Qualitative Senior Consultant






Engagement Manager
(Team Leader)



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


Job Summary

Established more than 15 years ago, Hypothesis continues to build its reputation as a premium, sought-after consumer insights, brand, and strategy consultancy. Headquartered in Downtown Los Angeles, with a new office in Seattle, Hypothesis is proud to conduct highly strategic, custom, on-going work for some of the world’s most important brands including Disney, Uber, Fitbit, eBay, Starbucks, Mattel, and Netflix, among others. While we are known for our creative thinking, cross-industry experience, and highly designed deliverables, it’s really our highly seasoned team that really differentiates us, and we're looking to add to that team as we continue to grow. Specifically, we seek a highly experienced individual for the role of “Qualitative Senior Consultant.”

The Qualitative Senior Consultant is first and foremost a true thought partner to our clients when it comes to imagining, proposing, and leading qualitative engagements. This person is able to confidently moderate in-person focus groups, online communities, creative ideation, co-creation work sessions, video journaling, ethnographies, shop-a-longs, and other qualitative approaches. In addition, this person is able to effectively lead client meetings, present findings, and draft proposals while providing strong internal leadership. We look to this person to bring a point of view when it comes to qualitative research, and help Hypothesis further bridge the gap between traditional consumer insights and strategic planning.


Summary of Essential Job Functions

  • Manage qualitative projects from initial meetings through report delivery
  • Moderate/facilitate focus groups, IDIs, intercepts, and other qualitative projects
  • Create discussion guides, and lead the reporting process
  • Acts as mentor for other qualitative team members
  • Drafts proposals and cost estimates
  • Presents findings to 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