DigiDems: Pod Director, Data




$8,750 / Monthly





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The deadline to apply is March 8, 2024 at 4:00pm ET Only resumes/applications submitted through the Zinc Collective careers portal or other authorized job board postings will be accepted. Please do not include a cover letter or other materials unless requested here, in the Application Instructions section of the posting; as those will not be reviewed or factored into consideration. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Additional writing assignments, skills assessments, and references may be requested during the interview process. Please note that all offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of our full background screening package. All questions and application status inquiries should be sent to [email protected]; where a member of our Talent Acquisition Team will be happy to assist you.

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DigiDems is currently seeking a Data Pod Director to join our diverse and high performing team for the 2024 election cycle. Reporting to the Deputy Director of the DigiDems Electoral Program, the Data Pod Director is responsible for hiring, placing, training, and supporting a pod of Campaign DigiDems (CDDs) embedded on an assigned set of key federal campaigns. **To do this, the Data Pod Director will: **
1. Build strong relationships with assigned campaigns to understand their needs and how an embedded Campaign DigiDem can help execute program plans, then provide regular and supportive customer service to those campaigns through the duration of their CDD’s deployment 
2. Participate in a hiring process that will identify high-potential individuals with data management and reporting skills who could be great additions to the Democratic campaign space, even if they’ve never worked on a campaign before 
3. Coordinate closely with key program partner organizations like the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), Democratic National Committee (DNC), and Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) to align on guidance and training our program provides to Campaign DigiDems on individual races 
4. Provide ongoing support for Campaign DigiDems once deployed to their campaigns, help them navigate a new work environment, build trust with their teams, and develop meaningful portfolios of high-impact work 
5. Set up Campaign DigiDems for success as they take their next steps towards developing a career in the Democratic campaign ecosystem 

This is a great opportunity for someone who is an **expert on executing data strategy** on federal campaigns, is **passionate about coaching and developing high-potential talent**, and **eager to help diversify the campaign space** – all while helping key races that will determine control of the House, Senate, and White House. 

### **Engaging with campaigns and partners:**
- Build and maintain strong working relationships with Congressional, Senate, and/or Coordinated campaigns to support the integration of the Campaign DigiDem (CDD) onto their assigned campaign
- Hold regular check-in meetings with CDDs and campaign contacts to ensure strong integration and satisfaction, for both CDDs and their campaign 
- Collaborate closely with key national partners (DCCC, DNC, etc.) to ensure our programming is aligned with their goals, priorities, and processes 
### **Identifying, supporting and developing high-impact talent:**
- Play a key role in the interviewing, hiring, matching, and onboarding 2024 DigiDems Cohort
- Serve as the primary DigiDems HQ point of contact for CDDs as they integrate with their campaigns and establish personal portfolios of high impact work  
- Develop in-person and virtual training curriculums to provide CDDs with technical and strategic support as they execute data programming. These could include maintaining voter file systems, data integrity, reporting and data visualization, building automations and integrations etc. — depending on each campaign’s individual needs.
### **Supporting overall program planning and execution:**
- Work closely with other Pod Directors to identify and understand themes, common challenges, and areas for further impact across campaigns
- Work with Deputy Program Director and Training team to design and lead in-person and virtual training sessions for CDDs
- Other duties as assigned
### **Coaching on career pathing and development:**
- From onboarding to their final day with DigiDems and beyond, engaging actively and purposefully with CDDs to plan for their post-DigiDems career in Democratic campaigns