jobs at Maslansky and Partners

http://www.maslansky.com/careers

Director of Field Operations and Recruiting (New York)

Job description

What you’ll do:

  • Work with project teams to develop recruiting strategies and design screening criteria.
  • Identify and negotiate with vendors to secure facilities and equipment, recruiting session participants, and effectively managing costs.
  • Monitor progress, ensuring quotas and rescreening, and reconfirming research participants to ensure quality control.
  • Work with the accounting department on vendor invoicing.
  • Maximize internal recruiting efforts by maintaining and growing our recruiting database, programming recruiting surveys, and handling all recruiting communications and confirmations through Bronto.
  • Handle the execution of quantitative surveys, including gathering quotes from vendors.

Skills and experience

  • EXPERIENCE:  We are looking for someone who has at least 3 years’ experience operating in similar positions.
  • ORGANIZED:  We only have one chance to get our research right – so the details are really important. We are looking for someone with demonstrated skills at effectively managing multiple complex tasks and competing priorities under tight deadlines.
  • ENGAGING:  To do well at this job, you have to like people and enjoy talking to them. We want someone who likes getting thank you notes from happy participants in our research.
  • TECH-SAVVY:  We seek someone comfortable working with basic databases and learning basic survey programming and who ideally has experience with contact management software and/or email marketing software.

If this sounds like you, we’d like to talk. The position includes all the standards like competitive salary, health, vision, and dental insurance, paid time off, bonuses, 401k plans.  Oh… and free lunch on Mondays!

Company Description

maslansky + partners is a communication strategy firm grounded in a rigorous approach to messaging research. We work with Fortune 500 companies, trade associations, non-profits, and public policy groups to help them address their most important communication and messaging challenges.  We’re seeking Communication Strategists with strong analytical thinking, persuasive writing, and project management skills to join our team.

Every member of our team is:

  • A researcher – we conduct qualitative and quantitative research to understand how audiences respond to different ways of talking about something and why
  • A writer – we help clients engage and persuade their audiences by writing in a way that resonates and compels them to act
  • A strategist – anyone can find out what an audience thinks; we bring an analytic and strategic approach to messaging.
  • A consultant – we constantly imagine the world through the eyes of someone else: our clients’, what are their challenges externally and internally and how can we help them? Our clients’ audiences: how do we factor “their truth” into effective messaging?

Our firm is guided by the simple idea that it’s not what you SAY that matters, it’s what they HEAR. We use research to advise our clients what to say, what not to say, and why it matters.  We passionately believe that for PR, marketing and advocacy efforts to be successful, they must have the right words, phrases and framing. Though small, we have a large impact. We work on major communication challenges for Fortune 500 companies, trade associations, non-profits, and public policy groups around the country and the world.

+  send your resume to NYJob@maslansky.com and include your last name in the subject line.

Communications Strategist (Washington D.C. & New York)

Job description

What you’ll do:

  • Work on a range of challenging communication issues, including corporate reputation and branding; public affairs and issue advocacy; new product launches and repositioning
  • Be part of a team of people who are focused on creating great strategies for great clients
  • Use market research to create meaningful, actionable and interesting communication advice for clients

Skills and experience

What you should bring:

  • 1 – 3 years’ experience in market research, corporate communication, public affairs, public relations, advertising, marketing, or another field that you can convince us is relevant
  • An ability to juggle and prioritize simultaneous projects and responsibilities… while on the road
  • Experience with and ideas about compelling, persuasive, credible messaging
  • Strong analytic skills so that you can understand and synthesize perspectives that may be very different from your own
  • Strong writing skills (bonus points for cover letters that demonstrate these skills)
  • Strong computer skills:  Proficiency in PowerPoint is table stakes. The ability to express ideas visually is a compelling differentiator
  • A mature demeanor, ready for client-facing situations
  • Social media engagement is a plus

In order to be considered for the position, a cover letter and resume are required. 
Company Description

maslansky + partners is a communication strategy firm grounded in a rigorous approach to messaging research. We work with Fortune 500 companies, trade associations, non-profits, and public policy groups to help them address their most important communication and messaging challenges.  We’re seeking Communication Strategists with strong analytical thinking, persuasive writing, and project management skills to join our team.

Every member of our team is:

  • A researcher – we conduct qualitative and quantitative research to understand how audiences respond to different ways of talking about something and why
  • A writer – we help clients engage and persuade their audiences by writing in a way that resonates and compels them to act
  • A strategist – anyone can find out what an audience thinks; we bring an analytic and strategic approach to messaging.
  • A consultant – we constantly imagine the world through the eyes of someone else: our clients’, what are their challenges externally and internally and how can we help them? Our clients’ audiences: how do we factor “their truth” into effective messaging?

Our firm is guided by the simple idea that it’s not what you SAY that matters, it’s what they HEAR. We use research to advise our clients what to say, what not to say, and why it matters.  We passionately believe that for PR, marketing and advocacy efforts to be successful, they must have the right words, phrases and framing. Though small, we have a large impact. We work on major communication challenges for Fortune 500 companies, trade associations, non-profits, and public policy groups around the country and the world.
+  send your resume to either  NYJob@maslansky.com or DCjob@maslansky.com

Intern (Washington D.C. & New York)

  • Filing papers.
  • Getting coffee.
  • Making copies.
  • Organizing closets.
  • Answering phones.
  • Working for free…

Sound like a great internship?

We don’t think so either.

At maslansky + partners, our interns are immersed in the daily work of the only market research firm in America that truly specializes in language. They utilize research skills regularly, weigh in during brainstorming sessions, and contribute to the products that ultimately make it into the hands of clients at Fortune 500 companies, nonprofit organizations, and political agencies. The intern team handles a diverse range of duties, including but not limited to: assisting with focus group preparation, execution and follow-up; helping analyze polling data; monitoring media coverage of current and potential clients; identifying new business prospects and assisting in preparing new business pitches; creating client PowerPoint presentations; and researching public policy issues.

maslansky + partners offers part time opportunities during the school year and summer. Interns are required to work 2-5 days per week, but hours are extremely flexible. Interns receive hourly pay and some are eligible for school credit. Oh… and free lunch on Mondays!

WHO IS A GOOD FIT?

Who is a good fit for our company? Bright, energetic, responsible students interested in gaining real-world experience in a small, fun office (we have locations in NYC and Washington DC). You must be proactive and willing to get involved in every area of our research projects. Helpful skills include online research techniques, written and verbal communication, and proficiency with the full Microsoft Office Suite.

Please note that we accept applications for internships on the following schedule:

  • For spring semester internships: November
  • For summer internships: February
  • For fall semester internships: July

+  for DC internships send your resume to DCinternship@maslansky.com 

+  for NY internships send your resume to NYinternship@maslansky.com