Data Strategist

Research & Data United States Boston, United States


Description

About Us 

Archipelago Strategies Group, Inc. (ASG) is a full-service multicultural marketing agency that focuses on helping all communities gain access to critical information and resources. ASG believes that grassroots mobilization is the key to fulfilling our mission. With our clients, we have increased access to health care, education, and economic opportunities in Massachusetts and across the nation.  

Primary Accountabilities:  

  • Leverage data and analytics to provide support to campaign, from identifying key target audience to the development of data-driven campaign strategies
  • Develop, execute, and maintain the data analytics framework and its activities to report campaign success to clients
  • Demonstrate a practical understanding of data analysis concepts and basic programming techniques
  • Provide technical expertise on data extraction, data cleansing, data mining and analysis
  • Develop new business intelligence (BI) solutions and maintain existing solutions to support data extraction (for end users)and reporting
  • Demonstrate ability to understand and communicate complex data to create a narrative that aligns with campaign metrics and goals
  • Perform data validation to ensure the completeness and accuracy of the data extracted and maintain the integrity of the extracted data if it is stored on the Research & Data shared drive/SharePoint
  • Serve as the resident expert and liaison to all others serving in data analytics (DA) functions
  • Perform other duties as assigned 

Skills:  

  • Fluency with CRMs including but not limited to: QuickBase, NGP-VAN, Ecanvasser, Nationbuilder or other similar technologies 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Strong analytical mindset with an affinity to data science
  • Basic programming knowledge
  • Ability to think critically and creatively in order to organize large set of data  
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment and handle multiple priorities
  • Ability to understand complex and diverse technology infrastructure as it relates to data flows and business processes.
  • Strong analytic and data management skills, including the ability to combine complex datasets, identify and conduct appropriate analyses
  • A wide knowledge and understanding of data collection methodologies, analysis, principles, and techniques
  • Effective communication, leadership, and time management skills with the ability to act autonomously while being a team player. Ability to communicate data and methodological details clearly and accurately to non-technical audiences
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to details
  • Able to act independently and be self-motivated

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, MIS, Business, Data Science, or a related field or equivalent training and work experience is required
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience in performing analysis on large data sets (including data extraction, data mining, test data creation, data validation, data manipulation, profiling, and visualization)
  • Experience with technologies and best practices across multiple platforms 
  • Experience with one or more data visualization tools is a plus
  • Experience with Community Engagement, Political Campaigns, Data driven campaigns
  • Bilingual is a plus (English/Spanish and/or Portuguese)
  • Ability to navigate, mobilize and understand the cultural nuances of diverse communities
  • Daily participation in all-staff meetings 

Benefits and Compensation:  

  • Health & Dental Insurance 
  • 401(k) 
  • Salary range for this position is commensurate with experience 
  • This is a full-time position. 40+ hours a week with irregular/long hours during campaigns 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the incumbent for this position. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

Archipelago Strategies Group, Inc. (ASG) is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental disability, pregnancy or pregnancy related condition, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, membership in the uniformed services or any other classification which is protected under state or federal law.