Full Time

Data Specialist at Communications Workers of America

Fields: progressive, labor, data analysis, statistics, computer science

Location: DC

About the Organization: CWA represents 700,000 workers in public and private sector employment in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. CWA members work in telecommunications, information technology, the airline industry, news media, broadcast and cable television, education, health care and public service, law enforcement, manufacturing and other fields. In preparing for the opportunities and challenges ahead of us, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) is investing more deeply in technology that can amplify the voices and needs of working people in our democracy. Are you creative and passionate about finding solutions to make technical tools more accessible for everyone? We are hiring passionate problem solvers who will take our membership data systems and processes to the next level.

About the Position: The Data Specialist works in the Secretary-Treasurer’s office with the Director of Data and Information Systems. You will work primarily with CWA’s membership and dues processing system and liaise with members from affiliates nationwide who work with the system. In this role, you will have a rare opportunity in a new position to develop and implement data strategy at one of America’s most progressive labor unions. We are looking for someone who is committed to CWA’s vision of economic justice and who has a real passion for implementing systems that enable organizations to thrive.

Special Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Ability to manage data for a large member- or donor- based organization
  • Ability to train people with a range of skillsets on technical tools
  • Ability to apply flexibility and creative problem solving to enforce the necessary use of certain systems
  • Good communication and relationship-building skills including the ability to communicate technical subjects to non–technical individuals
  • Curious, and a brave learner, not afraid to pursue challenges and growth opportunities
  • Ability to travel and work long and extended hours when needed
  • We especially encourage applications from people who have these additional skills:
    • Familiarity with online and electoral tools and datasets such as Catalist, VAN, and other constituent relationship management tools like Action Network
    • Moderate or better SQL ability
    • Experience with programming language such as Python or R
    • Experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau, Periscope, or Google Data Studio
    • Experience working with APIs

Estimated Salary: $56,294 – $79,320

Deadline: Not given

Apply Here:
Communications Workers of America

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