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Impact Research promotes personal and professional development and career advancement. By joining our team, you will gain valuable experience and exposure to challenging and rewarding work. Our firm is a place where you can grow into your full potential.

We believe that investing in individuals is the best way to achieve global success.

Impact offers a team-oriented working environment which allows professionals to learn and grow from their peers’ natural strengths as they tackle challenges and solve problems together. We are fortunate to be surrounded by a caring team that is highly skilled and motivated.  Though our employees are passionate in the performance of their individual roles, they recognize that the team’s synergy produces results unattainable individually. Team members exhibit humility, empathy, and respect while also bringing intensity and their unique perspective to every project.

Work Life Balance

Our high retention rate is due in large part to a meaningful emphasis on work/life balance. The firm’s flexibility ensures that significant life events are never missed. We recognize the importance of family, and our team members maintain invested relationships with one another and their loved ones.

Meaningful Work

Impact Research collaborates with influential progressive organizations and leaders around the world on the most important causes and issues we face today: climate change, voting rights, healthcare, reproductive rights, immigration, labor and union initiatives, and education . Our efforts each and every day make the world a more equitable and
just place for all.

Top-Notch Team

We recruit only the top candidates who have a proven work ethic and dedication to progressive values.  Specific qualities that are the basis for recruiting any team member are high motivation, loyalty, team spirit, and a good sense of humor.

Open Employment Positions


Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Preferred Experience: 2-3 years in public opinion research field

Impact Research, Inc. is a nationally recognized Democratic polling firm with offices in Washington, DC, Boston, Chicago, New York and company headquarters in Montgomery, AL. Impact is looking for an Associate to begin immediately, ideally in our Washington, DC office.

The candidate should have extensive project management experience developing questionnaires, writing polling analysis and reports. This position also requires the candidate to have the personal and strategic skills to interact with clients by themselves as well as a team member of the firm. The ideal candidate for this position is detail-oriented, has excellent verbal and written communication skills, and works efficiently with short timelines, deadlines, and significant pressure. Candidates applying should be self-starters with exceptional organizational and time-management skills.

Requirements for the position include:
  • Proven understanding of qualitative and quantitative research methods and techniques.
  • Impeccable attention to detail.
  • Creative thinker and innovator.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with experience presenting data effectively.
  • Experience managing multiple projects with strict deadlines daily.
Primary responsibilities include:
  • Writing surveys, strategic memos, developing presentations and proposals for clients.
  • Serving as point of contact for clients and associates working with multiple partners.
  • Researching, preparing, and presenting documents for proposals, pitches, presentations, and client meetings.
  • Staff management: Training junior associates and interns on a wide range of tasks, finding ways to incrementally increase their involvement with projects, reviewing draft messages, specs, etc.
Preference given to candidates who possess a mix of the following:
  • Career experience in the field of Public Opinion Research.
  • Experience working in Democratic politics, issue advocacy, or on campaigns.
  • Experience working directly with clients.

Impact offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes employer-paid health insurance. Email resumes to Open until filled.

Impact is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. Impact encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.


Impact Research is passionate about connecting with talented and heartfelt people working in the political and public-opinion industries. Even when we don’t have an opening listed on our website, please reach out and introduce yourself via email with your resume and cover letter. When open positions do arise, those who have reached out to us in the meantime will be immediately considered and those who fit the bill will be on the short list for interviews. We can’t wait to meet you!

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