We are seeking a Junior Strategist to join our team in a freelance or fixed-term contract capacity, with the opportunity to transition into a full-time role. As Junior Strategist, you will work closely with the Senior Strategist to conduct research and develop strategy recommendations in the fields of generative AI and experience design.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Undertaking research on key topics, to inform, inspire and support creative strategy and technological innovation in the generative AI and experience design space, using trusted, unbiased sources.
  • Compiling all findings into palatable research insights, as briefed by the Creative Team.
  • Maintaining, organizing, and updating the research library, sourcing on a project basis.
  • Supporting the Senior Strategist in developing strategy recommendations founded upon the research.
  • Participating in internal ideation sessions and workshops. 
  • Building out presentation decks for internal use or client presentations with guidance from the Senior Strategist.  
  • Expanding on strategy outlines and guidance into a final format, with a focus on clear and thoughtful copywriting to communicate ideas.
  • Consolidating keynotes from strategy discussions into actionable insights and thought-starters. 
  • Evolving strategy deliverables from outlines and guidance from the Creative Team into first drafts of decks and deliverables. 
  • Keeping a pulse on inspiring and exciting updates in the AI and innovation technology community.
  • Providing insights and support to the creative and production teams, as well as research follow-up as needed. 

Character Traits

  • Curious and investigative, eager to learn about the latest in generative AI and other new technologies.
  • Tech-literate, able to understand and speak the language of tech and innovation.
  • Focus on clear writing skills and a strong communicator of ideas.
  • Approaching research and technological advancements with innovation in mind.
  • Out of the box thinking, willing to propose new and interesting ideas and branch out from traditional research paths.
  • Collaborative, able to work with production, development and creative teams.

 

Qualification/ Experience

  • 1+ year experience working professionally in a research or strategy position, ideally in a tech & innovation company or for similar clients
  • Experience with Google Suite 

[Desirable]

  • Experience with Figma
  • Experience with Microsoft Suite
  • Experience in software development for generative AI

 

This is a contract position with the possibility of becoming an FT role. The current hourly pay rate range is $38-$42 per hour. 

 

About Journey: 

Founded in 2022, Journey has quickly grown to over 200 employees through key acquisitions of leading companies across diverse industries and specialties. A world-renown architectural design firm, experts in conversational AI, an award-winning immersive studio, and a couple of metaverse strategy and gaming design pioneers have combined capabilities and expertise to form one Journey. With our diverse set of offerings, talents, experiences, and backgrounds across our globally distributed team, we’re now able to offer our brand partners an offering unlike any other. And we’re just getting started. We’re on a mission to lead the Journey toward shaping and creating the future of the human experience. 

Our Mission:

Our focus is on a creating a culture of support that is transparent, open, and flexible; an employee experience that attracts and grows the best and brightest talent.  ​​We are passionate about helping Journey's success through growth, empowerment, and retention of our best asset – YOU.

Our Values: 

The six core Journey values embody our spirit and mindset. These values are embedded in our DNA and we always strive to demonstrate these values in the way we show up to work.

  • We are explorers: We value curiosity, bravery, seeking knowledge, trying something new, failing, and trying again. We remain on an endless journey of discovery with always more to explore.
  • We show up: We don’t wait for answers. We seek out solutions, we figure it out, we engage, we continue to learn, we ask questions, we are self starters.  
  • We are authentic: We don’t use jargon, we speak simply, we are reliable, we are honest, we are ego-less, we assume good, we respect others and their voice. 
  • We are fearless: We solve tough challenges, we move the needle, we have fun, we speak up, we draw strength from our team members. We embrace the change that is constant in our world.
  • We are experts: We strive to deliver the highest quality of work to ourselves and our clients. We value our thinking and want to partner with clients in opportunities to move the needle.
  • We are collaborators: We strive to improve our collective by sharing new ideas, skills, and perspectives. We work to partner across boundaries and keep minds and opens and we co-create our future.

 

Journey is an Equal Opportunity Employer and recognizes that a diverse workforce is crucial to our success as a business. Our practices are rooted in the idea that everyone should be treated with dignity, decency and fairness. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We would love you to apply for one of our open roles - irrespective of socio-economic status or background, age, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, color, pregnancy, care/family responsibilities, national and social origin, political opinion, marital, veteran, or disability status.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please let us know at talent@journey.world

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