Polling isn’t dead. But firms who continue to do things the same old way will soon be.
We’re looking for a Director of Survey Research to play a key role on our Insights team
and help drive our approach + processes around modern survey research.
In this role, you’ll ensure that our clients – from Fortune 100 companies to
Presidential campaigns — are prepared for what’s next. And the only way to do that
is with accurate opinion data. Your goal is to empower our teams to figure out what
people think – and do so as accurately, quickly, and efficiently as possible.
The ideal candidate has deep experience with multiple forms of survey recruitment
from phones to online panels to digital ads – and consistently recalibrates a data-driven
perspective about the tradeoffs of each mode. Working in close partnership
with our Messaging & Measurement group, you will play a role as a thinker, doer, and
teacher – exploring the latest in Research Tech, defining best practices, and leading
by example in efficient & accurate data processing + analysis.
The role is with a digital marketing & communications agency that specializes in public affairs, corporate reputation, and social impact. They deliver integrated communications and advertising campaigns to corporate brands, social causes and political candidates – from strategy to message to media relations to marketing.
This role can be based in any of their office locations: Washington DC, San Francisco, Chicago or New York.
Primary responsibilities include:
processing on behalf of leading corporations, causes, and political campaigns
quality control practices
representativeness, reach, speed, and cost
Desired Skills And Experience
You think in first principles and are able to spot a discrepancy in a data set from a
articulate a plan to scale and systematize it across a team.
sampling, statistics, and data visualization. Experience with both political and
corporate polling strongly preferred.
proficiency strongly preferred.