Senior Qualitative Research Strategist

Fusion Hill

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Do you have experience in qualitative research or related fields, and a deep curiosity for how people behave and make decisions? We are a research, strategy, and design agency based in Minneapolis, Minnesota (open to remote candidates). Our research clients span a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, financial services, and technology, with objectives ranging from understanding consumer decision-making to sparking product innovation. We’re on the lookout for people with unique perspectives, inquiring minds and great storytelling abilities.

Job Requirements

Responsible for:

  • End-to-end management of research projects and the ability to problem-solve and manage challenges throughout the process
  • Leading client communication from project kick-off through final presentation
  • Leading project teams to ensure materials are delivered on-time and with a high degree of quality
  • Leading and overseeing the creation of all project materials from pre-fielding methodology and recruit through final deliverables
  • Leading fieldwork, interviewing and moderating across all methodologies (groups, IDI, ethnography, co-creation)
  • Leading the analysis process, including identification of deliverables framework, research themes, insights, and implications that respond to client objectives and questions
  • Effectively managing direct reports and/or associate level colleagues
  • Building partnerships across the company and advocating for internal processes and suggesting improvements 


  • Minimum 5 years of qualitative research or related experience (Preferred research experience on topics of financial services, healthcare, and technology)
  • Experience crafting research screeners, field schedules, participant pre-work activities, and discussion guides
  • Demonstrated ability to distill qualitative data into clearly communicated insights and deliver a high-level of strategic thinking for deliverables
  • Moderating experience (Ideally across methodologies including focus groups and one-on-one interviews)
  • Experience leading project teams to deliver a high-quality collaborative final product in a timely manner (direct management experience preferred)
  • Experience leading and facilitating client relationships, including email communication and presentations
  • Ability to effectively manage time, multi-task and meet project deadlines
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills
  • Curiosity and enthusiasm to dig into wide-ranging subject matter and interact with a variety of consumer audiences
  • Ability/willingness to travel by airplane (current work is being fielded remotely until safe to return to in-person fielding)

Please send resumes to No calls, please.


Fusion Hill is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to being an inclusive environment for all and we encourage diverse candidates to apply.

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