Senior Research Associate - Survey Design and Analysis, Corporate Practice Area

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Hanover Research - Senior Research Associate, Survey Design and Analysis, Corporate 

Arlington, VA

Remote Opportunity 


The Senior Research Associate will work closely with a Research Director and other analysts on survey research projects that deliver actionable insights in addressing clients’ market research questions. In this role the analyst will draw on logical and critical thinking skills to create high-quality, custom survey instruments and will build on their knowledge of survey tools to program instruments with extreme accuracy. They will also analyze survey results to craft a compelling narrative that supports clients’ decision-making on pressing business needs.  

This position allows for the swift development and refinement of a comprehensive set of market research skills and provides the opportunity to develop a relationship with a young and rapidly-growing enterprise. We expect all employees to be intellectually curious, ambitious, and interested in assuming increasing levels of responsibility. This position will report directly to a Research Director under the supervision of the Managing Director of Corporate Survey. 


Our Corporate Survey Team works on project types including: 

  • Package Testing 
  • Brand Tracking 
  • Awareness and Usage 
  • Customer Satisfaction 
  • Flavor Optimization 
  • Customer Needs Assessment 


  • Develop survey instruments that will deliver actionable content to address clients’ research questions; 
  • Write survey questions that are grammatically correct, logically consistent, and efficient; 
  • Program standard and complex surveys into Qualtrics, ensuring fidelity with survey document and accurate programming logic; 
  • Manage tight deadlines to create reports requiring few edits quickly; 
  • Analyze survey data to prepare charts and other data output tools explaining these results; 
  • Create visually pleasing reports that provide insightful findings to clients’ research questions.  


  • Strong command of the English language and demonstrated writing and editing skills; 
  • Ability to work quickly and independently; 
  • Ability to work under pressure and multitask in a fast-paced environment; 
  • Willingness and ability to pick up new quantitative skills and market research methodologies as necessary
  • Experience in an undergraduate or graduate research role (institutional research, assessment, etc.) is preferred; 
  • Ability to accept feedback and constructive critique positively; 
  • Demonstrable problem solving skills; 
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; 
  • Extremely strong and demonstrable work ethic; 
  • Proven academic achievement; 
  • High comfort level with Microsoft Office applications, such as MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint. 


Education Requirement 
A Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in Economics, Business, Psychology, Sociology, Statistics, Mathematics, or a related discipline is preferred. 
Experience Requirement 
Professional or academic experience conducting research or survey design and analysis is strongly preferred.  



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Office is located in Arlington, VA 
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  • Starting at 18+ days Paid Time Off 
  • 15 paid holidays including Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Juneteenth, Indigenous People’s Day, and personal holidays 
  • 401(K) employer matching program 
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits package 
  • Health and wellness packages with discounts to local gym 
  • Annual company-wide day of service and monthly events partnering with local organizations such as KidPower, Martha’s Kitchen, DC SPCA 
  • Community service opportunities 
  • Unlimited snacks and beverages (when the office opens again) 



Hanover Research strives to create compensation and benefits programs that are competitive, equitable and fair.  The compensation range for this role at the company is $49,500 - $69,300. Please note that the base salary offered is contingent on the candidate’s job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.  Our base pay range is determined by the role and the market.  


Hanover believes in supporting our team’s overall well-being now and in the future. We provide retirement benefits and 401K matching to help you plan ahead, wellness benefits to keep you healthy, medical coverage to lift you up if you or your dependents get sick, and paid time away to rejuvenate. You can learn more about our benefits on our Hanover Research Careers page or please talk to your Recruiter to learn more. 

How to Apply 
If you are interested in the prospect of working for a dynamic, growing company, we encourage you to submit your resume, and a relevant professional writing sample (consisting of no more than 8 pages on an education or business related topic preferably).


Hanover strives to be accessible to all users and job seekers. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need assistance in accessing our website or completing a job application, please contact Hanover Research at 202-559-0050 or via email All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.    

About Hanover Research 
Founded in 2003, Hanover Research is a global research and analytics firm that delivers market intelligence through a unique, fixed-fee model to more than 1,000 clients. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, Hanover employs high-caliber market researchers, analysts, and account executives to provide a service that is revolutionary in its combination of flexibility and affordability. Hanover was named a Top 50 Market Research Firm by the American Marketing Association from 2015 to 2021. To learn more about Hanover Research, visit 


Hanover Values 

  • Business Building – We build our business quickly and intelligently and we help our clients do the same 
  • Thought Leadership and Innovation – We strive constantly to deliver better information in a better way 
  • Service – To our clients and our community, service is our guiding principle 
  • Leadership and Mentorship – Our talent is our greatest asset, and we hope to help our people be their best 
  • Firm Citizenship – We are optimists who believe there are endless possibilities for our company and ourselves 


Hanover Research is an Equal Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, compensation, training, promotion, transfer, leaves of absence, and termination. 



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