Job description here Data and Analytics Director Data Chicago, IL, United States Progressive Turnout Project (PTP) seeks a Data and Analytics Director passionate about using data and technology to enact political change. We use research and data to inform everything we do, and this position will lead our experimental work. We’re looking for a creative problem-solver to help us measure outcomes, develop new insights, and ultimately achieve greater success.
This position has a dual Data and Analytics focus. On the Data side, you will work primarily with our field team to build universes, develop data standards, and build and analyze reports. In your Analytics capacity, you will identify research questions and then design and analyze field experiments to improve the efficacy and efficiency of our programs. You will report directly to our Executive Director and lead all departmental operations and staff.
Data Responsibilities: Lead all voter targeting, universe design, and data analysis and reporting in PTP-targeted districts across the nation Work with senior staff to identify, define, and track priority metrics Produce clear and concise reports for a range of partners Collaborate with senior field staff to develop PTP data standards, manage their implementation, and ensure data integrity
Lead the design, implementation, and analysis of PTP field experiments Report on our experimental findings to share with the progressive community Maintain relationships with new and existing academic and research partners
Tech Responsibilities Implement reporting tools to improve our work in a variety of areas Explore new tools to enhance our field, finance, and digital outreach efforts
Management Responsibilities: Collaborate with PTP’s senior staff and the Executive Director to develop a department hiring plan for our 2018 programs and beyond Build and lead a growing team: assess needs and skills, distribute assignments and workload appropriately, and lead individual and group professional development
Required Qualifications: You can learn new skills and tools quickly You’ve worked with VAN many times, maybe with Admin experience You’re good with Excel/Google Docs and know a good report when you see it You have at least some knowledge of SQL or experience building queries through Access, Tableau, Google Data Studio, or similar You have strong writing skills, particularly when communicating technical or statistical concepts You have an interest in progressive politics and political activism
Preferred Qualifications: You have used R or Python, understand statistics, have experimented with APIs, made a few maps, Git everything, or have worked with digital analytics You have worked in politics or on a campaign before You have prior management and/or leadership experience You are comfortable assessing, deploying, and training on tech tools
Salary and Benefits: Salary for this role will range from $50,000 to $75,000 (based on qualifications and experience) and will be negotiable. Benefits include: Employee-sponsored health insurance, access to a 401(k), a public transit benefit, and 20 paid time off days per year