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Data Manager

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Posted on Monday, March 25, 2024

Position Summary


Leaders Igniting Transformation (LIT) is a youth of color led independent nonprofit. Founded in 2017, LIT engages in values-based issue and electoral organizing, direct action, advocacy for public policy, and leadership development. On campuses and communities in Milwaukee’s key geographies, we organize young people to build independent political power for social, racial and economic justice.

Data Manager

The Data Manager will manage and maintain its civic engagement & base building databases across the organization, support data needs for civic engagement organizing, collect data for regular reporting, and help develop unified reporting and analysis for all civic engagement activities. We’re looking for an organized and driven individual to create and strengthen data systems, provide training and 1:1 support for staff, and provide reports and data visualization to illustrate the work of the organization.

The Data Manager will:

  • Manage and administer various volunteer and voter tools (e.g. VAN, EveryAction, ThruText, ThruTalk, CallHub Textedly, Reach, etc.)
  • Track programmatic progress to goals to provide actionable information to others in the organization
  • Provide training and support across the organization to implement data processes
  • Work with state partners to ensure efficient use of resources
  • Coordinate with leadership (and national staff where appropriate) to identify and resolve issues

Consider applying if you:

  • Have at least one cycle of political experience (not necessarily in a data role)
  • Like finding solutions to complicated problems
  • Are familiar with tools like VAN, EveryAction, ThruText, ThruTalk, CallHub, Textedly, Reach, etc.
  • Use all the cool formulas in Google Sheets/Microsoft Excel
  • Are a self-starter and detail-oriented
  • Know when to answer the question someone meant to ask rather than the one they did
  • Can manage several tasks/projects concurrently and prioritize work effectively

Definitely apply if you:

  • Have used Civis Platform before and/or know SQL, R, or Python
  • Can implement randomized controlled experiments
  • Are (or have been) a data staffer for a statewide organization

Equal Opportunity

Leaders Igniting Transformation is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse work environment. People of color, people with disabilities, people of diverse sexual orientations, gender expressions, and identities are encouraged to apply.


  • Employment term: February 2021 – September 2021
  • Compensation: $60,000 annual salary + $100 monthly cell phone stipend + $250 monthly wifi + wellness stipend
  • Benefits: Leaders Igniting Transformation offers a competitive benefits package covering 100% of employee medical, dental, & vision insurance premiums
  • Location: Preferably Milwaukee, open to remote work
  • Travel: Minimal
  • This position is set to end September 2021 unless extended.