Growth and Partnerships Senior Associate

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £30-35k
  • Date Posted: 17 January 2024

Who we are and why we exist

System1 is a The Creative Effectiveness Platform. Our target customers are the world’s largest advertisers. These businesses understand that creativity is the most powerful tool for growth within their control. System1 helps them make confident creative decisions that lead to transformational business results.

What we do

System1 predicts and improves marketing effectiveness. Our advertising and idea tests measure emotion to give our customers the most accurate predictions of the business impact of creativity. We ‘predict’ (provide research results) and ‘improve’ (provide insight and consultancy on those results) on arguably three of the most critical marketing questions for our customers: advertising effectiveness, innovation effectiveness and brand effectiveness. We aspire to do these three things better than anyone else at a value that makes System1 our customers’ choice.

Becoming part of our team

  • AIM Listed, and with 10 Global Offices and over 150 employees, System1 is a fast-changing business. With exceptional IP, technological advantage and a world-class team we are very well positioned for rapid growth. Central to this is our people. We need to hire the right people, into the right roles, at the right time.
  • Are you up for being a part of the Partnerships team to promote System1, our thought leadership, partnership activity, product launches and promotional activity?
  • Are you excited by working with leading edge IP and products that can make a huge impact on our customers’ businesses?
  • Do you relish the role of being the disruptor in a category and rise to the challenge of stretching goals?
  • Do you enjoy being able to utilise various skills, like copywriting, research, event planning and relationship building?

What will you be doing?

  • Work closely with Directors to respond to client inquiries, requests for proposals or projects and ensure timely and high-quality delivery.
  • Respond to inbound inquiries from potential clients, providing information and tailoring solutions based on their business needs to ultimately convert them to clients.
  • Collaborate with the Research & Guidance team to deliver high-quality projects to clients.
  • Oversee the successful execution of research projects, ensuring they align with client expectations, timelines, and budgets.
  • Work closely with other departments, such as research, marketing, and operations, to ensure seamless communication and collaboration.
  • Assist Directors in creating and delivering compelling sales presentations that showcase the value of the company’s research services.

You need to be this kind of person:

  • Customer Focused – A no-stone-unturned approach to researching how we can help serve our customers better with our insights to solve their problems.
  • Drive for results – A real problem solver in terms of how to see things through to conversion. A love of winning.
  • Getting things done – Highly organised is a must! A fantastic ability to get things done on time and to a high standard. Enjoys getting stuck in and working to fast deadlines.
  • Relationship Builder – You’re a fantastic relationship builder, who enjoys meeting new people, working with many internal and external teams, and can build trust in a short space of time.
  • Positive Attitude – Enjoys working in a creative and fast-moving environment and thrives in a team role co-ordinating between different teams.
  • Creative Individual – You have a strong appreciation for creativity and its importance to the success of a brand. You know the creative process inside-out and understand what advertisers, agencies and media owners need to succeed.

You need to have the following experience:

As Growth & Partnerships Senior Associate, you will be working closely with Creative & Media Partnership Directors to build and grow our partnerships and drive new business with brands’ marketing teams and advertising agencies across Europe.

Through our partnerships, we have a plethora of contact opportunities for new business. Your role will be to work with the team to get their attention, work out the problem we solve for them, connect with them and convert them to clients.

There will be lots of opportunities to be right in front of customers driving both our brand fame and new business.


  • Competitive salary + bonus scheme
  • Health Insurance / Medical Insurance / Dental Insurance
  • Pension
  • Flexible working arrangements (hybrid)
  • Educational reimbursement opportunities
  • Unlimited opportunities to interact with some of the leading thinkers in advertising and marketing fields
  • A Recognition Scheme to say thank you!
  • Regular socials, including summer and winter parties.
  • Financial Health checks
  • Wellbeing resources, including “de-clutter days” for your personal and professional needs.


We welcome applicants from all diverse communities and encourage our candidates to ask us about reasonable adjustments that we may be able to make to support through our recruitment process and while in post.

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