Careers at Firetail

People at Firetail come from different backgrounds, but we all share common traits. We’re practical optimists, working openly and with purpose towards social progress. We believe in the power of ideas, grounded in evidence and insights, to help transform the world around us. 

Consulting at Firetail gives you the opportunity to make a positive impact while using your strong analytical and strategic consulting skills. At Firetail you will advise leading organisations that work at the cutting edge of social progress. We look for skilled individuals that are committed to positive social change. 

Firetail is an equal opportunity employer. We value the difference inclusivity and diversity make. 

Full-time roles at Firetail  

We are currently seeking an ASSOCIATE CONSULTANT to join the team. This is a full-time role based in our office in London.

As an associate consultant at Firetail you will deliver high quality consulting services to help client organisations make a greater social impact. Your work will support our clients to understand themselves and the landscapes they work in. Key responsibilities include:

  • Problem solving and analysis: identifying client issues, creating hypotheses and delivering high quality analysis that translates data into meaningful insights

  • Strategic research: gathering, synthesising and presenting key information about clients’ sectors or customers/supporters, conducting stakeholder interviews and surveys

  • Client engagement: client communications, managing client expectations and presenting recommendations

  • Developing high quality outputs: development of well-structured written arguments, business cases or implementation plans to address our clients’ needs

  • Business development: engaging decision makers at potential client organisations to understand their needs and support on developing winning proposals

Consulting at Firetail gives you the opportunity to make a positive impact on social progress. You will work with Firetail’s interdisciplinary, international team on exciting and challenging projects for ambitious organisations.

Candidates will have a minimum of 1- 2 years experience in a consulting or other relevant role and an undergraduate or graduate degree from a top tier university. We welcome applications from candidates with commercial, public or non-profit sector experience. Above all, we are looking for someone who is committed to positive social change

For more details about the role, and full instructions on how to apply, download the candidate pack here:

Associate Consultant, Candidate Pack

The closing date for applications is 5th September, 2019.


Alongside our team, we work with a selected network of associates, both individuals and organisations, which include sector and domain specialists, NGOs and commercial organisations. 

Our partners are leaders in the fields of big data, higher education, smart cities, democracy and participation, behavior change and marketing and communications.

We are always on the lookout for interesting partnerships, and are keen to learn from others. If you or your organisation have experience in a particular sector, industry or skill and see opportunities to work together, please get in touch. 

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