Head of Research

Location: any location (Vilnius, or Warsaw)

Imaguru Startup Hub is a company on a mission to continuously enrich the tech ecosystem with talented people and companies. Our vision is to give talents access to the right tools and resources so they are able to build extraordinary things. Our key north star metric is the number of monthly engaged talents, as we believe that an engaged community attracts partners, corporate clients, and investors.

Imaguru Startup HUB is part of the Imaguru ecosystem for corporate innovations and startup growth. The Imaguru ecosystem includes Imaguru Research Line, which helps to assess the environment and market, VC Fund, which invests in the most promising startups and unites partners with needed resources, and above mentioned Imaguru Startup HUB, which drives innovation within the community of tech talent.

As a Imaguru Head of Research you will be working closely with the CEO, and be responsible for an independent think tank as part of the Imaguru ecosystem. We’re looking for experienced individuals who will enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are interested in economic development, entrepreneurship and international relationships, potentially making a significant, positive impact on society.


  • Overseeing the intellectual content of the Think Tank
  • In conjunction with the Founding partners, recruiting staff, fellows, contributors, and other writers
  • Managing the team, building, and overseeing the working processes
  • Budgeting activities and looking for partners and donors.
  • Representing the independent think tank in front of partners and other stakeholders.
  • Doing the research and write articles for publication
  • Guiding the publication review process, both substantive and administrative.
  • Overseeing staff and fellows to produce clear, elegant, and timely writings that provide new, original, and important contributions to knowledge.
  • Conceptualizing, proofing, and fact-checking staff and fellow writings.
  • Placing those writings in publications and maintaining publication schedules.
  • Edit letters, reports, proposals, marketing materials, press releases, and job announcements
  • Recommending which staff and fellow writings to post, distribute, and promote.
  • Organizing webinars, public appearances, and events; write issue overviews.
  • Other related duties


  • MA/PhD in Economics, Sociology, Political Science, Public Policy, or related field. A doctoral degree is preferred.
  • Fluency in English and Russian languages.
  • Relevant professional experience and deep familiarity with the Eastern European economic, political and research agenda.
  • Hands-on experience with relevant computer programs.
  • Willingness to take initiative and develop entrepreneurial mind
  • Managerial skills and experience: ability to multitask, prioritize work schedules, be a team player, pay attention to detail, and meet deadlines.
  • Analytical mindset, love for data and at the same time creativity
  • Great organizational skills
  • Friendly and personable who love interacting with people with a smile
  • Super flexible, able to multitask and be ready to go the extra mile

To apply

  • email your CV with “Head of Research” in the subject line to