Wisconsin Voices Inc Data Director Milwaukee, WI · Full time

The Data & Reporting Director ensures that Wisconsin Voices partner work is tracked and reported by leveraging tools and data. This role trains and supports data staff & partner organizations to use a data-driven approach that integrates voter contact tools into organizing and outreach activities. The manager uses data to inform the collective strategic planning process, in collaboration with other WV leaders.


Strategy & Vision

  • Seek new tools and applications to enhance the work of partner organizations
  • Ensure Data Department provides primary reporting, to gauge/direct partner progress
  • Assist partners in using a data-driven approach in their issue and advocacy work
  • Identify external data sources to supplement VAN data, e.g., voting history, polling locations, early voting sites
  • Engage in and provide feedback on the annual state planning process
  • Develop and provide strategic guidance on grant proposals
  • Identify and champion opportunities to test and experiment systems and processes, assisting partners with same
  • Support internal WV strategies and efforts, especially those requiring data reporting and analysis
  • Lead and mentor the Data & Technology Specialist


Data, Reporting, & Technology

  • As a member of the national data team, build and maintain shared state and national data infrastructure to support partner programming, including participation in data and Deputy Director of Data & Technology calls
  • Produce and analyze reports, including for funders, partners, and strategic planning 
  • Administer, use, train, and support best practices for the following: VAN tools--My Voters, My Campaign; spreadsheets--Excel, Google Sheets; presentations--PowerPoint, Google Slides; Catalist--Q, M; digital/relational organizing--Empower, Reach; CRMs; SMS tools--Hustle, Relay, Revere; data visualization--Tableau, Periscope, and other data sources (census, county files)
  • Oversee VAN administration for partners and their consultants, including managing user and security settings, providing technical assistance; and monitoring use to ensure state and national policy compliance
  • Conduct timely and relevant data analysis, field and satisfy unique partner requests for election, census, or other data
  • Set and oversee VAN training calendar as well as tech tools and reporting
  • Ensure Data staff is equipped by providing regular training and coaching
  • Work in concert with Field Department to ensure internal alignment of strategies
  • Determine anticipated data needs, train, and coach associate/staff to meet these needs
  • Support data associate and data staff to teach partners’ data managers


$60,000 - $70,000 per year