The Democratic Party of Virginia is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Deputy Data Director. The primary role of this position will be day-to-day administration of the Votebuilder (NGP-VAN). Strong candidates for this positions should have a combination of technical and interpersonal skills to successfully work with state and local organizations improving the function and efficiency of their electoral programs.


  • Provide data and technological guidance on issue related to campaigns
  • Administer, support, and train users on Votebuilder Tools and other campaign related technology platforms
  • Generate voter lists for mailing, canvassing and phoning; and manipulate membership, volunteer, or other lists to match to the voter file and load in Votebuilder
  • Provide excellent and timely customer support to staff and campaigns,
  • Conduct voter targeting and analysis (with emphasis on the application of micro-targeting, demographic and geographic factors) for candidates and local political committees
  • Work with campaigns and local committees to establish best practices and standards for data collection, data acquisition and preservation
  • Prepare supporting documentation for customers, including statistical analysis and reports, instructions and summaries


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to communicate technical subjects to non-technical individuals
  • Experience using Votebuilder and administering Votebuilder
  • Strong computer skills are required and candidates should have experience using (or the ability to quickly learn) spreadsheet and database applications (such as Excel, MS Access, SQL, MySQL, DB Visualizer)
  • A basic understanding of common direct voter contact programs (phone, mail, canvass, etc)
  • Must be a self-starter; willing to work sometimes long, irregular hours and to travel as needed

TO APPLY: Send resume and cover letter to, no later than Monday, March 1, 2018.