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MENA Pursuit Designer - nationals only (open to Beirut, Amman or Cairo)



Amman, Jordan
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024

As a large, sophisticated professional services organization, everything we do comes down to having the right people with the right skills in the right place. As an experienced Pursuits Designer within the Deals Activation team, you’ll support us in making this happen

The opportunity

The Pursuit Designer is primarily responsible for supporting Pursuits Teams for strategic pursuits by creating a pursuit’s visual strategy, along with the design and layout of all pursuit deliverables and client facing materials. This role will support Pursuits teams with content development (e.g. proposals, orals material, visual designs, apps, video, A/R, proposal, etc.) and program management support, as well as acting as liaison with interdependent groups including Knowledge etc. This role will be responsible for executing globally consistent strategy, methodologies and process as defined by the Global CoE Leadership.

Your key responsibilities

  • Devise innovative cover art, charts, graphs, and packaging methods which supports a pursuit’s theme and relates to the potential client’s business issues, culture, industry and market position.
  • Create layouts within the EY Visual Identity to establishing strong typography and appropriate use of color, images and fonts, allowing for readability of type and logic of graphic illustrations.
  • Attend and actively contribute to kick-off meetings, debriefs, and oral preparation meetings concerning the pursuit.
  • Present design options and approaches to developing anticipated materials, that are cohesive, integrated and support the overall pursuit theme.
  • Partner with pursuit teams to provide a full-service BD coverage model for strategic, high-end pursuits
  • Drive design creativity and coach Partner and Pursuit teams to drive pursuit design innovation
  • Serve as a key participant in pursuit strategy sessions where applicable
  • Be an expert of strategic messaging and leads conceptualization of all client-facing materials
  • Contribute to and helping drive the development of account, and opportunity “value-propositions”
  • Maintain relationships with key interdependency groups: Knowledge, Sectors, Service Lines and BMC
  • Deliver improvement of Pursuits process with emphasis on design factors, through extensive use of client (internal and external) feedback

Skills and attributes for success

  • Strong experience in graphic design with exposure to brand marketing.
  • Knowledge of EY’s products and services is helpful and will be essential upon assumption of the role.
  • Ability to be agile in a high-paced environment and produce quality work in high-pressure situations.
  • Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Keep abreast of industry knowledge and trends to assess, identify and implement new technology and/or design innovation such as interactive presentations and digital content delivery. Maintain superior knowledge with graphics software tools, proficiency in firm’s standard operating software (MS Office: Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint and Excel) and design software such as: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, After Effects and Acrobat Pro.

Job Requirements:

  • University/Bachelor/technical degree or equivalent work experience required
  • 3+ years of Graphic Design/Communications / Pursuits Strategy experience
  • Familiarity with the workings of large Global organizations
  • Strong understanding of Pursuit Activation or new business pitches
  • Proven ability to influence and build collaborative relationships with a wide range of stakeholders

What we look for

We are looking for people who can combine, great listening skills, collaboration, influencing and commercial acumen. Being able thrive in an ever changing, diverse, multi-cultural environment where we expect exceptional quality and show passion for your work will set you up for success.

What we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. Plus, we offer:

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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