Data Analyst

TargetSmart Communications | Remote | Permanent

Date Posted

03/16/22

Job Role

Data & Data Management

Organization Type

Vendor or Service Provider

Location

Remote

Salary Range

$41,000-$60,000 | $61,000-$80,000

Data Analyst

TargetSmart Communications | Remote | Permanent

Position Summary

Data Analyst Job Description

Job Title Data Product Specialist
Location Remote working position based in the USA
Salary $58,000 – $75,000

 

 

TARGETSMART DATA ANALYST

The Data Analyst will be a key contributor to a team that builds and maintains TargetSmart’s suite of analytics products. Reporting to the Director of Analytics, the Data Analyst maintains and improves TargetSmart’s predictive modeling data sets, conducts ad-hoc public-facing analysis projects using the TargetSmart voter file, participates in construction of predictive models and other client-facing analytics tools, and contributes to the development of public-facing analytics tools like TargetEarly.

The Data Analyst will work closely with each of the technical and client-facing teams at TargetSmart and can expect significant training and support to learn internal procedures. The Data Analyst will have proven experience interacting with colleagues, clients, vendors, and consultants alike.

Ideal candidates will have experience in the following disciplines:

  • Database management
  • Technical and non-technical writing, particularly in a political context
  • Data visualization

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate across teams to build TargetSmart’s modeling datasets on a monthly cadence, ensuring full coverage and timely completion.
  • Seek consistent improvement to internal modeling capability by locating and applying new data sources with untapped predictive value.
  • Use database software to query voter file to produce counts and other data points that support public-facing analysis.
  • Present findings and applications from our voter file research both to the press and directly to the public through blog posts, press releases, and public-facing data visualization tools.
  • Provide quality control and peer review for models and other analytical products produced by teammates.
  • Attend, participate and where appropriate lead client meetings/conference calls.
  • Manage time to meet internal and client-driven timelines.
  • Other duties as needed.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Strong understanding of the principles of database management and comfort with Alteryx.
  • Strong technical writing skills, and an ability to translate complex statistical information to a non-technical audience.
  • Strong political writing skills, with a knack for telling political stories through a data lens.
  • Commitment to open, honest, and transparent communication.
  • Commitment to Democratic candidates and the progressive movement.
  • Strong political intuition and a grounding in how modern campaigns work.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • An inquisitive and curious personality, and eagerness to innovate.
  • Team player who is also able to work independently under light supervision.

NICE TO HAVE SKILLS:

  • Previous work building predictive models from large data.
  • Experience with data visualization tools like Tableau, Looker, R Shiny, D3.js, etc.
  • Political organizing or management experience.
  • A background in academic research.
  • Desire to present research findings both internally and to the broader progressive community at industry events.

TO APPLY:

To apply, please send a résumé and cover letter to . Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, and the position will remain posted until it is filled. TargetSmart is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace. TargetSmart does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected category under local, state, or federal law. TargetSmart is committed to creating a dynamic, multicultural, diverse workplace and work culture. Candidates of color, women, LGBT individuals, and others with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

ABOUT TARGETSMART ANALYTICS

TargetSmart is, at its core, a data company, providing top-notch voter file and commercial data to Democrats and the progressive community. The TargetSmart Analytics team supports the Democratic Party and progressive community by building an extensive suite of individual-level predictive models that live on our national voter file, including partisanship, turnout likelihood, demographic, and issue support models. We work with campaigns at every level of the ballot, labor unions, and advocacy organizations to provide custom modeling and data visualization tools to power their multi-channel targeted outreach and analysis efforts. We conduct research on our national voter file to locate and publicize newsworthy trends that can be derived from our extensive data on the American electorate. We practice transparency and honest communication, and we believe that the best results come from close collaboration with our clients.

 

For more information or to apply for the position, please contact us at .

 

 

 

 

Position Summary

Data Analyst Job Description

Job Title Data Product Specialist
Location Remote working position based in the USA
Salary $58,000 – $75,000

 

 

TARGETSMART DATA ANALYST

The Data Analyst will be a key contributor to a team that builds and maintains TargetSmart’s suite of analytics products. Reporting to the Director of Analytics, the Data Analyst maintains and improves TargetSmart’s predictive modeling data sets, conducts ad-hoc public-facing analysis projects using the TargetSmart voter file, participates in construction of predictive models and other client-facing analytics tools, and contributes to the development of public-facing analytics tools like TargetEarly.

The Data Analyst will work closely with each of the technical and client-facing teams at TargetSmart and can expect significant training and support to learn internal procedures. The Data Analyst will have proven experience interacting with colleagues, clients, vendors, and consultants alike.

Ideal candidates will have experience in the following disciplines:

  • Database management
  • Technical and non-technical writing, particularly in a political context
  • Data visualization

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate across teams to build TargetSmart’s modeling datasets on a monthly cadence, ensuring full coverage and timely completion.
  • Seek consistent improvement to internal modeling capability by locating and applying new data sources with untapped predictive value.
  • Use database software to query voter file to produce counts and other data points that support public-facing analysis.
  • Present findings and applications from our voter file research both to the press and directly to the public through blog posts, press releases, and public-facing data visualization tools.
  • Provide quality control and peer review for models and other analytical products produced by teammates.
  • Attend, participate and where appropriate lead client meetings/conference calls.
  • Manage time to meet internal and client-driven timelines.
  • Other duties as needed.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Strong understanding of the principles of database management and comfort with Alteryx.
  • Strong technical writing skills, and an ability to translate complex statistical information to a non-technical audience.
  • Strong political writing skills, with a knack for telling political stories through a data lens.
  • Commitment to open, honest, and transparent communication.
  • Commitment to Democratic candidates and the progressive movement.
  • Strong political intuition and a grounding in how modern campaigns work.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • An inquisitive and curious personality, and eagerness to innovate.
  • Team player who is also able to work independently under light supervision.

NICE TO HAVE SKILLS:

  • Previous work building predictive models from large data.
  • Experience with data visualization tools like Tableau, Looker, R Shiny, D3.js, etc.
  • Political organizing or management experience.
  • A background in academic research.
  • Desire to present research findings both internally and to the broader progressive community at industry events.

TO APPLY:

To apply, please send a résumé and cover letter to . Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, and the position will remain posted until it is filled. TargetSmart is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace. TargetSmart does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected category under local, state, or federal law. TargetSmart is committed to creating a dynamic, multicultural, diverse workplace and work culture. Candidates of color, women, LGBT individuals, and others with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

ABOUT TARGETSMART ANALYTICS

TargetSmart is, at its core, a data company, providing top-notch voter file and commercial data to Democrats and the progressive community. The TargetSmart Analytics team supports the Democratic Party and progressive community by building an extensive suite of individual-level predictive models that live on our national voter file, including partisanship, turnout likelihood, demographic, and issue support models. We work with campaigns at every level of the ballot, labor unions, and advocacy organizations to provide custom modeling and data visualization tools to power their multi-channel targeted outreach and analysis efforts. We conduct research on our national voter file to locate and publicize newsworthy trends that can be derived from our extensive data on the American electorate. We practice transparency and honest communication, and we believe that the best results come from close collaboration with our clients.

 

For more information or to apply for the position, please contact us at .

 

 

 

 

Data Analyst

TargetSmart Communications | Remote | Permanent

Position Summary

Data Analyst Job Description

Job Title Data Product Specialist
Location Remote working position based in the USA
Salary $58,000 – $75,000

 

 

TARGETSMART DATA ANALYST

The Data Analyst will be a key contributor to a team that builds and maintains TargetSmart’s suite of analytics products. Reporting to the Director of Analytics, the Data Analyst maintains and improves TargetSmart’s predictive modeling data sets, conducts ad-hoc public-facing analysis projects using the TargetSmart voter file, participates in construction of predictive models and other client-facing analytics tools, and contributes to the development of public-facing analytics tools like TargetEarly.

The Data Analyst will work closely with each of the technical and client-facing teams at TargetSmart and can expect significant training and support to learn internal procedures. The Data Analyst will have proven experience interacting with colleagues, clients, vendors, and consultants alike.

Ideal candidates will have experience in the following disciplines:

  • Database management
  • Technical and non-technical writing, particularly in a political context
  • Data visualization

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate across teams to build TargetSmart’s modeling datasets on a monthly cadence, ensuring full coverage and timely completion.
  • Seek consistent improvement to internal modeling capability by locating and applying new data sources with untapped predictive value.
  • Use database software to query voter file to produce counts and other data points that support public-facing analysis.
  • Present findings and applications from our voter file research both to the press and directly to the public through blog posts, press releases, and public-facing data visualization tools.
  • Provide quality control and peer review for models and other analytical products produced by teammates.
  • Attend, participate and where appropriate lead client meetings/conference calls.
  • Manage time to meet internal and client-driven timelines.
  • Other duties as needed.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Strong understanding of the principles of database management and comfort with Alteryx.
  • Strong technical writing skills, and an ability to translate complex statistical information to a non-technical audience.
  • Strong political writing skills, with a knack for telling political stories through a data lens.
  • Commitment to open, honest, and transparent communication.
  • Commitment to Democratic candidates and the progressive movement.
  • Strong political intuition and a grounding in how modern campaigns work.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • An inquisitive and curious personality, and eagerness to innovate.
  • Team player who is also able to work independently under light supervision.

NICE TO HAVE SKILLS:

  • Previous work building predictive models from large data.
  • Experience with data visualization tools like Tableau, Looker, R Shiny, D3.js, etc.
  • Political organizing or management experience.
  • A background in academic research.
  • Desire to present research findings both internally and to the broader progressive community at industry events.

TO APPLY:

To apply, please send a résumé and cover letter to . Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, and the position will remain posted until it is filled. TargetSmart is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace. TargetSmart does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected category under local, state, or federal law. TargetSmart is committed to creating a dynamic, multicultural, diverse workplace and work culture. Candidates of color, women, LGBT individuals, and others with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

ABOUT TARGETSMART ANALYTICS

TargetSmart is, at its core, a data company, providing top-notch voter file and commercial data to Democrats and the progressive community. The TargetSmart Analytics team supports the Democratic Party and progressive community by building an extensive suite of individual-level predictive models that live on our national voter file, including partisanship, turnout likelihood, demographic, and issue support models. We work with campaigns at every level of the ballot, labor unions, and advocacy organizations to provide custom modeling and data visualization tools to power their multi-channel targeted outreach and analysis efforts. We conduct research on our national voter file to locate and publicize newsworthy trends that can be derived from our extensive data on the American electorate. We practice transparency and honest communication, and we believe that the best results come from close collaboration with our clients.

 

For more information or to apply for the position, please contact us at .

 

 

 

 

Data Analyst

TargetSmart Communications | Remote | Permanent

Position Summary

Data Analyst Job Description

Job Title Data Product Specialist
Location Remote working position based in the USA
Salary $58,000 – $75,000

 

 

TARGETSMART DATA ANALYST

The Data Analyst will be a key contributor to a team that builds and maintains TargetSmart’s suite of analytics products. Reporting to the Director of Analytics, the Data Analyst maintains and improves TargetSmart’s predictive modeling data sets, conducts ad-hoc public-facing analysis projects using the TargetSmart voter file, participates in construction of predictive models and other client-facing analytics tools, and contributes to the development of public-facing analytics tools like TargetEarly.

The Data Analyst will work closely with each of the technical and client-facing teams at TargetSmart and can expect significant training and support to learn internal procedures. The Data Analyst will have proven experience interacting with colleagues, clients, vendors, and consultants alike.

Ideal candidates will have experience in the following disciplines:

  • Database management
  • Technical and non-technical writing, particularly in a political context
  • Data visualization

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate across teams to build TargetSmart’s modeling datasets on a monthly cadence, ensuring full coverage and timely completion.
  • Seek consistent improvement to internal modeling capability by locating and applying new data sources with untapped predictive value.
  • Use database software to query voter file to produce counts and other data points that support public-facing analysis.
  • Present findings and applications from our voter file research both to the press and directly to the public through blog posts, press releases, and public-facing data visualization tools.
  • Provide quality control and peer review for models and other analytical products produced by teammates.
  • Attend, participate and where appropriate lead client meetings/conference calls.
  • Manage time to meet internal and client-driven timelines.
  • Other duties as needed.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Strong understanding of the principles of database management and comfort with Alteryx.
  • Strong technical writing skills, and an ability to translate complex statistical information to a non-technical audience.
  • Strong political writing skills, with a knack for telling political stories through a data lens.
  • Commitment to open, honest, and transparent communication.
  • Commitment to Democratic candidates and the progressive movement.
  • Strong political intuition and a grounding in how modern campaigns work.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • An inquisitive and curious personality, and eagerness to innovate.
  • Team player who is also able to work independently under light supervision.

NICE TO HAVE SKILLS:

  • Previous work building predictive models from large data.
  • Experience with data visualization tools like Tableau, Looker, R Shiny, D3.js, etc.
  • Political organizing or management experience.
  • A background in academic research.
  • Desire to present research findings both internally and to the broader progressive community at industry events.

TO APPLY:

To apply, please send a résumé and cover letter to . Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, and the position will remain posted until it is filled. TargetSmart is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace. TargetSmart does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected category under local, state, or federal law. TargetSmart is committed to creating a dynamic, multicultural, diverse workplace and work culture. Candidates of color, women, LGBT individuals, and others with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

ABOUT TARGETSMART ANALYTICS

TargetSmart is, at its core, a data company, providing top-notch voter file and commercial data to Democrats and the progressive community. The TargetSmart Analytics team supports the Democratic Party and progressive community by building an extensive suite of individual-level predictive models that live on our national voter file, including partisanship, turnout likelihood, demographic, and issue support models. We work with campaigns at every level of the ballot, labor unions, and advocacy organizations to provide custom modeling and data visualization tools to power their multi-channel targeted outreach and analysis efforts. We conduct research on our national voter file to locate and publicize newsworthy trends that can be derived from our extensive data on the American electorate. We practice transparency and honest communication, and we believe that the best results come from close collaboration with our clients.

 

For more information or to apply for the position, please contact us at .

 

 

 

 

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