Marketing Communications Manager

When the story of the 2020 election is told, there will be a section explaining how we won back our democracy with insight and data: that polling innovation helped thousands of candidates from the Democratic nominee for President, to municipal candidates, and everyone in between, use modern data science techniques to win.

 

You want to be at the center of that. You are building a career that bridges technology and politics, combining the best of both worlds to strengthen Democratic political infrastructure.  You are always working on doing things better, and you thrive in an environment that prizes creative story-telling in a fast-paced campaign environment.

 

You are a marketing generalist and understand how to use data to support story-telling.  You are comfortable with ideating and executing online and offline marketing strategies, from social media to in person events.

 

About Us

 

In 2017, we figured out a new way to quickly, affordably, and accurately measure public opinion online. We use this technology to guide forward-thinking candidates and causes and create winning strategies with them. We conducted 17 polls in 2017, 500+ polls in 2018, and will conduct thousands this cycle.

 

Change Research is innovating to solve critically-important problems at the intersection of data, social science, and politics. And in doing this, we hope to make our democracy better.

 

Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is core to our values. We invite folks with different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer. Join us.

 

As Change Research's Marketing Communications Manager, you will report to the Chief Growth Officer and collaborate closely with members of the growth and polling teams. You will have the opportunity to:

  • Market Change Research’s strategic approach, products & polling data:

    • Drive adoption of Change Research polling

    • Write up the results of polls and summarize key data findings

    • Amplify research results

    • Summarize research insights for our list of influencers

    • Work with our nationwide network of referral agents and advisors to refine and deliver polling offerings for clients

    • Manage national product marketing outreach 

  • Manage our external communications channels and create content:

    • Write, design, and test our new approaches to monitor performance metrics for our biweekly newsletter

    • Manage our social media channels and performance

    • Update and maintain our website with fresh data and insights

  • Master Zendesk to streamline customer outreach: 

    • Leverage our CRM, the key to our outreach and customers

    • Create systems to utilize our CRM for targeted growth programs

  • Support client relationships

    • Support Growth team meetings/outreach with VIP clients with National Political Director

    • Plan, support DC events/sales in coordination with National Political Director

 

About You: 

  • 2-8 years of marketing experience, with political experience preferred 

  • Interest and skill in working with political and public opinion data

  • Exceptional communication and writing skills 

  • Marketing generalist, able to own full-stack marketing processes, including social media management, email newsletter, content creation, website editing, CRM administration, etc. 

  • Strong, strategic and creative thinker

  • Calm, cool, and collected in the face of deadlines

  • Interested in politics, current affairs, and social issues 

  • Experience with graphic design a plus, but not necessary

  • Experience with Mailchimp, SQL, social media platforms, and Zendesk Sell a plus 

Compensation and Work Environment:  

Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is core to our values. We invite folks with different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. Our workplace is both casual and professional, and we are committed to learning, fun, and excellence. We are an equal opportunity employer. This full-time position includes equity, health, dental and vision insurance, commuter benefits, flexible PTO, and company holidays.

 

Full-time position

Location: Washington, D.C.Salary: $55K-$90K annually, commensurate with experience; plus equity; health, dental, and vision insurance; flexible PTO plan and company holidays

 

How to Apply:

Please send your resume, cover letter in the body of the email, and LinkedIn profile to jobs@changeresearch.com with the subject line “[Your Name] / Marketing Communications Manager.” Let us know how you heard about this position! No calls, please.

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