CREDO’s advocacy campaigns ask our members to sign petitions, engage on all social media channels, call legislators and join protests – which may include getting arrested in peaceful civil disobedience to win change. Join us at the forefront of the progressive resistance to Trump’s hateful agenda.We strongly encourage applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women and LGBTQ people.
This position is full time, exempt, based in San Francisco and reports to Deputy Political Director Josh Nelson.
YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR…
Working closely with campaigners to ensure they have easy access to the metrics they need to make strategic, data-driven decisions that will build power and win campaigns for progressive change. That includes developing MySQL queries, dashboards, spreadsheets, charts and any other visualizations to provide this information in a clear and friendly format.
Taking ownership of our experimentation and testing by proposing useful new tests that will help us understand how to grow our list and increase engagement, executing tests in an organized manner, presenting test results to the team regularly, providing a path forward while seeking input from key team members and templatizing testing procedures so that tests can be conducted easily with minimal oversight.
Improving current reports to make them automated, run faster and with a cleaner presentation.
Ensuring our database is clean, recording all important information and that the data is structured in such a way to make key queries as easy as possible to undertake.
Occasionally creating SQL queries that will assist in complex email targeting.
Increasing community engagement without increasing the number of emails we send.
WE WANT TO HIRE SOMEONE WHO…
Has a solid command of SQL and is able to find the most efficient way to write a complex SELECT statement.
Is comfortable writing formulas and manipulating spreadsheets to analyze datasets.
Consistently spots when data looks wrong and is emotionally compelled to figure out why.
Enjoys turning mountains of data into clean reports and visualizations that are attractive and user-friendly.
Pays attention to all the details, ensuring that our conclusions are based on the cleanest possible data.
Has deep knowledge of statistical significance, confidence intervals, power calculations, random sampling, etc.
Has experience designing & running optimization experiments, including basic online A/B testing.
Is skilled at explaining analytical reports or other data work products to non-technical audiences.
Is fascinated by statistics, data mining and user interface experimentation.
Is self-directed and excited to build their own workflow.
Is an enthusiastic technologist and experimenter.
WE EXPECT THAT EVERYONE ON THE CREDO ACTION TEAM:
Cares deeply about making progressive change and ensuring that our members are engaged and compelled to take action.
Has no qualms about standing up to power and members of the political establishment, including Democrats and the Democratic Party when they compromise the core principles of its progressive base.
Is an excellent communicator.
Is flexible, eager, friendly and enjoys working with others in a collegial, fast-paced and team-oriented environment.
NICE TO HAVE:
Understanding of progressive digital organizing and campaigning (in the style of CREDO Action and other netroots groups);
Experience with: ActionKit;
Experience with Python, Mode Analytics, Optimizely, and/or Google Analytics.
BENEFITS AND COMPENSATION:
Compensation is competitive and will be determined based on your level of experience. CREDO takes seriously the challenge of ensuring that women, people of color, LGBTQ people, and other underrepresented minorities are paid equally to their peers.
CREDO offers generous merit bonuses; comprehensive health, dental, vision coverage & FSA; industry-leading 401k matching; and these other benefits:
A free smartphone of your choice and deeply discounted mobile service for yourself and up to four others on your plan with CREDO Mobile;
A monthly commuting stipend and fantastic location at the Embarcadero BART/MUNI stop, just two minutes walk from the Ferry Building and Temporary Transbay Bus Terminal;
Catered team lunches twice a month, casual dress code, epic snack selection (lots of healthy options!), annual company Giants outing, optional happy hours and an otherwise friendly and fun workplace environment.
APPLICATION AND INTERVIEW PROCESS:
Applicants should provide a resume as well as a cover letter that’s about a page long (but no more than two pages) explaining: how your work history makes you the best applicant for this position, why you want to work for CREDO Action – particularly what interests you about our mission and our model of organizing, and information about a data visualization you put together that you’re particularly proud of (details of the data not required – just give us a general idea of what it was and what it took to put to together).
Those applicants whose cover letters and resumes show a good match will be asked to complete a short skills test to prove their basic competencies for this role and then will be asked to interview with our team via Zoom (a free, Skype-like video conferencing service). The top two or three candidates will be asked to join us in the office to meet the team for lunch, a more detailed skills test and in-person interviews.
About CREDO Action
CREDO is a company like no other. Since our inception in 1985, we've pursued two primary goals: working for social change and running a successful business. Fortunately, we've excelled at both.
We offer a range of products to consumers, most notably our CREDO Mobile cell phone service, which provides support for our mission of progressive social change. We are much more than socially responsible or green - we actively fight for change through activism and philanthropy. We strive to make it easy for progressive individuals to make a difference through CREDO Action, our internal team of political organizers, who work with our 5 million activist members to deploy powerful campaigns for progressive advocacy for women's rights, the environment, economic justice, food democracy and LGBT rights.
CREDO's donations program has contributed more than $83 million to progressive nonprofits like the ACLU, Democracy Now! and the Rainforest Action Network. We're proud to have been the largest corporate donor to Planned Parenthood, and have made a difference in the early years of Women to Women, 350.org, Sweatshop Watch and many other progressive groups. Remarkably, our members vote on funding allocation monthly.
Our employees are our best asset. We provide a generous benefits package including performance and company growth bonuses, top-notch health benefits, one month PTO (Paid Time Off) in your first year, a 401(k) retirement plan with a significant company match, and flexible spending accounts.
We also offer:
A commuter benefits program
On-site, high-security bike parking
Thursday afternoon massages
On-site fitness center
First-class on-site cafeteria
Two-minute walk to transportation