Research and Analytics Assistant
With 4 million members, Working America mobilizes working people who don’t have the benefit of a union at work to fight for good jobs and a fair economy. As the community affiliate of the AFL-CIO, we unite working people around a shared economic agenda.
The Research and Analytics Assistant will support strategic research and analysis for issue and electoral campaigns.
This is a fixed-term position with an expected end date of Nov. 8, 2024.
Reports to: Director of Research and Analytics
- Support implementation of surveys including writing questions, monitoring and tracking data, and conducting analysis;
- Develop tools, including using Excel and Google Sheets, to facilitate data analysis, including but not limited to creating and maintaining data visualizations and dashboards and communicating findings;
- Gather publicly-available data to analyze social and economic trends to include but not limited to identifying trends; developing and contextualizing insights in quantitative and qualitative data; conducting analyses of both qualitative and quantitative data; and making recommendations based upon the results of analyses;
- Maintain data clean-up processes and procedures including the standardization and organization of large data sets;
- Establish metrics, analytics frameworks, and reports to assess the performance of various campaign initiatives, and Field and Digital teams;
- Collaborate with the Working America staff to make sure that data is used to inform decision making across campaigns;
- Creating and maintain data visualizations and dashboards to help identify trends and forecast possibilities, as well as communicate findings and recommendations to stakeholders across the campaign;
- Other duties as assigned.
- Knows, or are eager to learn and apply, any of the following software: VAN, Google Sheets, SQL, GIS, Python, PowerPoint, and/or R
- Knows and understands how to apply statistics to mine for actionable insights
- Curiosity and mindset to understand the meaning behind data trends
- Enjoys working with numbers and eager to learn
- Understanding and interest in furthering usage of quantitative and qualitative data in political and organizing campaigns
- Demonstrated ability to be flexible and able to adapt quickly to meet project needs
- Strong background in, or desire to work in, the labor movement, movements for progressive social change, and political or issue campaigns
- Demonstrated interest in making a career in the labor movement
- Individuals of all education levels—including recent graduates from 2-year, 4-year, graduate, and technical schools—encouraged to apply
- Must be able to work irregular and long hours
- Ability to travel as needed
- Washington, DC
- FLSA Classification: Exempt
Starting salary is $53,616. Includes medical insurance and 401(k) with employer contribution.
Working America is an equal opportunity employer. Working America is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from women, people of color, LGBTQIA and other non-conforming individuals, and individuals with disabilities.