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Posted: Feb 15, 2024

Public Opinion Research Analyst

So, what’s the opportunity?

We are looking for a Public Opinion Research Analyst to join our spark*insights team. In this role, you will be a part of the research, survey and public opinion projects we are leading for our clients.

The ideal candidate is comfortable working with data and numbers, detail-oriented and interested in learning and growing in a creative and supportive environment.


  • Support client research and conduct initial public opinion data analysis

  • Program public opinion surveys and monitoring respondent data quality

  • Coordinate with research suppliers to carry out complex research projects

  • Analyze, compile and evaluate data gathered during research

  • Develop presentations, reports and charts/graphs

  • Liaise with other team members to ensure deadlines are met

  • Stay up-to-date with industry developments, tools and techniques


  • An understanding of statistics and turning data into insights

  • Trained in data and analytics software including Excel and SPSS, Q and/or DisplayR

  • Experience weighting statistical datasets and creating weighted crosstabs

  • Familiarity with data visualization and presentation tools, including Keynote

  • Experience that demonstrates a focus on quality, accurate and error-free work

  • Strong written and organization skills

  • Can manage multiple priorities and meet tight deadlines

  • Ability to work independently, as well as collaborate with a team


  • University or college degree/diploma in a related field 

  • 1-2 years experience in survey research

  • Consideration may be given to experience obtained through projects at an educational institution as part of a degree/diploma program

 Bonus points

  • Fluency in French 

  • Interest or background in Canadian politics, political causes, or civic engagement

  • Experience moderating discussion groups for research purposes

  • Experience working with Canadian census data