Political Tracking Analyst (Washington DC)

Do you thrive on the rush of a campaign headquarters but would rather not move across the country? Are you fascinated with political data and research? If so, this could be the perfect job to combine your love of politics with your analytical skills.

Sage Media Planning & Placement is seeking a smart, organized, and personable individual for the Political Tracking Analyst position in our Washington, DC office. We are a Democratic firm with decades of expertise at all levels of political campaigns, from small mayoral races to national Super PACs and party committees.

The Political Tracking Analyst will participate in all aspects of political media spending research for our candidate, issue and advocacy clients, as well as helping to build our seasonal tracking team.

Duties include:

  • Training and assisting with the management of seasonal political tracking staff.

  • Procuring political media spending information from numerous sources.

  • Compiling, organizing, entering, analyzing, and coding a considerable volume of spending data in spreadsheet & custom database applications.

  • Reviewing media content and matching to database information.

  • Creating, organizing, and distributing political competitive reporting in a timely & professional manner.

  • Communicating competitive information to campaign and agency clients.

  • Having fun in a fast-paced environment

The Competitive Research Department staff are in disparate locations, but works very closely as a team - and interpersonal/telephone skills are essential. You will be a group leader in our DC office, ensuring that the DC competitive tracking team (mostly seasonal) works in tandem with two offsite directors.

This is the perfect position for a candidate with political finance or fundraising experience who would like to apply those analytic skills to the study of political media spending. The role involves the ability to organize and analyze vast quantities of raw data and the acumen to understand the big picture involved. The ideal candidate possesses the political savvy to assess/prioritize the timeliness and importance of information being analyzed. Attention to numeric detail and organization a must, as is strong follow-through and ability to multi-task. This role requires proven proficiency with spreadsheet and database software, and the aptitude to use these tools effectively.

Understanding of and experience in campaigns or other political work is essential, with prior campaign finance or data analysis experience an advantage. College degree required, plus excellent references.

Sage Media is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.

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Political Tracking Analyst Located At Dc, Washington - Job Post By: Sage Media Planning & Placement Inc

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