Research Associate

The most impactful Republican polling and data analytics
firm in the nation is seeking a top recruit to join our research team as a Research

Our ideal candidate must have a love for politics, an
aptitude for numbers and using data to make decisions, the willingness and
ability to learn some basic skills in languages like R, SQL, and Python, and
fluency getting things done in Microsoft Office tools like Word, Excel, and


This position is a great way for someone passionate about
conservative and Republican politics to increase their impact on the political
process, improve their quantitative skills, and deepen their understanding of
how data can inform the decision-making of campaigns, advocacy groups, and
other organizations.

In an average week, a Research Associate could be called
upon to:

  • Create PowerPoint presentations, or other data
    visualizations, to communicate survey data and implications to clients,
  • Conduct research on Secretaries of State/Elections
    Department websites and the Census website on past election turnout,
    results, and voter demographics;
  • Interact with WPAi’s Bonfire data platform to
    research information from the voter file,
  • Use SQL query and other tools to produce counts
    and summary statistics from WPAi voters databases;
  • Assist in developing survey research instruments,
    memos, and other client-deliverables;
  • Serve as part of an internal QA/QC process to
    ensure accuracy for our client deliverables.


About WPA:

We are one of the leading Republican opinion research and data science firms in the country. Our clients include Presidential campaigns, Senators, Governors and numerous Members of the House; and state and local officials across the country. We have offices in Washington, DC; Oklahoma City, OK; Austin, TX; Denver, CO; and Satellite Beach, FL. We currently have openings for Project Coordinators in our Washington, DC and Oklahoma City offices.


WPAi offers competitive salaries commensurate with responsibilities and experience. In addition to your base salary, you’ll be eligible to participate in our quarterly bonus program; excellent medical, dental, and vision benefits; and a 401K program with company matching.

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