Job Opportunity – Research Field Director

Field Director, RESEARCH

The Glover Park Group (GPG), a leading strategic communications and government relations firm, is seeking a Field Director for

its growing Research Division in the company’s Washington, DC office. The Research Division plans and executes opinion research and digital analytics projects designed to inform public affairs campaigns, branding and message development, and corporate strategy. This person will work closely with senior staff to manage multiple aspects of both opinion and digital research projects.

Responsibilities

·

Coordinate

multiple projects under tight deadlines with efficient delegation to a team and use of internal resources

· Schedule

research between research staff and field vendors

· Manage

vendor relationships and oversee vendor pricing requests and billing

·

Develop

turnout models used for setting quotas and monitor progress during data collection

· Oversee

survey programming, testing, and data delivery for all quantitative research

· Oversee

all qualitative research scheduling, recruiting, and back-end data input

·

Follow and report on new industry trends and best practices for the department

·

Support new business initiatives to include research, proposal development and client presentations

·

Work across practice groups and develop relationships with senior staff, peers, and junior members of the Research Division

Qualifications

·

At least 4 years experience in the public opinion/market research field

·

Advanced degree in Statistics or Opinion Research preferred but not required

·

Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills

·

Extremely organized, detailed-oriented and collaborative, but able to work independently in a fast-paced environment

·

Solid knowledge of MS Office Suite, especially Excel

·

Experience with SPSS, STATA or other statistical analysis software

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Familiarity or expertise with social and digital analytic tools and analysis

·

Ability to adapt to new conditions, assignments and deadlines and apply appropriate judgment

·

Strong team player with initiative, resourcefulness and desire to work hard

·

Ability

to meet aggressive deadlines without sacrificing product quality

To apply, please submit a cover letter, résumé to hr. Please reference “Field Director” in the subject line of your email. You can also mail your cover letter and résumé to Human Resources, The Glover Park Group, 1025 F Street, NW, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20004.

GPG is an equal opportunity employer and seeks qualified candidates regardless of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, national origin or age.

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