Data Manager

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NextGen America · Washington, DC/Remote (USA)

Data + Analytics
Public Service & Civic Engagement
$72,000 - $85,000 Per Year
Posted 2 weeks ago

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NextGen America is seeking Data Managers to assist the national data team's support of our state teams as well as various cross-departmental projects. Duties include managing VAN administration, progress-to-goal reports, data training for staff, and our data ticketing system. The ability to collaborate across departments, including field, digital, and press, is essential. This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys solving problems, has high attention to detail, enjoys diving deep into data sets to ensure accuracy of reports, and can juggle multiple tasks at once. 


This role will report to the National Data and Analytics Director. 


The ideal candidate has a passion for politics and a belief that young people will make the difference in politics. We are an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people of diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. We value and are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion as an organization--in theory and in practice, and our culture reflects that value and commitment. We are committed to furthering issues like climate change, health care, and immigration from a progressive perspective, and we seek to engage the public in these areas as well as others. We also recognize the urgency of confronting institutional racism and inequity within our political system, and strive to make positive changes within our system as a result.


This is a fully remote position with no location requirement. We encourage candidates from all locations within the United States to apply. 


FLSA Classification: Exempt

Remote Position: Yes

Union Position: No

Travel Requirements: Less than 10%

End Date: 11/15/2024



  • Help lead VAN management and administration to track volunteer and voter data
  • Administer staff and volunteer text and call campaigns
  • Create and run remote training on tools and data processes
  • Create, update, and improve training materials
  • Create, update, and improve documentation for staff on data entry & management 
  • Assist with rapid response reporting on organizing program health, metrics for external communications, and more
  • Build and manage organizing reports; quality check existing reports
  • Perform research in areas including past election data, voting laws, and availability of voter data sets
  • Support of state organizing teams
  • Additional duties as assigned



  • Experience creating and owning trainings
  • Advanced Excel/Sheets proficiency
  • Experience administering VAN or a similar CRM
  • Prefer at least one cycle of campaign experience or experience with political data but not required
  • Curiosity and a willingness to learn both technical and non-technical skills
  • A strong worth ethic
  • Solid analytical reasoning and methods and high attention to detail
  • Can adapt rapidly to evolving priorities and deadlines
  • Ability to work remotely in a highly collaborative distributed environment
  • Experience with any of the following is a plus:
    • Mid to high level VAN experience
    • Competency in SQL or other relational database
    • GIS, data visualization, or mapping experience
    • Experience with political data, modeling, and experiments 
    • Experience with scripting and automation
    • Familiarity with statistical programming languages like Stata, R, Python



The starting salary range for this position is $72,000-$85,000. The final base salary will be determined by various factors, including individual qualifications and internal parity, which will be objectively assessed during the interview process. 



Our comprehensive benefits package plays an essential part in how we recognize you for your critical contribution toward our organization’s mission. 


Taking Care of Your Future: 

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance: 100% coverage for you and for your dependents
  • Short-term disability, long-term disability and life insurance
  • 401(k) plan - we’ll match 100% up to 4% of your salary


Prioritizing Your Work/Life Balance:

  • Generous PTO and leave policies 
  • 18 paid organization-wide holidays


Setting You Up for Success:

  • Up to $150 per month to use toward your cell phone and internet costs 
  • $100 per month to use toward your personal health and wellness goals
  • Flexible spending account for dependent care
  • Professional development opportunities to help you achieve your best self



NextGen America is the leading national organization for engaging young people through voter education, registration and mobilization. We invite 18-to-35 year olds — the largest and most diverse generation in American history — into our democracy to ensure our government works for them and to find new solutions to the dire challenges facing our society and the world. Since 2013, NextGen America has registered more than 1.5 million young voters and educated many millions more.

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