Just got this off of the APSA wire. These folks do some neat work with voter files, voting technology, and voter turnout, and as a result, may be interested in people from the election reform field.
Leading political advertising firm working with Democratic and progressive groups is seeking a Targeting Analyst to join our team. MSHC Partners will allow you to put knowledge and research into practice in campaigns. We foster an environment of innovation to remain at the forefront of data driven political strategy. Duties include: Developing voter contact strategies. Developing micro-targeting models using advanced statistical analysis and data mining techniques. Selecting target universes for direct political communication using voter files and models of turnout, candidate support, persuadability, and issue support. Design, execution, and evaluation of field experiments. Requirements include: Post graduate degree in political science or other social sciences, including advanced training in statistics and research design. Knowledge of electoral behavior, political behavior, political psychology, and/or political communication are valuable. Experience working with voter files or other political databases. Proficiency in conducting statistical analysis in SPSS, Stata, SAS, R and/or other statistical software. This is a full-time position based out of our Washington, DC office with a competitive salary and generous benefits. Send resume and salary history to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls. Equal opportunity employer.