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Deputy Director, Distributed Analytics (Remote)

NextGen America

NextGen America

Data Science
Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2024

THE ROLE:

The Deputy Director, Distributed Analytics plays an integral role in informing NextGen America’s program strategy and optimizing voter outreach using data and analytics methods. The Deputy Director, Distributed Analytics will be responsible for targeting and universe creation, maintaining data pipelines, tools, and providing data analysis and reporting.

The ideal candidate has a passion for politics and a belief that young people will make the difference in America’s future. We are an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people of diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. We value and are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion as an organization--in theory and in practice--and our culture reflects that value and commitment. We are committed to furthering issues like climate change, health care, and economic and racial justice from a progressive perspective, we seek to engage the public in these areas as well as others. We also recognize the urgency of confronting institutional racism and inequity within our political system and strive to make positive changes within our system as a result.

This role will report to the Vice President of Data, Research, and Polling.

This is a fully remote position with no location requirement. We encourage candidates from all locations within the United States to apply.

FLSA Classification: Exempt

Remote Position: Yes

Union Position: No

Travel Requirements: 0-10%

End Date: N/A

WHAT YOU’LL ACHIEVE:

    • Develop and conduct micro-targeting and traditional targeting for voter contact
    • Analyze retrospective NGA and public data to inform future strategy
    • Identify gaps in outreach and strategize internally or work with partners to gain broader coverage over our target audience
    • Strategizing new methods for building a broader list
    • Track program progress to goals and growth
    • Build reports and data visualizations to inform strategy
    • Analyzing data to develop a narrative to assist in sharing the story of our work to the public
    • Create and maintain data pipelines to create a holistic view of each person in our universes
  • Develop processes to allow for accurate and streamlined reporting
  • Manage and administer VAN, GetThru, and Scale to Win, including maintaining the data pipelines to report out data
  • Perform other duties as assigned

ABOUT YOU:

  • At least one cycle of campaign experience
  • Curiosity and a willingness to learn both technical and non-technical skills
  • Solid analytical reasoning and high attention to detail
  • Mastery of VAN or a similar CRM
  • Advanced Excel/ Sheets proficiency
  • Competency in SQL or other relational database
  • Experience in producing easy-to-understand reports and ability to “tell a story” using numbers.

Bonus for experience with any of the following:

  • Data visualization using Tableau or similar program
  • GIS/ mapping, geocoding
  • Political data, modeling, and experiments
  • Scripting, scraping, automation
  • Using and building API integration - Twitter, Google Maps, VAN
  • Statistical programming languages like Stata, R, Python
  • Project management, stakeholder engagement, or building training programs

SALARY INFORMATION:

The starting salary range for this position is $85,000 - $100,000. The final base salary will be determined by various factors, including individual qualifications and internal parity, which will be objectively assessed during the interview process.

BENEFITS:

Our comprehensive benefits package plays an essential part in how we recognize you for your critical contribution toward our organization’s mission.

Taking Care of Your Future:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance: 100% coverage for you and for your dependents
  • Short-term disability, long-term disability and life insurance
  • 401(k) plan - we’ll match 100% up to 4% of your salary

Prioritizing Your Work/Life Balance:

  • Generous PTO and leave policies
  • 18 paid organization-wide holidays

Setting You Up for Success:

  • Up to $150 per month to use toward your cell phone and internet costs
  • $100 per month to use toward your personal health and wellness goals
  • Flexible spending account for dependent care
  • Professional development opportunities to help you achieve your best self

ABOUT NEXTGEN AMERICA:

NextGen America is the leading national organization for engaging young people through voter education, registration and mobilization. We invite 18-to-35 year olds — the largest and most diverse generation in American history — into our democracy to ensure our government works for them and to find new solutions to the dire challenges facing our society and the world. Since 2013, NextGen America has registered more than 1.5 million young voters and educated many millions more.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people of diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. We value and are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion as an organization--in theory and in practice, and our culture reflects that value and commitment. We are committed to furthering issues like climate change, health care, and immigration from a progressive perspective, and we seek to engage the public in these areas as well as others. We also recognize the urgency of confronting institutional racism and inequity within our political system and strive to make positive changes within our system as a result.