Greenberg Quinlan Rosner is one of the world's premier research and strategic consulting firms. We specialize in political polling and campaign strategy, helping political candidates, parties, advocacy groups, and ballot initiatives succeed across the United States and around the globe. GQR also supports some of the world's leading corporations and business executives in navigating changing global trends and improving their performance, reputation, and profitability.
Greenberg Quinlan Rosner is committed to providing exciting and rewarding career opportunities for highly talented, hardworking and politically-oriented individuals committed to progressive change.
At Greenberg Quinlan Rosner, exceptional people with diverse backgrounds have the opportunity to learn new skills, grow professionally and contribute to important projects. Our staff operate in one of the most challenging and fast-paced work environments outside of the White House, advising some of the world's outstanding leaders, campaigns, issue groups, and corporations.
Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research has an opening for an Analyst in our Washington, DC office. GQR is an internationally recognized survey research firm specializing in public opinion polls and focus groups. We work around the world for political campaigns and parties, public interest organizations and foundations as well as corporate crisis management and positioning. You can learn more about GQR at www.gqrr.com.
Responsibilities include: Act as analyst and project coordinator for clients – primarily domestic political candidates; assist company VPs and Principals in all aspects of survey research process including drafting questionnaires and focus group guidelines, coordinating internal research needs with field and programming departments, candidate and issue research, writing reports/ memos, presentation of findings, and proofing of documents and graphic presentations.
Candidate profile: Problem solver with a career interest in public opinion research; detail-oriented person with excellent oral and written communications skills; ability to work fast, accurately and creatively under tight timelines and high pressure; strong project management skills; self-motivated team player. Ideal candidate will have five to seven years experience with quantitative/qualitative political research, experience with political campaigns and/or an appropriate education background.
BASELINE REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL STAFF
Accuracy and Attention to Detail We pride ourselves on a long history of accurately predicting election dynamics and outcomes. We are committed to providing our clients with a top-quality product that is correct and complete. To ensure that our work is accurate, we place a premium on paying attention to every detail and showing concern for all aspects of the job, no matter how small.
Belief in Our Mission We are committed to progressive goals, ideas and leaders. We embrace diversity and believe in social justice for all.
Communication We clearly communicate information and seek out answers in a respectful, professional manner. In our fast-paced environment it is critical to keep others informed and engaged. Forging and maintaining positive relationships with colleagues and clients is essential.
Intellectual Curiosity We believe in always asking “why”. The desire to learn drives us to think more deeply and thoroughly on all issues. Our curiosity leads to the exploration and innovation that allows us to remain a leader in our field.
Strong Work Ethic We are dedicated to working hard and going the extra mile for our clients and our colleagues. This commitment comes from the internal motivation, initiative, intensity and energy that we bring to our individual roles. We do not shy away from difficult tasks; we dedicate ourselves to doing whatever it takes to get the job done well.
Teamwork We accomplish everything as a team. We rely on, and are accountable to, each other. Our level of responsibility and dedication to the team is unique and binds us in our common goals. This allegiance to the team means always being able to trust and count on our peers.
Greenberg Quinlan Rosner is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The Project Coordinator will have at least a basic understanding of the progressive movement, and a strong commitment to progressive politics, issue campaigns, and Democratic candidates. He or she will also have a firm understanding of domestic U.S. politics, excellent communication skills, an interest in learning new skills, political smarts, a “master-of-all-trades” ability to take on new roles, and a keen sense of discretion.
Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research offers competitive salaries and benefits along with a casual work environment. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research is an internationally recognized survey research firm specializing in public opinion polls and focus groups for political campaigns and parties, public interest organizations and foundations, as well as corporate crisis management and positioning. You can learn more about GQR at www.gqrr.com.
The Field Department coordinates, monitors, and supports the quantitative and qualitative research process both in the U.S. and internationally. The Field Intern will assist Research Associates with the fielding of research: coordinate the research schedule with vendors and analysts, manage daily communications with vendors, and monitor the overall quality and timeliness of vendor work. Additional duties include: running voterfile counts, list development, gathering population demographics, organizing initial vendor costs, and analyzing costs, research metrics and organization of project specifics.
The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree, some professional/internship experience, and be a proactive self-starter who works well within a tight-knit team. The candidate must be extremely well organized, and a creative thinker with a can-do attitude to go the extra mile. Ideally, the candidate would have market research or political campaign experience, VAN proficiency, statistical software experience (STATA or SPSS), advanced proficiency in Excel, and the ability to learn new skills/software. Spanish proficiency is a plus.
The successful candidate will possess excellent communication skills, the ability to manage many tasks simultaneously with superior prioritization skills, to work quickly, accurately and creatively under tight timelines and high pressure, with outstanding attention to detail.
Greenberg Quinlan Rosner has an opening for a paid internship in our Washington, DC office focusing on domestic political issues and corporate marketing. This internship will run from June through September and is 40 hours per week.
We are seeking a full-time intern with excellent research, communication and organizational skills. Interns gain an inside perspective on public opinion polling, learning what it is, how it works and how it's used in political campaigns; gain a better understanding of the importance of appropriate interpersonal skills, communication and teamwork; understand career path possibilities within the polling industry; and have an opportunity to work on a poll in some capacity.
Past office experience and ability to handle multiple tasks are necessities. Familiarity with MS Office required, and an interest in public opinion research/campaign management is greatly appreciated. Foreign language proficiency is a plus.