Location: Shanghai,

Posted At: 07/03/2023

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TSI is now hiring an Analyst to join our growing Insights and Strategy team.

In this position, you will play an integral role in collaborating on strategic engagements and fieldwork to help the team address client needs around insight and strategy.

Key responsibilities:

  • Within the Insights and Strategy team, deliver and manage projects across all stages – including setting up and running of projects, guide/questionnaire writing, fieldwork set up, managing suppliers and associates, charting of data, storytelling, and debriefing
  • Interpret data and translate it into actionable recommendations for clients
  • Work with manager to respond to client project briefs through rigourous analysis, grounded implications, and actionable recommendations
  • Develop a working knowledge of different analytic and research methodologies
  • Ensure client projects are managed effectively and within budget
  • Build strong, trust-based client relationships
  • Work effectively with the team/work group to accomplish organisational goals
  • Contribute to company marketing activities as required


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong conceptual and analytical aptitude
  • Highly organised and resourceful
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • One year of relevant work experience
  • Plans and organises work well; able to work on multiple tasks/projects concurrently
  • Ability to effectively deliver tasks and projects against tight timelines
  • Ability to perform work accurately and effectively with attention to detail
  • Primary and secondary research experience preferred (both qualitative and quantitative)
  • Bilingual in Mandarin and English
  • Excellent attention to detail


The Silk Initiative (TSI) is an insights, strategy, innovation and design agency working across Asia, with headquarters in Shanghai and offices in Singapore and Australia. Having both an Insights and Strategy team and an Innovation and Design team means we help our clients grow through our approach of “Data In, Assets Out, Measurable Results.”

TSI is a dynamic team of experts from around the world, working with cutting-edge tools to understand consumers and innovate for them. We pride ourselves on having a positive work environment with high employee satisfaction. Our beautifully designed Xuhui office encourages the creativity, collaboration, and expertise we bring to each engagement.

The Silk Initiative (TSI) is committed to providing a safe, inclusive, and positive working environment for all. We want our people to feel like they belong, and that they are treated fairly, with dignity and respect. At TSI, our workforce reflects the diversity of the communities in which we work. We also remain committed to supporting under-represented groups across a wide range of segments, including employees, suppliers, and customers.

As of March 2023, TSI is now part of the Hotspex group. This makes us a global agency with offices in Toronto and London.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Attractive year-end bonus structure
  • Flexible work-from-home policy
  • Excellent career growth
  • Company offsites
  • Upskilling training
  • Work travels

How To Apply

If interested, please email Andrew Cameron your CV and cover letter at In your cover letter please include the word “empathy.”