SPACE DOCTORS IS HIRING!

TRAINEE SEMIOTICIAN/CULTURAL ANALYST

March 2017

Space Doctors is an award-winning global communications consultancy specialising in semiotics-led approaches to brand strategy and innovation.

We conduct semiotic and cultural analyses, map cultural and category evolutions and use these to build new strategic and activation opportunities for brands and organizations worldwide. Our three core skill sets are brand strategy, semiotic & cultural insight and creative expression.

Our international clients include Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, Nestlé, Virgin Atlantic, Samsung, General Mills, Givaudan and advertising, design and trends agencies.

We are seeking extraordinary thinkers to expand our team of commercial semioticians, brand experts and cultural analysts. 

If you know your Feuerbach from your Fekkai, read on.

  • You’ll have an excellent academic record, with a 2:1 degree or above in a relevant discipline. A working knowledge of cultural analysis is crucial, and you should be familiar with the principles of semiotics.
  • You’ll need to demonstrate a keen interest in popular culture and brand communication.
  • Combined creative and analytical abilities are imperative. As you will be working as a consultant, strong written and verbal communication skills are also a must.
  • Finally, you will need to demonstrate your ability to work in a fast-paced international environment, and work constructively as part of a team.

How To Apply

Send a brief covering letter and copy of your CV to apply@space-doctors.com. Include up to 600 words on a relevant contemporary brand of your choosing. We want to know a) why it’s interesting to you, b) which emergent cultural cues you think the brand is tapping into, c) what this brand’s communication suggests about the future evolution of the category or culture in which it operates.

Location
Hove, UK (with occasional travel as required to our London office)

Application closing date
28th April 2017