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Data Associate

Liftoff Campaigns

Liftoff Campaigns

Data Science · Full-time
58,000 – 68,000 USD per year
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

To APPLY: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and 2 writing samples (email and text) to jobs@liftoffcampaigns.com. Please put your name and “Data Associate Application” in the subject line.

Liftoff Campaigns is a mission driven digital and communications agency seeking skilled individuals with a passion for making a difference to join our team. Our clients are statewide and local political campaigns, PACs, advocates, non-profits, and changemaking companies working to build progressive power in America.

Job Overview:

Liftoff Campaigns is hiring a Data Associate to serve as a key member of our team. The Data Associate and plays a critical role in supporting our clients and in addition to work as assigned, is generally responsible for the following:

  • Creating and updating dashboards
  • Cleaning, reformatting, and cutting contact lists based on contact attributes
  • Troubleshooting and checking that results on dashboards are accurate
  • Ad hoc data requests and analysis projects as needed

Experience we look for:

  • Passion for good causes, whether candidates or other;
  • 3-6 years of work experience with at least 1 campaign cycle of experience in a dedicated email fundraising role;
  • 1+ year of experience with SQL at a basic to intermediate level (aggregating columns, joining tables, data cleaning);
  • 1+ year of experience with Python at a basic to intermediate level (experience with common libraries such as Pandas and NumPy is a plus);
  • 1+ years of experience with Google Sheets or Excel;
  • Experience with Looker or Tableau;
  • Ability to independently troubleshoot technical issues and excellent quantitative reasoning skills;
  • The ability to juggle multiple projects in a deadline-driven environment;
  • This is a good opportunity for someone seeking an entry-level data role who is eager to make contributions as part of a mission-driven team. Previous political experience is a plus!

Salary and Benefits:

The salary for this position is $58,000 - $68,000.

We also offer a generous benefits package:

  • Unlimited vacation after 90 days of employment, as well as paid sick leave.
  • Federal holidays off (11-12 total days, Indigenous Peoples Day in off-cycle years)
  • Employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Flexible work schedules and the option to work remotely anywhere within the United States and its territories with broadband internet
  • Annual professional development stipend
  • 401k benefits with match after six months of employment

Closing Date of Position:

As soon as possible. The position will remain open until filled.

Our Hiring Process:

We aim to be transparent and efficient in our hiring process. Each question you will be asked throughout our hiring process ties directly back to one of the skills and experiences listed above. In each interview, you will be asked to provide examples of these skills and experiences or how you would draw on your experience to handle a scenario commonly found at Liftoff. Our typical hiring process includes:

  1. Phone Interview
  2. Skills Assessment
  3. Video Interview(s)
  4. Reference Check

Depending on logistics and scheduling, our hiring process generally takes about 4-5 weeks from phone interview to a job offer. We let candidates know after each step in the process, once we’ve made a decision, whether they are moving forward to the next stage or not, so candidates know the status of their application.

Liftoff is an equal opportunity employer and all applicants will be considered. We work to center our values and those of our clients in all aspects of our work, so our culture, clientele, policies, and practices are reflective and affirming of people -- inclusive of their race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, immigration status, citizenship status, and so much more. We strongly encourage folks from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.

Liftoff Campaigns is an equal opportunity employer.