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Fundraising Analyst

Democratic National Committee

Democratic National Committee

Posted on Saturday, June 24, 2023
The Democratic National Committee’s Tech team is hiring a Fundraising Analyst to support our fundraising efforts to help Democrats win elections and to empower progressives across the country. The Fundraising Analyst will report into the Strategic Analytics Lead and work with another Fundraising Analyst on the Data team. In addition, they will work in close partnership with teams across the DNC, including Mobilization (grassroots fundraising), Finance (major donor), and Compliance. They will design and implement reporting to help identify fundraising gaps and opportunities, build tools and processes to make workflows more efficient and provide ongoing operational support to program leads.

Who we are:

  • The DNC Program Analytics team sits within the Technology department at the DNC. We are a team of analysts and technologists focused on improving the DNC’s strategic programs from national field organizing to grassroots fundraising to voter protection. As a member of this newer team, you will have the opportunity to shape our mandate and broaden our impact. As part of the overall Tech team, you will be working with a fully remote, distributed team living in 19 states and from a variety of backgrounds. We value diversity in perspective and believe deeply in the promise of building technology infrastructure that will support campaigns from cycle to cycle and will improve with every iteration.
  • The Program Analytics team sits within the broader Data Team at the DNC. The three verticals of the Data team are Analytics, Data Science and Analytics Engineering.

Who you are:

  • We’re focused on equipping our fundraising teams with the data and analytics resources they need to operate intelligently and efficiently, and are looking for a Fundraising Analyst with a diverse range of backgrounds and skill sets to help us tackle numerous projects. Whether you have a for-profit background in marketing with an analytical mindset or you’ve worked in political or non-profit fundraising before, we’d love to talk to you.
  • Good candidates are extremely detail-oriented while able to move quickly to respond to events or stakeholder needs without sacrificing quality. On a day-to-day basis, our team cares about things like designing tools and reports to enable smarter decision-making, and optimizing messaging and targeting across channels and audiences, to name a few.
  • Core responsibilities of this role will include:
  • Reporting: Build, maintain, support, and improve upon reporting by program. Identify and track key drivers of fundraising and surface key insights in accurate, stable and well-designed dashboards.
  • Tooling: Build, maintain, support, and improve upon tools that enable program operations such as donor list management tools. Data Product Management: Manage the development of our reporting, tools, and data infrastructure through requirements gathering, stakeholder research, and project management.
  • Strategic Analysis: Support optimization of fundraising efforts based on incoming data to improve donor targeting across mediums.
  • In addition, this role may also include, but is not limited to:
  • Experimental Design: Collaborate with program leads to design, implement, and track results from experiments to optimize fundraising efforts including, but not limited to, A/B testing on digital campaigns and to direct mail audiences.
  • Data Flows & Pipelines: Manage finance data synced from multiple platforms, create data structures that aggregate and standardize fundraising data for analysis and reporting.
  • Other duties as assigned to support the department and the DNC's mission
  • You should:
  • Be proficient at SQL, Excel and Google Sheets.
  • Have experience in one of the following areas:
  • (1) Have experience working in data to elect Democratic candidates at any level
  • (2) Have experience working in marketing or non-profit fundraising with a strong understanding of key fundraising drivers and how to define, track, and interpret those KPIs
  • (3) Have experience in working in analytics with an ability to translate data into actionable insights through written, visual, or verbal communication.
  • Have experience with some type of data visualization or reporting.
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills, and experience explaining technical concepts to both technical and no-code audiences.
  • Be extremely detail-oriented, self-motivated, and comfortable working with messy data and dealing with ambiguity.
  • Be curious, collaborative, and humble – ready to work with a diverse, distributed team to solve interesting problems together.
  • You may:
  • Have experience with tools like NGP, ActBlue, ActionNetwork, or the voter file.
  • Have experience with Google Looker Studio or other data visualization/ business intelligence tools.
  • Have knowledge of a scripting language like Python or JavaScript.
  • Have knowledge of dbt or experience with transforming raw data into derived data products
  • This is a remote position that can be based anywhere in the United States.
The starting salary for the Fundraising Analyst position is $75,000, on an annualized basis, commensurate with experience and qualifications. This position is not eligible for overtime wages, and is in the bargaining unit represented by SEIU Local-500.
The Democratic National Committee (DNC), is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. The DNC is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis. The DNC will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.
The DNC requires all employees to be "up to date" on COVID-19 vaccination status as prescribed by the CDC as a condition of employment, unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law. If you seek a reasonable accommodation in relation to the DNC’s COVID-19 policy, you should speak to the HR team prior to reporting to an office location.
The DNC offers a generous benefit package, including:
- More than 30 days of paid time off, including Federal holidays, vacation, and personal days;
- Health and dental insurance for employee and dependents;
- 90% paid by the DNC, 10% paid by employee;
- Supplementary vision plans available to employees for purchase;
- Up to a 4% employer match DNC 401(k) plan;
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) available to DNC employees and their dependents at no cost to staff;
- Pre-tax Flexible spending account benefits available to employees and dependents.