Have we been looking for you?

Do you have a passion for consumer goods?


Do you want to build brands, products, and marketing strategies for the world’s largest companies?


Do you want to fast track your career and work with senior directors in the consumer goods industry from around the world?


Look no further…

The Silk Initiative (TSI) is a data-led foresight consultancy that future-proofs ambitious consumer brands. Armed with the perfect combination of foresight, strategy, innovation, and design, we pride ourselves in bridging the gap between brands and consumers.


We provide brand strategy consulting from determining new market opportunities and positioning strategy, brand development, product innovation, pack design, launch agency selection, launch preparation, and in-market monitoring. Our expert team works closely with our client partners around the world, including Beyond Meat, Campbell’s, PepsiCo, Unilever, General Mills, Pizza Hut, Arla, Tyson, Mars Wrigley, Vita Coco, and McCain.


Our office is truly immersed in Shanghai culture, located in a beautiful laneway behind busy and bustling downtown streets.


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TSI Office Shanghai

We are always on the lookout for talented, bright, and creative individuals to grow our brand, and amaze our clients. You will collaborate with a truly multi-cultural team and will love the opportunity to voice your view in a dynamic workplace with team members from all around the world. You may be a specialist in your field, such as data analysis or design, or you may have a solid grounding in a variety of fields, such as FMCG insight, strategy, or creative.


At TSI, you’ll benefit from direct exposure to clients and their commercial problems, the experience of growing a Shanghai branding agency, and the support from a knowledgeable team with varied skills.


No two days at TSI are the same. You may find yourself taking client meetings, attending client pitches, kicking off new projects, working with design teams, writing brand concepts, and building our brand – all before lunch!! We work closely with our peers and clients, so you may also find yourself catching up with mentors or joining client meals.


If this sounds like a place for you, don’t hesitate to reach out. We’re always happy to have a chat.


Please send your application (cover letter and updated resume) to: aron@thesilkinitiative.com.

TSI is currently hiring. We are looking for an Innovator to join our growing team. 

For more information, please click the job description below.