Atlantic Media

Polling and Research Strategist

Atlantic Media Strategies - Washington, DC - Full Time

About Atlantic Media Strategies
Atlantic Media Strategies (AMS) is The Atlantic’s fast-growing content consultancy digital agency. We bring the savvy of a world-renowned media company to Fortune 500 companies, public policy institutions, fast-growing start-ups, and other media brands.  Our team of strategists, editors, writers, designers, developers, and marketers work together to create smart, substantive experiences and helps leading brands engage their audiences and move their organizations and ideas forward.
                    
Details about this role are below, but please note that this is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities. Over time, this role may change and grow depending on the needs of the organization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and manage qualitative and quantitative research, including online and in-person focus groups, audience segmentation, and development of audience personas/typologies.
  • Manage client and business development relationships related to research.
  • Familiarity with leading research methodologies, including social media measurement, and leading research vendors.
  • Synthesize and analyze qualitative and quantitative data and communicate findings to non-research audiences.
  • Serve as internal resource, advising colleagues at Atlantic Media Strategies and The Atlantic on research design, research insights opinion, and evaluation.
  • Support development of research frameworks and tools for both Atlantic Media Strategies clients and The Atlantic.
  • Collaborate with and support internal teams (Editorial, Product, Strategy, Marketing, Business Development).
  • Manage research budgets and negotiate with research suppliers.
  • Ability to travel up to 15% of time.

Qualifications:

  • 4-6 years’ experience (minimum) in public opinion research, preferably with a major marketing organization, media company, or research supplier.
  • MBA or relevant Master’s degree preferred.
  • Expertise conducting primary qualitative and quantitative research among diverse audiences, including the general public, client lists, and B2B audiences.
  • Strong technical skills and attention to detail with an ability to communicate about research in a wide-ranging of environments.

 

Across Atlantic Media, generally, the firm looks for two “pillar gifts” in its candidates.  In all of us, these are more aspirational than actual, but they are central in our intentions.

1. Force of Intellect - Atlantic Media seeks a discipline and rigor of thought as manifested, often, in exceptional academic performance and, later, success in a professional environment.

2. Spirit of Generosity - Equally, Atlantic Media seeks what we term a spirit of generosity – a natural disposition towards service and selfless conduct.

Atlantic Media is an EOE of Minorities/Women/Vets/Disability.

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