Data Analytics Associate

  • Full Time
  • East Coast
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Website The Parkside Group

Data Analytics Associate

The Parkside Group, New York’s leading full-service public affairs firm, is seeking a creative, adaptive professional with a strong background in data analytics to join its Political Campaign practice in New York City.  The Parkside Group has elected over 150 Democratic public officials with a focus on candidates who are women and people of color.

The role will work closely with client leads and the Digital Director to carry out sophisticated data projects and creatively define, address, and present data solutions. A successful Data Associate will continuously review, refine, and rethink the approach to their data portfolio and adjust for more efficient output and improved targeting methodology.

This position will report to the Managing Director of the Political Campaign team.

Our company is committed to diversity and believes that our continued success has been made possible by hiring, retaining, promoting, and encouraging the people on our team.  Women, people of color, members of the LGBTQIA community, and those who identify as disabled are strongly encouraged to apply.

Key Skills, Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

Working with client leads to manage and analyze large data sets
Use exceptional listening skills to closely coordinate with client leads to assess the full suite of data needs – including critical ongoing functions.
Present recommendations for how to accomplish those needs and then refine and iterate based on feedback.
Creating presentation materials and reports for clients that summarizes the data in a clear and easily-understandable form.
Work closely with a leading non-profit client to maintain, run, and continuously track donors and report on direct mail metrics.
Manage sophisticated existing polling operations for political campaigns.
This includes generating campaign district analyses with highly targeted methodology.
Using databases for list generation
Generate key insights for clients using election district-level results data.
Work with the Creative team to ensure accurate and efficient delivery of collateral by vendors.
Regularly order state voter files from state BOE and upload to PostgreSQL warehouse for sophisticated filtering.

Essential Skills

Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in analytics or related fields and a BA or BS degree in any speciality is required. A relevant Bachelor of Science degree is preferred. Interest in politics is a plus!

Familiarity with one or more of the following tools and platforms:

Superior Excel proficiency required
Powerpoint skills required
R or Python are a major plus, but highly creative problem solving to tackle data analysis is critical
Familiarity with VAN/VoteBuilder is preferred
Familiarity with any state Board of Elections Excel voter files is preferred
Familiarity with direct mailing and polling processes is a plus
Familiarity with case weights is a plus

Join Our Team

The Parkside Group cares deeply about the holistic employee experience and is proud to offer the following package to permanent employees:

A competitive salary and performance-based annual bonus
A team committed to your professional development and growth with promotion-track opportunities
Company-sponsored medical benefits
Profit share plan for retirement planning, available to all permanent employees after vesting period
Generous PTO plan
12 paid company recognized holidays
Pre-tax commuter benefits via WageWorks
Mobile phone stipend or plans available
Our company continues to honor a hybrid (home and office) policy. Priority will be given to candidates in the New York City area.

Anticipated salary range is $70,000 – $85,000. In order to be considered, please submit resume via email to Chief Operating Officer & Vice President Lauren Bush at [email protected]