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Organization Overview Obama for America (“The Campaign” or “OFA”) is the official campaign vehicle through which President Obama is conducting his re-election bid for President of the United States.
City Chicago
Office - State Illinois [IL]
Title Digital Analytics - Modeling Analyst
Position Overview The Digital Analytics team works within the larger Digital Department at Obama for America to optimize the performance of our online activities including fundraising, online signups, persuasion, and convincing constituents to take action offline in their communities. Analysts work with our team to design and implement experiments, analyze results, and build predictive models.
Responsibilities Analysts will work on a variety of projects in a fast-paced environment. Projects might include building models to predict email response rates, analyzing the efficacy of various types of social media outreach, designing experiments to test new web and mobile features, etc. Analytics will be the backbone of our multi-faceted web design, email, content, video and advertising efforts. We'll rely on the analytics team not only to track progress, but to develop and deliver performance-enhancing recommendations that will guide and continually optimize our strategies along the way.

Requirements Required Skills
1. Experience with a major statistical package (R, STATA, SPSS, SAS)
2. Work or academic experience in statistics
3. Experience with A/B testing or experimental design
4. Strong Excel experience

Desired Skills
1. Experience with Netezza, MS SQL, Vertica, Hive/Hadoop
2. Any SQL-based query language (skills test will be administered in MySQL)
3. Experience with website optimization tools (Google Analytics, Optimizely, etc.)

Obama for America is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. Obama for America is an equal opportunity employer and it is Obama for America’s policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis. Obama for America will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.
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