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Manager, Polling & Analytics

The Hub Project

The Hub Project

Data Science
Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024

Reports to: Senior Director, Strategic Communications

Location: Washington, DC - Hybrid

Status: Exempt; Full-time (Temporary Position through 12/31/2024)

Salary Range: $63,500 - $75,000

About The Hub

Launched in 2016, The Hub is a nonprofit effort made up of a growing team of communications, research, and organizing experts who have extensive experience in campaign strategy, digital, and polling and analytics. We believe in a country where everyone has the opportunity to succeed in our economy and participate in our democracy, and we make that vision a reality by partnering with advocacy groups – bringing surge capacity and coordination to build innovative and effective campaigns.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We value diversity and inclusion and are committed to creating an environment where people from all backgrounds can participate, grow, and succeed in our organization. We believe we have a duty to use our power and privilege to contribute to transformational change to ensure our government is working for everyone and that all families have a fair shot.

Position Summary:
The Hub Project is looking to add a results-driven Communications Manager to our strategic communications team. The Communications Manager will work with The Hub’s strategic communications team to draft strategic communications materials to be utilized by campaigns and partners, as well as work on a team, project managing cross cutting work products. In this role, you will be responsible for translating research findings into clear, concise, and actionable communications materials to support outreach to progressive partners, while working with the full breadth of teams at the Hub Project to keep key project deliverables on time and on budget, inline with program goals and objectives. The right person for this role is ready to pick up the pen and write a first draft having been given clear direction and deadlines, is team-oriented, able to prioritize multiple competing deadlines, highly organized, and able to receive and learn from timely and direct feedback.

As Strategic Communications Manager, you’ll

  • Schedule meetings with stakeholders and progressive partners to build, sustain, and strengthen relationships that will facilitate strategic communication in tandem with progressive partners.
  • Take the pen as a strategist who is preparing materials to share with the Hub’s key strategic partners.
  • Identify opportunities for the Hub to lend its voice in the progressive ecosystem.
  • Develop actionable insights from qualitative and quantitative research.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with internal teams and external partners to track and manage deadlines and approvals processes for key strategic communications deliverables.
  • Work with media, including pitching strategic communication angles.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

About you

  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.
  • You are committed to a just and inclusive economy that delivers opportunity and dignity to all Americans, are passionate about preserving and strengthening our democracy, and support everyone’s freedom to make decisions about their reproductive futures.
  • You are excited to flex your writing muscles and are hungry for one-on-one coaching on strengthening those same muscles.
  • You thrive on managing projects with many stakeholders and moving pieces, and are able to manage and properly prioritize multiple projects at a time.
  • You are a creative problem-solver, organized, and live to develop clear and concise recommendations from a complex set of data.
  • You are comfortable taking on evolving responsibilities.
  • You show initiative and are adaptable to changing requirements.
  • You are comfortable collaborating with a team while taking ownership of your piece of a project.
  • You are comfortable with fast-paced work.

Preferred Experience
1-2 years of experience on a political campaign, in an advocacy organization, at a public affairs firm, or on Capitol Hill.


This position will be eligible for health leave at a rate of 3.33 hours per pay period.

How to Apply

Hiring Statement

The Hub is a project of New Venture Fund (NVF), a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. NVF is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. NVF’s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.


NVF participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with employees’ Form I-9 information to confirm authorization to work in the United States. Job candidates and employees authorized to work may not be discriminated against on the basis of national origin or citizenship status.