Managing Director, Media Focused Boutique Consultancy

£120k + uncapped bonus (based on revenue)

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Our client, one of the world’s leading news organisations and a front runner in digital transformation has launched an advisory business to continue to scale their capability. They are looking for a Managing Director to run this and continue to grow it both commercially and operationally. 

This MD will have experience delivering successful consulting projects and will have the ability to come in and challenge the status quo to lead. You will be working very closely with the Chief Data Officer and a small high performing team to drive growth, deliver digital strategies to clients and help transform their businesses. In addition, the MD will be responsible for hiring, developing a team and have P&L ownership for the business unit.


  • Lead growth through client acquisition and retention, consulting engagements, team hiring and development, and assume P&L responsibility.
  • Leading by example, applying project management skills, delegating work as appropriate to analysts, internal experts and external freelance experts.
  • Outstanding communication skills, using effective digital tools to produce output


  • Significant consulting experience in a client-facing role – they have lots of data experts so the need is for someone who is client first
  • Commercial experience selling services, acquiring and retaining clients
  • Experience working in digital transformation, data science or advanced analytics
  • Excited by ambiguity and a fast-growing, entrepreneurial culture
  • Experience of leading, managing and mentoring a team

If you have the relevant experience of leading, managing and growing a venture / business unit and the aspiration to join a well backed and funded advisory business then I urge you to submit your application for immediate consideration.


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