Careers

We are always looking for exceptional talent to help solve the biggest challenges in policy engagement. Interested in joining a team of collaborative and dedicated problem-solvers? Reach out.

Our Culture

Every person at Ballast brings a spirit of generosity, a force of ideas, and an entrepreneurial focus into their work.

Our workplace is one where curious, hardworking, and collaborative leaders can thrive. We are relentlessly focused on adding value for policymakers and our clients, and we invest in those willing to go the extra mile on their behalf.

Our work at Ballast is interesting, thought-provoking, and covers real time issues. The team is a great group of driven thought leaders that genuinely lean into productive collaboration.
Arveyonka Logan
Senior Analyst

Our Values

Spirit of Generosity

We are generous with our time and energy, seeking collaboration and mutual learning wherever possible. We treat our clients, research respondents, and peers with respect, gratitude, and undivided attention. By removing barriers to genuine engagement, we unlock more and better opportunities to provide value to our clients.

Force of Ideas

Our work is based on rigorous analysis, a deep-seated intellectual curiosity, and a commitment to problem solving. Thinking critically, always asking why, and pushing ourselves to cultivate stronger ideas is an essential part of Ballast’s success.

Entrepreneurial Focus

We are self-starters, we run lean, and we deliver more than what is asked of us. We are proactive and share the responsibility to improve processes; unlock additional and unexpected value; create a new service, product, or insight; and deliver more than what was requested.

Our Benefits

  • Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • 401K Matching
  • Generous PTO
  • 12 Weeks Paid Family Leave
  • Remote Work Flexibility
  • Snacks and Friday Lunches Provided
  • Monthly Ballast Happy Hours
  • Brand New Gym in the Building
  • Bike Locker and On-Site Parking
  • And Much More…

Open Positions

Associate Director of Consulting

Research Manager

Senior Consulting Analyst

Consulting Analyst

Qualitative Research Associate