Qualitative Focus Group Moderator






Engagement Manager
(Team Leader)



Please submit a resume and cover letter with your salary requirements to jobs@hypothesisgroup.com


Job Summary

The Qualitative Focus Group Moderator is an expert at managing qualitative projects from start to finish, has strong moderating abilities and experience, and plays a consultative role with key clients. This person is able to confidently lead group discussions (while constantly “moderating to objectives”), lead meetings with clients, present findings, and draft proposals. This person can confidently handle client contact independently (e.g., can be in the back room with a client alone). A minimum of 5+ years’ experience.  


Summary of Essential Job Functions

  • Manage qualitative projects from  initial meetings through report delivery
  • Moderate focus groups, IDIs, intercepts, and other qualitative projects
  • Create key deliverables from scratch: discussion guides, reports in PowerPoint (including executive summary)
  • Analyze data and creates the “story” of reports with minimal direction
  • Conceptualize slides and collaborates with the Design Team
  • Acts as mentor for other qualitative team members
  • Drafts proposals and cost estimates
  • Presents reports to clients
  • Leads calls with clients


Abilities Required

  • Able to “moderate to objectives” adapting as needed to ensure study objectives are met
  • Provides sound advice confidently to clients
  • Exhibits an entrepreneurial attitude, showing independent thought and the ability to handle unexpected situations successfully
  • Able to quickly spot any problems with studies and propose solutions
  • Well-developed communication skills, especially in writing reports and executive summaries
  • Can confidently and handle client contact independently (e.g., can be in the back room with a client alone)


  • Bachelor’s degree (Advanced Degree preferred)
  • Proficient in Word and PowerPoint
  • 5+ years’ experience