Salary: ~$50,000 range with generous benefits
Job Description:
Data Reporting Specialist is a full time position that works with polling data to generate reports that are used to drive client’s campaign and outreach decisions. The Data Reporting Specialist reports to the Director of Research Solutions and works closely with members of that team to process data for polling and modeling projects. Understanding that details matter, looking at data with both an analytical and creative mindset, and having an eagerness to learn and innovate within the political data sphere are necessary for the success of this role.
Job duties:

Cleaning, combining, and processing data used for polling reports (topline reports, crosstabs, dashboards).
Collaborating with research analysts to understand and fulfill all reporting requests.
Monitoring the status of polls from start to finish, while providing the first quality control check.
Self-auditing and peer reviewing all client deliverables.
Managing time to meet internal or client-driven timelines.
Learning new software and developing skills as needed.
Attending all client and internal meetings and conference calls as needed.

Nice to have skills:

Critical thinking and problem-solving ability
Enthusiasm to learn new software and processes
Attention to detail
Experience using data software (like Excel, SPSS, STATA, R, Python)
Strong time management skills, ability to work in a high-pressure environment, and willingness to work sometimes-odd hours
A basic understanding of data and databases
An eagerness to innovate, and an interest in the polling process
Bonus points for past data work on campaigns or in political data
Bonus points for prior experience using Alteryx
Bonus points for coursework, past internship, or work experience dealing with polling and/or research methods

About TargetSmart
TargetSmart is a leading provider of political data and technology that enables campaigns and organizations to successfully communicate with large audiences, personalize outreach, and create lasting relationships. Our superior politically-focused, consultative approach combines consumer data, databases, data integration and consulting solutions for personalized multichannel marketing strategies. TargetSmart leverages over 25 years of experience in data management to deliver high-performance, reliable data products and solutions.
For more information or to apply for the position, please contact us at jobs@targetsmart.com.