Junior Strategist – PHL or NYC

We’re searching for a junior strategist to help us identify opportunities and make good ideas great. This position is part business development and part project-based creative work, so we’re open to candidates from a wide variety of backgrounds—design, development, linear media, copywriting, etc. Overall, it’s crucial that this person is able to communicate the business value of design, feels comfortable pushing against limitations, has experience as a member of a creative team, and dives in and gets things accomplished.

Bluecadet partners with some of the most important cultural and scientific institutions in the world, from the Smithsonian to NASA. Experience with the challenges and advantages inherent to mission-driven organizations, while not required, is a huge plus. A diversity of worldview and life experience make our work better, so we strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, women, and LGBTQ candidates to apply.


  • Work with designers to identify opportunities for current and future clients
  • Respond to, and improve upon, creative work in partnership with creative teams
  • Contribute to client proposals
  • Identify tools, methodologies, and technologies to help clients meet their goals
  • Lead client meetings, as requested
  • Work across the creative and technical disciplines to connect strategic thinking with active making

The Right Fit

  • Comfortable straddling the worlds of business strategy and creative problem solving
  • 2+ years experience as part of a creative team
  • Expert ability to develop relationships with clients and internal stakeholders
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Familiarity with experience design a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred


Bluecadet offers competitive salaries, medical and dental insurance, 401(k), paid time off (including paid parental leave), flexible schedules when appropriate, a relaxed dress code, and the opportunity to work on meaningful projects in a beautiful office surrounded by cool people.

To Apply

Submit a few samples of work you’re proud of along with your resume and cover letter to jobs@bluecadet.com. Put “Junior Strategist” in the subject line.

About Us

With offices in Philadelphia and New York City, Bluecadet is a digital agency focusing primarily on work for mission-driven organizations, leading museums, and cultural institutions. We are approachable perfectionists who believe in technology’s power to transform narratives and educate people by entertaining them.

*Please Note: Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we aren’t able to give status updates via phone or email, but if you are invited for an interview, you will be contacted directly by us for that position.