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Program Director

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Bluebonnet Data
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Boston, MA
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Published 21 days ago

Bluebonnet Data is looking for a Program Director who will oversee the recruitment and application process for fellows, the creation and delivery of training and resources, the development of ongoing fellowship programs, and the long-term development of Bluebonnet’s fellowship structure. The Program Director will regularly interact with teams of fellows and lead Bluebonnet’s fellowship development and strategy with the support of the Program Manager.

Key Responsibilities

Fellow Recruitment and Application Process: Maintain and administer an efficient, equitable, and effective selection process for fellowship applicants.

Training Development and Delivery: Manage the content development and delivery of training sessions and resources for Bluebonnet fellows.

Fellowship Program Management: Oversee the execution and development of our fellowships, new fellowship creation, the infrastructure that allows us to manage volunteers and partners, and systems of support for fellows post-fellowship.

Partnership Development: Generate and foster partnerships with other organizations that can provide support to Bluebonnet, additional opportunities for fellows, or amplify our mission.

Campaign Recruitment: Recruit and filter through campaigns, nonprofits, and other organizations interested in working with Bluebonnet Data teams. 

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent; minimum 3 years of experience

​Familiarity with political campaigns & software

  • Multiple cycles of experience working with political campaigns or political organizations.
  • Extensive experience with VAN.
  • Experience with other political software is a bonus.
  • Familiarity with public data sources (e.g. Census) is a bonus.

​Strong organizational background

  • Demonstrated experience of successful leadership on teams or within organizations.
  • Direct experience in managing volunteers.​
  • Demonstrated ability to take on complex and large-scope responsibilities.

Preferred Qualifications 

Even if you don't have these exact qualifications but think you'd be a good addition to our team, we still encourage you to apply!​​​

Strategic leadership and agility

  • Able to think big picture and break large goals into smaller, actionable steps.
  • Observes and anticipate problem areas and approach them with a solution-oriented mindset.
  • Able to think critically and challenge norms.

Strong communication, team management, and delegation skills

  • Able to juggle multiple projects and timelines.
  • Able to write and communicate clearly.
  • Able to approach differences among staff with a constructive mindset.
  • Able to manage multiple internal and external relationships.

Data skills

  • Some background in working with data in Python, R, or similar (this position won’t be expected to do much in the way of coding, but familiarity with data and data tools will be useful).
  • An understanding of how to approach political problems from a data science perspective.

We'd also love it if you...
  • Care about Democratic causes and mobilizing people power, especially amongst young people, in the progressive movement. 
  • Are interested in working in a startup-type environment, helping build and shape our organization to adapt to a changing political climate. 
  • Hold a strong commitment to social, gender, and racial justice in all aspects of your work.
  • Are a great coworker who will enjoy Google Meet chats, event-planning, and the occasional team retreat trip when COVID permits. 
  • Are curious and enthusiastic about your work!

Bluebonnet Data is looking for a Program Director who will oversee the recruitment and application process for fellows, the creation and delivery of training and resources, the development of ongoing fellowship programs, and the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    August 2, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    July 31, 2021

Salary

$70,000 - $80,000

Benefits

Healthcare reimbursement plan, generous vacation and sick time, and flexible work hours.

Healthcare reimbursement plan, generous vacation and sick time, and flexible work hours.

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
4 Liberty Square, Boston, MA 02109, USA

How to Apply

Apply through AirTable at bluebonnetdata.org/careers.

Apply through AirTable at bluebonnetdata.org/careers.

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