About Black Men Vote

Black Men Vote (BMV) is a pioneering organization dedicated to maximizing the political influence of Black male voters across the United States. Our mission is centered on empowering Black men to participate actively in the electoral process, thereby ensuring their voices are heard, and their needs are addressed within the political arena. We focus on direct voter contact, voter registration, and community organizing to achieve our goals.

Current Openings

Job Title: Data and Analytics Lead

Organization: Black Men Vote (BMV)

Location: United States (Remote/Field Work)

Position Type: Full-Time/Contract

Short-Term Upon Start:

  • Oversee the data and analytics strategy, including tactics and infrastructure for BMV.
  • Maintain and provide troubleshooting support for EveryAction in local community organizing efforts.
  • Analyze voter file data to assess past work and identify future strategies.
  • Track programmatic performance to goals using both non-automated and automated dashboards, especially in areas of direct voter contact, voter registration, and organizing efforts.
  • Prepare voter contact universes for communication with Black male voters through various channels based on 1-to-1 matching.
  • Train organizers on daily use of data tools to enhance their work effectiveness.

Long-Term Across 2024 Election Cycle:

  • Manage VAN for direct voter contact and provide training on its use.
  • Conduct post-election analysis utilizing diverse information sources.
  • Integrate datasets from various sources to enhance BMV’s overall program impact.
  • Represent BMV’s data strategy and processes to internal and external stakeholders.

Necessary Skills & Qualifications:

  • Minimum three cycles of political data and analytics experience, with at least one in a leadership role, preferably related to voter registration or electoral campaigns.
  • Strong experience in data operations centering historically marginalized, particularly Black communities.
  • Proficiency in VAN and EveryAction administrative tools, with multiple cycles of use.
  • Skilled in data visualization tools such as Looker Studio, QGIS, or visualization in Python or R.
  • Advanced proficiency in Google Sheets and Excel.

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

  • Advanced proficiency in SQL, preferably in Google Big Query or Civis Platform environments.
  • Knowledge of Blocks for voter registration tracking.
  • Familiarity with backend data structures of organizing and electoral work tools in the progressive space.
  • Experience managing vendor relationships.
  • Experience in both 501(c)3 and 501(c4) contexts.
  • Collaboration experience with digital design and ads teams.
  • Experience in implementing use of voter sentiment data (e.g., from polling or focus groups).

Application Process:

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and any relevant work samples demonstrating their experience and skills in political data and analytics via email to enjoli@blackmenvote.org.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Black Men Vote is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.