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R/GA is a global digital product, marketing and brand innovation company that develops award-winning digital strategies for the world’s leading companies and brands. Our services range from brand design and consulting, product and service design to marketing communications. We work in an environment that embraces collaboration across all disciplines and encourages people to explore beyond the boundaries that limit visionary ideas.

 

Our Growth and Development (new business) team oversees the development of client business across the R/GA network to meet the increasing demand for productive and transformative partnership relationships. They identify, qualify, pursue and win strategic and tactical new business, and create a smooth integration for our new clients into the agency. In our Berlin office, you would work closely together with the Director, Growth and Development and help to execute the existing new business strategy tailored to the needs and vision of the local office.

 

As a working student, you will have great communication skills and empathetically understand client needs. You can think strategically, but are pragmatic in the execution of tasks.

 

Here is what you should know, if you want to support the Growth and Development team at R/GA Berlin:

 

On any given day you might:

  • Search and identify growth opportunities and help proactively initiate new client conversations
  • Support in prioritising opportunities, with a focus on right fit and scale for R/GA
  • Handle approaches and follow up on new business leads
  • Help complete RFP/RFIs, credential presentations and other marketing materials 
  • Coordinate R/GA team members within and cross-office to develop client proposals 
  • Maintain a client and prospect database 
  • Help conduct targeted marketing, outbound activities and intermediary engagement 
  • Interface with all other participants on interactive teams on a daily and weekly basis
  • Support day-to-day communications with internal team (coordinate meetings, notes, status reports, task lists, etc.)
  • Collaborate with Director, Growth and Development who will guide your workflow
  • Manage project timelines and deliverables

 

The ideal person:

  • Eager to learn and detail oriented
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Familiar with state of the art web design from a business and aesthetic perspective

 

You bring:

  • Enrolled student or bachelor in economics or communication or comparable courses
  • Initial practical experience, for example in the context of internships or working student activities
  • Strong communication and organisation skills
  • An understanding of the mix/balance of business, creative and technical work
  • Proficiency with MS Office software, ideally Salesforce or similar CRM
  • Native or fluent in both German and English

 

Values: 

  • Decency. You do right by others, even if it means missing out on an opportunity. 
  • Curiosity. You have a driving spirit of interest and inquiry. You love to learn. 
  • Tenacity. You have mental resolve and grit, especially in the face of adversity.
  • Awareness. Your faculties of perception are finely attuned to the world around you.
  • Resourcefulness. You’re remarkably good at making do, and overcoming challenges.
  • Conscientiousness. You demonstrate extraordinary care and diligence in your work. 
  • Pragmatism. You have a bias toward what’s useful over what’s ideal in theory. 
  • Elegance. Your argument and presentation style is ingenious in its simplicity.

 

Remote / Hybrid Options 

 

At R/GA Berlin we’ve been working remotely for the past two years, and fully embraced our ‘you do you’ philosophy. We’re planning gradually opening up our office space in Prenzlauer Berg, and exploring what our hybrid working environment will look like, which may include some requirements to work from the office. We’re also embracing and appreciating the potential fully remote working can offer our people, as well as the business - we’d love to hear about your home working experience and what your expectations are. 

 

Diversity 

 

No-matter who you are, where you’re from, who you love, follow in faith, disability (or superpower) status, ethnicity or the gender you identify with (please do tell us your pronouns), you're welcome at R/GA. If you have any requests or requirements to support you throughout any interview process, please do let us know!