Fundraising Analyst

Washington, DC (Remote) /
Technology /
Full-time
The Democratic National Committee’s Tech team is hiring a Fundraising Analyst to support our fundraising efforts to help Democrats win elections and to empower progressives across the country. The Fundraising Analyst will report into the Fundraising Analytics Lead and work with another Fundraising Analyst on the Data team. In addition, they will work in close partnership with teams across the DNC, including Mobilization (grassroots fundraising), Finance (major donor), and Compliance. They will design and implement reporting to help identify fundraising gaps and opportunities, build tools and processes to make workflows more efficient and provide ongoing operational support to program leads.  

Who we are:
We are a fully remote, distributed team living in 19 states and from a variety of backgrounds. Some of us have worked in political campaigns, others in public sector tech, and others in industry. We value diversity in perspective, lived experience, and the many paths one may take into working in political technology. We believe deeply in the promise of breaking the boom-bust cycle of political tech work and building technology infrastructure that will support campaigns from cycle to cycle and will improve with every iteration.  

Who you are: We’re focused on equipping our fundraising teams with the data and analytics resources they need to operate intelligently and efficiently, and are looking for a Fundraising Analyst with a diverse range of backgrounds and skill sets to help us tackle numerous projects. Whether you have a for-profit background in marketing with an analytical mindset or you’ve worked in political or non-profit fundraising before, we’d love to talk to you. 

Good candidates are extremely detail-oriented while able to move quickly to respond to events or stakeholder needs without sacrificing quality. On a day-to-day basis, our team cares about things like resolving donor identities across multiple platforms, designing tools and reports to enable smarter decision-making, and optimizing messaging and targeting across channels and audiences, to name a few.

Core responsibilities of this role will include:

    • Reporting: Build, maintain, support, and improve upon reporting by program. Identify and track key drivers of fundraising and surface key insights in accurate, stable and well-designed dashboards;
    • Tooling: Build, maintain, support, and improve upon tools that enable program operations such as donor list management tools;
    • Data Flows & Pipelines: Manage finance data synced from multiple platforms, create data structures that aggregate and standardize fundraising data for analysis and reporting; and,
    • Analysis & Targeting: Support optimization of fundraising efforts based on incoming data to improve donor targeting across mediums.

In addition, this role may also include, but is not limited to:

    • Experimental Design: Collaborate with program leads to design, implement, and track results from experiments to optimize fundraising efforts including, but not limited to, A/B testing on digital campaigns and to direct mail audiences; and
    • Data Product Management: Manage the development of our reporting, tools, and data infrastructure through requirements gathering, stakeholder research, and project management.

You might be right for this role if:

    • Have experience working with data to elect Democratic candidates’  experience with political fundraising data, including tools like NGP, ActBlue or ActionNetwork;
    • OR have experience with voter file data;
    • OR have experience working in marketing or non-profit fundraising with a strong understanding of key drivers and how to define, track, and interpret those KPIs;
    • OR Have experience in working in analytics with an ability to translate data into actionable insights through written, visual, or verbal communication;
    • Proficient at SQL and/or expert at Excel, Google Sheets. Experience with data visualization tools and/or a scripting language like JavaScript is a plus!Have strong written and verbal communication skills, and experience explaining technical concepts to both technical and no-code audiences;
    • Are extremely detail-oriented, self-motivated, and comfortable working with messy data and dealing with ambiguity;
    • Are curious, collaborative, and humble – ready to work with a diverse, distributed team to solve interesting problems together; and
    • Are committed to working long hours and/or weekends toward the goal of electing Democrats.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. This is a remote position that can be based anywhere in the United States.

Benefits:
The DNC offers a generous benefit package, including:
- More than 30 days of paid time off, including Federal holidays, vacation, and personal days;
- Health and dental insurance for employee and dependents;
- 90% paid by the DNC, 10% paid by employee;
- Supplementary vision plans available to employees for purchase;
- Up to a 4% employer match DNC 401(k) plan;
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) available to DNC employees and their dependents at no cost to staff;
- Pre-tax Flexible spending account benefits available to employee and dependants.

Physical Requirements:
The DNC is committed to supporting employees of varying abilities and to providing reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to succeed at the DNC. The requirements of this role, related to its physical demands, described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

All DNC employees must be able to operate a computer and use a cell phone. For roles at the DNC that include frequent business travel expectations, we can discuss reasonable alternatives to travel in some instances. Most roles also require communicating with key external stakeholders of the organization in person, via the telephone, or via email. We welcome applicants with questions about accommodations to request to speak with our Human Resources Department. When an applicant with a disability requires an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to compete for this position, they may request it in writing by emailing our Human Resources Department.

Essential functions of the role include:
- Working from a computer for long periods of time; and,
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee may also frequently be required to communicate using the telephone, email, and in person with stakeholders.

The Democratic National Committee (DNC), is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. The DNC is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or disability, or any other legally protected basis. The DNC is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the hiring process and on the job, as required by applicable law. The DNC will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.