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Environics Research Seeking:  Senior Research Associate

 

Environics delivers evidence-based solutions to clients working in a range of sectors and industries. Our team is drawn from several disciplines—from business and marketing, to sociology and urban affairs. This mix makes Environics a creative and intellectually vibrant research and consulting firm, where methodological rigour and unrivaled analytical capabilities come together. Our experience, our people and our sophisticated tool kit help our clients get answers to their most important questions.

 

We are looking for one or two experienced senior researchers to join our expanding Corporate & Public Affairs practice in Toronto, Ottawa and/or Calgary.

 

The practice provides research-based insights and advice to organizations on how to monitor and navigate their environment. We use public opinion, marketing research and engagement activities to support reputation management, government and/or stakeholder relations, public consultation, communications, policy development, issues management and corporate citizenship strategies. Our tool kit includes traditional custom MR (qual and quant), as well as syndicated studies, social values research, social media analysis, consultation and engagement techniques, geodemographics and more.

 

Examples of our work may be viewed here

 

The Position

Reporting to a Vice President in our Corporate & Public Affairs practice, the position provides the opportunity to work with consultants and clients, and plenty of room for advancement.

 

Ideal candidates for this position have five or more years’ experience in public opinion/marketing research in a public affairs context. While experience in communications, government relations or government at any level will be an asset, agency experience is a must.

APPLICANTS MUST POSSESS

  • Experience and interest in qualitative research, including facilitating individual and small group discussions, as well as reporting on qualitative findings.
  • Creative thinking when it comes to new ways to present ideas and data.
  • Strong writing and storytelling skills.
  • The ability to work independently while also exhibiting strong time management skills to complete tasks on time.
  • An appetite to work in a fast-paced environment that will challenge you to deliver your best work, but also one that you will find personally and intellectually rewarding.
  • A thorough understanding of the research process, from beginning to end, including the ability to manage client relationships from proposal through final reporting.
  • An ability to comfortably present to a range of audiences.
  • Strong skills in PowerPoint, Excel, Word, etc.
  • Bilingualism (French and English) is also an asset.

WITHIN 3 MONTHS YOU WILL

  • Be exposed to a range of client problems that demand out-of-the box thinking and creative problem-solving.
  • Work hands-on with data used by major Canadian organizations to determine strategies based on data-driven insights.
  • Experience life at a forward-thinking research agency that thrives on a culture of curiosity and entrepreneurship.

Please contact Tony Coulson to apply.

All applications will be held in the strictest confidence.  Only those selected for in-person interviews will be contacted.

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