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SF Bay Area


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Beta Hat is a fast-growing boutique research and insights consultancy that innovative and exciting brands in video games, consumer technology, and online media trust to chart new pathways for growth. We push the boundaries of "consumer insight" by unifying deep sector expertise, rigorous research methodology, and creative problem solving. We are looking for the best and brightest to continually set new standards for consumer research and market analysis.



To support our growth, we are looking for a Director or Senior Director-level research consultant to join our leadership team. Consultants at Beta Hat are responsible for the thinking that actively shapes recommendations and decisions for our clients. We are seeking creative problem solvers with a strong quantitative research background and a passion for video games and technology. You will leverage multiple resources and approaches and apply rigorous critical thinking skills to shape outputs that transform our clients' brands and businesses.

Who You Are

We are seeking a highly strategic, fun, creative, and motivated research leader who is looking to join a growing company. The right fit will be a naturally curious individual who has a passion for connecting the dots between human perception, behavior, and business outcomes. You are a self-starter, with experience in consumer technology and/or gaming and know how to influence change within organizations. This is a unique opportunity to make a significant impact by heavily influencing the future of the company and to chart your own career path.


What You'll Be Doing

In this role, we are looking for someone who brings stellar quantitative research skills but also understands how to apply other methodologies and disciplines such as qualitative research, design research, business intelligence, and brand strategy. We need a self-starter who is comfortable working on all stages of the research process, from networking and capabilities discussion to crafting proposals, questionnaires, narrative-driven deliverables, and participating in key research activities in order to foster and grow client relationships.


  • Lead consulting and research engagements from initial meeting through report delivery

  • Assess the feasibility of scope and timelines for each opportunity

  • Review and improve reports and deliverables, with direction from the lead consultant

  • Work with clients as a thought partner

  • Generate new ideas for thought leadership research and syndicated research projects

  • Present results to clients and manage all follow ups

What is expected of you

  • Provide sound advice to clients and can confidently handle client contact independently

  • Demonstrate the ability to lead through independent thought

  • Juggle multiple priorities seamlessly

  • Thrive in high pressure situations

Minimum qualifications

  • At least 2 years client side in an analytical role plus 5 years of supplier side experience

  • Must clearly articulate your X factor

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