Avalanche is transforming how we understand and move people to create a more fair and just world. We are fundamentally changing how public opinion research is done by delivering the deep qualitative insight associated with a focus group at the scale of polling. Avalanche provides progressive organizations with transformative insight to create breakthrough messaging that resonates, mobilizes, and wins. With the backing of leading investors including Higher Ground Labs, Luminate, and New Media Ventures, we are scaling on growth and success in 2021 to meet the demand for our insights from political and advocacy leaders, while expanding our offerings to support values aligned leaders in other sectors.
You are excited to bring your expertise to a fast growing start up with a strong track record of delivering value to progressive causes, candidates, and companies. You are passionate about leveraging data to understand audience psychology, and supporting partners to develop emotionally resonant messaging. You take pride in supporting a team with the tools and analysis they need to provide best-in-class insights. Youâre excited to tackle the complex challenges of mitigating sample bias, and to employ data collection and weighting methodologies that are both rigorous and practical. You nerd out on applied social science, and are pragmatic and creative about meeting people where they are. Most importantly, you are a collaborative team player who takes ownership for their work, who understands that consultation and communication is key to empowered and distributed teams, and who is constantly seeking to learn, improve and deliver greater value.
About the Role
The Survey Statistician will be responsible for leading and executing the Avalanche approach to sampling and weighting, data cost optimization and quality control, and advanced analyses for client deliverables (including regression and cluster analyses). They will play a key role in shaping an evolving research methodology that draws principles and key learnings from social science, storytelling, organizing, and campaigns.
The salary range for this position is $80,000 - $120,000 annually, commensurate with experience.
We are committed to building a workplace that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve.
We especially encourage women, people of color, folks who identify as queer and others who are underrepresented in the technology or research field to apply.
We treat our employees like our most valuable asset - because they are!
Compensation is benchmarked to the upper range of companies in our sector, geography, and stage. We offer comprehensive healthcare benefits, 401K or RRSP, perks like transit or parking passes, home office and fitness funds, bookclub, generous vacation and professional development policies to feed your insatiable curiosity!Â
Our team is remote. Definitely during COVID-19. Probably forever.
Apply from anywhere in Canada or the USA. You will be supported to ensure you have a comfortable remote work set up. In time, we will reopen offices in Vancouver, BC and Washington, DC and co-working hubs in select other locations. For some roles, we have a soft preference for candidates interested in relocation to hubs when the time is right.