GQR is looking for someone who has political data experience and is intellectually curious, constantly asking what drives voters to support progressive candidates and issues. The ideal candidate has serious data and analytics skills with survey and voter file data and isn’t afraid to dig deep to answer difficult questions. They are uniquely equipped to translate their findings into visualizations and short write ups that are easy to understand by a non-technical or analytic audience. They are comfortable working in databases with multiple types of data, and thrive working in a team environment. This position requires a keen analytical mind, attention to detail, and topnotch organizational skills.
The Director of Analytics has three main functions:
- Serve as a lead analyst on a large survey database to provide cutting edge insights to clients to help progressives win. In this capacity they also write marketing proposals with principals, set research specifications, lead data analysis, write reports and present the findings to the clients.
- Serve as a resident statistician expert for the entire firm. The Director of Analytics will train junior staff on methods of and statistical data analysis. They will also inform staff on recent trends in analytics in order to stay current.
- Help develop new products, as needed, to meet client needs.
- This position requires a unique combination of training in survey research, survey methodology, statistical methods and political experiences.