Principal Consultant - Thought Leadership

Marketing Advisory · London, London, City of
Department Marketing Advisory
Employment Type Full-Time

What we do

Source helps professional services firms understand what really matters when facing decisions of vital importance. With an unwavering focus, we are deeply rooted in the professional services sector, and provide firms with unprecedented insight into their clients’ worlds. We deliver clear-cut direction that gives firms and their leaders the confidence to act. 


Who we are

We’re people who question the question, and we’re always on the lookout for people who do too. Does that sound like you? We’re open and transparent in everything we do, and always have time for each other. We take responsibility and pride in our work, listen with respect, and we never let the team down. We often succeed individually, but thrive together. 

We approach every new challenge we face with curiosity; being agile and adaptive to whatever comes our way. We’re always reflecting on our mistakes, looking for better outcomes, and learning all the time. And we always aim high—seizing every opportunity that comes our way. 


About the role

In this role you will be working primarily with the Marketing Advisory and Thought Leadership service lines of our business, providing insights and advice to leadership teams and senior professionals at some of the world’s biggest professional services firms.


What you'll be doing 

  • Leading on marketing advisory projects with professional services clients
  • Leading and developing our market-leading thought leadership methodology and Whitespace proposition
  • Undertaking reviews & ratings of thought leadership for professional services firms
  • Engaging with senior leaders in the consulting industry, and managing the client relationships throughout projects
  • Interpreting data (both qualitative and quantitative) and teasing out the stories and trends hidden within it. Building arguments that help our clients understand the key messages and what matters
  • Creating reports and presentations for customers to explain findings and answer their questions
  • Conducting research interviews, typically with senior people at either consulting firms or their clients
  • Supporting business development & proposal writing for new business opportunities
  • Supervising and coaching people working alongside you on projects, imparting your knowledge and skills


Who you are

We need you to look at data, join the dots, and turn it into insights and recommendations that matter to our clients. We need you to be hands-on, contributing to all aspects of a project, from inception through to completion. Client-facing experience with senior stakeholders and experience in the professional services industry (e.g. management consultancy, accountancy, advisory, legal, private equity) are a must have.

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  • Location
    London, London, City of
  • Department
    Marketing Advisory
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time