Careers


YouGov is a global market research organization. We help our clients understand their consumers, their market and the wider world through custom research and syndicated products built upon continuous streams of data.

Our team includes experts in the fields of marketing, market research, political science, polling, statistics, and information technology. We are passionate about making a measurable impact in all that we do –and we are always looking out for new talent.

How to Apply

  • Send your resume/CV, letter of interest, and salary expectations to: careers.us@yougov.com.
  • Please include the position’s title and your name in the subject line of your email
  • Please do not make unsolicited phone calls or send large email attachments


CURRENT OPENINGS


CHICAGO, IL


CHESHIRE, CT


REDWOOD CITY / SAN FRANCISCO


NEW YORK


JUNIOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

Are you our new Junior Research Associate?

This role is a great opportunity to work in the YouGov US Omnibus Team, developing as a market researcher specializing in fast-turnaround Omnibus and bespoke sample research projects on a whole host of topics. This role will involve research design, project management, direct client liaison, attention to detail and lots of teamwork. For the talented and fast-learning, the role will equip the researcher with the basic tools of market research and understanding of a range of research sectors.

What will I be doing day to day?
Core Workflow

  • Design questionnaires and basic sample frames with team guidance
  • Understand the advantages and disadvantages of different data collection methods and the principles of good questionnaire design
  • Communicate with client to seek out the their objectives and then ensure the research design accounts for these
  • Manage several projects at different stages simultaneously and be the day-to-day point of contact for clients Understand basic statistical analysis (percentages, means, medians and confidence intervals/statistical testing)
  • ​Interpret data, employing attention to detail and knowledge of statistics to recognize when findings are inaccurate or unclear

Additional Responsibilities

  • Cost basic projects unassisted, and to recognize when to seek advice from colleagues
  • ​Assist Sales Team with client calls acting as knowledge expert on Data Services

What do I need to bring with me?

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • 0-2 years of relevant experience, background in market research is a plus

 

SALES ASSOCIATE

Are you our new Sales Associate?

The Sales Associate is responsible for identifying key contacts within potential clients, gaining access to those executives to pitch our powerful survey solutions and closing those meetings with positive results.

What will I be doing day to day?

  • Identify key contacts within potential clients and gain access to those executives to pitch our solutions
  • Outreach to potential clients through various channels – email, phone etc.
  • Help provide research/materials for pitch meetings
  • Development and account management among clients brought in
  • Assist in development of marketing, promotion and collateral materials to support business development efforts

What do I need to bring with me?

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline
  • 0-2 years of relevant experience, background in market research and/or sales of services is a plus
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

 

SALES EXECUTIVE

Are you our new Sales Executive selling BrandIndex and Profiles products?

This is no ordinary sales department. You can expect to be generating sales for the most exciting syndicated data products in the world, that form the cornerstone of YouGov’s future growth goals. YouGov is not just a political polling company, we are a highly complex and customer-obsessed data company ranked 20th in the American Marketing Association’s gold report of top 25 global market research firms. You will be joining a team that works with the world’s leading brands, and we only need high calibre candidates that are ready to join us on our journey.

What will I be doing day to day?

You will have the chance to own a designated territory; discovering, developing and managing accounts and handling complex negotiations and contracts, ideally from selling to consumer brands or media agencies. Your commercial awareness of subscription products and excellent communication skills will allow you to really promote YouGov’s data offerings, and your relentless energy, positive attitude and never-give-up approach will give you the platform to succeed.

Day-to-day you will be working on your own initiative and have the ability to motivate yourself. You will be supported by a products team that are dynamic, fast paced and like-minded, who like you, generate and celebrate success. We encourage and foster a collaborative culture and recognise the challenges that come with new business sales, but we need hard-hitters with excellent territory knowledge to add to our global structure.

What do I need to bring with me?

As you’d expect, you will already be an experienced sales person with exceptional hunter-style business development skills, along with a demonstrable track record of sales achievements (and plenty of them). You’ll ideally have experience of the subscription sales and have dealt with average deal values in excess of $100k. Naturally we also expect excellent written English language skills, and being extremely personable and client facing is crucial.

 

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