ASSOCIATE CONSULTANT

Opinion Dynamics, a market leader committed to providing cutting-edge strategic research, evaluation, and consulting services, seeks an Associate Consultant to work with our energy research and consulting team. Our inter-disciplinary team of consultants develops actionable and insightful research to support an array of clients, including electric and gas utilities, regulators, and stakeholders. Our research supports the planning, assessment, and optimization of energy efficiency, demand response, and renewable energy programs. Projects also include customer experience research, formative market research for new and existing programs, behavioral technology pilot assessments, and advising on program design and implementation.

Responsibilities


The Associate Consultant will assist principal consultants and consultants with all aspects of project logistics and administration. The Associate Consultant will be actively involved in data collection efforts, including in-depth interviewing and secondary research, as well as the manipulation of large datasets, analysis of survey data, report writing and data presentation, and other market research and evaluation tasks as needed. In addition, the Associate Consultant will assist with various marketing and administrative tasks as deemed necessary.

Qualifications


The ideal candidate for this position is intelligent, motivated, eager to learn, and interested in research, as well as energy efficiency, demand response and renewable energy. In addition, strong candidates will have exceptional attention to detail, and experience manipulating and managing large data sets. Familiarity with SPSS, STATA or R is also beneficial, but not necessary. A Bachelor’s degree is required and we welcome applicants from all disciplines.

This job is different every day and requires someone who can quickly adapt to change. Associate Consultants are expected to work on multiple projects simultaneously. Applicants should be comfortable both working with others as a member of a team and working independently.

To be considered for this position, please send your cover letter and resume to:

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Opinion Dynamics will not provide sponsorship for work authorization for this position. Opinion Dynamics is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer.

To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to CareersCA@opiniondynamics.com for California locations or to CareersMA@opiniondynamics.com for Boston area location.