Survey Data Analyst
Change Research, a Public Benefit Company
Title: Survey Data Analyst
Status: Full-time, non-exempt
Location: Washington, DC
Salary: $65k-$115k annually, commensurate with experience; plus equity; health, dental, and vision insurance; flexible PTO plan and company holidays
You are committed to giving back to your community, fighting for what you believe in, and making impactful choices in your everyday life. You wish your career could reflect your commitment to civic engagement, but you’re not sure if there are really jobs that equally value social impact, tech innovation, and business success. There are.
In 2017, we figured out a new way to quickly, affordably, and accurately measure public opinion online. We use this technology to guide forward-thinking candidates and causes and create winning strategies with them.
Change Research is innovating to solve critically-important problems at the intersection of data, social science, and politics. And in doing this, we hope to make our democracy better.
Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is core to our values. We invite folks with different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer. Join us.
As a Change Research survey data analyst, you will be a Change pollster. Change Research employs a fast-paced, scientific approach to polling, and you will have the opportunity to ask questions in many different ways. This is an ideal position for someone who loves doing social science research, is well versed in technology, and wants to get their hands dirty in pursuit of a good cause.
Your work will include:
Conducting research on behalf of clients (forward-thinking candidates and causes).
Collecting data on political districts, candidates, and issues.
Using research to develop survey questionnaires, working closely with colleagues and clients.
Analyzing the results of polls, and preparing presentations and reports for clients guiding them on what the data shows.
Consulting with clients about how the data answers their questions.
Working with our data science and engineering teams to create best practices.
experienced in politics or social science and well versed in the language of data
rigorous in your attention to data details and analytical skills
proficient with Python and/or R and/or Excel and/or SQL
able to explain data and numbers in simple language
able to quickly understand technology-based problems with your innate savvy
enthusiastic and professional
startup-minded: you plug holes, get things done, and think of ways to improve systems
calm and collected in the face of deadlines
excited to be part of a team committed to making a difference in our country’s political climate
Compensation and work environment:
Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is core to our values. We invite folks with different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. Our workplace is both casual and professional, and we are committed to learning, fun, and excellence. We are an equal opportunity employer. This full-time position includes equity, health, dental and vision insurance, commuter benefits, flexible PTO, and company holidays.
How to apply:
Please send a cover letter in the email body, LinkedIn profile, and resume to with the subject line "[Your Name] / Survey Data Analyst." Let us know how you heard about us. No phone calls, please.