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: ginger.jacobs@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
  • Principals only


If you think you can bring something special to YouGov but don't see a position below that matches your skills, please send us your resume.

CURRENT OPENINGS


CHESHIRE, CT

no current openings


REDWOOD CITY / SAN FRANCISCO

Research Director

A Research Director at YouGov oversees the set up and management of research projects to ensure successful completion of research projects. Integral to this role is managing and interacting directly with clients – designing, driving and implementing market research projects. You will need to plan, and manage research projects and ensure successful client delivery. Additionally, you will be involved with methodological and sampling recommendations and when required, develop and share new market knowledge. Within the team, you will work with junior staff and provide guidance on research deliverables.

The Research Director Applicant must have the following qualities:

- 5+ years of project management experience in market research

- Excellent client management sills with the ability to communicate in a professional manner, which includes designing, setting up, reviewing research projects.

- Be able to work in a fast paced environment; meeting project deadlines

- Ability to multi-task with excellent organizational and time management skills

- Applicant must have excellent attention to detail

- Experience doing both quantitative and qualitative research

- Ability to mentor, support and manage research analysts.

- Advanced skills in Microsoft Office

- Experience using SPSS, or R is a plus. 

 

Research Analyst

YouGov is seeking an energetic person with strong organizational and analytic skills for the position of Research Analyst. At YouGov, a Research Analyst is principally responsible for interpreting data, creating reports, and making recommendations based upon research findings. The Research Analyst applies qualitative and quantitative techniques to interpret data and produce substantiated recommendations. Research Analysts will occasionally conduct qualitative interviews to collect additional insight.

Responsibilities:

-Communicating with project managers and clients to understand and document the business objectives

-Assisting in the development and programming of survey questionnaires and testing questionnaires to ensure the necessary data is captured

-Conducting in-depth data analyses using traditional and advanced methods

-Making PowerPoint presentations that effectively communicate key research findings

-Authoring reports containing actionable recommendations

-QCing questionnaires, data analysis and reports

-Conducting qualitative research

Requirements:

-Must be very detail oriented and well organized

-Must possess problem-solving skills that use deductive reasoning and understanding

-Strong analytic and critical thinking skills

-Exceptional writing ability

-Advanced expertise with Excel, specifically using vlookups, pivot tables and VBA

-Expertise with PowerPoint

-Experience using SPSS, SAS or R and/or LaTeX is a plus

-Bachelor’s Degree in a related field from an accredited institution required


NEW YORK

Sales Associate - BrandIndex

YouGov America Inc., a fast growing publicly traded data and technology company, is seeking a dynamic salesperson.  If you want to be in sales and you want to grow with us, this is the role for you.  We seek a well-spoken professional, who believes sales is a career path, not just a career step, because we want you to be ready to move into a full sales associate position within one year. YouGov wants a professional who never met a stranger, and who is not afraid to pick up the phone, or meet, to talk about BrandIndex.

The Associate should be able to identify individuals within targeted clients (think brands and advertising agencies) and to gain access to the decision makers.  You should be comfortable presenting BrandIndex and demonstrating our value proposition and ultimately, closing the meeting successfully.  It is also expected that you will suggest opportunities to expand BrandIndex into new business functions.

You should be able to develop your skills to:

  • Provide clear and persuasive presentations of the features and benefits of BrandIndex
  • Follow up successfully and in an organized manner
  • Keep a sense of urgency while keeping a professional demeanor
  • Respond in a timely and courteous manner to clients and their needs
  • Look beyond the horizon to see the next opportunity to expand and enrich the product

Qualifications

Prefer prior sales or related internship or one year experience in sales, business development or a client interaction role, or related experience.  Related may include advertising effectiveness measures, sales promotion effectiveness measures, or brand tracking.  The ability to move to the next level as a full sales associate within 8-12 months is expected.

We are looking for a true sales minded professional who:

  • Has an interest in research and marketing.  Love for research would be a major plus
  • Has the ability to set appointments and join sales calls
  • Has a clear understanding of corporate structure and functions
  • Has a thoughtful, intelligent style in interpersonal relationships
  • Has a friendly yet productive work style

Education: Bachelor’s Degree from accredited institution required, related discipline preferred.

Compensation: The position is compensated with a base salary that will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience, commission based on sales and benefit plan.


PORTLAND


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