Overview

Platforms Associate
REMOTE

Civic Nation seeks a Platforms Associate for its Data & Technology team. The Platforms Associate will assist Civic Nation initiative and hub teams, specifically When We All Vote, by supporting the management of our existing suite of data collection and CRM platforms. This includes data management of individuals and institutions, online form creation and reporting, and general platform support for users across Civic Nation and partners. This is a remote, short-term position that ends November 2024.

ABOUT THE DATA & TECHNOLOGY TEAM 

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.

ABOUT CIVIC NATION

Civic Nation is a nonprofit ecosystem for high-impact organizing and education initiatives working to build a more inclusive and equitable America. Civic Nation shifts culture, systems, and policy by bringing together individuals, grassroots organizers, industry leaders and influencers to tackle some of our nation’s most pressing social challenges. Civic Nation is home to seven national initiatives and campaigns: ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge, Change Collective, It’s On Us, Online for All, SAVE On Student Debt, We The Action, and When We All Vote.

YOUR IMPACT:

  • Collaborate with When We All Vote, and other initiative and hub teams to optimize data collection and strengthen organizational outreach efforts using EveryAction
  • Support with creating EveryAction and CRM processes to ensure timely data entry and track progress to Civic Nation’s programmatic outcomes
  • Manage and scale creation of online voter registration resources for Civic Nation partners, and maintain voter registration and engagement tools
  • Conduct trainings on technical offerings to non-technical users and provide ongoing support to users and staff.
  • Support with additional data collection needs such as:Develop and manage new forms and surveys, and generate and analyze form reports for insights and improvements
  • Manage Civic Nation’s shortlink and QR code platform to optimize for accessibility.
  • Integrate additional tools and systems for data collection and management as needed to enhance program effectiveness.

YOUR EXPERIENCE:

  • 1+ years of experience working with non-profit and/or political environments on data management and/or digital campaigns.
  • Experience using EveryAction (NGP/VAN/Bonterra)
  • Experience with Google Sheets and/or Microsoft Excel
  • Proficiency with facilitating virtual trainings and communicating technical concepts to a non-technical audience

YOUR COMPETENCIES:

  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with an eye for details.
  • Willingness to learn new skills and platforms, take feedback, and work as part of a larger team
  • Ability to listen, comprehend, and connect with a diverse group of individuals at all levels and in all corners of the organizational structure.
  • Strong teamwork, critical thinking, multi-tasking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with the following preferred but not required:WordPress, data visualization platforms such as Google Data Studio, online voter registration tools such as vote.org, survey tools such as Typeform, and link shorteners such as Rebrandly
  • Experience with Google BigQuery a plus

SALARY & BENEFITS

The Washington, DC-based salary range for this position is $58,000 – $65,000 (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.

PROCESS TIMELINE

Candidates can expect the following hiring process and timeline (please note that this timeline may be subject to change):

  • March 26: Applications closes
  • April 1-5: First-Round Interviews
  • April 9 – 12:  Panel Interviews
  • April 15-18: Reference Checks
  • April 19: Hiring Decision announced

All candidates will be notified via email of the status of their application on or before the completion of the search.

TO APPLY

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume here. The cover letter, addressed to Angela Chaluissant, should be concise, compelling, and include why you would like to work for Civic Nation. Applications will be accepted until Tuesday, March 26th.

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.

To apply for this job email your details to careers@civicnation.org

About Civic Nation

Civic Nation is home to a network of national initiatives and campaigns that drive meaningful change. We take on the biggest issues of our time — strengthening our democracy, connecting communities with benefits that help them thrive, fighting for gender equity, social justice, and more.