Strategy Insights Lead

United States /
Upcoming Openings – Strategy & Insights /
Full Time
Bounteous is a digital experience native company with a track record of helping clients transform their business and industry by creating ground breaking digital experiences. And because we are digital native, continuous innovation through collaboration is in our DNA - we believe it is a necessary posture to help our clients thrive in a transforming world. We think big, get it done, make a difference and know how to have fun.

We are the people that transformed Domino’s from a pizza company to an experience company, Caesars Entertainment from a hotel chain to a complete vacation destination, Wawa from a convenience store to a leading restaurant brand with a serious cult following and are actively working with ATI Physical Therapy to transform them from a PT provider to a digital company. Our award-winning culture and co-innovative partnerships with clients galvanizes and rally the collective organizations to accelerate transformation, enables change without diluting culture, in thoughtfully human ways - and we are just getting started.

This Strategy & Insights Lead role will use a range of customer (or consumer) research, analytic methods & marketing knowledge to design, execute, & interpret market research to meet client business objectives. He/She will work as part of a multidisciplinary project team, providing idea leadership across all phases of strategy and insight development – white space opportunity hypothesizing, conceptualization, research design, fieldwork & vendor oversight, and insight interpretation and communication. The role uses a combined understanding of various market research, analytical and statistical methods to address project team and client goals.  You need not be a tech guru to be successful in this role.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Translate key marketing and business questions into qualitative and quantitative research plans, often helping to communicate those plans in a compelling manner during the business development process 
    • Identify and select appropriate qualitative or quantitative research partners, and determine what activities may also be handled internally by the project teams (e.g., hypothesis generating 1:1 interviews) 
    • Manage external research partners responsible for executing the necessary research activities, in a timely and accurate fashion, including:  developing screeners and final discussion guides, proposing sampling plans and questionnaires, executing fieldwork, data collection, and data processing 
    • Develop and oversee analysis plans (handled internally or externally by research partners) in service of project objectives, including recommending/employing statistical methodologies such as segmentation, multivariate analysis, discrete choice modeling, and experimental design, among others 
    • Develop insights and implications from the research, share and interpret those learnings and recommendations with project and client team, in an impactful and client-ready fashion 
    • Contribute to building and employing Insights best practices across the firm, including the development of proprietary or differentiating tools, processes and capabilities 
    • Coach and develop more junior consultants and Insights team members 

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Strong set of research skills and first-hand experience with a range of qualitative and quantitative techniques, including (but not limited to): 1:1 interviews/IDI’s, focus groups, ethnographies, concept testing, positioning exploration or validation, benefit testing, consumer or shopper segmentation analysis, need state segmentation, conjoint or discrete choice-based methods, experimental design 
    • Ability to draw insights from data and communicate them in a compelling way to a “lay” audience 
    • Excellent project management and thought leadership skills; strong collaboration/teamwork skills; a problem-solver with a results-orientation 
    • Strong communication skills and high degree of comfort with influencing and communicating a point of view to senior-level members of the team, as well as leadership in the client companies 
    • Strong background in business, marketing, market research, or behavioral sciences. Content fluency around marketing, brand strategy and innovation issues in particular 

Experience:

    • Minimum of 7-10 years experience in fast paced, client-oriented environments – the ideal candidate will have a combination of client-side, vendor/consultant, and/or agency experiences  
    • Deep experience applying qualitative and quantitative market research techniques to a variety of marketing issues 
    • Experience driving problem solving around complex business issues 
    • Experience managing and fostering strong vendor relationships 
    • Demonstrated success leading client relationships and collaborating on project teams 
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