NY or DC metro areas
Health Insurance: group medical insurance, group dental insurance, group vision insurance
Health FSA and Dependent Care FSA
Paid Time Off: paid federal holidays, unlimited vacations and sick days, six months of paid family leave
401(k): upon three months of employment, access to a 401(k) retirement plan with matching up to 3%.
We are accepting applications on a rolling basis and will continue to interview until filled. We are planning for 2-3 rounds of interviews, all between 30 and 60 minutes via Zoom, in addition to a hiring exercise. While we are looking for the right match, the ideal start date is October 23rd, 2023. If you don’t meet all of the requirements and believe you’re a good fit, we absolutely encourage you to apply and tell us why!
about vote mama
Vote Mama builds the political power of moms.
Vote Mama PAC is the first PAC in the country dedicated to supporting Democratic moms running for office up and down the ballot and across the country.
Vote Mama Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, is the leading source of research and advocacy on the political participation of moms and works to break the structural barriers moms face running for and serving in elected office.
Vote Mama Lobby, a 501(c)(4) organization, mobilizes fed-up mamas to take action by electing moms and passing truly family-friendly legislation.
about the role
The Research Manager is responsible for executing and overseeing all of Vote Mama’s research projects. To do so, the Research Manager will efficiently and strategically lead data collection, analysis, and completing outputs in collaboration with the Communications team and contractors.
The ideal candidate for this role is a research wizard with exceptional database and Excel skills. You love managing complex research or data projects, distilling information for a variety of audiences, approaching projects with curiosity and a deep desire to push boundaries in your research.
The Research Manager will report to Sarah Hague, Chief Program Officer.
5+ years experience designing, managing and executing research projects
Advanced experience working with Excel, possessing the ability to use spreadsheets, graphing, tables, calculations, and automation efficiently to process large quantities of data
Experience building out and working with complex data sets and statistics
Experience and a high level of comfort working with a variety of database systems
Previous experience managing contractors and being the lead project manager on complex, long-term lines of work
Demonstrated problem-solving skills and ability to enact creative solutions in new or unfamiliar projects
Interest in political research as well as strong alignment with mission
Commitment to learning and implementing current best practices in the policy research field
Ability to engage diverse individuals around a common goal
Commitment to Vote Mama’s goals and theory of change, and passion for grassroots organizing and commitment to progressive policy change
Must be creative, strategic, collaborative, and organized, with keen attention to detail
Ability to work independently and to exercise sound judgment and discretion.
Experience working in a growing start up
Previous research work in the policy and advocacy space
Creative and strategic thinking to grow into new lines of research at Vote Mama
A Master's degree or advanced certifications in research
Research and Data Management
Collect, organize and analyze large sets of data
Identify patterns and trends, and draft products that summarize findings
As needed, work with the communications team to interpret research and leverage findings for multiple purposes and audiences, such as social media, op-eds, website posts, and more.
Manage the relationship with contractors who work on reports and research, holding project management and ensuring quality and timeliness of work product
Manage all aspects of the data collection and analysis process, including coordination of internal and external stakeholders and contractors.