Data Director

Work must be performed anywhere in United States
Published 26 days ago

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Contract / Freelance
Start Date
June 10, 2024
Application Deadline
June 3, 2024
USD $70,000 - $90,000 / year
Salary will be determined based on experience level


North Carolina Voter Project is a non-partisan, progressive 501(c)(3) nonprofit committed to changing the face of North Carolina’s electorate by registering and turning out new voters. NCVP specializes in new and innovative strategies to register and engage new voters and build lasting change. Our organization is different: we are willing  to experiment to find the most productive and efficient way to expand the electorate, and we foster  

long-term growth that does not boom and bust with each election cycle.  

The Data Director will manage the 2024 North Carolina Voter Project’s data program, and support all data systems and mechanisms for identifying causation. We will build our targets and approach with data-supported traits, so this is a data-driven position from floor to ceiling. This position will work to explore and prove new ways to more effectively support voter registration and Get-Out-the-Vote (GOTV) efforts at a lower cost and/or higher impact. This senior-level position will work closely with vendors and board committee members to implement programming that develops results faster. The director must utilize visual aids and key and factual points to communicate the data clearly. This may require communication with the local board of elections. This role will play a critical part in key elections in North Carolina this cycle. The Data  Director will report to the Executive Director and work closely with the Deputy Director/ Field Team in implementing targets and analyzing results. They also may work closely with elected officials and table partners. Candidates are required to live in North Carolina.  

This full-time, paid senior-level position (expires January 1, 2025, with the possibility of renewal) will work remotely and will be expected to train and review in person at times. 

NCVP accepts applications for this position on a rolling basis. Applications received by the close of business on May 24, 2024, will be prioritized. 



  • Lead the data side of NCVP’s programming by managing targets & smart goals, and assisting with training the Field Team on appropriate data management. 
  • Develop innovative strategies to engage voters differently.  
  • Build relationships with vendors and board committee members. 
  • Communicate your work and how the data aids the overall program.  
  • Manage the admin side of our texting program, including campaign initiation and list creation. 
  • Manage fellows who will be focusing on quality control.  
  • Ensure quality of data and prioritize online security for staff.  
  • Research and analyze helpful vendors and new technological ways to approach our work.
  • Keep direct reports and partners informed on progress to goals and programmatic needs.  
  • Work closely with partnered groups to ensure NCVP presence is welcomed in the overall conversation of data sharing in the state.  
  • Clearly communicating priorities and needs in advance of the data pull. 
  • Communicate according to 501C3 nonpartisan guidelines and standards with voters and stakeholders.  
  • Develop clear benchmarks in consultation with the Executive Director and remain focused on overall programmatic goals.  
  • Be part of the NCVP story in our Newsletters and meetings with Board Directors by recording photos, generating spreadsheets, charts, and other types of content visually displaying active efforts on behalf of NCVP.  


  • Assist with data-driven strategies within TargetSmart and GetThru account management. 
  • Work in tandem with field staff and consultants on coordination efforts as it pertains to implementing data in the field. 
  • Manage the admin side of the Reach App, providing action cards and suggestions where needed.
  • Develop educational content for the Executive Director to utilize with stakeholders and board directors when communicating goals in alignment with our data.  


  • Ability to execute and manage voter registration and GOTV campaigns
  • 2+ years of experience with NGP VAN including most of the following tasks:
  • Data universe research
  • Experience building lists, updating and analyzing results 
  • Experience with turf cutting for in-person canvassing
  • 1+ years being a part of a peer-to-peer campaign
  • 1+ years of managing a texting campaign
  • 1+ years of experience with Reach App & Street Team Canvassing
  • 1+ years of experience with G-Suite & Google Drive
  • Understanding of loading and unloading data sets using, e.g., CSV formats
  • Basic familiarity with statistical practices that could be applicable in the voter registration field and other areas
  • Commitment to the mission of nonpartisan voter registration 
  • Ability to manage data and list creation at high and low volumes  
  • Desire and ability to work independently in a self-directed manner 
  • Ability to design and implement new initiatives and strategies 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Have access to a private laptop and means of consistent communication 
  • Some weekend and evening hours 
  • Commitment to remain with NCVP at least through the November 2024 election, and ideally longer. 
  • Experience working with diverse groups and coalitions as well as an appreciation for equity and inclusion in every environment is a must! 
  • On the cusp of innovation - we’re looking for candidates that will look at data differently. 
  • No educational requirements: applicants with all education levels are encouraged to  apply 


  • Experience working in leadership roles with campaigns, or nonprofits 
  • Technical writing experience in relevant areas, including queries, reports, and presentations
  • 3+ years of experience mining data as a data analyst or higher
  • Experience registering voters 
  • Experience using database/database tools (e.g. Access)
  • ThruText administrative experience
  • IT and Internet data security experience  
  • Strong background in statistics
  • Experience in a 501(c)(3) nonprofit or campaign setting
  • Recent calling campaign experience
  • Photography and video experience 
  • Experience with targeted ads and social media platforms 
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Excel  
  • Volunteer training experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 
  • Basic design experience (Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, Canva, and InDesign) 
  • Familiarity with campaign advocacy technology (Vote Rev, Reach App, usage of QR codes,  SLACK, Mobilize, and ThruText)
  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in mathematics, computer science, economics, or statistics
  • Practical experience in statistical analysis through the use of statistical packages, including Excel, SPSS, and SAS

North Carolina Voter Project is a non-partisan, progressive 501(c)(3) nonprofit committed to changing the face of North Carolina’s electorate by registering and turning out new voters. NCVP specializes in new and innovative strategies to…


NCVP offers other benefits as well, such as 100% employer-covered health insurance and a generous PTO policy.

NCVP offers other benefits as well, such as 100% employer-covered health insurance and a generous PTO policy.


Work must be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
3622 Haworth Dr, Raleigh, NC 27609, USA

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Applicants should send a single PDF document containing a cover letter and resume to: Please indicate in the subject line, DATA DIRECTOR. Applications will  be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. 

North Carolina Voter Project, welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds and with a variety of  skills, experiences, and ideas. We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and  related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color  or any other protected class.

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