Analyst, Research (United States)

Washington, District of Columbia, United States | Research United States | Full-time | COVID-19 remote

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About Eurasia Group

 

Eurasia Group is the world's leading global political risk research and consulting firm. By providing information and insight on how political developments move markets, we help clients anticipate and respond to instability and opportunities everywhere they invest or do business. Our expertise includes developed and developing countries in every region of the world, specific economic sectors, and the business and investment playing fields of the future. With our best-in-class advisory and consulting offerings and GZERO Media, the Eurasia Group umbrella provides the marketplace with a complete political risk solution. Headquartered in New York, we have offices in Washington, London, San Francisco, Brasilia, Sao Paulo, Singapore, and Tokyo, as well as on-the-ground experts and resources in more than a hundred countries. "Politics first” grounds our work: Politics is the lens through which we view the world, and we are committed to analysis that is free of political bias and the influence of private interests.

 

Position overview:

Eurasia Group is seeking to hire a Researcher/Associate to support our United States research team, which leads Eurasia Group’s coverage of US politics, policy, and elections for investor and corporate clients. This position will focus on data-driven analysis of elections, political developments, and public opinion to provide quantitative support to our broader research work. This position will work closely with our design team to provide compelling visualizations which illustrate trends in polling, demographic, and economic data. This position will also be tasked with developing and maintaining long-term analytical products to track specific policy developments, electoral performance, and public opinion, including sourcing and evaluating relevant data and background information for each. Finally, this position will be responsible for drafting and assisting in the editing of client-facing materials produced by our US practice. This position will ideally be based in Washington, DC but working out of the NYC office or remotely is a possibility.

 

Requirements:

  • Desirable candidates will have academic and professional research experience in data analytics and/or public polling and 2-5 years of work experience in data analytics or an advanced degree in political analysis or a policy-adjacent field.
  • Successful candidates will have direct experience analyzing key trends in opinion polling, demographic surveys, and voter turnout in a political context, including campaigns, consulting, or public relations.
  • Our interest is in trends that help inform predictions, so an understanding of major US political themes and developments is key; this position will focus on evaluating US politics through a data-focused lens and understanding the underlying political themes and related political science research is critical.
  • Experience analyzing varied datasets for relevance and reliability is crucial as this position will be tasked with finding and compiling data from a variety of sources and will need to be able to judge the quality and relevance of sources.
  • Experience turning data into compelling and illustrative work is desirable, this position will work with our design team, and the ability to leverage and compliment their full capabilities is a significant plus.
  • Candidates who demonstrate promising writing skills and a good mind for political research and analysis will have advancement.
  • Lastly, this position requires a significant degree of time management, with the ability to balance the needs of multiple concurrent projects.

 

At Eurasia Group, the health and safety of our employees are our top priority. Proof of vaccination against the COVID-19 virus is required as a condition of employment.

 

We strive to put politics first for our clients. This requires us to maintain a company culture that puts people first. We are committed to fostering an environment that is inclusive, empowering, and globally-minded. We firmly believe that diversity in gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, cultural background, religion, disability, and age brings ideas and perspectives to the table that make our analysis stronger for our clients and make our company a better place to work for our people. Our leadership team is committed to embedding diversity and inclusion into everything we do and how we lead.