Customer Research & Performance Data Associate Director - Work wherever you do it better
We’re seeking a Customer Research & Performance Data Associate Director to help make House of Kaizen a better place to work and a place that works better. Specifically someone who will design and manage the processes that uncover insights to inspire testing hypotheses and produce performance analysis that inform optimizations to grow our clients’ subscription, membership and loyalty products.
Subscription businesses require subscriber-specific marketing expertise to acquire and retain customers for sustainable growth. As a dedicated subscriber growth firm, House of Kaizen develops and executes subscriber experience optimization programs that drive growth for some of the world’s best subscription brands. Critical to this process is the full-journey understanding of subscriber attitudes and behaviors, matched to business and marketing performance metrics that allow our teams to make better decisions and sustain growth over time.
We’re headquartered in New York City but the best talent comes from many places, and much of our team works remote with some travel. Our Customer Research & Performance Data Associate Director can live anywhere in the United States and will report to a Founding Partner based in the New York City area.
Subscription-specific customer and business expertise
Subscription product growth is not the same as ecommerce, the differences need to be highlighted and leveraged in everything we produce and deliver
Team Builder, Manager & Trainer
Active contribution towards making HoK a better place to work
We work with a variety in in-house, outsourced, and in-client people and technologies which require you to be a centralizing team collaborator. Someone who can pull together the right resources for the job and manage those moving parts and people to achieve successful and fulfilling outcomes.
Building our team’s capability through training and development of skills & processes. Providing the same as a service to clients who hire us for training client-side teams.
Capability/Product/Service Owner & Developer
Active contribution towards making HoK a place that works better.
Our capabilities in customer research and data analysis are well-worn but always open to ongoing optimization and innovation. These include:
Research & data strategy, goal & measurement alignment
Performance and economic modeling with recurring revenue models
Customer research methods and deployment -attitudinal and behavioral
Multi-source Data tech stack configuration, integration & deployment
Digital marketing performance data processing, QA & validation
Data interpretation, visualization & storytelling for decision-making
Our subscriber experience optimization point-of-view is unique thanks to the forward-thinking of our team. We require thoughtful opinions with solid justification to continually challenge and improve our approaches and thus, our value to clients
Clients seek our expertise directly, requiring each subject matter expert to communicate with the appropriate balance of technical detail, business acumen and layman’s simplicity depending upon the audience at any given time. We value being credible and persuasive experts.
Self-Managed & Resourceful Problem Solver
We rely on our team to identify challenges withinour clients’ business and our internal operations as opportunities for optimization and to bring forth solutions that keep us moving on the path of continuous improvement.
Entrepreneurial, Business Developer, Scope Builder
Often opportunities exist outside the challenges we’re actively working to solve, so we expect curiosity for the unknown and undefined, with the ability to create the vision, define the details and execute against them --a critical contribution to the success of our clients and our own business.
Several years experience in subscription products, customer research and data analytics
Prior remote working experience
Expert-level experience with various survey methods, design and deployment tools, digital customer behavior analysis, digital marketing performance analysis and data privacy, for example:
Hotjar, Sessioncam, Qualaroo, Google Analytics, etc
Surveys, passive feedback, social media listening, interviews, focus groups
Google Campaign Manager and other ad servers
Digital media data operations, deployment and analysis
Familiarity with ad operations and tag management
Data processing and automation applications
MS Excel, EasyMorph, Omniscope, etc.
Google Data Studio, Tableau and other data visualization applications
CCPA & GDPR compliance pertaining to subscriber growth marketing initiatives
Experience with customer journey and empathy mapping
Self-driven, self-starter who loves taking initiative, work collaboratively and seeing things through to high-quality completion
Great communication skills -we’re a distributed team, so frequent and clear written communication is a must. Excellent phone, video-conference and in-person client interaction. Friendly, supportive and not afraid to strike up conversations with people.
Ability to travel - Amount and location depend on meetings, event schedule and all team gatherings but we estimate 20 -30 days of travel per year, typically by plane. All subject to COVID-19 variables and the safety of our team will always come first.
Nationally recognized corporate culture based upon responsibility, autonomy and flexibility
Excellent benefits options, healthcare, 401k plan with match after 3 months of employment.
Flexibility of working wherever and whenever you do your best work -in-office, from home or elsewhere.
Generous paid time off, 3 weeks your first year and up to 6 weeks per year based on tenure. 9 or more additional paid holidays per year.
Salary commensurate with experience
How to Apply - Please Read Carefully
Please submit a cover letter expressing your interest in this role. Within it, we’d like to know your thoughts about the unique nature of this role combining customer research and performance data analysis. In addition to a cover letter, please share at least one example of your work providing this combined insight and the subsequent optimizations. Tell us about the strategy for each and how it supported the business goals? Please include any links, images and documents to best demonstrate your work.
Applications without cover letters will not be considered.