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YouGov is an international research and data analytics group.
Our mission is to supply a continuous stream of accurate data and insight into what the world thinks so that companies, governments and institutions can better serve the people and communities that sustain them.
We have the best data and the best tools. We continuously challenge conventional approaches to research, and we disrupt our industry to ensure that our clients always get the best solutions.
We are driven by a set of shared values. We are fast, fearless and innovative. We work diligently to get it right. We are guided by accuracy, ethics and proven methodologies. We trust each other and bring these values into everything that we do.
Each day, our highly engaged proprietary global panel of over 15 million people provides us with thousands of data points on consumer opinions, attitudes and behavior. We combine this continuous stream of data with our research expertise to provide insights that enable intelligent decision-making and informed conversations.
With operations in the UK, North America, Mainland Europe, the Nordics, the Middle East and Asia Pacific, YouGov has one of the world’s largest research networks.
YouGov Blue is a custom research unit of YouGov serving Democratic and progressive clients. We leverage the panels, methodology, and technology infrastructure of YouGov to develop novel capabilities to help progressives succeed at the ballot and in the legislative arena. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about progressive candidates and causes as well as about statistics and survey methodology to come join us.
As a political analyst, you will work with our clients to design survey programs, set research goals, manage the logistics of projects, and report results. You should have some familiarity with survey research and data analysis, and be eager to learn more. You should be comfortable learning in a fast-paced environment and asking questions when you have them. Your teammates will be excited to provide mentorship and training in this fast-changing field.
We care more about your experience and skills than your schooling, but the relevant educational background is a Bachelors in the quantitative social sciences, statistics, or other relevant scientific areas.
Experience performing data analyses in a coding language, such as R, Python, STATA, or SPSS
Strong project management, attention to detail, and written and oral communication skills
Ability to digest and communicate statistical information to nontechnical stakeholders
Nice to Haves:
Experience with relational databases such as PostgreSQL
Prior work or volunteer experience for Democratic campaigns, polling or analytics firms, or other progressive organizations
Our team is remote first, and applicants can be located throughout the continental US.
At YouGov, we embrace diversity. It takes diverse thought, culture, background, and perspectives to create a truly global team in a fast-moving industry. We depend on our variety for innovation and an inclusive environment where everyone can belong. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender presentation or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. All applicants are encouraged to apply, even if they only meet some qualifications.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.