The Pennsylvania Democratic Party is seeking a Data Director to begin immediately.

Key priorities for the Data Director include, but are not limited to:

  • Implementation of the state party plan
  • Coordinating usage and relevant training
  • Working with campaigns and allied groups on data transfer and storage
  • Participation in relevant DNC conference calls and VAN trainings
  • Building overall data capacity

Data Management

  • Day-to-day management of users and committees in Votebuilder
  • Prepare and Run monthly online VoteBuilder trainings for all levels of VoteBuilder users
  • Educate campaigns and county committees on voter file policies and increasing voter file usage.
  • Monitor VAN usage to enforce VAN policies
  • Update and maintain the voter file

Mail Program

  • Schedule and perform policy review conference call with mail vendors
  • Review and troubleshoot mail documents and forms to begin mail process
  • Upload mail documents into system for retention
  • Track and monitor mail pieces to ensure process is moving quickly and efficiently
  • Grant final approval to mail vendors


  • Knowledge and familiarity with VAN, preferably in an administrative role
  • At least two cycles of prior campaign experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated data analysis and writing skills, preferably in a political environment.
  • Ability to plan and manage time sensitive projects with competing needs.
  • Working knowledge of statistical models, precinct targeting, etc. a plus.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Excel including formulas, functions, and pivot tables.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Access (or other SQL database) including creating queries and manipulating large data sets strongly preferred
  • Familiarity with GIS preferred but not required.
  • Experience standardizing data from multiple sources to produce complex reports. • Strong attention to detail, including accuracy of data entry.
  • Ability to multitask and manage time effectively.
  • Capacity and desire to work long hours in a campaign setting.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Location: Philadelphia or Harrisburg, PA

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