Public Agendaís nonpartisan mission, to help build a democracy that works for everyone, has never been more important to America and its future. We pursue our mission through projects that employ research, public engagement, and communications to:
Founded in 1975, Public Agenda is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization based in New York City. Our offices are a fun and comfortable (flexible seating like couches and private phone booths) open-layout WeWork office located in the heart of Brooklyn Heights near the Jay St Metrotech A, C, F and Borough Hall 2, 3, 4, 5, R trains.
We seek a highly motivated, collaborative, experienced research associate who is interested in joining our team in New York City. This position reports to the director of research.
As part of a collaborative research team, the research associate will be involved in all phases of our public opinion research and other research projects. His/her primary responsibilities will be to significantly contribute to and occasionally lead: background research and policy reviews; the development of research instruments, including surveys, focus group moderator guides and interview guides; fieldwork, quantitative and qualitative data analysis, and drafting and production of reports and briefs for varied audiences.
Required Skills and Abilities:
Please send your resume, cover letter and a writing sample (as one PDF) to Roslyn Beck at email@example.com. Applications without writing samples will not be considered.
Public Agenda is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. We are a national organization based in New York City (Brooklyn Heights), and offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and room to grow.