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13 Oct 2021

Full-Time Associate, Social Science & Research

Impact by Design – Posted by Anywhere

Job Description

Impact by Design (IbD) is seeking a passionate and ambitious Associate for our Social Science & Research client projects to enhance IbD’s capacity to help mission-driven teams and organizations achieve their greatest impact. This position will provide project-based support in all stages of research initiatives (both qualitative and quantitative); project management; data-driven behavior change campaign design and the design of other conservation, environmental, and animal welfare communications initiatives; and training and meeting facilitation.

With a fast-growing portfolio, IbD is looking for an Associate to help us consistently and effectively deliver on client needs. This role is critical for IbD’s success by helping to deliver high-quality processes and materials, and by building strong relationships and confidence with varied and dynamic teams.

This full-time position will be based remotely, and we are looking for U.S.-based candidates.

What you will do:

We have a diversified portfolio of projects and clients, so your daily activities may vary but will include:

  • Supporting the development of project deliverables that are executed to the highest standard, which may include:

    • Assisting with drafting, proofing, and editing of client reports, presentations, and documents

    • Setting up basic data dashboards

    • Conducting desktop research

    • Coordinating, conducting, transcribing, and analyzing qualitative interviews

    • Basic analysis of qualitative and quantitative survey data

    • Drafting assessment plans, research questions, and data collection methodologies, and providing data collection support

    • Cleaning data and sample size tracking for projects

    • Coordinating translation and transcription needs

    • Managing research incentives

    • Writing IRB applications

    • Coordinating with reviewers and tracking feedback

    • Providing writing support for campaigns, communications initiatives, and environmental interpretation projects

  • Research, evaluation, and monitoring support for client projects, which may include research design, qualitative data collection and analysis, quantitative data collection and analysis, and results reporting and visualization.

  • Project management support for client work, in collaboration with project leads.

  • Participating actively in IbD team meetings to plan and deliver client work products.

  • Sending internal and external communications such as project updates, meeting agendas, responses to client requests or questions, coordination, and scheduling.

  • Supporting client cultivation through intake calls, proposal development, and contract development.

  • Working closely with project teams to support the design and facilitation of meetings, trainings, and workshops.

  • Documenting client successes, learning moments, and testimonials to support IbD business development.

How to Apply

Applications will be accepted through November 5, 2021. Impact by Design is an equal opportunity employer. Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC), immigrants, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. We are not able to explore work with candidates outside of the U.S. at this time.

We would like to see your traditional resume, but do not want a traditional cover letter. Instead of a cover letter, please answer the following questions in 500 words or less (total), and then submit all materials as a PDF or Word document to

  1. Please tell us why you have decided to apply for this position with Impact by Design.

  2. Other than your technical skills and experience, what makes you great at what you do?

  3. Given your review of the application and description of Impact by Design - what is one strength will you apply right away and one skill you hope to learn or develop if you are chosen for this position?

Informational Webinar:

An open, informational webinar will be held to provide more information about this position on Tuesday, October 19th at 8pm ET.

Interested candidates are welcome to join anonymously and with their cameras off to learn more about the position. You do not need to pre-register or prepare anything to attend, simply join us at this Zoom link.

A recording will be available on this page after the live event for those unable to attend. Attendance at the webinar and/or viewing the recording are not required and will not affect the application process.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: behavior change, conservation, data, and wildlife. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

Job expires in 33 days.

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