Join Abacus Data as a Consultant / Senior Consultant

Abacus Data operates offices in Ottawa & Toronto. A team member can be based anywhere in Canada but preference will be given to candidates who can commute to the location at least once a week.

Salary: $70,000 to $85,000 is typical for this role, however the compensation package may be increased or decreased to be commensurate with experience.
Annual performance bonus based on overall performance of the company.
Generous marketing bonus for all new business development.

Expected start date:
As early as April 2023, or at such a time as a suitable candidate is found.

The opportunity:
At Abacus Data, a premier Canadian public opinion research & strategy agency, we are looking to capitalize on explosive growth by adding to our research team.

In this role, you will work closely with the firm’s executive team to help service the firm’s growing roster of public and private sector clients, with abundant opportunities to take on clients on your own & job craft a research specialization as the company grows.

In the immediate term, this role will see you work on research files both independently and with the supervision of a senior lead, acting as the principal author & project manager of Abacus’ custom research survey projects.

In more technical terms, this role will be responsible for assisting team leads in managing client relationships, overseeing the survey fielding & reporting process, and writing compelling, timely and strategic research reports based on public opinion survey results.

Work closely with the CEO, Executive Vice President, and Director level team leads to design & analyze the results of public opinion research surveys.
Liaise with the fielding & analytics team to ensure surveys are being programmed & graphically reported according to client & firm expectations.
Write high-quality analysis prose reports for our clients that is error-free, valuable, and meets the standards of our leadership team.
Manage other day to day responsibilities of research projects as directed by the senior team, including client consultation, proposal development, creation of research instruments, analysis, and presentation of final deliverables.

Some of our most successful hires have come into research roles from adjacent public affairs careers or other non-research backgrounds. Please do not hesitate to reach out & apply even if you do not meet all criteria below.

  • 3 to 7 years of experience in a research role designing, executing and analyzing public opinion research projects.
  • Experience analyzing data and helping clients use data to make decisions.
  • An analytical mind that is excited about telling stories using data and research.
  • Clear evidence of being detail-oriented with a focus on delivery and error-free work.
  • Able to create stunning presentations that tell the story in our data to our clients and potential clients.
  • Strong interpersonal, writing, organizational, problem-solving, and communication skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • University or college degree/diploma in a related field.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada

Bilingualism in English and French is not a requirement, but an asset.

Apply by April 3rd at 5pm ET.

If you think you’re the right candidate for this task, please send a cover letter and CV to Ihor Korbabicz at referencing “Job 858395 – Consultant/Senior Consultant” in the subject line. Only those selected for the next round of the process will be contacted.

About Abacus Data Inc.
We are the only firm that helps organizations respond to the unprecedented threats of generational change and technological disruption.

Founded in 2010, Abacus Data is an innovative, fast-growing public opinion and marketing research consultancy. We use the latest technology, sound science, and deep experience to generate top-flight research-based advice to our clients. We offer global research capacity with a strong focus on customer service, attention to detail and exceptional value.

We work with brands and organizations such as Shaw Communications, the Canadian Bankers Association, the Mining Association of Canada, Food & Consumer Products of Canada, NAV Canada, the Canadian Real Estate Association, Teck, Imperial Oil, Nestle Waters, Google, the Air Canada Pilots Association, NUPGE, HealthPartners, the Paramedic Association of Canada, the Canadian Pharmacists Association, and the Canadian Health Food Association.

Our vision is to be Canada’s premier data-based strategy firm with a reputation for outstanding customer service, creative thinking, and innovative methods. We will do that by working harder, being more creative, delivering more value to our clients, while doing it all with a smile.

For more information about Abacus Data, visit our website at

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