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Senior Director / Vice President of Gaming Research

Company: Beta Hat
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

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/experimental design. We are looking for the best and brightest to continually set new standards for consumer insight and market analysis.To support our growth, we are looking for a Senior Director/VP-level research consultant to join our leadership team. Consultants at Beta Hat are responsible for the thinking to actively impact strategic decision making for our clients. We are seeking creative problem solvers with a strong primary research background and a passion for the business of 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 AreWe are seeking a highly strategic, fun, 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 DoingIn 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.Further responsibilities include:Project Management

  • In concert with leadership, manager/maintain client relationships and act as a primary point of contact on projects
  • Maintain project organization and timelines among the internal team while proactively identifying and solving bottlenecks and issues
  • Manage a team of associates and partners across all daily operations from start to finish of a workstreamResearch and Consulting
    • Lead/contribute to deliverable creation, including writing, analysis, and visualizations
    • Questionnaire development
    • Conduct any necessary background research to inform hypotheses and research designBusiness Development
      • Support leadership in developing new business relationships, assisting with proposals and pitches
      • Identify opportunities for unique differentiationQualifications
        • 5+ years of supply side experience
        • 2+ years of client-side experience in marketing, business planning, business analytics, UX, or consumer insights.
        • Excellent project management and organizational skills
        • Strong attention to detail, excellent writing/communication skills
        • Excellent PowerPoint and presentation skills
        • Strong Excel skills; knowledge of pivot tables and chart creation is ideal
        • Strong eye for design and knowledge of Adobe Illustrator is a plus
        • Familiarity with SPSS or other analytical software
        • Comfort and competency in leading client conversations
        • Ability to thrive in ambiguous environments
        • Bachelor's degree strongly preferredWhat will set you apart
          • Demonstrable business vertical expertise
          • Experience with R and/or SPSS programming
          • Experience Tableau or other data visualization tools
          • Graphic Design/VisualizationBenefitsWe provide competitive salaries with bonus and commission structures for candidates with demonstrated sales potential. Medical, dental, 401K, plus other benefits are included.

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