Opinion Dynamics, a market leader committed to providing cutting-edge strategic research, evaluation, and consulting services, seeks a Director of Talent Acquisition to help us grow our interdisciplinary team of social scientists, statisticians, data managers, and market researchers. Together, we work with our clients to tackle the complex challenges facing the energy industry today for the betterment of a changing—and increasingly diverse—world.

Based out of our Waltham, MA headquarters, the Director of Talent Acquisition will be an integral member of the People and Culture team joining a dynamic and growing organization.  This is a hybrid position. As the Director of Talent Acquisition, you will have a leading role in designing and implementing the company’s hiring, onboarding, and engagement processes.  Your contributions will be targeted and impactful, as well as broad and enduring.  You will be a strategic partner to hiring managers, developing a deep understanding of the talent needed to achieve our goals through the acquisition and retention of individuals with an array of talents and backgrounds.  By applying your expertise and bringing your passion to this role, you will be uniquely positioned to identify and recruit talent with specialized skillsets, while driving our culture and strategy forward.


Bachelor’s degree

6+ years of talent acquisition/recruitment experience


Key tasks that the Director of Talent Acquisition is responsible for include:

  • Develop and implement a strategy for sourcing qualified candidates from an array of methods and venues, including referrals, job boards, networks, and targeted campaigns
  • Execute the full life cycle recruiting process, including preparing job descriptions, conducting candidate screening, scheduling interviews, and supporting onboarding activities and trainings
  • Implement and manage our applicant tracking system
  • Ensure alignment with our DEI initiatives throughout our hiring and onboarding processes
  • Work with our Head of People and Culture to implement elements of our talent strategy and advance our culture
  • Provide strategic longer-term talent acquisition and workforce planning contributions
  • Perform other tasks as determined by our Head of People and Culture


Opinion Dynamics advances knowledge to address emerging energy and social issues through sound and insightful research. 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 planning, assessment, and optimizing energy efficiency, demand response, and renewable energy programs. Our team uses a customized approach leveraging innovative methodologies to answer our client’s questions. Our company fosters innovative thought, collegiality, and growth opportunities for our employees.


Waltham (Preferred)


Opinion Dynamics provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Opinion Dynamics is also committed to fostering a more diverse workforce. BIPOC, women, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

All employees must provide proof of vaccination or schedule vaccine appointment(s) within 30 days of hire.

Job Location: Boston

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