From their announcement:
The Washington Post has a position available for a Survey Analyst. This person will serve as the deputy in the Post’s newsroom polling unit, assisting in the design, implementation, analysis and reporting of all Washington Post and Post-ABC News surveys.
Responsibilities include preparing data tables and reports; writing and editing stories for the Post and washingtonpost.com; maintaining the survey database; tracking national survey questions, topics and trends; and performing administrative duties as required.
We’re seeking someone who has a facility with numbers; strong written and verbal communication skills; an exacting attention to detail; an ability to meet tight deadlines; a high proficiency in Excel, Word and Internet; experience with statistical packages (e.g., SPSS); and a deep interest in politics, government and public opinion research.
Work schedule may include early mornings, late nights and occasional
Candidates should submit a letter and resume by Dec. 29, 2006.