Data Communications Manager – Remote position (in the United States)

The Climate and Community Project is a dynamic organization looking for a full time Data Communications Manager who is invested in building a think tank rooted in climate, racial, and class justice. The ideal Data Communications Manager candidate will have a combination of data visualization skills that illustrate the case for transformative climate policy; data science skills relevant to race, gender, class, and/or climate justice; and the ability to work across the Climate and Community Project’s diverse research areas to drive greater impact from our cutting edge research.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Data visualization and storytelling: Create impactful, beautiful visualizations of CCP’s research findings that can go in reports, circulate on social media, press pitches, and accessible political education materials to help shape public narratives on climate policy

  • Data science proficiencies: Manage quantitative work across issue areas, including by contracting modeling specialists for a range of projects. Where possible, contribute to and support data analysis in research projects. We are open to candidates with a range of data science specializations, including experience in GIS mapping, quantitative jobs/economic modeling, greenhouse gas modeling, or other kinds of data science skill sets.

  • Liaise with and manage external contractors: Competently and efficiently engage with external data contractors for research needs outside of the candidate’s core skill set. 

  • Campaigning mindset: Bring a campaigning and narrative crafting mindset – experience using data visualization to tell compelling narratives, build advocacy campaigns, and/or help shift public opinion. Someone who thrives on communicating and telling stories with data in collaboration with researchers and advocates to win a future of climate, economic, and racial justice.

Experience and Skills:

Commitment to Justice & Equity: 

  • Commitment to race, gender, class, and climate justice.

  • Recognizes how their identities show up in the work, and welcome, reflect on, and act on feedback with an eye toward continuous learning about race, gender, ability, and other lines of difference.

Data visualization expertise:

  • Experience creating high impact visualizations of quantitative data that tell powerful stories about climate, racial, and economic justice. 

  • Skills with relevant software packages necessary to produce data visualizations that make lasting impressions on viewers that inspire action for transformative climate policy. 

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills, including the ability to communicate across a range of stakeholders including movement allies, scholars, policymakers, unions, etc.

  • Ability to work closely with and manage technical quantitative experts, and preferred proficiencies in quantitative modeling and/or spatial analysis.

  • Data science specialization in one or more relevant fields is an asset, but not required.

Campaigning Mindset: 

  • Has a campaigning mindset, contextualizing research projects and data visualization within the political economy and movement partner ecosystem. 

  • Some experience with high visibility social media circulation of graphical work.

  • Ready to win progressive climate policies!

Team Player:

  • A resilient and flexible team player who is a fast learner, can handle a fast paced, highly collaborative team culture. Able to work with fellows, staff, and partners spread across multiple geographies and willing to support colleagues who are less fluent in quantitative methods.

  • Effective time management skills, including prioritizing and managing multiple tasks, with light supervision.

  • Ability to manage external data contractors and coordinate project timelines and deliverables.

Compensation and Benefits:

Salary is $105,000. We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance, a 4% employer match and 2% half match 403b retirement account, and paid holidays, vacation, and sick time.

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