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Color Of Change

Data Analyst



    • Use SQL, python or R, and other data exploration/query methods to ask and answer specific questions that can help the team improve the impact of day to day work
    • Translate data into easy-to-read spreadsheets, dashboards, and visualizations to provide ongoing analysis and insights for our campaigning program, digital and in-person
    • Use internal and external data sources to find trends, spot patterns, and highlight opportunities for our digital, donor, and field programs
    • Support the testing and optimization analysis, reporting, and planning processes to help our team learn what works, what doesn't, and how to establish best practices
    • Respond to a range of priority data support requests from teams; provide friendly, helpful, and timely support on data related technical issues for staff at all levels of technical knowledge
    • Manage and prioritize issues and requests, provide timely updates on the status of requests, and escalate requests to manager as appropriate
    • Increase data quality by working across our team and campaigns to make sure we have the best, cleanest, and most up-to-date information about our supporters and their actions (source codes, content tags, etc.)
    • Support the development and implementation of coding structures, data conventions, and organizational processes to strengthen data quality
    • Act as the organization's resource on digital fundraising and SMS best practices by managing the reports and tools that assess key performance indicators and how successfully our programming has been
    • The ideal candidate will have:
    • A perspective on how racial and class disparity are apparent throughout technology and data, as well as an eagerness to engage with the team to identify solutions
    • Commitment to the mission of Color of Change: to help people respond effectively to injustice in the world around us, moving decision-makers in corporations and government to create a more human and less hostile world for Black people in America
    • A background writing and using SQL queries for data management and support
    • Strong command of SQL: can combine multiple tables to create complex data sets and comfortably leverage functions to clean and transform data
    • Comfort writing code and manipulating spreadsheets to analyze datasets
    • Experience with business intelligence tools (Tableau, Periscope) and scripting languages(Python, Ruby, etc.)
    • Experience doing data quality checks and spotting when data looks wrong, and how to figure out why
    • A skill for turning a large amount of data into easy-to-read reports and visualizations that are attractive and user-friendly
    • A reputation for supporting staff with data requests in a kind, approachable, empathetic way
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Basic familiarity with optimization testing principles; can explain concepts such as random sampling and statistical uncertainty to a non-technical audience.
    • Any of the following experiences are nice to have, but not required for the role:

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We are strong believers that if you have the fundamental technical skills required above but lack domain experience, a hungry desire to learn is a compelling substitute.
  • Knowledge and understanding of political and advocacy campaigns, especially experience working with a field or digital campaigner in the progressive space.
  • Familiarity with common progressive tech tools like ActionKit, NGP/VAN, calling & texting tools, either as a user or administrator.
  • Familiarity with DBT and its place in the analytics pipeline

  • $80,000 - $84,000 a year


    The salary range for the Data Analyst position is $80,000 - $84,000 per year. This is a full-time exempt position. Color Of Change also offers a competitive benefits package.


    Interested applicants should click the "Apply for this position" link and submit a resume and COC-tailored cover letter. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.


    Union Position: Yes

    Location: Remote based in USA

    Color Of Change (COC) is an equal opportunity employer. COC prohibits unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, national origin, genetic characteristics, disability, status as a special disabled veteran or veteran, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual identity or any other basis prohibited by law.

    Job ID: colorsofchange-fcf0c8e1-4560-48eb-9a47-ae4353b1c7de
    Employment Type: Other

    Perks and Benefits

    • Health and Wellness

      • Health Insurance
      • Dental Insurance
      • Vision Insurance
      • Life Insurance
      • Short-Term Disability
      • Long-Term Disability
      • FSA
    • Parental Benefits

      • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
      • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Office Life and Perks

      • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Vacation and Time Off

      • Paid Vacation
      • Paid Holidays
      • Personal/Sick Days
      • Sabbatical
    • Financial and Retirement

      • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Professional Development

      • Learning and Development Stipend
      • Access to Online Courses