Analytics Associate

Washington, DC or Remote /
Polling & Analytics – Analytics /
Priorities USA is a progressive advocacy organization focused on promoting the Biden-Harris agenda, ensuring Democratic victories in 2022, and supporting and improving the progressive movements’ use of digital advertising. We believe in an economy that provides real opportunity for all families to get ahead, and to protect the fundamental, democratic ideal of equality for all Americans – regardless of race, religion, gender or sexual orientation. With Donald Trump defeated, we’re looking for a team who wants to answer “what’s next?” and to help shape the next chapter of progressive campaigning. 

As an Analytics Associate at Priorities, your primary responsibility will be to support the Competitive Media Tracking team in developing a data infrastructure, analyzing large datasets, and producing regular reports that inform the broader media program at Priorities. You will be part of a small team that thinks about the big picture, is constantly looking for ways to improve our work, and helps tell a story about what is going on in the 2022 election. We are looking for someone who is eager to learn and excited about solving a unique problem.

Responsibilities

    • Support Priorities’ partner organizations by providing analysis, reports, and visuals that explain the competitive media landscape. This may also involve interpreting data and providing strategic support. 
    • Maintain and build queries and scripts necessary to produce reports quickly and efficiently. 
    • Hand coding and categorizing data so that it is standardized and usable in a large dataset. 
    • Work collaboratively with a team to maintain Priorities USA’s competitive tracking toolset and the data pipelines that build it.
    • Report to the Reporting Manager and provide additional support to the analytics team as required. 

Qualifications

    • Dedicated to progressive causes.
    • Experience using data and numbers to formulate insights, preferably within relational databases. 
    • Experience writing memos and creating presentations that communicate data in a clean and easy to understand manner.
    • Experience with R and a familiarity with ggplot. 
    • Experience with SQL.
    • Keen attention to detail with an understanding of how to find and fix errors in code and data. 
    • Creative thinker and problem solver. 

Preferred Qualifications

    • Understands campaigns and has some political background (volunteering, for example). Experience working with Congressional campaigns strongly preferred.
    • Curiosity and passion for digital strategy, or past experience in digital advertising. 
    • Experience communicating with diverse groups, working with a multicultural workforce, and bringing a sensitivity and appreciation of cultural differences. 
    • Experience with Python.
    • Experience with Github.
This position will have the option of being remote or working out of Washington, DC, with occasional travel as needed. We project the salary range to be $70,000-$80,000, but will be tailored to experience. Priorities USA’s competitive benefits package includes 100% of health care premium covered for the employee and 50% for dependents, a SIMPLE IRA retirement plan with employer contributions, paid holidays, and unlimited PTO. People of color, women, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ individuals and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. If you need an accommodation for a disability to apply to this position, please let us know by emailing info@priorities.org.

Please note this is an election cycle position which concludes in November 2022.