Edison Research Headquarters

We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

*Please note: Resumes without cover letters will NOT be accepted*

Election Project Coordinator (Entry-level)

*Resumes without cover letters will NOT be accepted*

Election Coordinators will support the research and operations teams during the 2020 election cycle. You will be assigned states for which you will be responsible for all research and recruiting. Research responsibilities include compiling vote histories and other data, as well as learning about election procedures and regulations. In addition, you will recruit, train and lead a large staff of reporters and interviewers who will report on the vote results and survey voters as they exit polling places on Election Day.

Responsibilities of an Election Project Coordinator:

  • Through phone interviews with county and state government officials, you will collect and summarize election data and information about the voting process in your assigned states
  • Review election data for accuracy and compile into research database
  • Recruit and lead Election Day workers, acting as their point-of-contact throughout the process
  • Training of reporters and interviewers, via online training system and telephone
  • Help to monitor exit poll survey and vote data entry on Election Night
  • Stay in communication with your hired team on Election Day
  • Assist in special election projects as needed, which may include written analysis on past electoral history in each state or compilation of state and county-level research on election-related topics including ballot initiatives, current and past race candidates, absentee and early voter information, and election laws

Qualifications of an Election Project Coordinator:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Interest in politics and media, particularly the upcoming presidential primaries
  • At ease contacting state, local and party officials via phone and email to acquire election information
  • Ability to meet assigned deadlines in a quick-paced, time sensitive environment
  • Flexibility with the ability to work evenings and some weekends during busy election times
  • Strong attention to detail and self-motivation
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Strong computer skills, including experience with Word and Excel
  • Willingness to travel to our data collection centers for training and Election Days

This is a temporary entry-level position. Salary is at an annualized rate of $40,000, plus benefits. Position runs 15 months — starting in August 2019 and running through November 2020.

To apply, click here. Note: Use the preceding link ONLY. No phone calls, contact form submissions, or emails will be considered.

Some of the benefits of this position at Edison Research

  • Collaborative team atmosphere
  • Chance to be part of a growing segment of Edison’s business
  • Within walking distance to Somerville’s lively Main Street — named one of NJ’s best downtown areas
  • We try to have a little fun — company walks to town, Bagel Friday, monthly Lunch Bunch, 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.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Salary: $40,000.00 /year

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

IT Project Coordinator (Entry-to-Mid-level)

*Resumes without cover letters will NOT be accepted*

Edison Research is a dynamic, collaborative, agile company looking for an entry-to-mid level IT Coordinator to work out of its Somerville, NJ offices. This person will report to the VP of IT but will work with all our staff, from new hires to senior management.

Primary responsibilities include troubleshooting and maintenance of Windows systems and servers, printers and other hardware/peripherals, and VoIP phone system; and administering various SaaS solutions such as hosted exchange, file sharing, etc. If you are passionate about all things tech, willing and able to spot areas of improvement and implement new solutions and interested in having a role on the technical side our market research project management, this might be a great fit for you.

Responsibilities of an IT Project Coordinator:

  • Day-to-day IT maintenance and troubleshooting, including hardware, software, printers, peripherals, SaaS, etc.
  • Keeping inventory of computers and other IT equipment
  • Administration of hosted exchange, Windows file servers/Active Directory, and VoIP phone system
  • Securing, coordinating, and handling IT vendors
  • Programming online surveys
  • You will also handle some of the project management for our online surveys, such as:
  • Running project fieldwork
  • Interacting with clients to meet project goals and deadlines
  • Writing questionnaires
  • Producing PowerPoint graphs and supporting deliverables for presentations

There is a flexible start date for this position, with an ideal starting date in May or June.

Qualifications of an IT Coordinator:

  • Bachelor’s degree — recent graduates will be considered
  • Prior IT experience is a plus, but no formal IT certifications are required
  • Interest in market research, media, research methods, and/or politics
  • Ability to identify and prioritize tasks based on importance, timing, impact on other projects
  • Attention to detail and ambitious
  • Ability to meet assigned deadlines in a quick-paced, time sensitive environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and time management skills
  • You should possess strong technical skills in the following areas: Windows, Microsoft Office, basic networking, IT inventorying, troubleshooting
  • Experience with Qualtrics, SurveyGizmo, and/or SoGoSurvey a plus

To apply, click here. Note: Use the preceding link ONLY. No phone calls, contact form submissions, or emails will be considered.

Some of the benefits of this position at Edison Research

  • Collaborative team atmosphere
  • Chance to be part of a growing segment of Edison’s business
  • Strong benefits package including medical and dental benefits, as well as 401(k)
  • Within walking distance to 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 Friday, monthly Lunch Bunch, 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.

Job Type: Full-time

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)