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EMC Research, Inc., is committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and a certified women-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.

OPENINGS AT EMC

National Polling and Market Research firm seeks Director, Strategy.

EMC Research, Inc. is a majority women-owned national full-service opinion research firm specializing in polling, focus groups, analytics and public opinion research consulting. Our mission is: to partner with our clients to solve problems through well-executed research conducted by curious and passionate strategists who explore opinion and behavior with empirical rigor; and to foster a collaborative environment for our employees to contribute, learn, and grow by valuing people above profits. Our clients include political campaigns, government agencies, corporations, nonprofits, transportation agencies, health care organizations, and others.

Director, Strategy

The Director has five or more years of professional experience working in public affairs, politics, public policy, advocacy, consulting, or market research, and 2-3 years of experience working in public opinion research. The successful applicant will serve as an internal project manager for qualitative and quantitative research projects. Responsibilities include client management, planning research design, drafting questionnaires, managing internal teams to collect and analyze data, drafting research reports, assisting with client presentations, and participating in business development and proposal writing. The Director will continue in their growth path in leadership and responsibility, and continue to gain skills in research design and analysis, client management, project management, and team building.

This full-time position provides a flexible schedule that includes some evening and weekend hours. The position is open to all applicants in the U.S.  EMC Research has offices in Columbus, OH; Irving, TX; Oakland, CA; Portland, OR; Seattle, WA; and Washington, D.C.  Temporarily during the pandemic, all operations are remote; and as a company we are still exploring what the future of our presence in specific office locations might look like.

Candidates for Director, Strategy should be passionate about providing quality opinion research to drive client decision making in public policy, social marketing, candidate and ballot issue campaigns, non-profit advocacy, corporate public affairs, and government. Applicants should have a mix of academic or professional experience in quantitative or qualitative research, campaigns, public policy, consulting, or client engagement. The position requires strong communication skills, interpersonal skills and self-motivation to manage workflow among internal and external (client) teams to meet project deadlines. Successful applicants will be excited about joining a people-first culture and able to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. EMC Research offers competitive salaries and generous benefits and a highly collaborative, casual and fun work environment.  Salary dependent on experience and geographic location; starting salary range is $60,000 to 80,000.

Minimum Qualifications:

-Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with strong quantitative skills, or 5+ years related work experience in politics, public policy, advocacy, consulting, or public opinion/ market research

-High level of attention to detail

-Strong analytical skills

-Deadline driven and able to produce high-quality work within short timelines

-Excellent written and verbal communication and analytical skills

-Proficient with Microsoft Office products, particularly Word, PowerPoint and Excel

-Basic knowledge of statistics and quantitative research

 

Additional Desired Skills and Experience:

-Foundation in research design and analysis

-Visualizing data for presentations, reports or promotional materials

-Political campaign or public policy experience

-Ability to travel up to 10% within the U.S. when travel is deemed safe

-Familiarity with statistical analysis, understanding descriptive statistics, understanding crosstabulations

EMC Research, Inc., is committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and a certified women-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.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter with the subject line “Director, Strategy position” to resume@emcresearch.com. We thank you for your interest, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted. No additional inquiries by email, phone, or in person please. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

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National Polling and Market Research firm seeks Senior Strategy Associate.

EMC Research, Inc. is a majority women-owned national full-service opinion research firm specializing in polling, focus groups, analytics and public opinion research consulting. Our mission is: to partner with our clients to solve problems through well-executed research conducted by curious and passionate strategists who explore opinion and behavior with empirical rigor; and to foster a collaborative environment for our employees to contribute, learn, and grow by valuing people above profits. Our clients include political campaigns, government agencies, corporations, nonprofits, transportation agencies, health care organizations, and others.

Senior Strategy Associate

The Senior Strategy Associate has three or more years of experience working (post college or graduate degree) in a field related to market research, political consulting, or public policy or advocacy.  The successful applicant will serve as an internal project manager for qualitative and quantitative research projects. Responsibilities include day- to-day client management, planning research design, drafting questionnaires, managing internal teams to collect and analyze data, drafting research reports, assisting with client presentations, and participating in business development and proposal writing. The Senior Strategy Associate will gain skills in research design and analysis, client management, project management, and team leadership on a path to grow in responsibility.

This full-time position provides a flexible schedule that includes some evening and weekend hours. The position is open to all applicants in the U.S.  EMC Research has offices in Columbus, OH; Irving, TX; Oakland, CA; Portland, OR; Seattle, WA; and Washington, D.C.  Temporarily during the pandemic, all operations are remote; and as a company we are still exploring what the future of our presence in specific office locations might look like.

Candidates for Senior Strategy Associate should be passionate about providing quality opinion research to drive client decision making in public policy, social marketing, candidate and ballot issue campaigns, non-profit advocacy, corporate public affairs, and government. Applicants should have a mix of academic or professional experience in quantitative or qualitative research, campaigns, public policy, consulting, or client engagement. The position requires strong communication skills, interpersonal skills and self-motivation to manage workflow among internal and external (client) teams to meet project deadlines. Successful applicants will be excited about joining a people-first culture and able to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. EMC Research offers competitive salaries and generous benefits and a highly collaborative, casual and fun work environment.  Salary dependent on experience and geographic location; starting salary range is $54,000 – $65,000.

Minimum Qualifications:

-Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with strong quantitative skills, or 3+ years related work experience in politics, public policy, advocacy, consulting, or public opinion/ market research

-High level of attention to detail

-Strong analytical skills

-Deadline driven and able to produce high-quality work within short timelines

-Excellent written and verbal communication and analytical skills

-Proficient with Microsoft Office products, particularly Word, PowerPoint and Excel

-Basic knowledge of statistics and quantitative research

Additional Desired Skills and Experience:

-Foundation in research design and analysis

-Visualizing data for presentations, reports or promotional materials

-Political campaign or public policy experience

-Ability to travel up to 10% within the U.S. when travel is deemed safe

-Familiarity with statistical analysis, understanding descriptive statistics, understanding crosstabulations

EMC Research, Inc., is committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and a certified women-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.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter with the subject line “Senior Strategy Associate position” to resume@emcresearch.com. We thank you for your interest, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted. No additional inquiries by email, phone, or in person please. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

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National Polling and Market Research firm seeks Data Associate.

EMC Research, Inc. is a majority women-owned national full-service opinion research firm specializing in polling, focus groups, analytics and public opinion research consulting. Our mission is: to partner with our clients to solve problems through well-executed research conducted by curious and passionate strategists who explore opinion and behavior with empirical rigor; and to foster a collaborative environment for our employees to contribute, learn, and grow by valuing people above profits. Our clients include political campaigns, government agencies, corporations, nonprofits, transportation agencies, health care organizations, and others.

Data Associate

We are currently seeking Data Associates, an entry level role that assists with data processing, analysis and reporting for quantitative market research projects. The Data Associate will work with hundreds of primary datasets and learn statistical processes in R. Responsibilities include using R to clean, process and troubleshoot data sets during data collection; as well as analyze data and produce data reports and deliverables. Additional tasks will include quality control checks of research products and assisting with mapping and data visualization.

This full-time hourly position provides a flexible schedule that includes some evening and weekend hours. The position is open to all applicants in the U.S.  EMC Research has offices in Columbus, OH; Irving, TX; Oakland, CA; Portland, OR; Seattle, WA; and Washington, D.C.   Temporarily during the pandemic, all operations are remote; and as a company we are still exploring what the future of our presence in specific office locations might look like.

This entry level position requires a self-motivated, data-focused problem solver who is interested in social behavior, public opinion and politics, and can thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. EMC Research offers competitive salaries and generous benefits, overtime pay for hourly positions when required, and a highly collaborative, casual and fun work environment.  Salary dependent on experience and geographic location; starting hourly rate is $21 – $25/hour.

Minimum Qualifications:

-Bachelor’s degree with strong quantitative skills or 2-3 years related experience and/or training

-High level of attention to detail

-Deadline driven and able to produce high-quality work within short timelines

-Experience using statistical software for data management and data analysis, including R, SPSS, SAS, Stata, or Python

-Excellent written and verbal communication

-Proficient with Microsoft Office products, particularly Word, PowerPoint and Excel

-Basic knowledge of statistics and quantitative research

Additional Desired Skills and Experience:

-Foundation in research design and analysis

-Experience with survey data

-Visualizing data for presentations or reports

-Knowledge or experience with multivariate regression, distributions, sampling, probability, correlation, significance, or weighting

-Interest in public policy, politics, campaigns or non-profit advocacy

EMC Research, Inc., is committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and a certified women-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.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter with the subject line “Data Associate position” to resume@emcresearch.com. We thank you for your interest, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted. No additional inquiries by email, phone, or in person please. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

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National Polling and Market Research firm seeks Strategy Associate.

EMC Research, Inc. is a majority women-owned national full-service opinion research firm specializing in polling, focus groups, analytics and public opinion research consulting. Our mission is: to partner with our clients to solve problems through well-executed research conducted by curious and passionate strategists who explore opinion and behavior with empirical rigor; and to foster a collaborative environment for our employees to contribute, learn, and grow by valuing people above profits. Our clients include political campaigns, government agencies, corporations, nonprofits, transportation agencies, health care organizations, and others.

Strategy Associate

We are currently seeking Strategy Associates, an entry level role that assists with research design, analysis and reporting results for quantitative and qualitative research projects. Responsibilities include assisting with questionnaire design, data collection planning, proposal development, research report drafting and editing, as well as proofreading and other quality assurance protocols.

This full-time hourly position provides a flexible schedule that includes some evening and weekend hours. The position is open to all applicants in the U.S.  EMC Research has offices in Columbus, OH; Irving, TX; Oakland, CA; Portland, OR; Seattle, WA; and Washington, D.C.  Temporarily during the pandemic, all operations are remote; and as a company we are still exploring what the future of our presence in specific office locations might look like.

This entry level position requires a self-motivated, data-focused problem solver who is interested in social behavior, public opinion and politics, and can thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. EMC Research offers competitive salaries and generous benefits, overtime pay for hourly positions when required, and a highly collaborative, casual and fun work environment.  Salary dependent on experience and geographic location; starting hourly rate is $21 – $25/hour.

Minimum Qualifications:

-Bachelor’s degree or 2-3 years related experience and/or training

-High level of attention to detail

-Deadline driven and able to produce high-quality work within short timelines

-Excellent written and verbal communication and analytical skills

-Proficient with Microsoft Office products, particularly Word, PowerPoint and Excel

-Interest in public policy, politics, campaigns or non-profit advocacy

-Basic knowledge of statistics and quantitative research

 

Additional Desired Skills and Experience:

-Foundation in research design and analysis

-Visualizing data for presentations, reports or promotional materials

-Political campaign or public policy experience

-Ability to travel up to 10% within the U.S. when travel is deemed safe

EMC Research, Inc., is committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and a certified women-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.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter with the subject line “Strategy Associate position” to resume@emcresearch.com. We thank you for your interest, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted. No additional inquiries by email, phone, or in person please. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

APPLY

 

National Polling and Market Research firm seeks Analytics Associate.

 EMC Research, Inc. is a majority women-owned national full-service opinion research firm specializing in polling, focus groups, analytics and public opinion research consulting. Our mission is: to partner with our clients to solve problems through well-executed research conducted by curious and passionate strategists who explore opinion and behavior with empirical rigor; and to foster a collaborative environment for our employees to contribute, learn, and grow by valuing people above profits. Our clients include political campaigns, government agencies, corporations, nonprofits, transportation agencies, health care organizations, and others.

 Analytics Associate

We are currently seeking an Analytics Associate to perform predictive modeling and machine learning analyses, as well as other advanced statistical analyses in support of quantitative research projects. The Analytics Associate will use R to clean, mine, and assess large datasets in order to apply machine learning and other data science techniques, create static and dynamic visualizations of data, and perform other analyses as needed to answer pertinent research questions.

This full-time hourly position provides a flexible schedule that includes some evening and weekend hours. The position is open to all applicants in the U.S.  EMC Research has offices in Columbus, OH; Irving, TX; Oakland, CA; Portland, OR; Seattle, WA; and Washington, D.C.  Temporarily during the pandemic, all operations are remote; and as a company we are still exploring what the future of our presence in specific office locations might look like.

The position requires a strong statistical and coding background, experience using and deploying machine learning models, and a desire to experiment with new technologies and data collection approaches. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, inquisitive, data-focused problem solver who is interested in social behavior, public opinion and public policy; is comfortable communicating in a team environment; and can thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. EMC Research offers competitive salaries and generous benefits, overtime pay for hourly positions when required, and a highly collaborative, casual and fun work environment. Salary dependent on experience and geographic location; starting hourly rate is $23 – $28.

 Minimum Qualifications:

-Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in a quantitative field; or 3-4 years experience in quantitative role

-Experience managing and cleaning data, solving analytical problems, and answering research questions using a programming language such as R or Python

-Experience building, validating, and applying machine learning methods to real world problems and the ability to articulate strengths, weakness, and differences between different models and paradigms

-Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts and experience with their applications

-Excellent written and verbal communication skills; comfortable articulating insights from data

-High level of attention to detail, self-motivated, proactive, and willingness to learn

-Eagerness to wear multiple hats and lend a hand to your colleagues

-Ability to work without direct supervision and operate in a team structure

-A desire to work with survey, voter, and commercial data and work in the public opinion research field

Additional Desired Qualifications: Successful applicants will have additional strengths in some of the following.

-Strong data visualization, data wrangling, and/or data mining skills using R

-Experience using SQL

-Familiarity with R Markdown, LaTeX, and/or Jupyter

-Experience using GIS software, including ArcMap and/or QGIS

-Experience building and maintaining web applications, namely R Shiny dashboards

-Familiarity with distributed data/computing software, such as Apache Spark and Hadoop

-Prior exposure to AWS and/or Azure

-Experience with web scraping and/or using APIs

-Familiarity with natural language processing

EMC Research, Inc., is committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and a certified women-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.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter with the subject line “Analytics Associate position” to resume@emcresearch.com. We thank you for your interest, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted. No additional inquiries by email, phone, or in person please. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

 

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National Polling and Market Research firm seeks Field Specialist.

EMC Research, Inc. is a majority women-owned national full-service opinion research firm specializing in polling, focus groups, analytics and public opinion research consulting. Our mission is: to partner with our clients to solve problems through well-executed research conducted by curious and passionate strategists who explore opinion and behavior with empirical rigor; and to foster a collaborative environment for our employees to contribute, learn, and grow by valuing people above profits. Our clients include political campaigns, government agencies, corporations, nonprofits, transportation agencies, health care organizations, and others.

Field Specialist

We are currently seeking a Field Specialist, an entry level role that helps manage data collection for market and opinion research. In this detail-focused role supporting qualitative and quantitative research projects, your efforts will ensure projects are properly timed and executed to meet unequivocal deadlines. We will depend on you to help manage telephone surveys, web surveys, intercept surveys and focus group studies to ensure appropriate research data is collected for analysis.

Duties include but are not limited to:

-Assist with quality control for telephone surveys and online surveys

-Oversee vendor performance by monitoring telephone interviews

-Program online survey questionnaires in Qualtrics

-Proofread and test survey questionnaire programming in Qualtrics and Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing (CATI) systems

-Use online interfaces to create demographic reports on survey populations

-Use tools including Excel and R to clean survey respondent lists and prepare them for data collection

-Communicate effectively with vendors and internal teams.

This full-time hourly position provides a flexible schedule that includes some evening and weekend hours. The position is open to all applicants in the U.S.  EMC Research has offices in Columbus, OH; Irving, TX; Oakland, CA; Portland, OR; Seattle, WA; and Washington, D.C.   Temporarily during the pandemic, all operations are remote; and as a company we are still exploring what the future of our presence in specific office locations might look like.

This entry level position requires a self-motivated, data-focused problem solver who is interested in social behavior, public opinion and politics, and can thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. EMC Research offers competitive salaries and generous benefits, overtime pay for hourly positions when required, and a highly collaborative, casual and fun work environment.  Salary dependent on experience and geographic location; starting hourly rate is $18 – $22/hour.

Minimum Qualifications:

-Associate’s degree, Bachelor’s degree or 1 to 3 years related experience and/or training

-High level of attention to detail

-Deadline driven and able to produce high-quality work within short timelines

-Excellent computer skills, including 1-2 years of experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and database management tools, and the ability to learn new programs easily and effectively

-Effectively manages own time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently

-Critical thinker and problem solver

-Interest in public policy, politics, campaigns or non-profit advocacy

EMC Research, Inc., is committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and a certified women-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.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter with the subject line “Field Specialist position” to resume@emcresearch.com. We thank you for your interest, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted. No additional inquiries by email, phone, or in person please. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

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EXCELLENCE

We are committed to providing the highest quality scientific research, analysis, and strategic advice to meet every client’s needs.

PARTNERSHIP

We take on our clients’ goals as our own and earn their trust, so they look forward to partnering with us again and again to drive positive change in our communities.

INNOVATION

We never stop learning and innovating. We continually review and improve internal processes and face new market challenges and opportunities head on.

COLLABORATION

We work hard, and we work together, sharing projects across regions and disciplines. Every employee shares in EMC's success, has a voice in the direction of the company, and has the opportunity to grow.

RESPECT

We maintain a positive, welcoming, and diverse workplace. We respect and value the contributions of every employee and support their ability to have a quality personal life outside of work.

OUR MISSION


To partner with our clients to solve problems through well-executed research conducted by curious and passionate strategists who explore opinion and behavior with empirical rigor. To foster a collaborative environment for our employees to contribute, learn, and grow by valuing people above profits.

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