Research Analyst
Hill+Knowlton Strategies
Ottawa, ON
Hill+Knowlton Strategies is looking for a Public Opinion and Market Research Analyst at the Senior Consultant level to join our Ottawa-based research and analytics team.
H+K’s research and analytics practice includes experts in quantitative and qualitative research methods, as well as analytics and measurement We work with a diverse range of clients to help them understand audiences, including citizens, customers, members and stakeholders. We work with federal, provincial and municipal governments, Fortune 500 companies, non-profits and professional associations.

Be part of the exciting things we’re doing!

Here’s what you’d be doing:
We are seeking a talented researcher and writer to join our research and analytics team. An ideal candidate must have the ability to understand and analyze large volumes of qualitative and quantitative data and be able to synthesize this into lucidly written summary reports for clients. The candidate should have excellent writing skills, a solid grasp of statistics and research methods, and a sophisticated understanding programs such as SPSS, Excel and PowerPoint. They would also be intellectually curious and have a good understanding of public policy issues.

What you’ll need to get here:
Superior writing/editing skills, with a demonstrated ability to synthesize complex content for a public audience
Demonstrated research, analysis and synthesis skills
Superior oral communication skills for delivery to private and public sector clients
Strong grasp of public policy issues
Proficiency with software used in market research and analytics (e.g., SPSS, Excel and PowerPoint.)
Professional experience in market and/or public opinion research, including questionnaire design, sampling, quantitative data analysis, production of reports using PowerPoint charts, conducting one-on-one interviews and focus groups, qualitative data analysis and report writing.
Bilingualism (oral and written French and English) is a considerable asset

Three to five years’ experience in a consulting role or equivalent experience in market and/or public opinion research
Highly developed written communications skills (bilingualism is an asset)
IT skills: SPSS, Q, R, Excel and PowerPoint
Post-secondary degree in the humanities or social sciences (graduate degree is an asset).
Ability to work independently and on a high-performing team.

What’s in it for you?
The opportunity to be part of the most high-profile public engagement projects in Canada and to help play a role in informing policies, programs and services to better serve all Canadians.
A chance to learn from some of Canada’s most experienced public engagement expert-practitioners, and to shape the public participation field for the future.
Full health benefits package—including healthy paid time off, schedule flexibility, fitness reimbursement, and more.
A career working with and influencing bold, creative teams and client accounts
A passionate, smart, fun, and creative office culture
Strong leadership with a focus on entrepreneurial thinking, training and mentoring to help you grow, expand your skills and become your professional best

About Us:
Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K), a global public relations and integrated communications consultancy, offers senior counsel, insightful research and strategic communications throughout the world. We’ve been in the business of harnessing the power of the public for over 90 years, and our world-class teams of trusted advisors, digital masters and creative experts help our clients navigate today’s uncertain world to strengthen their brands, reputations, and bottom lines.
H+K works with over 50 percent of the Fortune Global 500 companies and some of the world’s most transformative social enterprises and technology companies in both established and emerging markets.
Our relationship with WPP — one of the world’s largest communications groups — gives us an unmatched worldwide presence and a deep bench, including our own strategic partnerships and acquisitions. We create ideas to believe in.