Project Coordinator

Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Commercial
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Apr 12

Position description

Summary
The Project Coordinator works directly for partners. They support all aspects of the partner’s travel, scheduling, logistics, and background research. They also provide support for the full team working under the partner on a wide range of global and domestic political, advocacy, and corporate projects.  Their primary responsibilities include scheduling travel and meetings for the partner, coordinating meetings and workflow for the partner and the team, background research, and proofing of data and client deliverables. They also may provide assistance to opinion research and digital tasks, and possibly travel to assist with conducting focus groups. Over time, successful project coordinators will have the opportunity to take a broader role in the opinion research and consulting process, including preparing for and analyzing focus groups and surveys, providing initial drafts of memos, and engaging with clients.

Duties & Responsibilities
Partner Management/Support

  1. Scheduling and providing executive-level support to our International partners, to include scheduling travel and meeting logistics, and handling expenses.
  2. Field and efficiently manage calls for international partners
  3. Coordinate with members of the international team to track progress of all team projects.

Research & Analysis

  1. Support all aspects of international and corporate projects
  2. Conduct background research for projects and new business
  3. Keep abreast of news events and developments pertinent to clients and ensure team is kept informed
  4. Provide logistical support for fielding quantitative and qualitative research projects
  5. Communicate with third party vendors
  6. Work with GQR operations staff to coordinate all facets of research
  7. Proof survey data for accuracy
  8. Create quota and weighting sheets
  9. Ensure client deliverables are proofed, number-checked, and error free
  10. Set up graphs for research presentation
  11. Write initial draft of focus group guides and surveys
  12. Write initial draft of memos and reports as needed
  13. Assist with analysis of quantitative data and qualitative date
  14. Assist with the digital and social media tasks as needed
  15. Assist with the campaign consulting tasks as needed
  16. Travel abroad and domestically to cover focus groups
  17. Provide training and oversight to interns

Qualifications

Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in relevant field (including, but not limited to, political science, public policy, international relations, statistics, math, business)
  • Experience with executive scheduling, travel & logistics
  • Demonstrated judgment, discretion, and reliability
  • High interest in opinion research and translating data into actionable insights for clients
  • High interest and experience with political campaigns
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • High comfort with data and numbers
  • Ability to collaborate and build relationships on a team
  • Meticulous attention to detail and proofreading skills
  • Ability to learn new skills quickly
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and multi task with multiple assignments and meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of campaign structures and processes
  • Knowledge of comparative politics a plus
  • Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative data a plus
  • Knowledge of digital/social media strategy a plus
  • Knowledge of a foreign language a plus

Application instructions

Interested candidates should apply via the GQR Career portal at www.gqrr.com/careers. Please submit a resume and cover letter as a single document. We regret that we will only be able to contact those candidates who are selected for interview.

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