Data Analytics Lead

Data Analytics Lead

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About Purpose:

Purpose builds and supports movements to advance the fight for an open, just, and habitable world. We use public mobilization and storytelling to help leading organizations, activists, businesses, and philanthropies engaged in this fight, and we create campaigning labs and new initiatives that can shift policies and change public narratives when it matters most.

To do this, Purpose brings together world-class talent from the world of creatives, content development, storytelling, campaigning, grassroots organizing, and political strategy to build new creative campaigning models.

Guided by smart strategy and powered by participation, our work reframes issues, engages new audiences, shifts public discourse, and ultimately drives targeted action and creates lasting impact. Join the team that made all this work!


  • Designs and executes high-value data analytics in an agile environment, utilizing rigorous research and data collection methods to learn, optimize and share project outcomes and impact
  • Contributes to the development and implementation of Purpose's data strategy, including adoption of more efficient and scalable data practices 
  • Builds tools and processes to collect, manage, interrogate and extract data to supply tailored reports to colleagues, partners, or Purpose staff
  • Consistently provides data-driven, actionable insights to inform decision making
  • Provides guidance on data collection, analysis, and management to teammates across functions and global offices
  • Confidently presents and facilitates discussion of data analysis results and data products to clients, partners, and other non-technical audiences in a clear and well-structured manner; engages in broader project context discussion, planning and problem solving
  • Proactively supports business development opportunities, including developing compelling technical and analytic approaches to client needs and opportunities 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience organizing and analyzing multiple data sources in a SQL database, including owning a codebase of well-documented, testable code demonstrating best practices for efficiently managing and maintaining integrity of data
  • Hands-on experience developing visually compelling reports and/or dashboards that tell a clear story in Google Data Studio, Looker, or similar platform 
  • Hands-on experience communicating complex analytic results and methodologies in a simple way for non-technical audiences
  • Experience ingesting a wide range of quantitative and qualitative raw data sets, conducting exploratory data analysis, analyzing the data to draw conclusions, and developing actionable insights
  • A passion for progressive issue-based or electoral activism and a belief in Purpose’s work combining storytelling, evidence, and innovation to inspire people to remake the world
  • A track record of working in agile, entrepreneurial environments similar to a tech startup, campaign, advocacy organization, agency or consultancy
  • Demonstrated experience working in a collaborative environment, with the ability to manage projects effectively while maintaining positive & respectful relationships
  • Clear approaches to research, data analysis, and measurement & evaluation that center diversity, equity, and inclusion while also meeting project needs, and further our commitment to producing positive social impact
  • Exposure to Python and R helpful, but not required
  • Experience with data engineering tools, such as dbt, Fivetran, Snowflake, Airflow, or similar tools helpful, but not required
  • Familiarity with A/B testing, experimentation, and/or statistical analysis helpful, but not required

Our tech stack includes:

  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Google Data Studio 
  • Airtable
  • Multiple quantitative and qualitative data collection tools/platforms (integrated using APIs)

More Information

Location: Global, but strong preference for candidates in the US, UK, India, Brazil, or Australia. This role has an option to be fully remote, or to work out of any Purpose office.

Reports to: Levi Braslow, Global Head of Impact, Measurement & Learning

Salary: $100,000 - 130,000. If outside of the U.S., salaries will be commensurate with market value depending on country. This is a full-time exempt position.

Application deadline: August 31, 2022

How to Apply

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Purpose takes on some of the biggest challenges in the world, which affect people of different identities and backgrounds in different ways. We are stronger and most effective with a diverse team leading the charge and are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome the unique contributions that individuals bring in terms of their education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.

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