Growth Strategy Lead

About Basis One
Basis One is a strategy firm built for growth stage tech companies. We blend the rigor and structure of top consulting firms with deep operating experience at leading startups to help our clients cut through the noise and answer their hardest questions. Projects include customer retention and monetization strategy, category and market launch, and go to market strategy. More at

About this role
As one of the earliest members of the team, you will not only help our clients grow to the next stage, but will play a significant role in shaping the future of the firm and share in its upside.

You’ll work with an exceptional team and top startups on really hard problems. You’ll be expected to ramp up quickly on new industries and business models, and we’ll support that education however we can. 

Everyone on the team has high autonomy and flexibility, and most of our clients are based in the bay area, so travel is limited.

About you
  • You have a blend of quantitative and qualitative skills, but at your core you are data-driven and require proof through numbers
  • You love battling complexity until you can distill simple findings
  • You are an exceptionally clear thinking and communicator
  • You’re comfortable in a fast-paced, unstructured environment and are a self-guided learner
  • You have a deep interest in understanding how great products become world-changing companies

  • Lead engagements, including scoping and managing workstreams and leading regular client meetings
  • Synthesize findings into actionable recommendations and present to executives and board members
  • Work side by side with client teams as a thought partner
  • Turn unstructured questions into structured analyses and explorations to unpack them
  • Analyze client data in SQL, excel, and BI tools like Tableau
  • Conduct consumer and 3rd party research
  • In some cases, embed entirely into client teams on special projects

Recent project examples
  • Monetization and pricing strategy for a retail marketplace
  • Subscriber retention strategy for a media startup
  • Cross-side virality strategy for a social marketplace

  • 5+ years experience at top tier strategy consulting firms and/or growth, product, or analytics roles in tech
  • Exceptional business judgement
  • Strong analytical problem solving skills and ability to identify and synthesize insights from analysis
  • Proficiency using SQL to analyze large data sets, or advanced excel experience and readiness to learn SQL
  • Basic knowledge of statistics
  • Basic experience with quantitative and qualitative consumer research techniques

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