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Solutions Assistant, Conservative Public Policy

Are you excited to begin a career in market research, strategy, and consulting? Then this is the opportunity you have been looking for!


Solutions Assistants are vital members of our client teams, supporting all phases of qualitative and quantitative research projects.  As an assistant, you will learn how to accurately and efficiently execute all components of research projects, including, but not limited to: ensuring quality throughout the project lifecycle; creation of compelling and visually pleasing deliverables; secondary research and project coordination and management.   


  • Performance-driven, self-sacrificing hard workers who are tenacious regarding error-free, thoughtful and timely completion of work.  
  • Unconventional, critical, creative, fresh thinkers who collaborate with others. 
  • Inherent troubleshooters and problem solvers.  
  • Proactively undertake new opportunities quickly, enthusiastically and without trepidation. 
  • Compulsive dedication to quality and process improvement. 
  • Inquisitive and curious, willing to ask questions and wanting to understand the “why” behind processes, decisions, etc.  
  • Ability to multi-task and implement key time-management skills in high-demand settings and exceed expectations by prioritizing tasks and completing assignments ahead of schedule.

This position will support our public policy book of business which focuses on free-market and conservative organizations and goals.  Heart+Mind Strategies works with several non-profit policy organizations but does not work directly for any political party or candidate for elected office.


  • Academic background in the liberal arts or social sciences (e.g., statistics, sociology, demography) marketing, or communications 
  • Well-versed in free-market and conservative policy positions and recommendations and comfortable working to persuade people to embrace them
  • Strong analytical orientation with a demonstrated ability to analyze, interpret, and summarize data 
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills a must 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of products (including PowerPoint, Excel and Word) 
  • Internship or some professional work experience preferred 

If you are interested in starting or continuing your career with us, please submit a cover letter and resume to 


Heart+Mind Strategies is a research-based consultancy headquartered in Reston, VA.  We deploy teams of researchers working with strategic planners to unpack how humans make decisions.  We strengthen our client’s ability to motivate and persuade the hearts and minds of the people that matter most to their success.