Current openings are listed below. Please click for more information.

  1. Election Coordinator
  2. Marketing Manager

Election Coordinator

Resumes without cover letters will not be considered.

If you’ve watched or read Election Night news coverage, or follow post-election analysis, chances are you’ve already seen the work that Edison Research does.

Since 2004, Edison Research has been the sole provider of exit poll information to the National Election Pool, conducting exit polls and collecting vote returns used to project and analyze results for every major Presidential Primary and General Election. Since 2017, we’ve also compiled and tabulated real-time election results across the entire United States for ABC News, CBS News, CNN, NBC News and Reuters, our distributing partner.

The Election Coordinator role is integral to both election research and election operations. Coordinators will work with both teams throughout the 2024 Election Cycle.

Coordinators will recruit, train and manage a large staff of reporters and interviewers. This staff will survey voters as they conduct exit-polling and/or report vote results on Election Day(s). Election Coordinators may also prepare election night materials, help to manage various databases, and analyze operational performance post-Election Day.

Research responsibilities consist of inquiry on how elections are run at state and local levels. Tasks also include compiling past vote results, learning about election procedures and regulations, verifying data quality and assisting with updating election results after Election Day through certification.
This is a temporary entry-level position, contracted for 12 months, starting in December 2023 and concluding at the end of November 2024. Salary is commensurate with experience, starting at an annualized rate of $45,000.

Resumes without cover letters will not be considered.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Collect and confirm election data and details about the voting process in assigned states via phone interviews with county and state government officials
  • Collect and compile vote data from past elections using online resources and Edison’s election official contacts
  • Recruit Election Day exit poll interviewers and vote reporters
  • Train interviewers and reporters
  • Supervise and manage interviewers and reporters on Election Day
  • Manage and assist operators in call centers on Election Day
  • Assist in special projects as needed

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Detail-oriented, with strong organizational and time management skills
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to meet assigned deadlines in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment
  • Ability to work in office, located in Somerville, NJ, at least three days a week
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends during busy election times including Election Nights
  • Willingness to travel
  • Ability to balance multiple projects at once
  • Excellent oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Google Suite

Experience with or an interest in pursuing any of following fields:

  • Politics/Elections
  • Public Policy/Government
  • Journalism/Media
  • Recruiting
  • Human Resources
  • Survey Research
  • Logistics
  • Management

Some of the benefits of working at Edison Research:

  • Collaborative team atmosphere
  • Rewarding work, with the ability to contribute to a growing part of Edison’s business
  • Strong benefits package including medical, dental, and life insurance
  • Office located across the street from NJ Transit Somerville Station
  • Within short walking distance to Somerville’s lively Main Street
  • Fun workday outings – company walks to town, Bagel Thursdays, monthly Lunch Bunch, Ice Cream Socials, Podcast Club etc.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

How to Apply:
Email cover letter and resume to Senior Director of Research, Drew Mlotkiewicz at drewm@edisonresearch.com.

Marketing Manager

Edison Research is a dynamic public opinion and market research company that works with some of the biggest names in audio, podcasting, radio, and media. We are looking for a Marketing Manager to join our staff. We are seeking someone with a passion for marketing to help highlight Edison’s work.

Description of the Marketing Manager role:

Assist in the strategy, development, and execution of marketing for the Edison Research brand, its research and products.

Note: please submit a cover letter and writing sample with your resume. Applications without these items will NOT be considered.

Responsibilities of the Marketing Manager:

  • Write and edit content for different platforms such as social media, website, and press releases
  • Manage publication and promotion of blogs and weekly insights newsletter
  • Assist with preparation, formatting, and proofreading of newsletters, press releases and other external communications
  • Coordinate internal editorial calendar and lead marketing meetings
  • Develop PR timelines and coordinate with clients on public-facing research events
  • Assist in the maintenance of company website, including drafting, updating, and posting content such as news items, publications, and events
  • Track website and social media analytics, and work to optimize SEO
  • Contribute to social media strategy and management of Facebook, LinkedIn, Threads, and Twitter/X accounts
  • Seek opportunities to increase social media engagement
  • Manage the process of creating marketing infographics, sales one-sheets, presentation templates, white papers, graphics for press releases, etc. by overseeing internal staff and external vendors/freelancers
  • Ensure marketing projects are completed on-time, and align with Edison quality and branding standards

While fully remote candidates will be considered for this position, the ideal candidate will live within commuting distance to Somerville NJ. The employee will have the opportunity for a hybrid schedule – part-time in Somerville and part-time at home.

Salary is commensurate with experience, at an annualized rate of $55,000-$75,000. Resumes without cover letters or writing samples will NOT be considered.

Qualifications of the Marketing Manager:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in marketing
  • Interest in market research and media (including audio and podcasting)
  • Ability to interpret and incorporate market research data from surveys, qualitative interviews, and other sources into written content
  • Proficient in PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
  • Self-motivated and organized with the ability to work collaboratively, prioritize projects, and multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Excellent writing, proofreading and editing skills
  • A plus (not required): Familiarity with Adobe Design Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat)

Some of the benefits of working at Edison Research:

  • Collaborative team atmosphere
  • Challenging work, with the ability to contribute to growing Edison’s business
  • Strong benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance and 401k
  • Office located just off of Somerville’s lively Main Street — named one of NJ’s best downtown areas
  • We do incorporate some fun into our workdays — company walks to town, Bagel Thursdays, monthly Lunch Bunch, Ice Cream Socials, Podcast Club etc.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About Edison Research:

Edison Research conducts survey research and provides strategic information to a broad array of clients worldwide, having conducted research in 66 countries. Edison Research’s The Infinite Dial® series has been the survey of record for digital audio, social media, podcasting, smart speakers, and other media-related technologies since 1998. The company’s Share of Ear® survey is the only single-source measure of all audio in the U.S. Edison Research is the leading podcast research company in the world, producing the only survey-based data on podcast listening in the U.S, Edison Podcast Metrics, and has conducted research for many companies in the space.

How to Apply:

Email resume, cover letter, and writing samples to Megan Lazovick at mlazovick@edisonresearch.com.