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Research Manager (HYPEMIND)

Hypebeast, New York

Driving Culture Forward

Duration: Full-Time


Hypebeast Ltd. started from a sneaker website founded by Kevin Ma in 2005 to a publicly listed media company in 2016. With a total reach of over 44.6M users across all platforms, The media group boasts a global readership across Asia Pacific, North America, Europe and more, with the flagship platform available in five languages. The group has expanded its publishing brands to a wider scope in recent years, encompassing Hypebeast and its multiple content distribution platforms, HBX, our e-commerce and retail platform, and Hypemaker, our global agency. Hypebeast Ltd. has been featured in Forbes’ “Asia’s 200 Best Under A Billion” in 2020.

Hypebeast is seeking a Research Manager to serve as the primary client contact for commissioned market research and insights projects. You will be responsible for the design of studies, project management, and the coordination of research tasks to execute projects, ensuring they are delivered on time and on budget. 

You will work on creating reports on your findings and support seniors to develop strategic recommendations for clients. You may be required to conduct statistical analysis, interviews with KOLs/informants, or partner with other Hypebeast business units (e.g., Hypemaker) as required. The mission of HYPEMIND is to be the ultimate strategic thought partner for any organizations seeking foresights, ideas, and advisory in how to influence culture, create game-changers, and maintain relevance in the global consumer markets. 

Responsibilities:

  • The duties can be separated into two main parts.

  • Research design, analysis, and engagement
  • Develop research design and respond to request for proposals based on client insights needs/objectives.
  • Perform analysis and interpret data to derive meaningful insights.
  • Produce/present reports (written or otherwise) that can maximize client impact and satisfaction.
  • Keep up to date with the latest research methodologies (both quantitative and qualitative).
  • Act as a resource for junior staff on technical matters and supervise the work of Data Analysts as necessary.
  • Able to work with directors and business development staff to develop client plans.

  • Research project management 
  • Manage all aspects of both standardized and complex research projects.
  • Guide project and/or operations team to complete research tasks.
  • Manage issues as they arise during the project lifecycle.
  • Manage and collaborate with external vendors and internal business partners, ranging from survey fieldwork to focus group moderation, to achieve best insights results.
  • Proactively recommend/execute standardized or custom projects that add relevance to Hypebeast clients and the company’s global position as an industry leader.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Social Science, Statistics, or related studies. 
  • 2 to 4 years of experience in an insights environment, preferably with a focus on quantitative research studies.
  • Quantitative research experience in at least one of the following: branding (e.g., brand lift), pricing, conjoint, segmentation, or critical path analysis 
  • Exceptional quantitative research skills and knowledge of qualitative research methods. Experience in conducting qualitative studies (e.g. creative concept testing) is a plus.
  • Strong track record of client relationship management or account services.
  • Demonstrated project management skills.
  • Proficient with analytical tools such as R, SPSS, SAS, or Excel.
  • Excellent critical thinking, problem solving, analytical, and communication skills.
  • Experience working with brands, categories, or verticals covered by HYPEBEAST.
If you think you’ve got what it takes, please provide your cover letter, CV and expected salary.

This position is based and located in New York. Candidate must be eligible to work in the United States.

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About Hypebeast

About With a dedicated team focused on the progression of fashion through visual inspirations and the provision of knowledge, HYPEBEAST's devotion and commitment has made it one of the premiere online destinations for editorially driven commerce and news. Spanning a comprehensive range of both styles and brands, from streetwear to high-end and from established to well-known, the HYPEBEAST editorial team has sought to make a positive contribution to one of culture's most important creative mediums. HYPEBEAST's daily news section has become an important destination for those interested in the latest developments within the fashion community as well as other aspects of culturally-relevant content such as art, music, design and lifestyle. Several consistent marquee features have provided HYPEBEAST readers with a unique vantage point into the industry. Among the most prominent ongoing features include ESSENTIALS (a look into the daily essentials of several important creatives within the industry), PROCESS (an account from start to finish of how products are created) and PEN & PAPER (an intimate look into the sketchbook of an artist). HYPEBEAST's editorial is further enhanced through its online video presence dedicated to creating impactful stories through HYPEBEAST's own stylized vision, the video platform will provide a further dimension to some of the most interesting and compelling stories within fashion and culture. To tie the various facets of HYPEBEAST together is our online store. Since HYPEBEAST's inception, an appreciation for fashion and product has been fundamental to our vision. An online store has given visitors the opportunity to conveniently shop and purchase some of our favourite brands spanning streetwear to contemporary and high fashion. A truly eclectic mix of numerous styles, our online store offers a one-stop destination for numerous innovative and highly sought-after brands.

Want to learn more about Hypebeast? Visit Hypebeast's website.