Rival • Amsterdam

Senior Consultant

Employment type:  Full time
Salary:  £61000 - £73000 per annum


Fully flexible hours

Dog friendly

Job Description

Rival is looking for a Senior Consultant to join our consulting team.

As a Senior Consultant you will play an exciting part in developing and delivering business changing strategy & thinking for clients, as well as new business and new agency offerings. You will serve as the lead on consulting projects that range across growth and brand strategy, as well as go to market communications planning.

We are a distributed team with people currently based across the US, UK, Europe, and Asia. You can work from anywhere in the world.


  • Our Senior Consultants are the day-to-day strategists and project leads
  • You will spend most of your time creating, owning and delivering client strategy
  • You will be the day-to-day project lead on one or multiple engagements
  • You will own and oversee the output from our team, the relationship with the client, and the commercial health of the account
  • You will also support new business development
  • Over time you still start to manage a small team of Consultants and Associates


  • You will be joining the Rival at an exciting time - we launched in 2021 and have big plans to grow over the next few years!
  • This role holds a ton of potential for the right person, as you’ll be working closely with the founding team shaping the future of our business


We'd like to hear from you if…

  • We do not require a minimum years of experience, but you do need to have significant experience running client projects and developing marketing strategy in a services business (i.e. agency, consultancy)
  • Expertise in and a strong point of view on marketing strategy for brand, content, paid media, and/or analytics
  • Strong organizational skills along with the demonstrated ability to work to a deadline
  • A start up mentality and personality: you're mission driven and not afraid to get stuck in
  • Willingness to travel for client engagements as needed and for company retreats once a year
  • No university degree required - we value your experience and skills

We would be particularly excited if...

  • You have experience in an early stage start-up


  • Our compensation philosophy is to pay mid-market base with top-market upside
  • There are three components to our compensation package
    • Base Salary - pegged to UK average for management consulting (to reduce the gender and ethnic pay gap) and adjust based on cost of living for your city
    • Profit Share - a % of the company’s profit is shared each quarter with all employees who have been with the company for one year or more
    • Employee Options - all employees are eligible for our options scheme after they’ve been with the company for one year
  • The base salary for this role based in Amsterdam (or similar cost of living city) is €61,000 €73,000
  • Per the above, the salary range is fixed and will be adjusted based on where you live


  • Profit Share and Stock Options
  • Remote-first, fully flexible working environment
  • You can work anywhere in the world for up to 90 days a year
  • The equipment and technology you need to be successful, plus additional support if you need to enhance your work from home set up
  • Automatic enrolment into our pension scheme
  • Hiring takes place through our EOR partner Omnipresent to ensure a great employee experience
  • On-demand office space as needed
  • Quarterly ‘get together days’
  • We cover everything to get teams to connect in their geographical hub
  • Annual company retreats
  • All-expense paid trip once a year for team building and fun!
  • 32 days PTO each year
    • 25 discretionary vacation days
    • 7 company ‘recharge days’ during the year - these are mandatory days that everyone takes off to relax and focus on family, friends and ourselves.
  • Various surprise and delights & Rival events throughout the year.

Company benefits

Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Work from anywhere scheme
32 days annual leave + bank holidays
Co-working space allowance
Teambuilding days
Teambuilding holidays
32 days PTO - 25 discretionary and 7 company recharge days

We asked employees of Rival how satisfied they were with flexible working, and this is what they told us

Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can find the perfect balance of life and work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done
Working at Rival

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

Awards & Achievements
Most flexible Consultancy & Agency companies – 1st

Most flexible Consultancy & Agency companies – 1st

Industry awards 2022