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Data Director

Maryland Democratic Party

Maryland Democratic Party

Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

The Maryland Democratic Party is seeking an experienced Data Director to oversee our data & analytics department.

As the Data Director, you will ensure our organizing program is data-informed. You will oversee our organizing program’s targeting, reporting, tracking, and other program-specific data needs.

This position is based in Largo, Maryland, and reports directly to the Coordinated Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Hire, train, and manage a team of data professionals to support all lanes of coordinated campaign outreach;
  • Work with state and national stakeholders to build voter contact and volunteer recruitment universes;
  • Collaborate across departments to design and build reports that track the campaign’s programs and offer clarity and insight into the health of the organization;
  • Develop, maintain, and implement data standards to ensure accurate tracking and analysis of coordinated programs;
  • Oversee and support the administration of coordinated VAN committee and voter tools;
  • Collaborate with departments to develop and execute training for staff;
  • Build and implement systems for ongoing staff support;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • At least two cycles of campaign experience as a member of a Data and Analytics team, or equivalent political experience in a technical role;
  • Strong commitment to Democratic values and enthusiasm for electing Angela Alsobrooks and Democrats up and down the ballot;
  • Proficient in SQL and comfortable wrangling and analyzing large datasets;
  • A technical skill set that includes proficiency in a variety of programming languages/software such as (but not limited to) MS Excel, Google Suite, Tableau, Google Data Studio (Looker Studio), Javascript, Python, R and QGIS;
  • A track record of prioritizing projects with the ability to be both self-directed and to delegate tasks to others;
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Experience using VAN | Votebuilder at an administrative level;
  • You are goal-oriented and self-disciplined; able to meet tight deadlines and multitask;
  • You thrive in fast-paced ever-changing environments and eat new priorities for breakfast;
  • A creative mindset and an eagerness to try new things;
  • Ability to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends;
  • You have access to reliable transportation and are willing to travel frequently.

Employment Type: Full-time

Compensation: Salaried position of $7,500 to $8,500 per month based on experience with full benefits including health, dental, vision and PTO. This position’s schedule will vary based on the needs of the campaign and will require evening and weekend work over the course of the election cycle. Housing will not be provided. This position is at-will employment.

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP
Location: Largo, Maryland

To apply, please fill out this form: https://forms.gle/kTz62fPdjUHEndsu7

Note: This job description is intended to provide a general overview of the position. Duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be subject to change based on campaign needs and priorities.

MDP prohibits discrimination of employment, promotion, compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment on the basis of gender, disability, race, age, national origin, color, creed, sexual orientation, sex (including marital and parental status), gender identity and expression, religion, economic status, ethnic identity, veteran’s status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. This policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of the MDP, including opportunity for employment and treatment as a MDP employee. MDP is an equal opportunity employer and will comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in employment. MDP’s equal opportunity policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of the MDP, including opportunity for employment and treatment as a MD Dem employee, as well as opportunities for Consultants to contract with the MDP. MDP is committed to building a staff that reflects the diverse communities that make up our country.