What We Do

Jones Mandel offers a suite of research offerings focused on providing you with in-depth knowledge, background & analysis of three key areas for you or your organization: your own story, the competition you’re up against, and the landscape you’re operating in.

We’ve worked with over 640 clients of all backgrounds, both in the political & private sectors, to help them accomplish their goals:

Political Clients

Candidates & Campaigns
Advocacy Groups
Public Affairs & Advocacy

Private Sector Clients

Major Corporations
Foundations & Nonprofits
Executive Search Firms
Major League Sports Teams
High Profile Figures & Celebrities

Know Your Story

Understand you or your organization’s strengths, weaknesses, & blind spots through:

Political Candidate Research

Self research books on your candidate to fully prepare to tell your story and plan strategically

Professional Red Flag Vetting

Targeted background memos on any person your organization is considering bringing on. Particularly relevant to sports teams, C-Suite hires, donor vetting and other large volume vetting needs

Executive Searches

In-depth background research on each leader or personnel your organization is considering for a high-profile role to ensure there are no surprises post-hire

Organizational Perception & Reputation

Understand your strengths & weaknesses in order to identify areas that can be used against you

Vulnerability Assessment

Understand where you or your organization is vulnerable before launching a new public initiative or campaign so you can own the narrative

Know Your Competition

Understand your competition’s position relative to you & anticipate their next move.

Opposition Research

In-depth research on your political opponent to help draw a contrast between your campaign and theirs

Competitive Intelligence

Know the vulnerabilities of your competitor in any private sector setting so that you can be prepared

Message Development

See our research shape into thematic messages you can use against your competition

Know Your Landscape

Understand how to navigate complex & multi-layered organizations, situations, or moments in time.

Power Mapping

Understand how the people & power at play influence the situation you are trying to navigate and win

Assessing the Environment

Gauge your current reach, influence and areas of opportunity before beginning an awareness campaign

Navigating Pivotal Situations

Understand the landscape and players of each endeavor you’re walking through

Consulting and Advisory Services

Our consulting services allow you to maximize impact by leveraging our in-depth knowledge of you and your adversaries.

Debate Prep

Strategy Calls

Crafting Messages & More

Rebuttal Research

Research Fact Checking