Mixed Methods Researcher, Communication Research

| United States | Remote
Employer Provided Salary: 66,000-74,000 Annually
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WHO WE ARE: At Fors Marsh, we take on issues that matter. We are a team of researchers, advisors, and communicators working together to shape the systems that shape our lives. We look at human behavior from all angles to design targeted solutions that influence decision-making and move people to action. We are committed to the problem, not just the project, and we are intentional about taking on work and forming partnerships that balance purpose, people, planet, and profit. We are a certified B Corporation, a Just employer, and a 2019-2024 Top Workplace. We hold ourselves accountable to the values that have always defined us. And those values drive us to be the best possible versions of ourselves-for each other, our communities, our clients, and the world.

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR: Fors Marsh is seeking a highly organized, intelligent, and motivated researcher to support market research and message testing activities for communication campaigns. The selected individual will have the opportunity to work on research that shapes communications spanning a range of topics and objectives, including health communication campaigns, personnel recruitment and workforce communications, and public affairs. This person will contribute to the design, execution, analysis, and reporting of studies using quantitative and qualitative methodologies (e.g., surveys, focus groups, in-depth interviews).

Responsibilities include:

• Developing surveys and supporting materials including study protocols, data analysis plans, and quality control plans.

• Analyzing data from surveys or secondary data sets.

• Conducting univariate and multivariate analyses to inform and test communications materials and approaches.

• Supporting projects employing qualitative design, data collection, and analysis methods.

• Conducting literature reviews spanning across disciplines.

• Interpreting study results to identify patterns and solutions.

• Preparing reports and briefings summarizing research methods, findings, and implications for non-technical audiences.

• Overseeing project tasks and collaborating with project team on a day-to-day basis to work under tight deadlines to fulfill client requests.

• Balancing roles and responsibilities across multiple concurrent studies and/or tasks.

• Anticipating potential barriers to project completion, proposing solutions to team leadership.


• Master’s or bachelor’s degree in communication, social science, public health, or a related field.

• A minimum of two years of applied research experience required.

• Excellent analytic and dataset manipulation skills in at least one statistical software package (e.g., Stata, SPSS, R) and Microsoft Excel.

• Experience with qualitative data collection and analysis preferred.

• Experience creating visual and written summaries of research results (e.g., in PowerPoint and Word) that can be understood by non-technical audiences.

• Keen eye for detail and accuracy.

• Ability to work well with others, as well as independently under minimal supervision.

• Applicants may be subject to a low-level government security investigation and must meet eligibility criteria for access to sensitive information.

We Offer:

Our benefits typically meet or exceed our competitors’ packages. Ways we are unique?

• Ability to make an impact on people’s lives, both internal and external to the organization.

• Top-tier health, dental, vision, and long and short-term disability coverage all covered at 100% for employee coverage.

• Remote work.

• Our company culture, which values balance and allows each employee to take leave as they require it to balance the responsibilities of both their work and home lives without worrying about depleting their available leave hours.

• We provide a floating holiday bank so you can celebrate the days you value.

• Generous matching retirement contributions and no vesting period starting the third month of employment.

• Dedicated training and development budgets to expand your expertise and grow your skillset.

• You can volunteer your way with paid time off.

• You can participate in Fors Marsh staff-led affinity groups.

• Our employees receive product and service discounts through the certified B Corp network.

Salary: $66,000 - $74,000

FM Career Map: Research Associate I

Location: Remote, United States Residents only

EOE: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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Fors Marsh operates in the Consulting industry. The company is located in Arlington, VA. Fors Marsh was founded in 2002. It has 374 total employees. To see all 17 open jobs at Fors Marsh, click here.
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