Working America
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • $42,970
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Includes medical insurance and 401(k) with employer contribution

The Data Assistant supports the collection and management of data for Working America's field and digital operations. This entry-level position includes basic VAN administration, creating and running database queries, providing tech support, managing IT inventory, and similar tasks.


Reports to:  Data Director




  • Perform regular data hygiene processes, interfacing with vendors, field and programmatic teams, and other staff when necessary; monitor and analyze results of hygiene processes to assist further development of data quality control systems;
  • Assist with the analysis of member information and field and digital advocacy campaigns, and produce reports;
  • Work with the Data Director to help train and support field offices on all data collection systems; create both technical and end-user documentation for data processes;
  • Solicit feedback on trainings and suggest improvements; assist with providing follow-up training support;
  • Assist with implementation of improvements to new and existing technology tools;
  • Handle all requests for and maintain an accurate inventory of mobile devices, computers, and other canvassing equipment;
  • Other duties as assigned.




  • Strong familiarity with the labor movement, movements for progressive social change and political or issue campaigns; experience with community organizing or political campaigns a plus;
  • Experience searching and maintaining databases is required;  SQL, MS Access, and/or Quick Base experience are a plus; advanced use of Voter Activation Network highly desired;
  • Experience developing databases and/or programming a plus;
  • Ability to rapidly learn new computer skills is essential;
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills;
  • Experience providing technical assistance or working on technical projects in a labor union, community organization, or political campaign highly desired;
  • Must work well with a team and work with diverse groups of people;
  • Able to handle multiple responsibilities and work independently within the context of a plan;
  • Must be flexible, enthusiastic and outgoing.



  • Washington, DC


Position Type:

  • Full-time/Regular
  • FLSA classification: Non-exempt


Starting salary is $42,970. Includes medical insurance and 401(k) with employer contribution. Working America is an equal opportunity employer.  To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to, or fax a resume and cover letter to 202-508-6992.


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