Democratic National Committee is hiring a

Deputy State Data & Analytics Director

Full-Time

select firstname, lastname, email
            from data_applicants.all
            where data_love = ‘High’
            and knowledge in (‘Basic Statistics’, ‘Relational Databases’, ‘Communicating with Data’)
            and skills in (‘Excel’, ‘SQL’, ‘R/Python/Stata’)
            and attitude in (‘Perseverant’, ‘Creative’, ‘Analytical’)
           and democratic_support_score >= 0.97;

Who we are:  We are using math to help elect Democrats.  Some of us have PhDs, some of us dropped out of college, but all of us are passionate about using data and quantitative methods to help change the world. 

Who you are:  You like to answer important questions with data. You rarely close Excel.  You skip to the methodology section of a poll before you read the toplines.  You love a good puzzle.  You want to be a member of a team that works hard every day on something that really matters.

What you’ll do: You’ll create reports, establish metrics, and use data to identify trends and forecast outcomes.  You’ll use data visualization and your strong writing skills to communicate with non-technical audiences.  You’ll train your coworkers how to use data tools to work more efficiently and effectively.  If you’re a director, you’ll develop and manage the next generation of progressive data leadership.  You’ll work with a crew of passionate, committed people who want to change the world. 

Must Haves:  Experience working with relational databases.  Experience using software like Excel, R, Stata, or Python.  Strong analytical mindset.  Enthusiasm for working collaboratively on teams.  Ability to keep a cool head under pressure.  Ability to distinguish between assumptions and facts.  Strong attention to detail.

Nice to Haves:  Proficiency in writing SQL queries independently.  VAN administration experience.  Field organizing experience.  Experience using GIS applications like QGIS or ArcGIS.  Experience using data visualization tools like Tableau.

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