Research Associate

Government Executive Media Group LLC
Washington, DC
Jan 28, 2022
Jan 30, 2022
Analyst, Research
Full Time
About GovExecAs the market-leading information platform, for over fifty years GovExec has empowered the government ecosystem to engage and support government leaders as they work to achieve their missions across federal, defense, and state and local agencies. All powered by the largest and most sophisticated database in the public sector, GovExec's platform services are three-fold"A cents € data that informs, media that connects, and marketing services that activate. Reaching nearly three million government influencers each month, GovExec's brand and platform portfolio includes Government Executive, GovTribe, Nextgov, Public Sector 360, Government Contracting Institute, Government Marketing University, Defense One, Military Periscope, The Atlas for Cities, Route Fifty, City & State New York, City & State Pennsylvania, and a strategic investment in Power Almanac.Working at GovExecAt GovExec, we believe that a new era of work - particularly when, where, and how it gets done - has arrived. We are building a hybrid workplace that allows for greater freedom and flexibility while also fostering a collaborative culture, no matter where you are working. GovExec offers permanent remote work in 20+ states across the US, as well as the option to work out of one of our offices based in Washington DC, New York or San Diego.The TeamGov Exec's Research and Insights group, which includes the Government Business Council, Market Connections and Leading Brands, provides clients the services they need to make good business decisions, understand the public sector marketplace, and position themselves as knowledge leaders in the market. Comprised of survey research methodologists, high level executive interviewers, industry experts and many smart and curious researchers, the research group within GovExec works closely with clients to identify problems and challenges, gather and analyze information and summarize it in a form that is actionable.The RoleGovExec is seeking a Research Associate to join our growing Research & Insights Group. As Research Associate, you will be a critical player in market research operations, survey management, research logistics, data collection and analysis, and creation of research reports. In this role, you will be a detail oriented self starter that is excited by the prospect of market research and consulting with clients.Responsibilities:Assisting research managers and directors in managing all aspects of multiple accounts and research projects simultaneously.Assisting research managers and directors in questionnaire creation, survey management, data collection and analysis, creation of research reports and fulfillment of the logistical needs of the research function.Coordinating with and managing outside vendors (eg, panel providers, data tabulation, recruiting firms)Testing survey programmingManaging fielding of surveys to timely completion and data qualityAssisting with analysis and reporting tasks (eg, PowerPoint templates, online dashboards, comment coding)Ensuring the quality and accuracy of final report deliverables to clients (eg, proofing numbers, text, formatting)Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in marketing, business, statistics, research or a related field. Research experience is also a plus.Excellent analytical and problem solving skills. Must be a detail-oriented self-starter.Strong communication, decision-making and organizational skills.Strong project management skills to balance multiple projects simultaneously.Proficiency Microsoft Office, particularly Excel.Proficiency in SPSS a plus.Commitment to Shared ValuesGovExec recruits talent for four salient attributes or qualities:Soul of EntrepreneurshipCulture of InclusionForce of IdeasSpirit of GenerosityGovernment Executive Media Group, Inc. and its affiliates ("GovExec") are Equal Opportunity Employers. We do not discriminate against our applicants because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status protected by applicable law.

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