Bain & Company Inc

Associate, Digital Client Strategy and Project Management

Job Location US-MN-Minneapolis
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Regular Full-Time
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In 2018, Bain & Company acquired FRWD in order to provide our clients with something truly unique: an integrated set of capabilities that helps propel growth, achieve significant ROI and develop the in-house skills clients’ need to continually expand upon their digital marketing mastery.


The FRWD@Bain team combines traditionally separate capabilities including data analysis, systems integration, media, and creative into a team of subject matter experts that works side-by-side with consulting case teams and internal client teams. Accelerated by real-time testing, this unique approach to collaboration propels brand recognition, sales growth and team development, all at the speed of consumer demand. We address our clients’ toughest marketing challenges.


FRWD@Bain HQ is located in Minneapolis and has nearly 200 marketing professionals based in locations around the globe. We work seamlessly together as one firm to serve our clients wherever they need us.


Our FRWD team is seeking an Associate, Digital Client Strategy and Project Management (Associate Project Manager) to help support our growing client roster. To summarize this role, we believe you’ll have 1-2 years of digital agency, client or relevant experience, and ready to leap ahead in your career.



  • Support case teams and client teams in planning work and resources
  • Lead daily stand ups and weekly sprint planning meetings
  • Maintain sprint plans and team tasks within necessary platforms to ensure smooth project facilitation
  • Communicate effectively to deliver outstanding work on time
  • Manage the approval of all budget docs with internal stakeholders
  • Partner with team and/or specialists to manage and send meeting agendas, final client deliverables and call notes
  • QA reporting and analysis, ensuring it reflects relevant client expectations and feedback prior to sending to client / case team
  • Continuously learn and apply agile best practices to all cases
  • Work closely with senior team members to ensure utter clarity of direction to internal and client teams - simple, clear and linked to key client business goals/metrics
  • Problem-solve with teams to cut through barriers and create great work
  • Lead client working sessions as relevant, proactively and regularly communicating with client leads
  • Support development of program management plans and actively participate to guide month-over-month priorities and opportunities


  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Knowledge or strong interest of digital marketing, paid digital media and site experiences that drive client businesses 
  • Experience in scoping, planning, and running projects ranging from ongoing paid media, site optimizations/experiences, and creative content in different formats (social, display, video)
  • Basic understanding of media systems, paid search, website development, UX, etc.
  • Proficient in English writing styles, strong attention to detail in proofreading & grammar
  • Articulate, detailed & thoughtful communicator in written and spoken word
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point) and familiar/comfortable with learning/applying Project Management tools

About you, bigger picture...

  • You are passionate for the digital space and yearn to do something smarter, more innovative than the industry standard
  • Remains consistently motivated; remains positive and "at-cause", even under difficult situations
  • You realize analytics drive digital experiences and allow the work to get better every month
  • You understand the power of collaboration
  • You are honest with what you can and can’t do (yet want to learn how)
  • Communicating with a client doesn’t scare you
  • Client travel excites you (post-COVID)


*Please note that this is a client-facing consulting role that will require some amount of travel post-COVID. 



Bain & Company is a global consultancy that helps the world’s most ambitious change makers define the future.  Across 59 offices in 37 countries, we work alongside our clients as one team with a shared ambition to achieve extraordinary results, outperform the competition and redefine industries. We complement our tailored, integrated expertise with a vibrant ecosystem of digital innovators to deliver better, faster and more enduring outcomes. Our 10-year commitment to invest more than $1 billion in pro bono services brings our talent, expertise and insight to organizations tackling today’s urgent challenges in education, racial equity, social justice, economic development and the environment. Since our founding in 1973, we have measured our success by the success of our clients, and we proudly maintain the highest level of client advocacy in the industry. ​




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