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Associate, Polling & Analytics

The Hub Project

The Hub Project

Data Science
Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Friday, February 17, 2023
Launched in 2016, The Hub Project is a nonprofit effort comprising a growing team of communications, research, operations, and organizing experts who have extensive experience in campaign strategy, digital, and polling and analytics. We believe in a country where everyone has the opportunity to succeed in our economy and participate in our democracy, and we make that vision a reality by partnering with advocacy groups – bringing surge capacity and coordination to build innovative and effective campaigns.
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
We value diversity and inclusion and are committed to creating an environment where people from all backgrounds can participate, grow, and succeed in our organization. We believe we have a duty to use our power and privilege to contribute to transformational change to ensure our government is working for everyone and that all families have a fair shot.
Reports to: Associate Director, Polling & Analytics
Location: Washington, DC
Status: Full-time; Exempt
Salary Range: $49k - $55k
Postion Summary
The Associate, Polling & Analytics will provide support for a team of five researchers primarily associated with Navigator Research, a campaign incubated within The Hub Project that conducts a significant volume of quantitative and qualitative research designed to act as a consistent, flexible, responsive tool to inform policy debates for audiences including progressive advocates, elected leaders, and the press. We are looking someone who follows trends in political public opinion has experience supporting and operationalizing each phase of the research lifecycle, including requests for proposal, qualitative discussion guides, survey questionnaires, and final written and graphical presentations, reporting to and under the direction of the Associate Director, Polling & Analytics.

Essential Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Provide support in the creation of and conduct quality control on key deliverables, including questionnaires and discussion guides, written analyses, and memos and/or decks synthesizing key findings and insights.
  • Conduct data analysis and contribute to the drafting process of publicly facing documents that communicate findings from Navigator Research surveys.
  • Collaborate with Navigator communications and digital staff on the creation and review of key deliverables including press releases, op-eds, and digital content related to our public opinion research projects.
  • Maintain awareness of key public opinion trends and communicate them to internal teams regularly to inform campaign strategies and to help determine plans for future research.
  • Serve as a point of contact with both external consultants and partner organizations, including opportunities to present research findings.
  • Oversee the workflow of an intern on the Polling & Analytics team.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

About you:

  • You are committed to a just and inclusive economy that delivers opportunity and dignity to all Americans, and are passionate about strengthening American democracy.
  • You have experience working in 1-2 years working in survey research, data science, and/or analytics for a research supplier, market research organization, or media outlet.
  • You are familiar with all elements of the research lifecycle for survey research projects.
  • You have excellent writing and editing skills.
  • You’re extremely organized and pay close attention to detail with the ability to prioritize across multiple projects and deliver results under tight timelines in a fast-paced environment.
  • You’re familiar and comfortable adapting data into key findings and strategic recommendations.

In addition, it would be a bonus if:

  • You have experience with statistical software packages and/or programming skills, such as R, Python, SQL, SPSS, and/or STATA.
  • You have experience working with data visualization software, such as Tableau.
  • You have experience working with voter files, particularly TargetSmart or Catalist.
This position is included in a union-represented collective bargaining unit; specific employment terms and conditions are subject to labor-management negotiations and a potential Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Comprehensive benefits package that includes 100% employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance for employees (and their families). Employees are able to enroll in 401k retirement plan and are eligible for a 3% automatic contribution and up to a 3% employer match on 401k contributions. Employees are also eligible for pre-tax transportation benefits. Employees will receive 120 hours of vacation time, 80 hours of health leave, up to 2 days of casual leave, and 20 hours of volunteer leave annually. Employees will also receive 13 paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Employees are eligible for 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave after 90 days of employment.
Hiring Statement
The Hub is a project of New Venture Fund (NVF), a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. NVF is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. NVF’s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.
COVID-19 Safety Considerations and Vaccination Policy
To center the safety and well-being of its employees, The Hub requires that any employee must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees are expected to report to work in person; all individuals entering the Hub offices will be asked to produce vaccination documentation for entrance to the premises. Accommodations may be sought and approved in accordance with the law by contacting human resources at HR@newventurefund.org.
How to apply
To begin the application process, click "Apply For This Job." This announcement will remain posted until the position is filled. Please note that only those individuals whose qualifications match the current needs of this position will be considered applicants and will receive responses from The Hub. Thank you for your interest.