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Good people with curious minds doing brilliant work.Great insights require diverse perspectives, disciplines, and cultures. From anthropologists to journalists, zoologists to strategists, we're an eclectic bunch with a desire to help businesses better understand people. We're always open to meeting others who share our values and passion.
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Passionate about people? Want to work on thought-provoking projects that track and shape culture? Keen to deliver impact for world-leading brands? Browse our current opportunities below.
Marketing Manager

We are Canvas8, the global leader in behavioural insights operating out of London, New York, and LA. We help organisations grow through a better understanding of people. Primarily focused on media, communications, and product development, our insights inspire clients including Nike, Meta, Google, Twitter, Ogilvy, and MTV.

Independent, profitable and with consistently high growth we’re an ambitious company and we’re looking for an equally ambitious Marketing Manager to join us on our journey.


You will provide direction and tactical campaign planning to grow brand awareness, digital presence and lead generation. Covering growth and accounts based marketing you will own all commercial content and digital marketing to generate more opportunities for the business.

Develop and deliver an annual plan of agreed marketing strategies and tactics across our portfolio. Specifically direct marketing, digital marketing events, conferences, PR, awards, and brand building.

Enabled to spearhead a new marketing department for a fast-growing business. Responsible for putting in place the strategy and infrastructure for marketing success and business growth. Develop brand reputation and authority within the industry using a blend of marketing strategies and tactics. This is a senior role with the view to growing into a leadership position!

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Freelance Writer/ Journalist

We are Canvas8, the global leader in behavioural insights operating out of London, New York, and LA. We help organisations grow through a better understanding of people! Primarily focused on media, communications, and product development, our insights inspire major clients such as Nike, Accenture, Google, Twitter, Ogilvy, and MTV.

Our work is about investigating the hidden insights in consumer’s everyday life – from the psychology of boredom to teenage make-up rituals – and making them meaningful for brands.

Our team is a blend of different disciplines and skills – from psychology to journalism, and anthropology to behavioural economics. What unites them is a desire to understand people and a passion for delivering outstanding work.

Our flagship product is Canvas8 Membership including the Canvas8 Library, an online platform of over 28,000 trend reports and case studies spanning 15 industries and 9 markets. The Library is complemented by our bespoke research projects – where we answer a client’s business challenge through mixed research methodologies to deliver compelling thought leadership.

Requirements

We’re always looking for freelance journalists and researchers to contribute to Canvas8’s Library.

The Library covers 15 markets and 9 locations, and we’re open to pitches from sector specialists and local experts who can identify a new story and explain behavioural change in a way that informs and inspires our members.

Canvas8’s Library research challenges expectations around human behaviour, examines local nuances, and signposts strategic opportunities for brands and businesses.

You will be keen to pitch new ideas whilst writing reports and case studies that inspire members including the brands mentioned above.

If interested, please apply now, or feel free to introduce yourself to our commissioning editor Max to say hello and send over an example of your writing.

Senior Communications Designer

We are Canvas8, a strategic insights practice operating out of London, New York Singapore by the end of 2022!!!


Supported by our network of experts, from TED speakers to MIT fellows, and underpinned by innovative research methods, we work at the intersection of human science, culture, business, and creativity.

Our work is about investigating the hidden insights in everyday life – from the psychology of boredom to teenage make-up rituals – and making them meaningful for brands. Our team is a blend of different disciplines and skills – from psychology to journalism, and anthropology to behavioural economics. What unites them is a desire to understand people and a passion for delivering outstanding work.

Our flagship product is Canvas8 Membership including the Canvas8 Library, an online platform of over 30,000 trend reports and case studies spanning 15 industries and 9 markets. The Library is complemented by our bespoke research projects – where we answer a client’s business challenge through mixed research methodologies to deliver actionable, strategic insights.

Great design has always been at the heart of the Canvas8 offer and is a crucial component of our ability to communicate strategic insights that deliver impact. Design enables us to translate rigorous analysis and unlock creative inspiration in a way that cuts through because it is intuitive, unique, and creates a memorable experience. We’re looking for someone who will elevate our creative direction and evolve our design function to deliver industry leading solutions.

Reporting to the Head of Product, you will own our design function, managing two direct reports and working alongside the senior leadership team to direct the visual identity of the business. Using your multidisciplinary experience you will oversee the quality of Canvas8’s creative and visual outputs, championing ambitious concepts and evolving our design capabilities...

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Junior Motion Designer

We are Canvas8, a global behavioural insights practice operating out of London, NY and LA. We help our clients understand people so they can make better business decisions. Primarily focused on media, communications and product development, our award- winning insights inspire clients like Google, Nike, Ogilvy, Channel 4.

Supported by our network of experts, from TED speakers to MIT fellows, and underpinned by innovative research methods, we work at the intersection of behavioural science, culture, business and creativity.

Our flagship product is a subscription service incorporating the Canvas8 Library, a database of over 25,000 trend reports and case studies spanning 14 industries and nine markets – complemented by our innovative global consultancy offer.

Requirements

This role is about visually communicating insights that bring our human-focused research to life. From designing reports that analyse how teens use TikTok to using motion design that communicates why CBD is such a big deal, no one day is ever the same.

Working with the design team, you’ll be maintaining the visual strength of the Canvas8 Library by sourcing images and creating infographics that champion our research. Working with our editors and analysts, you’ll be developing motion graphics and animations that communicate our insights , experimenting with digital layouts to elevate our Library platform, and editing short films that inspire our clients. If you’re an amazing storyteller, we have some phenomenal stories for you!

You’ll be a unique and vivid storyteller, someone with a passion for building smart and impactful narratives through motion graphics and animations. You’ll also be comfortable with video editing, web and UX design. Working across both our online platform and our research consultancy projects, you will be keen to get stuck in to all the varied deliverables we produce, although you’ll come into your own as you ignite powerful stories with motion graphics.

You’ll work alongside a small team of visual and multidisciplinary designers and you will collaborate daily with our writers, analysts, strategists, and product teams to create bespoke video content for our global audience. You’ll be commercially aware and culturally attuned, and if you can translate difficult concepts into inspiring digital, video and motion design, then this is the role for you!

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Finance Manager

We’re looking for a highly-organised and technically proficient Finance Manager based in London, to take a permanent opportunity to work across the US and Singapore.

Canvas8 is a behavioural and cultural insights agency with an international client base including BBC, Netflix, Nike, Airbnb, Google and Ogilvy.

Independent, profitable and with consistently high growth we’re an ambitious company and we’re looking for an equally ambitious Management Accountant to join us on our journey.

Reporting to the Head of Finance and as part of a small finance team, our Finance Manager will be taking over many of the tasks that the HoF is currently doing, giving you great experience in taking ownership of the day to day running of finance operations; including managing all cash flow related activities, accounts payable and receivable, monthly reconciliations and production of monthly financial reports with commentary.

The Finance Manager will also create and help the HoF deliver annual budgets and forecasts, playing a key strategic role within the team.

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Senior Behavioural Analyst

We’re looking for a remarkable, experienced analyst to join the team and lead across a variety of projects. You will be responsible for leading mixed methodology research and analysis across consultancy projects and through the Canvas8 Library, whether that’s ethnography, social analysis, semiotics, data and analytics, expert interviews or a new methodology we’re experimenting with.

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Business Development Manager - Agency Sales - Strategic Insights

Get to know us!

We are Canvas8, the global leader in behavioural insights operating out of London, New York, and LA. We help organisations grow through a better understanding of people! Primarily focused on media, communications, and product development, our insights inspire major clients such as Nike, Accenture, Google, Twitter, Ogilvy, and MTV.

Our work is about investigating the hidden insights in consumer’s everyday life – from the psychology of boredom to teenage make-up rituals – and making them meaningful for brands.

Our team is a blend of different disciplines and skills – from psychology to journalism, and anthropology to behavioural economics. What unites them is a desire to understand people and a passion for delivering outstanding work.

Our flagship product is Canvas8 Membership including the Canvas8 Library, an online platform of over 28,000 trend reports and case studies spanning 15 industries and 9 markets. The Library is complemented by our bespoke research projects – where we answer a client’s business challenge through mixed research methodologies to deliver compelling thought leadership.

The day-to-day

  • Proactively finding new Media and Marketing Agency opportunities - companies with Employees 1-50 (excluding our 10 largest key agencies).
  • Generating leads, building and managing your sales pipeline.
  • Face-to-face and remote meetings and business presentations to prospective clients.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with prospective clients.
  • Managing the sales process end-to-end, from pitching to trialing to closing.
  • Responding to consultancy briefs and investigating the details.
  • Writing proposals, negotiating contracts and closing deals.

Requirements

Joining our sales team, you’ll be expected to get hands-on from the start and develop your own profile among communications agencies, media owners and brands. The Canvas8 approach is developing partnerships, establishing a dialogue between our capabilities and our client’s needs - we offer consultative solutions to our clients, similar to a SaaS, AdTech solution.

Motivated and engaged, you’ll have a smart and consultative approach to sales, able to speak with gravitas and confidence about our products and design the best solution for each client, both face-to-face and remotely.

As a quick learner, you’ll be comfortable working autonomously and identifying new sales opportunities.

About you

  • 2-3 years experience in an account management, client services role within a Media/Marketing, AdTech or SaaS sales environment.
  • A keen interest in human behaviour, cultural trends and strategic insights.
  • Strong business and commercial acumen, comfortable with negotiating contracts, develop leads and build relationships to grow partnerships with clients.
  • Ability to show experience in generating new business sales and achieving targets.
  • Not daunted by the prospect of building and presenting a sales plan.
  • Comfortable working autonomously as well as within a collaborative, diverse and strong team.
  • Confident in your ability to move into a BDM role on the journey to key accounts sales.

Location: Brooklyn, NYC

Start date: Immediately

Benefits

  • Competitive commission structure
  • Huge potential to increase overall salary package through bonus
  • Company matching 401k
  • 100% covered health insurance
  • Competitive dental insurance
  • 26 days holiday (including the usual public holidays)
  • Savings Support via Payroll
  • Commuter benefits
  • Summer Fridays, other seasonal benefits and staff socials

We believe in supporting our colleagues to do work that fascinates them: we’re a group of intelligent and kind people who want to see each other succeed.

If you think you’re a good fit, please apply below outlining why and attaching your CV. Thank you for your interest. We’re excited to meet you.

Senior Business Development Manager

Our US client base is growing quickly and we’re looking for a new Senior Business Development Manager to join the team. Reporting to the Commercial Director, the role requires enthusiasm, cultural awareness and experience of a SaaS style sales offer.

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Freelance Writer/ Journalist

We are Canvas8, the global leader in behavioural insights operating out of London, New York, and LA. We help organisations grow through a better understanding of people! Primarily focused on media, communications, and product development, our insights inspire major clients such as Nike, Accenture, Google, Twitter, Ogilvy, and MTV.

Our work is about investigating the hidden insights in consumer’s everyday life – from the psychology of boredom to teenage make-up rituals – and making them meaningful for brands.

Our team is a blend of different disciplines and skills – from psychology to journalism, and anthropology to behavioural economics. What unites them is a desire to understand people and a passion for delivering outstanding work.

Our flagship product is Canvas8 Membership including the Canvas8 Library, an online platform of over 28,000 trend reports and case studies spanning 15 industries and 9 markets. The Library is complemented by our bespoke research projects – where we answer a client’s business challenge through mixed research methodologies to deliver compelling thought leadership.

Requirements

We’re always looking for freelance journalists and researchers to contribute to Canvas8’s Library.

The Library covers 15 markets and 9 locations, and we’re open to pitches from sector specialists and local experts who can identify a new story and explain behavioural change in a way that informs and inspires our members.

Canvas8’s Library research challenges expectations around human behaviour, examines local nuances, and signposts strategic opportunities for brands and businesses.

You will be keen to pitch new ideas whilst writing reports and case studies that inspire members including the brands mentioned above.

If interested, please apply now, or feel free to introduce yourself to our commissioning editor Max to say hello and send over an example of your writing.

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