Data Contractor Washington DC/Remote 4 Month Contract
The Role: Everytown seeks a Data Contractor to work with the Data department. The initial contract is for four months of full time coverage. The roles goals include: to maintain and assist in managing the many day-to-day tools and processes used to organize, report, and analyze work done in this organization.
Responsible for implementing many data department goals at Everytown, this role will report to the Data Director. This is an ideal opportunity for a creative and mission-driven data practitioner who wants to expand their skill set and be a part of the gun violence prevention movement.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: · Administer aspects of Everytown’s suite of field, campaign, and contact tools including, but not limited to: NGP-VAN, EveryAction, Hustle, Hubdialer, and Salesforce. This includes managing user and security settings, providing technical assistance, and monitoring use of the systems to ensure compliance with Everytown data practices; · Collecting raw political data from state, counties, and localities and converting it to usable form for analysis; scrubbing and matching acquired lists back to the VAN as needed; · Track data and disseminate analysis of program results, volunteer contact, voter turnout, early vote and absentee turnout, voter registration, and data relevant to field, campaigns, programs, and movement building; · Manipulate voter, membership, volunteer, and other person level data. · Work with staff and volunteers to establish best practices and standards for data collection, acquisition, and preservation; · Make recommendations and provide strategic guidance on ways to make programs and/or campaigns more efficient and effective; · Provide support and training for staff and volunteers on VAN and other tools and best practices for using data effectively; · Other responsibilities as assigned.
Candidate Requirements: You are a great candidate for this position if you have/are: · At least one year (or two campaign cycles) of experience as a VAN administrator for a campaign, committee, issue advocacy group, or political party, including creating users, survey questions, and activist codes, and managing committee level structure; · Advanced skills using Excel/Google Sheets (bonus for SQL or other relational data experience); · Experience training people, especially volunteers on a variety of activities (bonus points if you have ever hosted a volunteer action); · Ability to manage several tasks or projects concurrently and prioritize work effectively; · Ability to communicate effectively, especially technical ideas to non-technical people, work well under pressure, be detail oriented and meet deadlines; · Experienced in/comfortable at conducting trainings (even if you didn’t create them); · Strong attention to detail, including accuracy of data entry; · Comfortable working in a sometimes hectic open-plan office; · Flexible, adaptable, and comfortable with (perhaps even excited by) rapid change; · Curious about how things work and have a high tolerance for puns.
The department: The Everytown Data Department is the central hub for Everytown’s tools, data, analytics, and reporting. We maximize the organization’s impact by using data, analytics, and reporting to drive decision making. We provide strategic advice for planning and execution of political and legislative program by analyzing voter files, polling, modeling, and testing, in order to put Everytown in the best position possible to reduce gun violence in America.
The organization: Everytown is the largest gun violence prevention organization in the country with more than three million supporters and more than 40,000 donors including moms, mayors, survivors, and everyday Americans who are fighting for public safety measures that respect the Second Amendment and help save lives. At the core of Everytown are Mayors Against Illegal Guns and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a grassroots movement of American mothers founded the day after the Sandy Hook tragedy. Learn more at everytown.org and follow us @Everytown.
Applicants should apply be sending their resume and a few words about why they are excited about this opportunity in their cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. The subject line should include “Data Contractor”.
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