expert associate

Location: London, UK and/or elsewhere, as arranged
Salary: Competitive + discretionary bonus p.a.
Start date: ASAP, or as arranged
Note: The Expert Associate role can be combined with responsibilities from the Executive Coach role. Please see here for further information about the associated responsibilities.  


Key Responsibilities

  • Act as the internal expert on your area(s) of specialism
  • Co-facilitate executive training sessions, in person and remotely
  • Deliver presentations and speeches to external/internal stakeholders in connection to your specialism and work with us
  • Collaborate with copywriter, graphic designer, and other team members to develop concepts and content for thought leadership work
  • Collaborate with our internal/external stakeholders to conduct research, as agreed
  • Contribute to strategy, planning, and solution/content development meetings, as required
  • Maintain an up-to-date understanding of how key industries work from a strategic and operational standpoint through to the day-to-day implications for leaders and their teams
  • Develop/maintain a core understanding of psychological and behaviour change theories, processes, and practices
  • Develop/maintain a core understanding of organisational consulting frameworks and practices

Required Skills & Attributes

  • Strong work ethic
  • Very high level of analytical skills and critical reasoning skills, with strong rhetoric in writing and/or speaking
  • Very high intellectual curiosity with a “constant learner” mentality
  • Able to grasp, synthesise, and summarise complex and nuanced information quickly
  • Very articulate use of English (verbal and written)
  • Very high attention to detail and deeply honed active listening skills
  • Very high levels of discretion and poise
  • Comfortable working with senior level stakeholders at global corporates
  • Highly observant with ability to pivot approach/content quickly based on fresh insight
  • Able to manage and work with high degrees of ambiguity and uncertainty
  • Strong relationship building skills, with a healthy degree of self-awareness
  • Can work well under pressure, maintaining consistent delivery to a high standard
  • Flexible approach, prioritising the needs of the business
  • Intermediate or fluent in a second language 
  • Proficient in MS Office

Qualifications & Experience

  • If an academic, 5+ years’ teaching experience in their field
  • If a consultant or other, an equivalent number of years’ experience in their specialism
  • Master’s degree or higher, including a degree from a globally leading university
  • Good experience facilitating groups or running panel discussions
  • Preferred: experience living and/or working in North America, or with internal/external stakeholders in North America

How to Apply

To apply, please submit a CV to Where your CV does not contain references to any of your publications or work (written, audio, video), please provide these. Please answer the following questions in your covering email/letter:

  • What motivates you to apply for this role at Arieli & Company?
  • In an ideal world, what can Arieli & Company provide you with as an associate?
  • State two critical trends that, in your view, impact the world of work today
  • Based on your background, what do you think you would bring to the role that other candidates would not?

Important note

Unfortunately, applications that do not meet the following criteria cannot be progressed to the next stage:

  • All applications must be submitted with a CV
  • All applications must include references to your publications or work (written, audio, video)
  • All cover letters/emails must answer the provided questions