Internal Organizing Data Specialist

Based in Washington, DC

CWA is hiring an Internal Organizing Data Specialist in Washington, DC. This is a full-time position with a competitive salary and excellent benefits. CWA is a progressive union representing 700,000 workers in private and public sector employment in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.

Learn more about our union and our movement at https://cwa-union.org.

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  • Provide data, targeting and technical guidance and support for internal labor organizing campaigns
  • Administer, support and train users on organizing and engagement systems
  • Use tools and techniques to conduct targeting, analysis and reporting for organizing campaigns
  • Assist staff and affiliates in developing strategies, data processes and reporting to accurately measure progress toward organizing goals
  • Provide leadership with data-driven strategic guidance on best tactics and tools to achieve goals
  • Create and/or maintain internal databases
  • Work with internal and external staff to establish best practices and standards for data collection, acquisition and preservation
  • Work across departments and with vendors to integrate the flow of information across organizing tools and other systems that CWA uses
  • Develop and administer data collection systems for integrating data from field and digital campaigns
  • Occasionally travel for in-person trainings


  • Proficiency with online tools/CRMs, such as Action Network, Catalist, Votebuilder and EveryAction
  • Experience with ETL pipelines and processes and large dataset manipulation
  • SQL programming (including subqueries)
  • Manipulation of relational databases and membership and other person-level data
  • Experience with the following is a plus:
    • Python programming and related data analysis libraries, e.g., Pandas
    • *NIX operating systems and command-line tools
    • Other data analysis programming languages, libraries, packages, etc.
    • Mapping and GIS tools
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including ability to communicate technical subjects to non-technical individuals
  • Ability to continually develop skills related to use of rapidly changing technology and programming best practices
  • Understanding of common labor organizing practices
  • Experience using data and analytics to drive effective decision-making in organizing
  • Effective time-management skills, including ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and projects
  • Ability to work long and extended hours when needed


  • BA or BS in related field or equivalent work experience

Job Specifications

  • Wage scale: $56,294 – $79,320
  • Benefits and other terms as described in The Guild contract, 10/01/2015
  • Position covered by The Guild contract with CWA

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