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Higher Heights for America: Data Manager

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Data Science
United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, March 28, 2024

Higher Heights for America: Data Manager




$65,000-$90,000 / Yearly


Higher Heights for America



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TO APPLY: To apply, submit a cover letter and resume. The cover letter, addressed to Shannon Arthur, should be concise, compelling, and include why you would like to work for Higher Heights. Applications will be accepted until April 12, 2024.

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Job Description

Higher Heights Leadership Fund, a 501(c)(3) organization, and its sister organization, Higher Heights for America (Higher Heights) are the leading national organizations providing Black women with a political home exclusively dedicated to harnessing their power to expand Black women’s elected representation and voting participation and advance progressive policies.
Higher Heights was founded by Black women for Black women’s political growth and equity, with a winning plan for building collective political power and expanding Black women’s elected leadership. Higher Heights’ mission includes:
- Investing in the next generation of political leaders.
- Organizing and mobilizing the power of Black women voters through its #BlackWomenVote campaign.
- Creating an environment for Black women to vote, run, win, and lead, through online training, research, cultural-shifting communications work, and digital campaigns.
- Higher Heights is comprised of two sister organizations working to create transformational change.

**THE ROLE: **
The Data Manager(s) will assist the Vice President of Institutional Development as well as other cross-departmental executives. Duties include managing VAN administration, progress-to-goal reports, Actblue and financial uploads, Mobilize support, staff or candidate data training and our data maintenance system. The ability to collaborate across departments, including programs, communications, political, operations, and executive is essential. This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys solving problems, has high attention to detail, enjoys diving deep into data sets to ensure accuracy of reports, and can juggle multiple tasks at once in a sometimes-high pace environment.

The ideal candidate has a passion for politics and a belief that Black women’s representation is paramount to democracy and will make the difference in politics. This person must have the ability to see the whole picture and be a forward thinker in a growing organization. Think digital organizer—who centers people and their experience and engagement.
This role will report to the Vice President of Institutional Development.

This is a full-time position that requires some travel. This is a hybrid role requiring routine work in one of Higher Heights' offices in the New York City or Washington, D.C. (DMV) metropolitan areas.

- Help lead VAN, EveryAction, Actblue management and administration to track volunteer, donor, and elected data
- Administer staff and volunteer text and call campaigns
- Create and run remote training on tools and data processes
- Create, update, and improve training materials
- Know how to build tools and forms to track, engage, expand a network
- Create, update, and improve documentation for staff on data entry & management
- Assist with rapid response reporting on organizing program health, metrics for external communications, and more
- Build and manage organizing reports; quality check existing reports
- Perform research in areas including past election data, etc.
- Additional duties as assigned

- At least 3-5 years of relevant experience
- Prefer at least one cycle of campaign experience or experience with political data but not required
- Experience creating and owning trainings

**Technical Skills (preferred, not all required)**
- Advanced Excel/Sheets proficiency
- Experience administering VAN, Mobilize, EveryAction, or similar CRM
- Solid analytical reasoning and methods
- Experience with any of the following is a plus
- Mid to high level VAN experience
- Competency in SQL or other relational database
- GIS, data visualization, or mapping experience
- Experience with political data, modeling, and experiments
- Experience with scripting and automation
- Familiarity with statistical programming languages like Stata, R, Python

**Nontechnical Skills (preferred, not all required)**
- Curiosity and a willingness to learn
- A strong work ethic
- Demonstrated professional discretion
- Ability to exercise independent judgment and decision-making
- Track record in multitasking and prioritizing tasks
- Excellent time management and organizational skills
- Teamwork and collaboration skills
- High attention to detail
- Can adapt rapidly to evolving priorities and deadlines
- Ability to work remotely in a highly collaborative distributed environment
- **Believes that Black women’s representation is paramount to democracy and will make the difference in politics and wants to work to support that vision–Can you say that? **