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Senior Data Director

Full-time

Remote

Deadline

June 21, 2024

About the organization

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National Domestic Workers Alliance

Organization type

Social Impact Organization

In A Nutshell

Location

Remote Anywhere in USA

Salary

$145,000-$155,000

Job Type

Full-time

Experience Level

Mid-level

Deadline to apply

June 21, 2024

Develop and guide the strategy, architecture, and tooling of National Domestic Workers Alliance’s (c3) and Care In Action’s (c4) data infrastructure to enable the entire organization to use data effectively.

Responsibilities

Building Data-Informed Culture

  • Collaborate with organizational leadership to develop intermediate and long-term plans for testing and experimentation of tools and tactics, including fundraising, voter contact, and membership engagement.
  • Develop and execute a strategy for incorporating a data-driven approach throughout NDWA’s initiatives, working across departments to build a data-informed culture.
  • Provide training and empower leadership to devise data-informed goals and strategies.
  • Create and maintain targeted voter universes for various campaign initiatives, including canvassing, phone banking, voter registration, and digital outreach.
  • Apply an intersectional and inclusion, diversity, equity, and access lens to data practices.

Setting Protocols & Designing Systems

  • Develop, oversee, and evaluate data systems and infrastructure across NDWA and CiA.
  • Recommend and set policies for the use and accessibility of complex data strategies across organizations.
  • Build a vision and strategy for how to ensure effective use of technology and data systems across staff.
  • Create standardized protocols regarding data interpretation, setting meetings, and reports.

Data Accuracy, Quality & Governance

  • Own the data accuracy, quality, and governance across NDWA (advocacy organizing data) and CiA’s (electoral data) programs.
  • Ensure data security and compliance with privacy regulations.
  • Develop systems of reporting and automation that ensure data is standardized and “clean”.
  • Set responsibilities across teams to ensure the use of best practices for data management and accuracy.
  • Work with the Legal team to ensure that privacy policies, terms, and conditions, opt-in disclaimers, etc. are updated regularly according to compliance best practices.

Improving NDWA’s Stack – Integrating Tools & Platforms

  • Oversee the implementation, training, and deployment of data assets and tools, including:
    • Relational databases and SQL (BigQuery, Civis)
    • Developer platforms (organizing code and analytical output with GitHub)
    • Google Sheets and/or Excel formulas
    • Organizing Tools (VAN, PDI, texting, dialer and relational tools)
    • CRMs and Databases (Salesforce)
  • Lead collaborative efforts to ensure the successful deployment of data assets across organizations.

Team Leadership

  • Manage and develop a team of 2-3 direct reports.
  • Design and roll out a cross-department training program related to data initiatives.
  • Work closely with data vendors and data thought leaders, taking point on all negotiations of contracts with vendors.
  • Provide cross-department leadership and collaboration on data needs.
  • Work across the organization to help individual teams develop best practices for data collection, management, and reporting across NDWA.

Skillset

  • 8+ years experience in data leadership for campaigns and advocacy groups, including experience managing and reporting on c3, c4e, c4pp, and PAC activity.
  • Experience managing full-time staff, including setting goals and deadlines for other people, project management, giving feedback, and growing teams.
  • Proven fluency in the use of data within an organizing & advocacy culture, including a deep understanding of how data intersects with field, organizing, development, and communications. You know how to work with organizers, policy staff, researchers, and other stakeholders.
  • Excitement and ability to develop data-informed culture across an organization.
  • Lens for data systems, ideally coming from a participatory design background.
  • Proven knowledge of data governance, accuracy, quality, and security best practices.
  • Experience building reports, dashboards, and data visualization (Tableau, Periscope, Excel, etc.) that identify important trends and present results to key stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to communicate complicated data and analytics reports, systems, and processes with a cross section of stakeholders including those with less data expertise.
  • Strong project management experience, with the demonstrated ability to define scopes of work, schedules, and plans of action to ensure overall success.
  • Ability to quickly learn and utilize software and systems.
  • Advanced experience with a wide suite of software and practices, such as:
    • Relational databases and SQL (BigQuery, Civis)
    • Developer platforms (organizing code and analytical output with GitHub)
    • Google Sheets and/or Excel formulas
    • Organizing Tools (VAN, PDI, texting, dialer and relational tools)
    • CRMs and Databases (Salesforce)
  • Alignment with NDWA’s vision and values, including a commitment to economic, racial, and gender justice.
  • Ability to work and collaborate with diverse staff in person and remotely and as part of a high-performing team.

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