Blue Beyond Consulting

Job Opportunity

Graphic Facilitator | Consultant

Remote/ Hybrid

About the role

Blue Beyond is a fast-paced, dynamic, and growing management consulting company invested in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, that is looking to add experienced Graphic Facilitators to our team. 

Are you energized by variety, learning every day, and excited to apply your skillset to wide-ranging initiatives across multiple industries and organizations? If so, a graphic facilitation and consultant role at Blue Beyond could be for you! We are a woman-owned management consulting firm that focuses on the people side of business. We partner with the world’s most innovative Fortune 500 companies, as well as groundbreaking non-profits and higher education institutions, to help them build organizations where both the business and the people thrive.

As an integral member of our consulting team, our Graphic Facilitators apply their knowledge, visual storytelling abilities, and deep listening skills and experience across our service areas – strategic and operational change, organizational effectiveness, organizational culture, communications, employee engagement, leadership and management development, talent practices, etc. – to actively facilitate dialogue, capture thinking, and drive process with our clients. You must be a self-starter with robust experience in graphic facilitation, graphic recording, and one or more of our core practice areas.

What you'll do

  • Use the power of visual communication and design thinking to synthesize dialogue, data, and collaborative output to convey messages to a variety of audiences.
  • Turn complex ideas into visual narratives that enhance collaboration, illustrate understanding, engage imagination, and create clarity and alignment within and across teams.
  • Capture ideas in a visually compelling way that succinctly tells a story through graphics; both digitally and on paper.
  • Leverage a consulting mindset to facilitate meetings, eliciting novel and creative ideas, while capturing and recording those visually, in real-time.
  • Pre-design and develop meeting materials including templates, guides, and frameworks to guide and shape in-meeting planning and brainstorming. 
  • Leverage client materials and data to produce information maps.
  • Demonstrate both technical and artistic expertise to push the creative envelope to new heights, while adhering to numerous quality and brand guidelines.
  • Create extraordinary user-centered designs, incorporating business requirements, product learning, and stakeholder feedback.
  • Partner with our Visual Communications team to develop and extend the experience across the array of visual projects – pulling the line/theme through all projects for a client.
  • Present/ pitch concept designs to consulting teams and potential clients.
  • Incorporate feedback to produce additional versions of work to delight our clients.

See an example of our Graphic Facilitation work.

What you bring to the role

Ideally, you’ll have experience in graphic facilitation, graphic recording, meeting facilitation, consulting and/or related areas and are ready to jump in and add immediate value. 

  • Solid graphic recording capability with an understanding of the basic principles and techniques of graphic recording.
  • Tech savvy and comfortable creating visuals both on paper and digitally.
  • Meticulous eye for detail including spacing, formatting, spelling, and grammar.
  • Fantastic listening skills with the ability to synthesize information clearly and concisely, both in the moment and after the fact.
  • Passion for galvanizing teams to achieve business outcomes. 
  • A knack for analyzing scenarios and “connecting dots” to determine where immediate value can be added.
  • Strong relationship builder who is able to clearly and succinctly communicate to a variety of stakeholders.
  • Self-directed, self-motivated learner who is able to navigate new situations, organizations, and teams, rapidly leveraging appropriate data, information, and research.
  • A growth mindset – eager to listen, learn, incorporate new ideas, and adapt to changing environments and client needs.
  • A team player with a positive, can-do attitude – ready to jump in and add immediate value.
  • A bias towards excellence, delivering high-quality work, and a fierce commitment to our clients’ success.
  • Equally comfortable working independently and collaboratively – can work effectively in person and virtually.
  • Committed to Blue Beyond’s mission and values.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Graphic Recording and/or Graphic Facilitation in a variety of industries
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred– comparable work experience considered
  • Excellent written and communication skills with a keen eye for detail
  • Visual storytelling capabilities
  • Experience managing multiple tasks through completion
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Google Suite, or equivalent tools
  • Proficient with digital drawing using Apple pencil/iPad or comparable drawing tablet/stylus technology and drawing applications (e.g. Procreate, Adobe Illustrator Draw, Affinity Designer, etc.)
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud tools
  • Experience creating crisp digital images and transitioning art into vectors a plus 
  • Ability to produce digital/on-line portfolio or work samples with application
  • Experience in consulting and group process frameworks a plus
  • Able to travel up to 20%
  • Able to flex time zones as needed

Are you ready to join our team?

I'm Interested

About Blue Beyond

Blue Beyond is a purpose-focused and growing management consulting firm with team members and clients across North America. Blue Beyond has been certified as a Great Place to Work® annually since 2015 and was named one of the US’s Best Small & Medium Workplaces by Great Place to Work® and Fortune in 2020, 2019, and 2017.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, offering an inclusive culture where learning for a living – and from each other – is a way of life. We actively nurture this culture and are committed to growing and sustaining a team that represents a true diversity of backgrounds, identities, and experiences, together with a workplace where everyone feels welcomed and valued.

If our approach resonates with you, you belong here. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

This commitment applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Learn more about Blue Beyond.