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8 Aug 2022

Full-Time Director, Data & Analytics

CivicNation – Posted by CivicNation Remote

Job Description

Civic Nation seeks a Director of Data & Analytics for its Data and Technology team. The Director of Data and Analytics is responsible for leading work across all Civic Nation’s initiatives and departments to develop and implement data strategy and essential reporting. They maintain stakeholder relationships cross-department and externally with key vendors. They oversee all qualitative and quantitative research efforts, including surveys, experiment design and beta testing.


The Data & Technology team consists of data scientists, analysts, engineers, and IT professionals who develop, manage and execute the short-and long-term technical needs and roadmap for all parts of the organization’s internal operations and external initiatives, programs, and campaigns. In addition, the team provides robust data analysis, build and maintain a host of tools and infrastructure, and service Civic Nation’s internal needs.  


Civic Nation is a home for changemakers who inspire, educate, and activate people around the issues that will define this generation. We empower people to take on the biggest challenges of our time — strengthening democracy; foster civic engagement, social justice, and voter participation; addressing public health crises; fighting for gender equity; and more. At Civic Nation we house some of the most innovative campaigns organizing for progress across the country including ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge, It’s On Us, Made to Save, We The Action, End Rape on Campus, The United State of Women, and When We All Vote, co-chaired by Michelle Obama.

Civic Nation drives real, meaningful change by shifting culture, systems, and policy. We organize at every level and serve as a connector — of people and programs, of grassroots activists and leaders of industries and organizations, of ideas and the resources to make them reality. Our goal is to empower individuals, companies, institutions, and organizations to create a more inclusive, equitable America.


  • Manage a team of Analysts and Interns to conduct analysis and execute on programmatic priorities
  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders to craft data strategy and implement data processes and timelines
  • Coordinate with external vendors to enrich Civic Nations data & technology offerings
  • Spearhead universe creation and implementation for Civic Nation’s engagement programs and initiatives
  • Assemble reports, memos, and presentations; both internal and external, including for senior staff and donors
  • Coordinate all survey work, polling, and qualitative research, including design and analysis


  • 7+ years of analytics, quantitative research, technology or equivalent experience preferably in the non-profit and/or political space
  • 2+ years of personnel management experience, preferably department management and/or managing remote staff
  • Fluency in SQL, as well as competence in R and/or Python 
  • Significant experience with data visualization platforms (eg. Tableau – preferred, PowerBI, Google Data Studio)
  • Knowledge of managing large-scale research and / or polling with with an understanding of survey methodology and research methods
  • Preference for candidates with experience working in analytics platforms (eg. Civis – preferred, dbt, Snowflake)


  • High level project management skills with a commitment to development timelines and roadmaps
  • A team-focused, problem-solving mindset with a focus on developing both prompt results as well as long-term solutions
  • A high level of attention to detail and communication skills, and an ability to (and interest in) talk about data and technical concepts to a broad audience of people with varying technical backgrounds. 
  • High level of comfort in a rapidly changing environment, and demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Commitment to documentation and excellent writing and editing skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with an eye for details
  • Proficiency in Google Suite


The Washington, DC-based salary range for this position is $95,000 – $120,000 (will be adjusted for cost of labor for the incumbent’s work location) annually, commensurate with experience. Our comprehensive benefits plan includes 100% employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance for employees, flexible paid time off, paid family & medical leave, access to a 401k plan, and more.


Civic Nation is committed to protecting our employees and our communities from COVID-19. Toward that goal, and in consideration of guidance released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and a variety of public health authorities and professional organizations, Civic Nation has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for its employees.

All employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a term and condition of employment at Civic Nation unless an exemption or deferral has been approved. Individuals are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after they get their second dose of a messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccine, such as Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna, or two weeks after a single dose of the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

New employees must be fully vaccinated before their start date unless an exemption due to a medical condition or a sincerely held religious belief or practice is granted.


To apply, submit a cover letter and resume here. The cover letter, addressed to Shrija Ghosh, should be concise, compelling, and include why you would like to work for Civic Nation. Applications will be accepted until August 22, 2022. 


At Civic Nation, diversity, equity, and inclusion are directly aligned with the fundamental belief that people are inherently capable, but often lack opportunity. We know that a diverse workforce allows us to see problems in more nuanced ways, creating the thought leadership needed to fulfill our mission and reach our goals. Civic Nation is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes people from all backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives to apply.

How to Apply

TO APPLY To apply, submit a cover letter and resume here. The cover letter, addressed to Shrija Ghosh, should be concise, compelling, and include why you would like to work for Civic Nation. Applications will be accepted until August 22, 2022. 

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 100,000 and above.


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