The Beacon Group based in Portland Maine is focused on providing guidance to Global Fortune 500 companies with strategies and tactics to win in their markets. With clear direction on achieving top-line growth through both organic and inorganic means, Beacon's output is designed to have a direct impact on client profitability.
The Beacon Group offers its entry-level Consultant position as an opportunity to learn and assess a career in strategy consulting. During the Consultant’s first year, you will focus on the core elements of our craft: research, writing, project delivery, and business development. Team-based project delivery with frequent client interactions is the model within which a new Consultant quickly becomes immersed. You will be assigned a Mentor to assist with your training and progression within the company.
After mastery of the entry-level Consultant position, top performers become eligible to move to a Senior Consultant position. At this level, the second set of craft fundamentals are taught and explored: presentation skills, time management, and project management. A formal review is given after each engagement to assess progress and future career opportunities with the firm.
- Market-based primary research conducted over the telephone
- Synthesis and analysis of original research
- Business/presentation writing
- Use of analytical tools, like excel, and execution on project frameworks
- Participation in client presentations
- Involvement in one to three client accounts as part of a business development team
- Becomes a subject matter expert on a line of business based on research exposure
The ideal candidate has shown the ability to research thoroughly under tight deadlines, write and communicate clearly, exhibits strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well on teams. In addition, you have shown the ability to learn a set of domain knowledge in a certain period of time, and then communicate that knowledge in an articulate fashion.
No previous business experience is necessary. A Bachelor’s degree and foreign language skills are required. Proficiency in Mandarin, Portuguese, Japanese, Vietnamese and Arabic are highly desirable.
Beacon will only consider candidates who currently possess US work authorization.
The Beacon Group offers its employees competitive compensation, benefits and vacation package.
Located on the Maine coast two hours north of Boston, Portland is Maine’s largest city. It is filled with galleries, boutiques, and award winning restaurants. It has accumulated several national awards for “best of” categories including Most Livable City (Forbes.com), Greenest City (Organic Gardening Magazine), and is rated #6 on Forbes Best Cities for Young Professionals.
The Beacon Group is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information, or any other characteristics protected under law.
How to apply:
Send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with Consultant in the subject line.