National Data Desk
Location: Washington D.C. or Remote
Desired Start Date: ASAP
Type: Full Time
Application Deadline: Rolling
The Bernie 2020 campaign is seeking National Data Desks to support data programs running across key states. Key stakeholders will be the national data team, state leadership, state field leadership, and any existing data staff on the ground in-state. National Data Desk key areas of responsibility will include helping to review and construct SQL queries, setting voter contact universe definitions, and defining and enforcing national data policies.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Provide data support for key states that do not have in-state data staff by holding recurring meetings and conducting recurring and ad hoc analysis in our SQL database
- Depending on seniority, provide guidance for states that do have in-state data directors
- Propose organizing data strategy to states based on best practices set in other states
- Create and review SQL queries used to pull voter contact universes
- Help states address VAN questions in conjunction with the National VAN Administrator
- Complete ad hoc analysis to assess the effectiveness of campaign programs
- Other duties as assigned
- Experience working with VAN
- Experience working in progressive political campaigns and an understanding of what metrics campaigns should be focusing on
- Experience working with data in SQL
- Extensive experience manipulating and presenting data in spreadsheets
- Ability to communicate well with nontechnical staff
- Ability to self manage and thrive in a high pressure, fast paced campaign environment sometimes requiring night and weekend work
- Strong organizational and project management skills
- Strong alignment to Bernie 2020 campaign platform
- This person may need to make ~1 trip per month to key states, although we do not expect them to be traveling for a majority of their time.
$65,000 - $85,000, depending on experience.
Full time staff are eligible for the campaign’s benefits package, including health insurance, dental, vision, and ancillary coverage; as well as paid time off, and more.
Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
This campaign is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in hiring, in programming, and in all other aspects of the work we do. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are deeply connected to our mission, our success, and to serving the American people. Some organizational priorities include:
- Building policies, procedures and services that uplift and protect everyone and do not lead to inequalities;
- Creating teams and relationships among staff, volunteers, and supporters that are reflective of the populations we serve;
- Increasing engagement of communities of color, women, those with disabilities, and all people historically shut out of electoral and caucus processes;
- Prioritizing the inclusion of diverse communities in internal leadership;
- Fostering a culture of open-mindedness, compassion, and inclusiveness;
- Creating and maintaining opportunities for engagement, education, and discourse related to issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion; and
- Changing the historical culture of inequity and exclusion pervasive in political campaigns.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The Campaign recruits, hires, trains, transfers, and promotes qualified candidates on the basis of individual merit and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.