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Equis is working to create a better understanding of Latino communities

Equis is working to: create a better understanding of Latino communities, invest in innovative approaches to reach and engage them, and uplift the Latino leaders of tomorrow who will implement and carry forward this important work. Since 2019, we have served as a hub of Latino polling, qualitative insights, and data, with analysis based on a large set of interviews, focus groups, online journals, ethnographies, and vote simulations. Equis is a leader in digital innovation, focused on message testing and experiments, combatting disinformation, and digital capacity-building for grassroots groups. Equis is also committed to developing Latino leaders serving as a convener of organizations and individuals leading Hispanic-focused programs.

Our Values

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Embrace Truth & Complexity

We are bold, and do not shy away from big challenges and questions.

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Get
Stuff Done

We focus on impact while being action-oriented, balancing intention, speed and need.

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Drive
Innovation

We are the Gold Standard of Latino research. Using digital experimentation, media monitoring, testing, and more.

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Foster Generosity & Inclusivity

We show up with compassion and care. We are not proprietary.

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Cultivate
Learning

We are an evergreen, curious team committed to growth.

Open Roles

Digital Advertising Manager

Digital Advertising Manager ABOUT Equis is working to: create a better understanding of Latino communities, invest in innovative approaches to reach and engage them, and uplift the Latinx leaders of tomorrow who will implement and carry forward this important work. Since 2019, we have served as a hub of Latino polling, qualitative insights, and data, with analysis based on over 40,000 interviews, focus groups, online journals, ethnographies, and vote simulations.  Equis is a leader in digital innovation, focused on message testing and experiments, anti-disinformation tracking, and digital capacity-building for grassroots groups. Equis is also committed to developing Latino leaders across the progressive space, serving as a convener of organizations and individuals leading Latinx-focused programs. POSITION SUMMARY Equis is seeking an experienced Digital Advertising Manager to lead our advertising efforts. The Digital Advertising Manager will build systems and processes to ensure strong advertising campaigns, from media planning to monitoring and reporting. In the short term, this role will be responsible for executing all Equis digital advertising campaigns. Long term, the Digital Advertising Manager will oversee and support a team of ad strategists, and will focus on strategy and improving campaign performance. The position will guide the tactical decisions to create high-performing, multi-channel ad campaigns. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Building media planning, trafficking, and reporting processes for a new in-house ads teamPlan and execute multiple digital advertising campaigns Setting up and trafficking campaigns on ad platforms like Facebook and Google AdsCreate reports and provide real-time feedback on campaigns, including daily monitoring of spendingMake recommendations for improving campaign performance and optimize campaignsDraft copy as needed, partnering with video editors and web developersHiring, onboarding, and managing a team of ad strategists  QUALIFICATIONS 3-5 years of experience running digital marketing campaigns with strong skills in Facebook Ads Manager and Google Ads (both Search and YouTube)Experience creating reporting templates and campaign reports - proficiency in Excel/Google Sheets is a mustExperience running both brand awareness and conversion-based campaignsImpeccable attention to detail and time management skillsAbility to collaborate under pressure with diverse staffStrong communication (written and verbal) and organizational skillsSelf-starter and ability to work on several projects at once at varying stages of developmentAbility to work in a startup environment that is highly collaborative Passion for Latino communities, and the issues that most affect usSpanish language and cultural proficiency are required THIS POSITION REPORTS TO Director of Digital InnovationLOCATION Remote, USAEMPLOYEE STATUS Full-TimeSALARY AND BENEFITS The salary expectation for this particular position is $80,000-$100,000, dependent on relevant experience and location. Equis offers medical, dental, vision coverage at no premium, 4% employer match 401K, and excellent vacation, sick and personal leave. HOW TO APPLY Please send your resume and cover letter here via our career page.  Equis Research provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. We welcome applicants from any educational background, race, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, immigration status, citizenship status, national origin or ancestry, marital status, pregnancy, criminal record, mental or physical disability or disorder, HIV antibody status, parental or familiar status, or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Director of Strategic Initiatives, Moonshots

DIRECTOR OF STRATEGIC INITIATIVES, MOONSHOTSABOUT Equis was founded in 2019 to create a better understanding of the Latino electorate, invest in new and innovative approaches to reach and engage them, and uplift the Latino leaders of tomorrow who will implement and carry forward this important work. We envision a world where Latinos are influential and powerful. To make this a reality, we believe we need to start by changing how Latinos see themselves and how the rest of the country sees them. Our community, democracy, and country deserve a future that is built for and by Latinos. Equis has developed ten “moonshot” campaigns to tackle this from political, media, and cultural perspectives. Our “moonshots” provide new thinking and leadership. A 5-10 year program, the moonshots seed, build, and scale efforts that fill gaps in our political and cultural infrastructure. The goal? To have Latinos participate to their potential, embracing progressive politics and culture.  The scope of our work is purposefully broad and designed to engage Latinos in multiple arenas because we believe that this moment requires a complete re-thinking of how we engage Latinos. Our approach is to work collaboratively with partners and allies, lead with learning and research, and build programs that address the deep-rooted issues that prevent our community from participating becoming influential and powerful. POSITION SUMMARY Equis is seeking an experienced and knowledgeable Deputy Director of Moonshots adept at managing staff and projects across initiatives, with a strong commitment to excellent project management and operational excellence. The Deputy Director of Moonshots will be a key leader of our “moonshot” strategy.  DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Oversee and implement early stage management of project portfolio of 5-7 large scale projects, including ideation, strategy development, launch plan, and executive hiring for each projectManage 5-7 director level personnel within project portfolio Ensure operational excellence, overseeing budgeting and operations processes across the initiative in collaboration from Operations team Serve as member of Moonshot leadership team, including supporting organizational development, strategy development, and strategic planning across the initiative   Work closely with relevant partners within the movement, cultural, and political ecosystem of the Latinx community Represent Equis externally, including but are not limited to, at fundraising events, convenings, panels, partnership collaborations, and more      QUALIFICATIONS Commitment to building independent Latinx political power that is data driven, anti-racist, progressive, and culturally integrated 7-10 years of professional experience in high level political, corporate, or cultural organizations with oversight over strategy and program Interest and experience in some of the following arenas: electoral organizing, civic engagement, cultural mobilization, entertainment, digital strategy, digital organizing, startups, issue advocacy. The more varied your experience in these areas, the better. It is not required to have expertise in all of these areas, but it is necessary to have expertise in more than one area. Significant experience managing large, scaled projects or organizations. Past experience at a startup is strongly preferred, but not required.Strong understanding of the United States political ecosystem, including experience in some combination of electoral politics, movement politics, and legislative advocacy.  Familiarity with international politics is a plus, but not required. Understanding of data and research, including how to translate data into programmatic priorities and decision making.  THIS POSITION REPORTS TO Chief of Moonshot StrategyLOCATION Remote (USA), with occasional domestic travel according to CDC guidelinesEMPLOYEE STATUS Full-TimeSALARY AND BENEFITSThe salary expectation for this particular position is $120,000-$140,000, dependent on relevant experience and location. Equis offers medical, dental, vision coverage at no premium, 4% employer match 401K, and excellent vacation, sick and personal leave. HOW TO APPLY Please send your resume and cover letter here or via our career page.Equis Research provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. We welcome applicants from any educational background, race, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, immigration status, citizenship status, national origin or ancestry, marital status, pregnancy, criminal record, mental or physical disability or disorder, HIV antibody status, parental or familiar status, or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 

Latino Political Innovation Zones Data Manager

LATINO POLITICAL INNOVATION ZONES DATA MANAGER(Contract/Remote)ABOUT Equis is working to: create a better understanding of Latino communities, invest in innovative approaches to reach and engage them, and uplift the Latinx leaders of tomorrow who will implement and carry forward this important work. Since 2019, we have served as a hub of Latino polling, qualitative insights, and data, with analysis based on over 40,000 interviews, focus groups, online journals, ethnographies, and vote simulations.  Equis is a leader in digital innovation, focused on message testing and experiments, anti-disinformation tracking, and digital capacity-building for grassroots groups. Equis is also committed to developing Latino leaders across the progressive space, serving as a convener of organizations and individuals leading Latinx-focused programs.THE OPPORTUNITY Heading into the 2022 cycle, Equis is building a project called the Latino Political Innovation Zones to test whether a directed investment to increase engagement and attention to Latino voters can significantly increase Latino turnout in small to mid-sized, high-density, low-participation Latinx communities. After a rigorous data-driven process, three geographic zones have been identified as “underperforming” areas. Equis intends to measure two key outcomes during the 2022 midterm elections: (1) Latino turnout, measured as the percentage of Latino voters who participate in the election out of the total number of voting-age Latinos; and (2) performance of Democratic candidates, measured as the vote share of Democrats in each local race. Through rigorous testing, on the ground partnerships, and scale, Equis seeks to establish best practices to win the Latino vote.POSITION SUMMARY Reporting to the Latino Political Innovation Zones National Campaign Director, Equis is seeking a Latino Political Innovation Zones Data Manager to manage technology, tools, and data systems to meet programmatic goals and help build Latinx political power through targeted political programs in Latino-dense counties in and around Fresno, California, Las Cruces, New Mexico, and Midland and Odessa, Texas for the 2022 elections. The Data Manager will work closely with local partner organizations and organizers, Equis’ national database and targeting team, and other field staff.  This position is a seasonal role based on a cycle that will conclude on December 31, 2022.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Administer voter outreach data and tools for all three states: Work with partners, vendors, consultants, and others for the acquisition, enhancement, manipulation, and management of voter data, including but not limited to the Voter Activation Network (VAN), and/or Political Data Intelligence (PDI), peer-to-peer texting tools, automated dialers, and direct mailTraining and education: Help educate and teach campaign staff and partners on how to use the above campaign tools, including VAN, MiniVAN, and PDIReporting and analysis: Do quality assurance to ensure best practices for voter contact data management and reporting to help inform decision makers, and advise on program decisionsSupport: Be the first person that canvass leads and field directors across the three programs turn to with ad-hoc requests, turf cutting help, tech troubleshooting, and early program analysisQUALIFICATIONS Past experience working with the voter files, including the VAN, and/or PDI and campaign dataKnowledge and experience of principles and skills involved in organizing, campaign planning and implementationWorking knowledge and experience with campaign-related data work including specific proficiencies in Excel, Google Sheets, and voter outreach toolsDemonstrated analytical creativity, problem-solving abilities, and campaign data experience. The ability to convey technical information to non-technical audiencesThe ability to be nimble: to switch between different projects, different types of data, and come up with creative solutions to complex data issuesUnending curiosity, a love of solving puzzles, and a knack for tweaking methods to get better outcomesImpeccable attention to detailStrong interpersonal skills and a professional approach to communicating with partners, team members, and vendors While prior experience working with data on Latinos, specifically, is not necessary, our ideal candidate will have cultural fluency and a demonstrated awareness for racial and ethnic bias in data collection and analysis.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.COMPENSATION  This is fully remote (USA only). Competitive rate ranging from $6,000-$7,500 per month. The rate offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as budget availability and commensurate with the selected candidates’ experience. HOW TO APPLY Please submit your resume and cover letter  via our career page. Equis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Equis is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you need reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the recruitment process, please email hr (at) equislabs (dot) us. 

Latino Political Innovation Zones National Campaign Director

Latino Political Innovation Zones National Campaign Director (contract/remote) ABOUT Equis is a set of organizations working to create a better understanding of Latinos, innovate new approaches to reach and engage them, invest in the leadership and  infrastructure for long-term change and increased engagement. Since 2019, we have served as a hub of Latino polling, qualitative insights, and data, with analysis based on a large set of interviews, focus groups, online journals, ethnographies, and vote simulations.  Equis is a leader in digital innovation, focused on message testing and experiments, anti-disinformation tracking, and digital capacity-building for grassroots groups. Equis is also committed to developing Latino leaders across the progressive space, serving as a convener of organizations and individuals leading Hispanic-focused programs. THE OPPORTUNITY Heading into the 2022 cycle, Equis is building a project called the Latino Political Innovation Zones to test whether a directed investment to increase engagement and attention to Latino voters can significantly increase Latino turnout in small to mid-sized, high-density, low-participation Latinx communities. After a rigorous data-driven process, three geographic zones have been identified as “underperforming” areas. Equis intends to measure two key outcomes during the 2022 midterm elections: (1) Latino turnout, measured as the percentage of Latino voters who participate in the election out of the total number of voting-age Latinos; and (2) performance of Democratic candidates, measured as the vote share of Democrats in each local race. Through rigorous testing, on the ground partnerships, and scale, Equis seeks to establish best practices to win the Latino vote. POSITION SUMMARY Reporting to the Equis Chief of Staff, Equis is seeking a Latino Political Innovation Zones National Campaign Director  to oversee the full court press strategy that seeks to build Latinx political power through targeted political programs in Latino/Hispanic-dense counties in and around Fresno, California, Las Cruces, New Mexico, and Midland and Odessa, Texas for the 2022 elections, in coordination with local partner organizations. The position is fully remote and will require significant travel, taking into account the shifting COVID-19 landscape. A successful candidate will have deep knowledge of Latino communities and their voting behavior, and experience developing and executing state level comprehensive, multi-level campaigns.  This position is a seasonal role based on a cycle that will conclude on December 31, 2022. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Oversee development and execution of 3 state-level partisan campaigns aimed at increasing Latino voter turnout: Serve as staff manager for the National Organizing and Field Director, troubleshooting and supporting the implementation of the organizing and field programs across all 3 zonesEstablish accountability systems for 3 campaigns, building regular debriefs, assessments and touch points throughout the cycleManage and stay within the full court press strategy budget, leading the operations and compliance team to ensure reports, vendor agreements and payments  are being executed on time and without errorManage overall program evaluation and research design coordination: Lead the development and execution of the research and polling program based on the needs of the programming on the groundWork closely with the Equis research and analysis team by facilitating the development of the program evaluation program, sharing learnings and innovations across each of the three zones; ensure that the programs underway reflect the testing rigor needed in order to evaluate the success of the projectMake adjustments to targeting, community organizing, and/or paid media programs strategy based on research, polling, and program evaluation needs and findingsSupport national communications: As needed, oversee the message development process to craft compelling communications to motivate targeted audiencesWork closely with the Equis leadership team to drive the national political narrative around Latino voters with coalitions, donors, elected leaders, media, and other thought leaders. As needed, work with the communications team to coordinate activities and press opportunities for each of the zones.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 10+ years of experience running and working on political campaigns, ideally with both candidate and issue advocacy campaigns at the state and national level, and experience managing a remote staffExtensive political experience with campaign and campaign compliance, including familiarity with IRS and FEC requirements relevant to political activityPassion for Latino communities, electoral politics and strategyDemonstrated experiencing building and executing reporting and metrics systemsStrong facilitation and coalition building skills, including ability to work across different leadership styles to build consensusOutstanding collaboration skills with diverse audience groups Demonstrated history of proactive attitude and high degree of self-direction; with a history of positively collaborating with high-level principals Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, belonging, and inclusionPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Deep experience living and working with Latinx and/or immigrant communitiesSpanish language fluency, both written and spoken Experience managing complex stakeholder relationshipsPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computerMust be able to lift up to 15 pounds at timesCOMPENSATION This is fully remote (USA only). Competitive rate ranging from $11,500 to $13,000 per month. The rate offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as budget availability and commensurate with the selected candidates’ experience.    HOW TO APPLY Please submit your resume and cover letter via our career page. Equis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Equis is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you need reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the recruitment process, please email hr (at) equislabs (dot) us. 

Latino Political Innovation Zones National Organizing and Field Director

Latino Political Innovation Zones National Organizing and Field Director(contract/remote) ABOUT Equis is a set of organizations working to create a better understanding of Latinos, innovate new approaches to reach and engage them, invest in the leadership and  infrastructure for long-term change and increased engagement. Since 2019, we have served as a hub of Latino polling, qualitative insights, and data, with analysis based on a large set of interviews, focus groups, online journals, ethnographies, and vote simulations.  Equis is a leader in digital innovation, focused on message testing and experiments, anti-disinformation tracking, and digital capacity-building for grassroots groups. Equis is also committed to developing Latino leaders across the progressive space, serving as a convener of organizations and individuals leading Hispanic-focused programs. THE OPPORTUNITY Heading into the 2022 cycle, Equis is building a project called the Latino Political Innovation Zones to test whether a directed investment to increase engagement and attention to Latino voters can significantly increase Latino turnout in small to mid-sized, high-density, low-participation Latinx communities. After a rigorous data-driven process, three geographic zones have been identified as “underperforming” areas. Equis intends to measure two key outcomes during the 2022 midterm elections: (1) Latino turnout, measured as the percentage of Latino voters who participate in the election out of the total number of voting-age Latinos; and (2) performance of Democratic candidates, measured as the vote share of Democrats in each local race. Through rigorous testing, on the ground partnerships, and scale, Equis seeks to establish best practices to win the Latino vote. POSITION SUMMARY Reporting to the Latino Political Innovation Zones National Campaign Director, Equis is seeking a Latino Political Innovation Zones National Organizing and Field Director to oversee and advance the Zones’ strategies and efforts and lead program and campaign work. The project seeks to help build Latinx political power through targeted political programs in Latino/Hispanic-dense counties in and around Fresno, California, Las Cruces, New Mexico, and Midland and Odessa, Texas for the 2022 elections, in coordination with local partner organizations. The Organizing and Field Director will manage state-based staff, consultants and contractors, as well as, support financial management of the project. The Organizing and Field Director must be able to move the political objectives forward in a complex environment, while balancing the competing needs of various stakeholders. The position is fully remote and will require significant travel, taking into account the shifting COVID-19 landscape. A successful candidate will have deep knowledge of Latino communities and their voting behavior, and experience working in state level comprehensive organizing, and/or direct voter contact campaigns. This position is a seasonal role based on a cycle that will conclude on December 31, 2022.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Oversee implementation of organizing and field programs across three zones, serving as the staff manager for Zone Directors in California, New Mexico, and Texas; work closely with state partners, and national Equis leadership to meet ambitious goals; Train and manage Zone Directors, and guide them through recruiting and training of grassroots organizers, and canvassers. This includes, but is not limited:Supporting the state teams to set ambitious and realistic goals, and managing the progress to goal processEffectively manage staff and organizers carrying out organizing and mobilization efforts under demanding timelines and with multiple stakeholders by shaping roles and assignments in ways that leverage and develop people’s skillsProvide political analysis to Equis leadership on a regular basis to support fundraising, and communications effortsAnalyze data, and voter contact to guide campaign decisionsTravel to targeted zones throughout the course of the cycleWorking with the National Campaign Director, allocate financial resources across each of the zones MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 7-9 years of campaign, elections, PAC, and/or organizing experience with at least 1 cycle of executive level experienceEffective skills in supervision, decision-making, campaign/organizing intersections, interpersonal relations, team building, and collaborationPassion for Latino communities, electoral politics and strategyOutstanding collaboration skills with diverse audience groups Demonstrated history of proactive attitude and high degree of self-direction; with a history of positively collaborating with high-level principals Experience with direct voter contact tools: VAN/PDI, relational organizing tools, GetThru, MiniVAN Manager, etc.High level experience developing electoral, and organizing reporting systemsStrong written and oral communication skills and ability to work in fast paced environmentsSelf-motivated, independent, willing to work long, flexible hours, including nights and weekendsDemonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, belonging, and inclusion PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 10+ years of campaign, elections, PAC, and/or organizing experience with at least 1 cycle of executive level experienceDeep experience living and working with Latinx and/or immigrant communitiesSpanish language fluency, both written and spoken  PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computerMust be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times COMPENSATION This is fully remote (USA only). Competitive rate ranging from $9,000 to $11,000 per month. The rate offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as budget availability and commensurate with the selected candidates’ experience. HOW TO APPLY Please submit your resume and cover letter via our career page. Equis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Equis is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you need reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the recruitment process, please email hr (at) equislabs (at) us. 

Latino Political Innovation Zones Operations and Compliance Manager

Latino Innovation Zones Operations and Compliance Manager(contract/remote) ABOUT Equis is a set of organizations working to create a better understanding of Latinos, innovate new approaches to reach and engage them, invest in the leadership and  infrastructure for long-term change and increased engagement. Since 2019, we have served as a hub of Latino polling, qualitative insights, and data, with analysis based on a large set of interviews, focus groups, online journals, ethnographies, and vote simulations.  Equis is a leader in digital innovation, focused on message testing and experiments, anti-disinformation tracking, and digital capacity-building for grassroots groups. Equis is also committed to developing Latino leaders across the progressive space, serving as a convener of organizations and individuals leading Hispanic-focused programs. THE OPPORTUNITY Heading into the 2022 cycle, Equis is building a project called the Latino Political Innovation Zones to test whether a directed investment to increase engagement and attention to Latino voters can significantly increase Latino turnout in small to mid-sized, high-density, low-participation Latinx communities. After a rigorous data-driven process, three geographic zones have been identified as “underperforming” areas. Equis intends to measure two key outcomes during the 2022 midterm elections: (1) Latino turnout, measured as the percentage of Latino voters who participate in the election out of the total number of voting-age Latinos; and (2) performance of Democratic candidates, measured as the vote share of Democrats in each local race. Through rigorous testing, on the ground partnerships, and scale, Equis seeks to establish best practices to win the Latino vote. POSITION SUMMARY Reporting to the Latino Political Innovation Zones National Campaign Director, Equis is seeking a Latino Political Innovation Zones Operations and Compliance Manager to manage the day-to-day operations, HR, and compliance needs of the Latino Innovation Zones project. The project aims to help build Latinx political power through targeted political programs in Latino-dense counties in and around Fresno, California, Las Cruces, New Mexico, and Midland and Odessa, Texas for the 2022 elections. The Operations and Compliance Manager will work closely with local partner organizations and organizers, Equis’ national People, Talent, Culture, and Operations and Finance team, legal team and consultants. A successful candidate will understand finances, operations and compliance workflows.  This position is a seasonal role based on a cycle that will conclude on December 31, 2022. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES In consultation with partners, conduct campaign office location research, acquisition, and establishment, including office set-up of utilities and other needsAt the end of the cycle, manage campaign office closure, supply return, vendor account closeouts, and procedures across each of the zone officesManage financial operations tasks such as budgeting, expense tracking against charts of accounts for all three Innovation Zones, executing purchases and reconciling expenses; track projected expenses including, but not limited to technology, equipment, literature, payroll, ads campaigns and moreOwn vendor relationships developing and executing accounts receivable and account payable systems Serve as liaison between internal Zones staff and legal team to oversee legal compliance for field programs, media paid ads, digital ads, and organizing programsWork closely with the National Campaign Director, National Organizing and Field Director, Equis staff, and local partners to ensure all state, and federal  reporting requirements are met on timeTroubleshoot HR issues as needed, ranging from supporting staff on hiring challenges to onboarding and trainingAddress and resolve all operational issues and needs from the Zones teams in a timely and efficient mannerWorking with in-state staff, support logistics for virtual and in-person organizing and field events MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 2+ years of experience managing cost effective, large scale budgets and operational supportExcellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to communicate clearly and proactively both internally and with external partners and vendorsPassion for Latino communities, electoral politics and strategyAdvanced knowledge of Excel and Google sheets is requiredOutstanding collaboration skills with diverse audience groups Self-motivated, independent, willing to work long, flexible hours, including nights and weekendsDemonstrated history of proactive attitude and high degree of self-direction; with a history of positively collaborating with high-level principalsAbility to balance multiple short and long term projects with the initiative to identify when to shift focusKeen eye for detail, including ability to double check for accuracyDemonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, belonging, and inclusion PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Deep experience living and working with Hispanic and/or immigrant communitiesSpanish language fluency, both written and spoken Knowledge of elections and compliance requirements in California, New Mexico, and Texas PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computerMust be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times COMPENSATION This is fully remote (USA only). Competitive rate ranging from $6,000-$7,500 per month. The rate offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as budget availability and commensurate with the selected candidates’ experience.  HOW TO APPLY Please submit your resume and cover letter  via our career page. Equis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Equis is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you need reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the recruitment process, please email hr (at) equislabs (dot) us.

Project Director, Digital Search Strategy

PROJECT DIRECTOR, DIGITAL SEARCH STRATEGYABOUT Equis was founded in 2019 to create a better understanding of the Latino electorate, invest in new and innovative approaches to reach and engage them, and uplift the Latino leaders of tomorrow who will implement and carry forward this important work. We envision a world where Latinos are influential and powerful. To make this a reality, we believe we need to start by changing how Latinos see themselves and how the rest of the country sees them. Our community, democracy, and country deserve a future that is built for and by Latinos. Equis has developed ten “moonshot” campaigns to tackle this from political, media, and cultural perspectives. Our “moonshots” provide new thinking and leadership. A 5-10 year program, the moonshots seed, build, and scale efforts that fill gaps in our political and cultural infrastructure. The goal? To have Latinos participate to their potential, embracing progressive politics and culture.  The scope of our work is purposefully broad and designed to engage Latinos in multiple arenas because we believe that this moment requires a complete re-thinking of how we engage Latinos. Our approach is to work collaboratively with partners and allies, lead with learning and research, and build programs that address the deep-rooted issues that prevent our community from participating becoming influential and powerful. POSITION SUMMARY Equis is seeking an experienced and knowledgeable Project Director, Search adept at managing a team of ads strategists and directing large digital advertising portfolios. The Search Director will build the plans, workflows, and reporting structures to support a large, innovative Spanish and English language focused program across multi-platforms and political, cultural, and social industries. SEO is a major focus of the project, but an ideal candidate is also experienced in audience development and strategic communications within a digital advertising context. The Search Director will be part of our larger “moonshot” strategy. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Create and oversee the development and implementation of workflow to support launch, execution and management of large ads portfolio, including trafficking, reporting and optimizationDirect strategy and communication efforts on Search project, including project plans, individual media plans, and internal and external project management. For significant projects in the portfolio, plan and run digital ads campaigns, including budget campaigns, conceptualize creative, write strong content, lead designers on creative, optimize for conversions, and implement and test ad campaigns on platforms,Contribute to strategy for larger Moonshot initiative and Equis organization, collaborating with digital and research teams to align work, integrate Search project with larger mission and objectives, and stay up to date on relevant industry trends and research Manage team of ads strategists, responsible for their growth and success. This includes hiring, check-ins, performance reviews, onboarding, training, and professional development for your team. Analyze and report back campaign metrics effectively and with an eye towards learning, working to help inform strategy, messaging, and targeting. Produce case studies and conduct experiments as appropriate and needed. Build strong relationships with vendors, partners, and platforms. Oversee relationships to ensure campaigns are delivered according to agreed upon specifications, and act as liaison to vendors and platforms within the larger organization and on behalf of our partners, as appropriate. Identify and implement innovation and efficiency opportunities to further enhance project and organizational goals and maximize portfolio impact.  QUALIFICATIONS At least 5 years of experience in digital advertising. The ideal candidate probably has between 7-10 years experience, but program experience is more important than years of experience for this position. A commitment to building Latinx political power, progressive politics, and anti-racismSignificant experience managing performance marketing, awareness, and persuasion campaigns in Spanish and English. Experience in political advertising is highly encouraged, but not required.Proficiency in Spanish is a must. Fluency is desired but not required. Proven success as a manager and/or Senior Strategist or equivalent experience.Strong familiarity with Google Ads, Facebook ads, DSP software, and first-party ad servingKeen attention to detailAbility and inclination to make tough judgment calls on day-to-day tactical and big-picture strategic questionsAbility to incorporate and own feedback from colleaguesA commitment to progressive politics and social changeExperience in excel or Google Sheets, report template design and other data visualization toolsGreat all-around communication skills, including strong copywriting skills and the ability to effectively communicate best practices, strategies, plans and goals to clients and staffExpert attention to detail and organization while managing tight deadlines and multiple projects Comfortable managing multiple campaigns from start to finish THIS POSITION REPORTS TO Moonshots Director of Strategic InitiativesLOCATIONRemote (USA), with occasional domestic travel according to CDC guidelinesEMPLOYEE STATUS Full-TimeSALARY AND BENEFITSThe salary expectation for this particular position is $90,000-$110,000, dependent on relevant experience and location. Equis offers medical, dental, vision coverage at no premium, 4% employer match 401K, and excellent vacation, sick and personal leave. HOW TO APPLY Please send your resume and cover letter here or via our career page. Equis Research provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. We welcome applicants from any educational background, race, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, immigration status, citizenship status, national origin or ancestry, marital status, pregnancy, criminal record, mental or physical disability or disorder, HIV antibody status, parental or familiar status, or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 

Senior Advisor, Latino Talent & Special Projects

Senior Advisor, Latino Talent and Special Projects ABOUT Equis is a set of organizations working to create a better understanding of Latinos, innovate new approaches to reach and engage them, invest in the leadership and  infrastructure for long-term change and increased engagement. Since 2019, we have served as a hub of Latino polling, qualitative insights, and data, with analysis based on a large set of interviews, focus groups, online journals, ethnographies, and vote simulations.  Equis is a leader in digital innovation, focused on message testing and experiments, anti-disinformation tracking, and digital capacity-building for grassroots groups. Equis is also committed to developing Latino leaders across the progressive space, serving as a convener of organizations and individuals leading Hispanic-focused programs.POSITION SUMMARY Reporting to the Equis President & CEO, Equis is seeking a dynamic and experienced Senior Advisor, Latino Talent and Special Projects  to lead the development and implementation strategies for several critical programs that seek to build the next generation of Latino leaders who will work across all facets of American democracy and culture. A successful candidate will be as strong of a strategic thinker as they are passionate about the Latino community.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Manage the Latino Talent Initiative (LTI), a large-scale project that sources talent for federal political appointments, regional boards and commissions, and other roles across the progressive infrastructure. The LTI will grow significantly over the next 1-2 years. Specific scope of work will include:Coordination of three working group principals, prepare for weekly meetings; serve as the primary liaison to working group members and White House Office of Presidential Personnel and other federal agencies;  managing priorities and gathering input and information on an ongoing basis.Develop understanding of Latino talent ecosystem and maintain the master database of Latino candidates (data collection, updating, bio editing); including conducting regular searches for key positions.Develop the initial work plan and strategy for the Latino Genius Moonshot Grant Program, beginning with the development of initial work to develop the framework for the project and key strategic partnerships with external stakeholders. Day-to-day project management of a national Latino leaders network, leading coordination and planning efforts for ongoing engagement. Support ongoing partnership with a digital lifestyle company that elevates, celebrates, and inspires Latino audiences and amplifies their voices.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS5-7 years of advanced experience in direct oversight and execution over strategy and program within high-level political, corporate, or cultural organizations Demonstrated history and understanding of political nuances and deep familiarity with societal, cultural, and political landscape Outstanding collaboration skills with diverse audience groups Demonstrated history of proactive attitude and high degree of self-direction; with a history of positively collaborating with high-level principals Strong ability and experience in presenting projects to diverse audiences and external stakeholders Strong written and oral communication skills and ability to communicate priorities, needs and expectations Experience in facilitating short, mid, and long term project development with detail oriented program  management while addressing sensitive timelines, deadlines, and competing prioritiesDemonstrated commitment to diversity, representation, talent development and placementPreferred Qualifications  Experience utilizing ClickUp, Google Suites softwareBilingual in Spanish, and/or PortuguesePHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSProlonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at timesCOMPENSATION & BENEFITS This is a fully remote (USA only), full time position with occasional domestic travel and a competitive salary range of $90k-$130k/year. This salary range represents a good faith estimate of what Equis may pay for this position at the time of posting. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as budget availability and commensurate with the selected candidates’ experience. Equis offers medical, dental, vision coverage at no premium, 4% employer match 401K, and excellent vacation, sick and personal leave.

Senior Moonshot Director, Surround Sound

SENIOR MOONSHOT DIRECTOR, SURROUND SOUND ABOUT Equis was founded in 2019 to create a better understanding of the Latino electorate, invest in new and innovative approaches to reach and engage them, and uplift the Latino leaders of tomorrow who will implement and carry forward this important work. We envision a world where Latinos are influential and powerful. To make this a reality, we believe we need to start by changing how Latinos see themselves and how the rest of the country sees them. Our community, democracy, and country deserve a future that is built for and by Latinos. Equis has developed ten “moonshot” campaigns to tackle this from political, media, and cultural perspectives. Our “moonshots” provide new thinking and leadership. A 5-10 year program, the moonshots seed, build, and scale efforts that fill gaps in our political and cultural infrastructure. The goal? To have Latinos participate to their potential, embracing progressive politics and culture.  The scope of our work is purposefully broad and designed to engage Latinos in multiple arenas because we believe that this moment requires a complete re-thinking of how we engage Latinos. Our approach is to work collaboratively with partners and allies, lead with learning and research, and build programs that address the deep-rooted issues that prevent our community from participating becoming influential and powerful. POSITION SUMMARY Equis is seeking an experienced and knowledgeable Surround Sound Director adept at managing a team of strategists and large scale narrative and/or strategic communications projects. The Surround Sound Director will set strategy, convene and support partners, optimize spending, disseminate recommendations, and lead response for Latino narrative and communications work for 2022 and beyond.  DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Develop and implement a strategic communications plan for the 2022 election, focused on building Latinx movement, civic engagement, and political infrastructure and response Manage team of ads strategists, responsible for their growth and success. This includes hiring, check-ins, performance reviews, onboarding, training, and professional development for your team.Develop and maintain strong relationships with core partners with our Partnerships team, to support, convene,  optimize Latinx communications infrastructure across the ecosystem. This also includes managing and implementing feedback from partners and other stakeholders.  Act as a public spokesperson among our partnership ecosystem - evangelizing a data driven, research approach to communications and Equis’ recommendations in this vein Build out Latinx media infrastructure for partner use, including broadcast, shared messaging, optimization of paid spend, and more Identify and lead response for important narrative moments affecting Latinx community in the 2022 election cycle Establish and socialize core election narratives by and for the Latinx community in 2022 Contribute to strategy for larger Moonshot initiative and Equis organization, supporting leadership, collaborating with digital and research teams to align work, integrate Surround Sound project with larger mission and objectives, QUALIFICATIONS A commitment to building Latinx political power, progressive politics, and anti-racismAt least 5 years’ experience in a Senior Communications, Narrative or Messaging role or similar experience The ideal candidate probably has between 7-10 years experience, but it's not a requirement.Proven ability to set narratives and strategic communications strategy Experience in building communications and narrative infrastructure, including project management, working with stakeholders, surrogate management, omni-channel communications, and building a messaging apparatus Passion for data driven, research first approach to messaging and narrative workAbility to explain and persuade stakeholders to adopt guidance and recommendations Relationships with the Latinx political, social, and cultural ecosystem is a must. Extensive experience working with Latinx stakeholders is strongly encouraged.  Ability to manage vendors and consultants and ensure excellent work product  Proficiency in Spanish is a must. Fluency is desired but not required.  Proven success as a manager and/or Senior Strategist or equivalent experience.Keen political instincts, and familiarity with the electoral landscape is a must. Extensive experience working in politics and/or civic engagement is strongly encouraged.  THIS POSITION REPORTS TO Chief of Moonshot StrategyLOCATION Remote (USA), with occasional domestic travel according to CDC guidelinesEMPLOYEE STATUS Full-TimeSALARY AND BENEFITSThe salary expectation for this particular position is $120,000-$140,000, dependent on relevant experience and location. Equis offers medical, dental, vision coverage at no premium, 4% employer match 401K, and excellent vacation, sick and personal leave. HOW TO APPLY Please send your resume and cover letter here or via our career page. Equis Research provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. We welcome applicants from any educational background, race, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, immigration status, citizenship status, national origin or ancestry, marital status, pregnancy, criminal record, mental or physical disability or disorder, HIV antibody status, parental or familiar status, or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Special Assistant

Special Assistant ABOUT Equis is working to: create a better understanding of Latino communities, invest in innovative approaches to reach and engage them, and uplift the Latinx leaders of tomorrow who will implement and carry forward this important work. Since 2019, we have served as a hub of Latino polling, qualitative insights, and data, with analysis based on over 40,000 interviews, focus groups, online journals, ethnographies, and vote simulations.  Equis is a leader in digital innovation, focused on message testing and experiments, anti-disinformation tracking, and digital capacity-building for grassroots groups. Equis is also committed to developing Latino leaders across the progressive space, serving as a convener of organizations and individuals leading Latinx-focused programs. POSITION SUMMARY Administrative support for the senior leadership team, and general operational support for organization.  DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Maintain complex calendars for President and Vice President of Equis, both internally and externally, with a keen time management mindset.Working across the senior leadership team, manage competing priorities, prioritize, delegate, and book meetings or travel. Manage shared drive, database and CRM, including updating confidential donor information.Prepare correspondence and other key documents/written materials on behalf of the President and organization (email news blasts, etc).Support execution of Board of Directors meetings and prepare materials, logistics and agendas. Assist in planning meetings, special events and conferences. Complete research and other duties as assigned.Ability to operate effectively in a fast-paced environment with little supervision. QUALIFICATIONSTo perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following:  Customer Service - Displays courtesy and sensitivity to all. Responds promptly to external and internal requests. Able to navigate high level principal relationships and sensitive situations with grace and thoughtfulness. Detail Oriented, Good Judgement and Preparation - Reviews documents, catches mistakes, crosses T's and dots I's. Exercise good judgement for scheduling and priority setting (and ask questions when needed). Able to anticipate various scenarios. Good taste and instincts. Prepares principles for upcoming events and meetings. Operational Excellence and Clear Communicator: Prioritizes and plans work activities. Sets goals and objectives. Uses time efficiently. Works in an organized manner and communicates needs or points of clarification. Independent Problem Solving: Self starter. Does not always need to wait for direction.  Develops and thinks through alternative solutions. Gather and analyze information skillfully. Identifies and raises problems in a timely manner. Resolves problems in early stages. Works well in group problem-solving situations. Exhibits excellent time-management skills.Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities. Contributes to building a positive team spirit. Exhibits objectivity and openness to views. Builds morale and culture.Key Programmatic Experience: Fluent in G-Suite and Excel and Google Sheets with willingness to learn software programs such as Mailchimp, Clickup, and Breezy. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Previous experience as an assistant, scheduler, or paralegal (or equivalent experience) is preferred but not required. THIS POSITION REPORTS TO President and CEO LOCATION Remote (USA), with occasional domestic travel according to CDC guidelines EMPLOYEE STATUS Full-TimeSALARY AND BENEFITS The salary expectation for this particular position is $60,000-$80,000, dependent on relevant experience and location. Equis offers medical, dental, vision coverage at no premium, 4% employer match 401K, and excellent vacation, sick and personal leave. HOW TO APPLY Please send your resume and cover letter here or via our career page. Equis Research provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. We welcome applicants from any educational background, race, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, immigration status, citizenship status, national origin or ancestry, marital status, pregnancy, criminal record, mental or physical disability or disorder, HIV antibody status, parental or familiar status, or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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