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Junior Business Presentation Specialist - German Language Production

German Business Presentation Specialists share knowledge as well as best practices and shoulder additional responsibilities at times of high workload. Following Firm values and putting the client first, German Business Presentation Specialists demonstrate a high level of commitment and ownership in their day-to-day work and in multinational team collaboration.  As such they contribute to hold up the unique work environment and the specific business culture at McKinsey.

 

Tasks & Responsibilities

In this role, you will be able to translate conceptual drafts into well-devised charts and exhibits and also create clear and accurate visual presentations, in order to support consultants of the McKinsey offices in Germany. You will also:

  • Create, edit and enhance presentation documents 
  • Proofread documents to ensure they meet quality standards 
  • Work with consultants on improving the visual presentation of information 
  • Coordinate production activities for short and long-term client assignments, working closely with colleagues to manage production 
  • Ensure an accurate, efficient and timely completion of all assigned jobs

Requirements & Desired Skills

  • Academic degree, preferably in Philology or equivalent subject
  • Excellent verbal and written language skills both in German and English (C2 - CEFR* or equivalent), additional proficiency in any other major European language desirable
  • IT literacy and some experience in working with MS Office, especially PowerPoint
  • Solid knowledge typing skills and quick handling of pointing devices
  • Experience towards designing or graphic-related studies/employment would be an added advantage
  • Exceptional customer focus and the willingness to go the extra mile
  • Good grounding in general knowledge and ability to present complex issues in a clear and compelling way
  • Distinct quality mindset and attention to detail
  • Strong process focus and drive for results
  • Ability to work and stay focused under pressure, manage urgent tasks against aggressive timelines
  • Solid communication skills to tailor messages over the phone or via email
  • Ability to build strong and trustworthy relationships with others and to effectively contribute to a highly collaborative work environment
  • Willingness to learn and share knowledge and experience across regional and organizational boundaries
  • Open mindset towards change and engagement for continuous improvement

* CEFR – Common European Framework of Reference for Languages