based in one of our offices in Europe and will be part of our Growth, Marketing & Sales Practice. On a day to day basis, you will collaborate with colleagues from around the world as well as outside of the Growth, Marketing & Sales practice to help leading organizations solve their most complex problems. From day one, you will be exposed to senior McKinsey leaders and executive level clients.
The Growth, Marketing & Sales practice strives to help clients in both consumer and business-to-business environments on a wide variety of marketing and sales topics. The mission of this practice is to help clients achieve marketing-driven profit growth.
Our clients benefit from our experience in core areas of marketing such as branding, customer experience, customer lifecycle management, digital marketing, insights & analytics, Marketing Return on Investment, organization & capabilities, pricing, sales & channel management.
When you join McKinsey, you are joining a firm whose culture is distinctive and inclusive. We will accelerate your development as a leader to create positive, enduring change in the world.
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