Political Polling Research Associate

Hart Research Associates | On-site| Remote Possible 

Date Posted

11/30/22

Job Role

Organization Type

Location

On-site, Remote Possible

District of Columbia (DC)

Salary Range

$41,000-$60,000

How to Apply

Political Polling Research Associate

Hart Research Associates | On-site| Remote Possible 

Position Summary

ABOUT US:  

Hart Research, one of the nation’s leading public opinion research firms specializing in polling for Democrats and progressive causes, is a dynamic place to work and offers a terrific training ground for those interested in a career in polling, politics, public affairs, public relations or the media.   At Hart Research we are keenly aware of how critical it is that every voice is heard and every opinion counted.  Just like in our research, we strive to include diverse perspectives on our staff and maintain a workplace of shared respect and admiration for our different life experiences because we know that enriches our office culture and enhances the quality of our work. Learn more:  www.hartresearch.com.

ABOUT THE JOB:

The Political Research Associate position will provide meaningful technical and administrative support to our chief political pollster.  In this position, you will be involved in some of the most exciting and important political campaigns, work on projects for Democratic candidates at the national and local level, and gain training in the fundamentals of public opinion research.   This is an entry-level position and offers excellent opportunities for professional growth.  

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Provide support to the chief political pollster  
  • Project management: Coordinate with internal departments and outside vendors to ensure projects are successful and finish on time, including problem-solving challenges to keep projects on track. 
  • Conduct quality control checks on quantitative and qualitative data to ensuring the quality and accuracy of final deliverables 
  • Prepare data tables; help synthesize findings from quantitative and qualitative research 
  • Conduct background research on candidates/campaigns 
  • Prepare first drafts of initial interview scripts for screening focus group, in-depth interviews, and online discussion board participants 
  • Program surveys (training provided) and test survey programming 
  • Create graphs showcasing the research findings using data vis software 
  • Proof and input data in memos, charts, graphs and PowerPoint decks 
  • Monitor and take notes for client conference calls and focus groups 
  • Monitor sample quotas with outside phone banks and online survey  
  • Work on specialized research projects as requested 

All positions at Hart Research Associates may be asked to provide support and assistance outside of their core job function.  Executing additional duties as requested is a core requirement of every job. 

ABOUT YOU:  

You are a “political junkie” and have knack for numbers.  You who thrives in a busy environment, when doing work that matters and you bring the following:

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree or Associates Degree + relevant work experience 
  • Eager to learn 
  • Keen eye for detail and excellent time-management/organizational skills 
  • Strong interpersonal, writing and communication skills Strong math skills and experience working with data   

  • A good listener and thoughtful reader; able to take clear, thorough notes

  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word

  • Able to work weekends/evenings

  • A couple of things that will put your application ahead of other candidates:
  • Coursework in computer programming or data analytics 
  • Experience working on political campaign 
  • Working knowledge of statistical software packages (R, SPSS)  
 

The environmental factors and/or physical requirements of this position include the following: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to go up and down multiple flights of stairs, and the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) medium weights of up to 20 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and ability to use a keyboard. The employee frequently is required to be in one position for long periods of screen use, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear both in person and over devices.  The employee interacts in close spaces and frequently with other workers, vendors, and clients.  The position works in an office environment with artificial light and air. 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Hart Research, is committed to maintaining a diverse and welcoming workplace and is proud to be a certified minority-owned business. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including people of color, women, LGBTQIA+ individuals, immigrants, veterans and persons with disabilities. If you are unsure if you meet the qualifications for this role but are still interested, you are encouraged to apply.

Date Posted

11/30/22

Job Role

Location

On-site, Remote Possible

Salary

How to Apply

Position Summary

ABOUT US:  

Hart Research, one of the nation’s leading public opinion research firms specializing in polling for Democrats and progressive causes, is a dynamic place to work and offers a terrific training ground for those interested in a career in polling, politics, public affairs, public relations or the media.   At Hart Research we are keenly aware of how critical it is that every voice is heard and every opinion counted.  Just like in our research, we strive to include diverse perspectives on our staff and maintain a workplace of shared respect and admiration for our different life experiences because we know that enriches our office culture and enhances the quality of our work. Learn more:  www.hartresearch.com.

ABOUT THE JOB:

The Political Research Associate position will provide meaningful technical and administrative support to our chief political pollster.  In this position, you will be involved in some of the most exciting and important political campaigns, work on projects for Democratic candidates at the national and local level, and gain training in the fundamentals of public opinion research.   This is an entry-level position and offers excellent opportunities for professional growth.  

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Provide support to the chief political pollster  
  • Project management: Coordinate with internal departments and outside vendors to ensure projects are successful and finish on time, including problem-solving challenges to keep projects on track. 
  • Conduct quality control checks on quantitative and qualitative data to ensuring the quality and accuracy of final deliverables 
  • Prepare data tables; help synthesize findings from quantitative and qualitative research 
  • Conduct background research on candidates/campaigns 
  • Prepare first drafts of initial interview scripts for screening focus group, in-depth interviews, and online discussion board participants 
  • Program surveys (training provided) and test survey programming 
  • Create graphs showcasing the research findings using data vis software 
  • Proof and input data in memos, charts, graphs and PowerPoint decks 
  • Monitor and take notes for client conference calls and focus groups 
  • Monitor sample quotas with outside phone banks and online survey  
  • Work on specialized research projects as requested 

All positions at Hart Research Associates may be asked to provide support and assistance outside of their core job function.  Executing additional duties as requested is a core requirement of every job. 

ABOUT YOU:  

You are a “political junkie” and have knack for numbers.  You who thrives in a busy environment, when doing work that matters and you bring the following:

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree or Associates Degree + relevant work experience 
  • Eager to learn 
  • Keen eye for detail and excellent time-management/organizational skills 
  • Strong interpersonal, writing and communication skills Strong math skills and experience working with data   

  • A good listener and thoughtful reader; able to take clear, thorough notes

  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word

  • Able to work weekends/evenings

  • A couple of things that will put your application ahead of other candidates:
  • Coursework in computer programming or data analytics 
  • Experience working on political campaign 
  • Working knowledge of statistical software packages (R, SPSS)  
 

The environmental factors and/or physical requirements of this position include the following: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to go up and down multiple flights of stairs, and the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) medium weights of up to 20 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and ability to use a keyboard. The employee frequently is required to be in one position for long periods of screen use, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear both in person and over devices.  The employee interacts in close spaces and frequently with other workers, vendors, and clients.  The position works in an office environment with artificial light and air. 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Hart Research, is committed to maintaining a diverse and welcoming workplace and is proud to be a certified minority-owned business. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including people of color, women, LGBTQIA+ individuals, immigrants, veterans and persons with disabilities. If you are unsure if you meet the qualifications for this role but are still interested, you are encouraged to apply.

Date Posted

11/30/22

Job Role

Location

On-site, Remote Possible

Salary

How to Apply

Political Polling Research Associate

Hart Research Associates | On-site, Remote Possible |

Position Summary

ABOUT US:  

Hart Research, one of the nation’s leading public opinion research firms specializing in polling for Democrats and progressive causes, is a dynamic place to work and offers a terrific training ground for those interested in a career in polling, politics, public affairs, public relations or the media.   At Hart Research we are keenly aware of how critical it is that every voice is heard and every opinion counted.  Just like in our research, we strive to include diverse perspectives on our staff and maintain a workplace of shared respect and admiration for our different life experiences because we know that enriches our office culture and enhances the quality of our work. Learn more:  www.hartresearch.com.

ABOUT THE JOB:

The Political Research Associate position will provide meaningful technical and administrative support to our chief political pollster.  In this position, you will be involved in some of the most exciting and important political campaigns, work on projects for Democratic candidates at the national and local level, and gain training in the fundamentals of public opinion research.   This is an entry-level position and offers excellent opportunities for professional growth.  

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Provide support to the chief political pollster  
  • Project management: Coordinate with internal departments and outside vendors to ensure projects are successful and finish on time, including problem-solving challenges to keep projects on track. 
  • Conduct quality control checks on quantitative and qualitative data to ensuring the quality and accuracy of final deliverables 
  • Prepare data tables; help synthesize findings from quantitative and qualitative research 
  • Conduct background research on candidates/campaigns 
  • Prepare first drafts of initial interview scripts for screening focus group, in-depth interviews, and online discussion board participants 
  • Program surveys (training provided) and test survey programming 
  • Create graphs showcasing the research findings using data vis software 
  • Proof and input data in memos, charts, graphs and PowerPoint decks 
  • Monitor and take notes for client conference calls and focus groups 
  • Monitor sample quotas with outside phone banks and online survey  
  • Work on specialized research projects as requested 

All positions at Hart Research Associates may be asked to provide support and assistance outside of their core job function.  Executing additional duties as requested is a core requirement of every job. 

ABOUT YOU:  

You are a “political junkie” and have knack for numbers.  You who thrives in a busy environment, when doing work that matters and you bring the following:

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree or Associates Degree + relevant work experience 
  • Eager to learn 
  • Keen eye for detail and excellent time-management/organizational skills 
  • Strong interpersonal, writing and communication skills Strong math skills and experience working with data   

  • A good listener and thoughtful reader; able to take clear, thorough notes

  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word

  • Able to work weekends/evenings

  • A couple of things that will put your application ahead of other candidates:
  • Coursework in computer programming or data analytics 
  • Experience working on political campaign 
  • Working knowledge of statistical software packages (R, SPSS)  
 

The environmental factors and/or physical requirements of this position include the following: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to go up and down multiple flights of stairs, and the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) medium weights of up to 20 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and ability to use a keyboard. The employee frequently is required to be in one position for long periods of screen use, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear both in person and over devices.  The employee interacts in close spaces and frequently with other workers, vendors, and clients.  The position works in an office environment with artificial light and air. 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Hart Research, is committed to maintaining a diverse and welcoming workplace and is proud to be a certified minority-owned business. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including people of color, women, LGBTQIA+ individuals, immigrants, veterans and persons with disabilities. If you are unsure if you meet the qualifications for this role but are still interested, you are encouraged to apply.

Date Posted

11/30/22

Job Role

Location

On-site, Remote Possible

Salary

How to Apply

Political Polling Research Associate

Hart Research Associates | On-site, Remote Possible |

Position Summary

ABOUT US:  

Hart Research, one of the nation’s leading public opinion research firms specializing in polling for Democrats and progressive causes, is a dynamic place to work and offers a terrific training ground for those interested in a career in polling, politics, public affairs, public relations or the media.   At Hart Research we are keenly aware of how critical it is that every voice is heard and every opinion counted.  Just like in our research, we strive to include diverse perspectives on our staff and maintain a workplace of shared respect and admiration for our different life experiences because we know that enriches our office culture and enhances the quality of our work. Learn more:  www.hartresearch.com.

ABOUT THE JOB:

The Political Research Associate position will provide meaningful technical and administrative support to our chief political pollster.  In this position, you will be involved in some of the most exciting and important political campaigns, work on projects for Democratic candidates at the national and local level, and gain training in the fundamentals of public opinion research.   This is an entry-level position and offers excellent opportunities for professional growth.  

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Provide support to the chief political pollster  
  • Project management: Coordinate with internal departments and outside vendors to ensure projects are successful and finish on time, including problem-solving challenges to keep projects on track. 
  • Conduct quality control checks on quantitative and qualitative data to ensuring the quality and accuracy of final deliverables 
  • Prepare data tables; help synthesize findings from quantitative and qualitative research 
  • Conduct background research on candidates/campaigns 
  • Prepare first drafts of initial interview scripts for screening focus group, in-depth interviews, and online discussion board participants 
  • Program surveys (training provided) and test survey programming 
  • Create graphs showcasing the research findings using data vis software 
  • Proof and input data in memos, charts, graphs and PowerPoint decks 
  • Monitor and take notes for client conference calls and focus groups 
  • Monitor sample quotas with outside phone banks and online survey  
  • Work on specialized research projects as requested 

All positions at Hart Research Associates may be asked to provide support and assistance outside of their core job function.  Executing additional duties as requested is a core requirement of every job. 

ABOUT YOU:  

You are a “political junkie” and have knack for numbers.  You who thrives in a busy environment, when doing work that matters and you bring the following:

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree or Associates Degree + relevant work experience 
  • Eager to learn 
  • Keen eye for detail and excellent time-management/organizational skills 
  • Strong interpersonal, writing and communication skills Strong math skills and experience working with data   

  • A good listener and thoughtful reader; able to take clear, thorough notes

  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word

  • Able to work weekends/evenings

  • A couple of things that will put your application ahead of other candidates:
  • Coursework in computer programming or data analytics 
  • Experience working on political campaign 
  • Working knowledge of statistical software packages (R, SPSS)  
 

The environmental factors and/or physical requirements of this position include the following: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to go up and down multiple flights of stairs, and the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) medium weights of up to 20 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and ability to use a keyboard. The employee frequently is required to be in one position for long periods of screen use, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear both in person and over devices.  The employee interacts in close spaces and frequently with other workers, vendors, and clients.  The position works in an office environment with artificial light and air. 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Hart Research, is committed to maintaining a diverse and welcoming workplace and is proud to be a certified minority-owned business. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including people of color, women, LGBTQIA+ individuals, immigrants, veterans and persons with disabilities. If you are unsure if you meet the qualifications for this role but are still interested, you are encouraged to apply.

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