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It’s a passion.

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 $67,000 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 click on the following link which will direct you to our Applicant Tracking System:

https://emcresearch.applytojob.com/apply/bYzpBpXbM1/Director-Strategy

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.

 

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 $55,000 – $68,000.

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 click on the following link which will direct you to our Applicant Tracking System:

https://emcresearch.applytojob.com/apply/2heR26ukZG/Senior-Strategy-Associate

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.

 

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 $22 – $28/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 click on the following link which will direct you to our Applicant Tracking System:

https://emcresearch.applytojob.com/apply/Eg3VEKohul/Strategy-Associate

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.

 

National Polling and Market Research firm seeks Business Development 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.

Business Development Associate

We are currently seeking applicants for the role of Business Development Associate, who serves to coordinate the company’s business development initiatives and marketing efforts. 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; Oakland, CA; 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 Business Development Associate should be enthusiastic about the company’s efforts to provide 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.

This new position at EMC requires an applicant who is extremely organized, can write effectively on a variety of topics, is adept at editing, and has experience creating proposals on a variety of topics.

The position requires strong communication skills, interpersonal skills, and self-motivation to manage workflow in order to meet internal and external 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.

Duties include but are not limited to:

Proposals:

Improving the Proposals Process

Marketing:

 Minimum Qualifications:

-Bachelor’s degree and 1 to 3 years related work experience in marketing, proposal development, grant writing or responding to RFPs/RFQs/RFIs

-Excellent written and verbal communication skills

-High level of attention to detail

-Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage complex projects with many components

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

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

Additional Desired Skills and Experience:

-An interest in politics, public policy, advocacy, consulting, or public opinion/ market research

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

-Basic graphic design experience is a plus.

-Knowledge of social media and online promotional efforts/SEO knowledge

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 click on the following link which will direct you to our Applicant Tracking System. In addition to a resume and cover letter, please be prepared to submit a writing/proposal sample and take an assessment that is representative of some of the tasks completed by someone in this position.

https://emcresearch.applytojob.com/apply/CVngFwaeum/Business-Development-Associate

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.

 

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 $19 – $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 click on the following link which will direct you to our Applicant Tracking System.

https://emcresearch.applytojob.com/apply/IczJowd6Mh/Field-Specialist

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.

 

OUR VALUES

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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