January 22, 2015 at 3:32 pm #428
Senior Data Strategist with Purpose (NYC)
New York City
Purpose is a rapidly growing social impact business with a focus on creating new ventures, consulting to the world’s leading corporations, foundations and non-profits, and making technology that enables people around the world to build their own power.
Our organization brings together over 70 of the world’s best practitioners in how to move people to action, including political organizers, master storytellers, management consultants, geeks, creatives, economists, policy wonks, and entrepreneurs. Our work combines emerging technology with key insights from political organizing, behavioral economics, brand strategy, business strategy and visual and interaction design.
Purpose is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to a diverse workplace. People of color, people with disabilities, women, and LGBT candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
About the role
Purpose is seeking a Senior Data Strategist who will work across Purpose projects and teams to develop and execute measurement and optimization programs for multichannel advocacy and engagement campaigns. This role is one part strategist and one part analyst and will be integrally involved in the strategy setting process. In addition to having experience in a data scientist or analyst role, candidates should be comfortable in a client-facing, fast-paced, deadline-driven, collaborative environment and share our passion for contributing to positive social change in the world. The role is based in our NYC office and reports to a Director.
Work with Purpose clients on a day-to-day basis measuring success of digital and offline advocacy programs
Support and consult for Purpose ventures, including our climate campaign, Here Now
Serve as a crucial part of Purpose client teams, crafting the strategy from day one and partnering to set campaign metrics
Dream up tests and experiments to better client and venture impact and reach
Liaise with academic and industry partners on ongoing joint research for clients and ventures
Conduct hands on data analysis and manipulation for clients and ventures, and work with external partners for larger projects
2+ years in an analyst or a data scientist role
Experience partnering with engineering teams
Toolkit expertise — you’ve worked with R and other statistical packages
Comfortable wrangling data when needed with a scripting language
Experimental design is second nature to you
Passion for changing the world and creating meaningful impact
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