Data Manager - PA

Pennsylvania /
Data – PA Data Team /
Full Time
Position: Data Manager
Job Location: Pennsylvania
Position Type: Full time/Exempt
Travel Percentage: 10%
Reports to: State Director 

Job Summary
For Our Future and For Our Future Action Fund seeks a Data Manager to manage our state data & analytics support program. The Data manager  works to ensure that state programs have ample data resources to effectively run robust direct contact activity. In addition, they  will work with other departments to develop tools and resources needed for targeting, goal setting, programmatic planning, budget tracking, and compliance.  They will also take the lead in managing For Our Future Pennsylvania’s direct voter contact CRMs (VAN, Thrutext, Thrutalk, etc) systems. This position reports to the State Director.

This is a full-time position through at least November 11, 2022.

Essential Functions

    • Work closely with the field and digital teams to establish effective systems to track and evaluate progress to goal for the organization, staff, and partners.
    • Serve as the primary data point of contact in state for voter contact CRM systems.
    • Manage Pennsylvania data support programs, including providing tools, training, and resources or the management of data & analytics projects concerning program.
    • Work with the national data team to track script approvals and budgets for direct voter contact platforms used for direct voter contact. 
    • Promote a strong and inclusive culture and support a team that is mission-driven, well-trained, and set up for success.
    • Perform other duties, responsibilities, and activities as designated by the State Director.

    • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or equivalent professional experience is preferred.
    • At least two cycles of previous experience on electoral or issue-based field campaigns.
    • Demonstrate proficiency in VAN, Microsoft  Excel, and PowerPoint (experience with SQL a plus)
    • Demonstrated knowledge of effective and successful data driven electoral field plans, including targeting, voter contact, GOTV, and best practices with each.
    • Experience providing training on technical topics is highly preferred.
    • Experience managing support requests is preferred.
    • Enthusiasm for building progressive power.
    • An ability to work within and adapt to a changing political and policy landscape.
    • Ability to develop short- and long-term program plans, set objectives and metrics, track progress toward achieving objectives, and align those strategies with other progressive efforts in state. 
    • An aptitude for partner communication, specifically the ability to relay programmatic details to external and independent partners and funders.
    • Experience communicating technical subject matter (i.e. VAN, Excel) to varying audiences, verbally or written.
    • A solutions-oriented approach and a willingness to take initiative.
    • Exceptional organizational and time management skills, and an ability to meet deadlines, while juggling several priorities that may change quickly. 
    • Experience working in a coalition setting, particularly coalitions with labor partners, strongly preferred.

The salary for this position is based on experience and comes with a comprehensive benefits package.

    • Health Insurance Coverage - 95% Employer Paid and 5% Employee
    • Paid parental leave
    • Retirement Savings Plan with matching contributions up to the first 5%
    • $150 Monthly Cell Phone and Internet Reimbursement
    • 13 days paid time off every calendar year, as well as other paid holidays.

Expected Hours of Work

    • Employees may be required to work outside of normal business hours, including weekends, holidays, and nights.
    • Employees may be required to abide by certain blackout dates during a campaign cycle or other key deadlines, and generally not allowed to take more than 2 days off consecutively during blackout periods. Emergencies are not affected by this policy.
Work Environment
Employees will be required to work and interact, in an office environment or otherwise, with coworkers, volunteers, voters, or community partners on a regular basis. If state and government stay-at-home orders, phased reopening orders, or other factors related to the COVID-19 virus (or any other reason) limit For Our Future’s ability to engage safely in in-person work, employees may be assigned other duties to be conducted from their homes.

Health and Safety
For Our Future Action Fund is committed to the health and safety of our colleagues, candidates and communities we serve. A condition of employment is that all employees are “up to date” with their COVID-19 vaccines, which means: (1) fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and (2) once eligible, boosted with a single dose of a COVID-19 booster shot. Any offers of employment will be contingent upon the individual proving they are fully vaccinated and boosted (if eligible) against COVID-19. Reasonable accommodations for religious or medical reasons will be considered on a case-by-case basis for exemptions to this requirement in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local law. Applicants may request a reasonable accommodation from All medical information will be treated as confidential medical information, stored separately from employees’ personnel files, in accordance with applicable law.

Additional requirements include sharing your vaccine record in the employer’s vaccine record tool, and may include mask wearing and social distancing. Requirements may change in the future with evolving public health guidance and applicable laws. 

Additional exemptions from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement are available for roles with a work location in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, and West Virginia in accordance with applicable state law. 

The COVID-19 vaccination requirement does not apply to roles with a work location in Montana or Tennessee. All qualified applicants for roles with a work location in Montana or Tennessee will be considered regardless of vaccination status as required by applicable state or local law.

About For Our Future Action Fund
Founded in 2016, For Our Future Action Fund and For Our Future run the largest, permanent progressive field program across key states. Our vision is to expand the progressive infrastructure and advance economic prosperity for all, strong community schools, climate justice, and racial and social justice. Along with community partners and volunteers, we consistently engage with people in face-to-face conversations around what issues matter most to them. By organizing people in lasting relationships, we win elections, drive local progress, make a community’s collective voice heard, and help build the transformative power needed to improve people’s lives.
For Our Future Action Fund is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. This application will not be used for limiting or excluding any applicant from consideration for employment on a basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law, including race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, personal appearance, family responsibilities, genetic information, matriculation, political affiliation, arrest record, conviction record, ancestry, military service, or veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws or ordinances. Should an applicant need reasonable accommodation in the application process, they should contact a company representative.

The relationship between you and the For Our Future Action Fund is referred to as “employment at will.” This means that your employment can be terminated at any time for any reason, with or without cause, with or without notice, by you or the For Our Future Action Fund/For Our Future. No representative of For Our Future Action Fund has authority to enter into any employment agreement with you that is contrary to the foregoing “employment at will” relationship. By signing below, you hereby affirm that your employment is “at will”, and that you acknowledge that no oral or written statements or representations regarding your employment can alter your “at will” status, except for a written statement signed by you and our Executive Director or duly authorized representative as determined by a resolution of the Board of Directors of For Our Future Action Fund.