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Data and Analytics Director

National Domestic Workers Alliance

National Domestic Workers Alliance

Data Science
Posted on Thursday, February 1, 2024

Job Title: Data and Analytics Director

Salary Range - $105,000 - $115,000

Employment Status: Full-Time

Reports To: Care in Action Deputy Executive Director - Programs

FLSA Status: Exempt

Hours per Week: 40

Work Location: Remote

Start Date: Feb 1, 2024

BACKGROUND:

The National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) is the leading national voice for dignity and fairness for domestic workers in the United States. Founded in 2007, NDWA works for the respect, recognition, and inclusion in labor protections of domestic and home care workers across the country. NDWA is winning improved working conditions while building a powerful

movement rooted in the human rights, dignity and equality of domestic workers, home care workers, immigrant women, and Black women.

NDWA was founded in 2007 by domestic workers and organizers from around the country. Our national alliance has grown from this founding group of 13 organizations to now more than 70 affiliate organizations, and local chapters developed by NDWA. To date, the Alliance comprises more than 250,000 nannies, housekeepers, and home care workers in all 50 states.

Position Summary:

  • National Domestic Workers Alliance and Care in Action is looking for an experienced and innovative Data and Analytics Director. The Data and Analytics Director is instrumental in helping to build power in communities of color by staying on top of analytics best practices and deepening a culture of data-driven organizing to help build a strong movement to advance the domestic worker movement. Reporting to the Deputy Executive Director of Programs, the staffer should be a self-starter who can multitask and hit various deadlines. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, able to juggle multiple projects, detail-oriented, committed to transparent data and analytics practices, and handle some administrative duties. Commitment to the mission is a must.

PRIMARY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Team Management: Manage the data team including development of work plans, professional development, and ongoing supervision and support.

  • Project Management: Support the national team and state directors in implementing Care in Action’s organizational goals, including Race Equity and Inclusion goals. Participate in team creation of work plans and team benchmarks for success. Manage special projects to deliver on team goals.

  • Voter File Management and Maintenance: Manage voter file access for state teams, partner organizations and their consultants. This includes administration and security, training end-users, and providing technical assistance as needed. Work with staff, partners, vendors, consultants, and others

  • Enhancement, manipulation, and management of voter and member data.

  • Management of Data Tools: Lead organizational VAN and campaign data trainings. This includes identifying the various training needs, creating the necessary training materials, and leading the presentations. Provide support, including training and troubleshooting, for the implementation of various campaign tools.

  • State Teams Support and Service: Work with state teams using the voter file and other technologies to support, enhance, and execute programs. This includes assisting state teams in employing program implementation best practices as well as converting technical data to actionable issue advocacy and electoral campaign recommendations.

  • Coalition Support and Service: Responsible for coalition alignment on data and targeting which may include participating and leading various work groups or other meetings. Responsible for sharing data and tactic best practices during coalition meetings. Work with staff and partner groups to ensure that political and voter contact programs are maximizing shared voter file, targeting, and other data resources. This includes supporting staff and partner groups to develop campaign plans. support coalition partners through the development of campaign plans (electoral, redistricting, voting rights, and issue campaigns), providing technical assistance, responding to programmatic requests and participating actively in long-range strategic planning for the Care in Action progressive movement. Support, and sometimes lead, the creation and development of written reports and products. Deliver presentations to various stakeholders, sometimes on short notice.

  • Direct Voter Contact Strategy: Lead Care in Action’s data analysis and coordination efforts, and provide strategic data-driven recommendations to partners on campaign field and targeting. Lead data presentation development. Must be comfortable developing district profiles, landscape memos, slide show presentations, and other documents to communicate data analysis with key stakeholders.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least one election cycle of experience (at least 2 years) with statewide data responsibilities. This includes experience with planning, program implementation and analysis.

  • Experience working with underrepresented and/or historically marginalized communities, preferably in political or organizing settings. Understanding of how power and privilege can show up in data-both in access to data and the data itself.

  • Strong sense of ownership and resilience with respect to planning ahead, finding alternative paths when needed, and bouncing back from setbacks and rejections.

  • Candidates should have an understanding of common direct voter contact programs and experience using data to inform advocacy and electoral plans. Strong VAN or other database skills are required with at least one cycle of experience administering voter contact tools.

  • Must have a minimum of introductory training on SQL; standout candidates will have experience using SQL including a comfort level with SELECT, WHERE, GROUPBY. Advanced Google Sheets or Excel skills required including familiarity with common functions (VLOOKUP, SUMIF, INDEX(MATCH)), pivot tables, and charts.

  • Must be comfortable and able to present data in understandable ways, including visualizations, historical context, and more. Candidates must have a willingness and aptitude to seek out and learn new technical skills.

  • The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated history of persistence and resourcefulness in solving technical and data problems. Candidates should have a spirit of service and curiosity, along with a diplomatic approach to problem-solving.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage a high-volume of information with impeccable attention to detail in a fast-paced environment. Ability to manage several tasks/projects concurrently and prioritize work effectively by making and meeting team goals.

  • Excellent communication (oral and written), organizational, and time management skills, with attention to detail. Comfortable working with a diverse set of stakeholders in one-on-one meetings and group settings. Ideal candidates will have previous work experience in a coalition setting with a demonstrated ability to move people to action and hold them accountable with and without formal authority.

  • Must be a self-starter willing to work long irregular campaign-style hours and to travel as needed, especially during campaign season. As the health environment allows, meeting in person one-on-one, in small groups, and in large coalition meeting settings.

  • Commitment to the mission of the National Domestic Workers Alliance and Care in Action

  • Spanish proficiency is a plus.

  • Able to Travel if needed

Preferred

  • Standout candidates will have knowledge of and experience with the nation’s Sunbelt states (GA, SC, NC, VA, AZ, and NV) political landscape and/or independent expenditure campaigns.

  • Experience preferred with at least one of the following: Mapping tools (QGIS, Maptitute, etc), visualization tools (Tableau, Periscope, Google Data Studio, etc), or analysis tools (R, Python).

  • Experience conducting small group trainings or developing training materials for end users.

  • Experience with direct voter contact tools like Scale to Win

  • Experience with ballot initiatives

How to Apply: Please apply directly to the job posting and send resume, cover letter, and writing sample Applications will only be accepted electronically, and solicitations to individual staff are unlikely to be responded to.

Women, People of Color, People with Disabilities, and LGBTQIA+ people are strongly urged to apply. NDWA is a union employer, this position is a senior management position.