Job Description
At Ipsos, we make market research work. We know numbers. We understand people. And we succeed in delivering results. That’s why so many of the world’s leading brands and organizations look to us for their research needs.

Operating in over 89 countries, we’re a global leader in survey-based market research and one of the fastest-growing and most successful firms in the business. Our research focuses on five areas of specialty – advertising, marketing, public opinion, loyalty, and media – and our work focuses on our people and our clients.

Ipsos Public Affairs

Ipsos Public Affairs is a member of the Ipsos Group, a leading global survey-based market research company with offices in 89 countries. Our private sector clients include health insurers, hospital systems, corporate foundations, development NGOs, and consulting and marketing communications firms. Our government clients include the Food and Drug Administration, Veterans Health Administration, Social Security Administration, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Defense Health Agency, U.S. Agency for International Development, and the Federal Trade Commission.

Members of the Ipsos Public Affairs team have degrees in such fields as psychology, sociology, political science, economics, public policy analysis, demography, public health, statistics, international development, marketing, and social sciences. Our research measures the performance of health systems in achieving brand awareness and strength, delivering positive patient experiences, and using research to inform and refine interventions to change consumers’ behaviors.

Ipsos Public Affairs has more than 30 years of experience working with physicians, hospitals, payers, brokers and other health provider organizations.  We have developed a center of expertise that focuses on improving healthcare quality, increasing accountability, testing and advising on new and emerging health initiatives and health policy issues.

Sound like the right place for your career? Share our passion. Share our success. And join us in being proud to be Ipsos.

Required Skills
Ipsos Public Affairs seeks to promote the Ipsos brand through the regular and ongoing production of original content based on our research. To support this effort, we plan to hire a professional Data Journalist who will be responsible for taking data produced by the wider PA group and converting it into a daily stream of media-friendly content. Furthermore, this journalist will work with the PA leadership team to develop thought leadership and point of view articles advancing Ipsos’s position as an important player in the American media landscape.

The Public Affairs group at Ipsos seeks candidates for a data journalist position in our Washington D.C. office. For over twenty years, Ipsos Public Affairs has conducted original public opinion research in the United States and provided a voice to Americans. We regularly work with national media and leading non-profit research organizations to conduct survey research and publish findings.

We are seeking a smart, motivated journalist to join our public polling team to use our survey data to craft stories giving the public a voice. In this role, you will work with a team of researchers to develop a broader research agenda, design reporting, and write data-focused narratives. The successful candidate will have experience with programming language or statistical software package. She or he will be expected to develop original story ideas and work with researchers across Public Affairs to tell stories arising from our survey research.

Required Experience
Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Participates in story idea meetings and discusses data-oriented reporting.
  • Wrangle data, scrape, clean, analyze and prepare it for publication.
  • Assist other staff with data brainstorming, acquisition, cleaning and analysis for projects.
  • Bulletproof and spot-check data work done by other members of the team.
  • Develop your own stories by combining data work and on-the ground reporting with excellent storytelling.
  • Execute statistical analyses and interpret the results.
  • Teach and encourage best practices.
Job Location
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Company Location
US – Washington – K Street (7488234)
Company Location Description
USPA – KnowledgePanel Plus (509702)
Position Type

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