Florida Data Director

The Florida Democratic Party (FDP) is seeking a Data Director. The Data Director will join the leadership team to arm local communities, candidates, and affiliated groups with the day-to day data they need to help deliver Democratic victories up and down the ticket. This position reports directly to the President and is solely responsible for administering the statewide voter file database (Votebuilder), maintenance of the FDP donor database through NGP and provide data analytics necessary for FDP electoral success.

Responsibilities Include:


  • Maintain Florida’s Voter File (VAN) in partnership with the DNC
  • Provide real time customer support and troubleshooting for VAN users and committees
  • Execute annual data hygiene tasks to ensure the highest level of accuracy and pruning of expired data
  • Create and establish training programs for the VAN with a focus on new technology and tool adoption
  • Maintain the Voter History SQL Database and Arbor data
  • Track and disseminate analysis of voter contact results, early vote and absentee turnout, voter registration, and other data relevant to campaigns and caucuses
  • Collect raw political data from all available sources and conversion for analysis
  • Provide timely and relevant analysis of all available field data
  • Conceive and advise on data enhancement and coordination opportunities


  • Maintain Florida’s NGP donor database in partnership with the compliance and finance departments
  • Execute quarterly data hygiene tasks to ensure the highest level of accuracy and pruning of expired data
  • Conceive and advise on data enhancement and donor prospecting opportunities
  • Provide timely and relevant analysis of all available donor data

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • At least one cycle as a Votebuilder or VAN support admin
  • Basic experience running queries in SQL databases
  • Advanced understanding of Excel and Access
  • Positive attitude and ability to motivate people
  • Excellent communication skills, including public speaking
  • Good time management skills and ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously
  • Working knowledge of Florida election laws and process
  • Willing to work extensive hours, including nights and weekends with regular travel
  • Committed to details, results, meeting goals, and consistent improvement
  • Ability to approach problem solving with creativity and initiative
  • Experience working collaboratively with groups who have competing needs
  • High level of personal and professional integrity
  • The ability to perform and even thrive in high stress, conflictual situations and produce solutions
  • Access to a vehicle


  • At least one election cycle as a field organizer or field manager
  • At least one cycle on a legislative or local campaign
  • Prior experience with a county party or affiliated organizations
  • One cycle as a data director for a large campaign or similar organization
  • GIS
  • Customer service experience a plus

Interested candidates should submit their resume, cover letter, and three references in one PDF format (other formats not accepted) to jobs@floridadems.org with the position in the subject line.