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Opportunities with BVA Nudge Unit

First, a bit about us…

BVA Nudge Unit is a global consultancy that combines Behavioral Science and Sectorial Expertise to drive successful behavior change, build enduring capabilities and deliver measurable results.

Launched in 2013, we now have approximately 30 consultants, across our offices in Paris, London, New York, Singapore and Santiago, Chile.

We partner with both public and private sector organizations (including Bristol-Myers Squibb, Reckitt, NatWest, the United Nations and Save the Children) to help them learn, apply and instill Behavioral Science.

BVA Nudge Unit is the Behavioral Science division of the BVA Group, a top 20 global insights agency. 

Thus, we combine the small, entrepreneurial culture of a start up, while being supported by the resources of a strong global organization. 


Our ambition is to become the global leader in applying Behavioral Science for good in the private sector – and we are committed to promoting “win-win-win” behavior changes in areas including Sustainability, Diversity-Equality-Inclusion, Healthy Behaviors and Digital Adoption. 

Recent projects have included:

  • Helping a railway to reduce delays caused by passenger behavior, by “nudging” more efficient boarding of trains and use of the emergency button
  • Improving the home delivery experience for a quick-service restaurant
  • Applying behavioral science to increase diversity/inclusion and train financial advisors to promote female financial participation at a bank
  • Developing a Behavioral Science learning/coaching platform for global organizations

Current openings...

Junior Consultant, USA

We are currently seeking a Junior Consultant to join our team in the U.S. 

The ideal candidate lives in the NYC metro area, with the ability to work out of a Manhattan office location
1-2 times per week, with the rest of the time remote.

About the position:

The role will include both behavioral science consulting/project work and marketing/business development, as you will:

  • Work in tandem with the company’s leads to secure new business: 
    • Co-create and implement business development strategies
    • Identify leads and conduct outbound marketing efforts (mailings, events, etc.)
    • Research and write articles and blog posts
    • Attend and co-present at conferences for lead generation
    • Assisting in the development of proposals
  • Support our team across all aspects of client servicing and project management:
    • Reviewing briefs and executing deck research
    • Attending client calls/meetings
    • Executing and analyzing ethnographic research
    • Participating in NudgeLabs & client workshops
    • Preparing client deliverables (reports, presentations, etc.)

Job requirements:

The skills and experience that we’re looking for are:

  • Demonstrated interest and experience in Behavioral Science including:
    • A clear understanding of Behavioral Science principles and their real-world application
    • Demonstrated experience in applying Behavioral Sciences to solve challenges
    • At minimum a Bachelors’ degree in relevant field (Behavioral Science, Psychology, Cognitive
      Science, Marketing/Communications, etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience/success in Business Development ideally in professional services (consulting, strategy, research/insights, law, etc.)
  • Strong writing skills (articles/papers, blog posts and/or social media)
  • Strong client-facing skills – articulate, active listener, shows empathy, etc.
  • Strong project management skills – committed, organized, detailed, etc.
  • French language and/or Hubspot skills are a plus
  • Flexibility and an Entrepreneurial spirit are a must

The salary for this role is in the $50-60k USD range per year, with full health benefits included.

To apply for this role, please a send resume and cover letter in an email to suzanne.kirkendall@bvanudgeunit.com with the subject line ‘Expression of interest: Junior Consultant, USA Role’