Insights Consultant

About us

Brainsights is a Toronto-based tech company that provides businesses with insights into how their content – programming, advertisements, and communications – is consumed. We use portable EEG devices to examine how the brain responds to content. Our communities of paid participants across North America and Europe provide the data that fuels our insights products.

Some highlights of our company and culture

  • We’re a small, diverse team and each of us brings our own kind of magic to the table. There are always opportunities at Brainsights to apply your knowledge and abilities, and to have a positive impact on your colleagues and the company. We depend on creativity, innovation, and candor to take our products to the next level and compete with companies many times our size.

  • We love food! We have regular staff lunches where we go out to or bring food in from various awesome restaurants around the city. The gastronomical event of the year is our holiday staff dinner, which takes place each year at a different top-rated restaurant in Toronto. We also love coffee! We keep our office stocked with delicious beans so you can enjoy a French press or Chemex.

What we offer

  • Competitive salary, performance-based bonuses, and paid time off.

  • Health benefits package.

  • Subsidies for conferences and courses and other learning.

  • Office in the heart of downtown Toronto, easily accessible by transit, and a short walk to great coffee and food.

  • Flexible working hours.

  • High degree of autonomy and work ownership.

About the position

Your primary objective will be to deliver world-class insights to a growing roster of clients representing the very best of Canadian and global marketing and media.

You’ll be analyzing large datasets and generating insights, delivering these in actionable and compelling narratives to grow client businesses. 

Salary range: $55k - $75k; commensurate with experience

Our ideal candidate

  • You have an insatiable curiosity to understand humans and the human experience.

  • You have a strong interest and passion for advertising, communications, media, content and/or entertainment. 

  • You know your way around a dataset and have superior attention to detail, time management and communication skills. 

  • You’re methodical in your approach to data analysis, yet intellectually nimble and flexible - with a test and learn mentality. 

  • When needed, you know how to develop methodologies to answer tough problems.

  • You are comfortable presenting your work, reasoning and approach to large groups of key stakeholders.

  • You have an interest in tackling complex issues, and a demonstrable ability to write compelling trend reports and summaries for public consumption.

  • You have a desire to become a leader. 

  • You’ve demonstrated a strong interest in publicly sharing innovative thinking in research. 

  • You have at least 4 years experience in insights, research or analytics roles at an agency, media company or advertiser, working to service a range of stakeholders and research objectives. 

Desirable skills

  • Fluency in other languages, especially French.

  • Experience with data visualization software/tools


Please apply below by sending your résumé, a brief introduction telling us a bit about yourself, and links to any of your previous work that you’re proud of.