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The Job

Loose Threads provides research and advising for next-generation consumer companies. We are hiring a Strategic Advising Lead to power Loose Threads Advisors as we expand our advising service to a growing cadre of companies. This person, based in New York City, will work closely with the founding team at a company charting its own path and pushing the boundaries of research, media, business intelligence and advisory services. This is an exciting opportunity to lend your voice, views and talents to a tight-knit, influential and quickly-growing startup.

Why this job matters

Loose Threads clients, members, subscribers and readers are founders, executives and leaders in a wide range of consumer industries, including fashion, apparel, beauty, CPG and hospitality. Our work has to be more forward thinking, well-researched and better-presented than the rest. The right Strategic Advising Lead is key to our success. This job is an energizing opportunity to push the boundaries of strategic advising for a rapidly changing sector of the economy, while working with a small team of industry authorities.


  • Leading our advising relationships and providing actionable advice, research and insights for our clients
  • Leading project management for our advising clients, ensuring we and our clients are staying organized and ahead of the game
  • Ideating, researching and writing custom, in-depth analysis for our clients, in addition to building actionable Playbooks that outline questions and opportunities to make our research useful in the workplace
  • Briefing our clients on Loose Threads Membership reports and other insights
  • Constantly learning about developments in the industries we cover and forming original insights and opinions on them


  • You are a deeply analytical and original writer and thinker
  • You are a strategic thinker, constantly questioning the way things are done and looking for new solutions
  • You have experience working with consumer companies from the strategy or operations side
  • You are endlessly curious and effortlessly resourceful
  • You are more passionate about quality than quantity
  • You are stubborn on vision but flexible on details
  • You can easily move from the micro to the macro when forming opinions


  • Competitive salary, benefits, and early employee equity

About Loose Threads

Loose Threads provides research and advising for next-generation consumer companies. Our products include Loose Threads Membership, Loose Threads Espresso, Loose Threads Advisors, and the Loose Threads Newsletter and Podcast.

Loose Threads provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Loose Threads complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.