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Newzoo

Management Consultant

Analysis – Amsterdam, Noord Holland
Department Analysis
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

The digital entertainment industry is changing at a rapid pace and younger generations are transforming the way entertainment is consumed. Games are driving much of the change and it is telling that Netflix now considers Fortnite its main direct competitor in terms of capturing leisure time. Our clients, from leading game publishers, to technology companies and consumer brands, have an urgent need to understand what is changing and how this will impact their business.

Newzoo specializes in understanding changing consumer behavior, and the impact of new trends and technology, such as streaming, esports and cloud gaming. As clients value our views and opinions as well as our data, we increasingly provide data driven advisory services. We are therefore looking for a passionate, analytical, and client-focused Consultant to drive execution of our data driven advisory services in games, media, and entertainment.  In this role you will primarily provide value to our clients via strategic partnerships while leveraging your quantitative capabilities and consulting and project management experience. You will assist corporate clients at the C-level in making key business decisions by fully understanding their requirements (both spoken and unspoken), robust analysis, and as a key strategic discussion partner.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Drive execution and project management of data-driven advisory projects for our clients globally. Typical projects include analysis to support large investment decisions, strategy development, and business development;
  • Follow and continuously keep up with industry trends, best practices, and strategies;
  • Communicate at a C-level your personal views on key trends and developments in the games, media and interactive entertainment space with the aim of developing into a trusted advisor for executives, in particular when it comes to the future;
  • Provide insightful ideas and content for, and assist development and marketing of reports, publications, and data-based products and services;
  • Collaborate on internal development projects relating to new commercial or business development initiatives, including new working with new partners;
  • Respond to client and press inquiries about our forecasts and views on the market;
  • Spot, explore, and develop commercial opportunities in data driven advisory services, also in adjacent markets, by leveraging our strong expertise and position in esports and gaming.

 

YOUR PROFILE

  • 2-5 years of work experience with direct contact with clients in an advisory capacity, such as through a previous position in consulting, business development & strategy or corporate finance;
  • Intellectually curious, innovative, creative, and a problem solver;
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to think critically and not take everything at face value;
  • Ability to digest lots of information and filter out what is valuable for us and our clients;
  • A strong interest in games, mobile, and innovative consumer technology, and the drive and talent to become consultant with C-level credibility;
  • Experience in managing a (small) team as a project manager;
  • Ability to work independently and take the lead in projects with minimal guidance;
  • Good PowerPoint and Excel skills;
  • MSc degree in Economics, Finance, Business Administration, or similar;
  • BA/BS in technical, business, or statistics/math related field preferred;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, with a professional mastery of English (Dutch is a nice to have);
  • We love quirks! If you have unique interests or talents, we will work them into your personal development.

 

OUR OFFER

  • A full-time job in an international work environment within dynamic, ever-changing, and fun markets;
  • A flexible workplace in Amsterdam and international travel;
  • Lots of direct contact with our partners, prospects, and clients;
  • Plenty of room to develop yourself and shape your future career;
  •  Be part of a fast-growing, ambitious, young, and energetic team.
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  • Location
    Amsterdam, Noord Holland
  • Department
    Analysis
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
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