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Analyst

GQR

GQR

IT
Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Monday, April 1, 2024

GQR, A DEMOCRATIC POLLING AND CONSULTING FIRM, is seeking a hardworking and motivated Analyst to join our team. In this role, you will work with staff in all aspects of survey research and instrument design. We ask our Analysts to coordinate internal research needs with the operations and programming departments, conduct candidate and issue research, write reports and memos, and present findings. You will draft survey questionnaires, focus group guidelines, and in-depth interview guidelines. At times projects will require you to assist our junior staff with base level tasks like proofing data to ensure accuracy. PRIOR EXPERIENCE IN POLITICS AND POLLING IS A MUST.

In addition to research and analysis, you will also act as a project manager for our clients. You will serve as back-up point of contact, and will work with senior staff and clients to ensure project needs and timelines are met.

As an Analyst at GQR, you will receive mentorship and training to help you grow your skills and network for personal and professional development. We will look to you to be a leader, offering ideas and demonstrating to clients the knowledge and value that you bring to our team. Our Analysts also serve as mentors on our team, helping to guide and support the growth of our junior staff through direct mentorship and hands-on training.

GQR is committed to building a diverse team and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. You will be considered for employment regardless of race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.

Hours:

Standard hours in our DC office, Monday – Friday, 9am to 6pm. Additional hours and availability as needed

Please note that this is an in-office position, 5 days a week.

Travel Requirements:

Domestic travel as needed to observe and analyze focus groups

Special Equipment and/or Stipends:

Company issued laptop

Personal use cellphone stipend

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in relevant field (including, but not limited to, political science, public policy, international relations, statistics, math, business)
  • Three to five years experience with quantitative/qualitative political research, or experience with political campaigns is preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

1. Strong sense of integrity

2. Hardworking attitude

3. Strong communication & writing skills

4. Strong presentation skills

5. Flexibility to changing situations and needs, both internal and external

6. Self-starting; motivated to think critically and develop analytical skills

7. Ability to collaborate effectively with all levels of staff

8. Team-player mentality; ready and willing to pitch in to help your colleagues and our team succeed

9. Advanced knowledge in the design, development, and implementation of qualitative and quantitative research methods. Ability to provide strategic analysis of our research.

10. Knowledge of campaign structures and processes

11. Understanding of various mediums for campaign communications

Benefits

As a full-time employee, you will also be eligible for GQR's full suite of benefits, including:

· Medical, dental, and vision insurance for you and eligible dependents, percent of premium costs covered by GQR

· Basic life, accidental death and dismemberment, short-term, and long-term disability insurance, 100% of premium costs covered by GQR

· 401(k) retirement plan

· Paid vacation, sick, and personal leave time

GQR, a woman-owned and operated business, has used sophisticated polling and opinion research to help leading candidates, parties, government leaders, corporations, and advocacy groups across the United States and around the world for over four decades.

Interested parties should apply via the GQR Careers page at https://www.gqrr.com/careers. We apologize that we will only be able to respond to those applicants invited to interview.


GQR is committed to building a diverse team and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. You will be considered for employment regardless of race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.