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Research Associate - 12 Month Contract

Research Associate - 12 Month Contract

About the job

Join Imagine Canada as a Research Associate and be a part of a dynamic, talented team of people working to support the charitable & nonprofit sector. We are looking for a detail-oriented and highly organized researcher who can develop and administer surveys, analyze quantitative data, and communicate research results in creative ways to various audiences including policymakers and sector leaders.

The successful candidate will work with members of the Public Policy and Research Team, reporting to the Director of Engagement & Mobilization.

The position is located in Toronto or Montreal.

  • Conduct literature reviews and environment scans.
  • Develop and administer online surveys.
  • Conduct qualitative interviews.
  • Undertake quantitative and qualitative data analysis.
  • Prepare reports, fact sheets, infographics, presentations and other materials to share research results with target audiences.
  • Assist in the preparation of funding proposals and reports.
  • Assist in the production and dissemination of research products.
Skills, Knowledge & Experience
  • Experience with Qualtrics survey software
  • Experience with quantitative data analysis software (ideally Stata)
  • Knowledge of random sampling methods and weighting techniques
  • Experience surveying nonprofit organizations or corporations (as opposed to individuals)
  • Experience with knowledge mobilization/transfer strategies
  • Experience communicating research results to non-academic audiences
The ideal candidate
  • Is bilingual (French and English)
  • Has knowledge of the social enterprise/social finance space
  • Has experience with qualitative data analysis software (e.g., NVivo)
Terms & Conditions
  • Terms of Employment: Contract, full time, duration 1 year.
  • Location: In Toronto: 65 St Clair Avenue East, Suite 700, Toronto, Ontario, M4T 2Y3, or in Montreal: 6750 Avenue de l'Esplanade bureau 102, Montréal, QC H2V 4M1
  • Annual Salary Range: $57,000 to $78,000
  • Deadline - External: Friday, August 30th, 2019

Please send your resume and cover letter to using the subject line, “Research Associate”. No faxes or phone calls, please. We thank all interested applicants; however, only those candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted.

Imagine Canada is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and accessible environment for all employees. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process.