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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.

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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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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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Learning

We are an evergreen, curious team committed to growth.

Open Roles

Data Associate (Analysis)

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 Reporting to the Chief Analyst within the Research Division, Equis is seeking a motivated and collaborative Data Associate (Analysis Team) to support an ongoing portfolio of polling and other data projects that aim to deepen our understanding of Latino voters. The Data Associate (Analysis Team) will add critical capacity to the Research/Analysis team, playing a critical role in data acquisition and management, and, overall, supporting the Analysis Team's efforts to leverage data to tell a more accurate and nuanced story about the Latino electorate. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a fast-paced environment, with attention to detail, data collection and management. While experience working with data specific to Latinos is not necessary, our ideal candidate will have cultural fluency and a demonstrated awareness for racial and ethnic bias in data collection and analysis. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Data Collection & Management Obtain, review, combine, merge, and maintain data sets of all sizes and types, including census and other demographic data, spatial data, and both publicly available and proprietary voter databases and public opinion polls. Internal Systems Building As part of a collaboration with the Targeting and Analysis Teams, incumbent will build out internal systems to increase data analytics capacities, such as, but not limited to: organizing and merging existing datasets and applying new learnings, building well documented, repeatable work flows and protocols, and developing templates for ongoing data collection and analysis projects. Data Visualization In collaboration with the analysis team, support data visualization for memos, decks and other research products, for a wide range of audiences.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 1-3 years  of relevant experience, coursework, or knowledge in Data Collection and Management, coupled with building systems for data analytics 1-3 years of expertise in STATA, R, or equivalent statistical software1-3 years of experience with data visualization tools Well-organized with experience or ability to handle multiple assignments in a fast-paced environment; flexible and able to adapt to evolving prioritiesDemonstrated experience in collaborating or offering creative solutions to complex data issues.Demonstrated history of unending curiosity, knack for tweaking methods to get better outcomes, and impeccable attention to detailMicrosoft Excel and/or Google Sheets PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 3+ years of experience, degree or closely related field in Data Collection and Management, coupled with building systems for data analytics 3+ years of experience working with polling data, census data, precinct-level election results, or voter files/voter data3+ years of experience with data visualization tools and experience with collaboration and version control toolsFamiliarity with the processes and standards of academic research  PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer COMPENSATION & BENEFITS This is a fully remote (USA only), full-time position with  occasional domestic travel and a competitive salary range of $60-80k/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.HOW TO APPLY Please send your resume and cover letter here or 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 us.

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.

Latino Political Innovation Zones, Doña Ana, NM Director

Latino Political Innovation Zones Doña Ana, New Mexico Director(contract) 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 Organizing and Field Director, Equis is seeking a Latino Political Innovation Zones Las Cruces New Mexico Director to oversee field and organizing efforts in Las Cruces, New Mexico. The Director will work with on-the-ground partner organizations, community leaders, consultants, and staff to ensure the successful implementation of the zone’s issue organizing and electoral campaign for the 2022 midterm. The in-state programs must be inspiring, engaging and reflect an expansive, Latino identity through a layered approach of partisan direct voter contact, paid media, and cultural mobilization programs. The ideal candidate will be based in Las Cruces, New Mexico, and will have deep knowledge of Hispanic communities and their voting behavior, and experience overseeing field, and/or community organizing programs.  This position is a seasonal role based on a cycle that will conclude on December 31, 2022. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Field Program Implementation: Design and implement the Doña Ana County field and organizing plan; Implement quality control measures to ensure integrity of the workGo in the field a few days per week to engage with voters, train staff, and help drive overall strategyAnalyze data and modeling to create and track progress to goal in voter contact universesLeverage innovative voter contact tools and integrate them into both organizing and field strategy Stakeholder management: Convene stakeholders on a regular basis and facilitate discussions, decision making to drive a shared strategyExplore strategic opportunities to expand, partnerships, and collaborations with community stakeholdersOrganizing and Community Power Building Strategy:Oversee logistics and recruitment for organizing moments and visibility opportunities like rallies, COVID-19 vaccination clinics, festivals, Block Parties, etc.Monitor and adjust all activities to ensure progress toward strategic goals MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Experience training, supporting, and managing staff in an electoral or community engagement capacity5+ years of political campaign experience, including at least one cycle managing paid staffPassion for Latino communities, electoral politics and strategyDemonstrated experience with VAN and a familiarity with other standard organizing and advocacy tools and social media requiredOutstanding collaboration skills with diverse audience groups Valid driver’s license and reliable access to a vehicleStrong management skills, including the ability to motivate and inspire a team while also holding staff accountable to goals and expectationsSelf-motivated, independent, willing to work long, flexible hours, including nights and weekendsDemonstrated 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 Experience organizing in rural and urban settings 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 Competitive rate ranging from $7,500 to $9,000 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. 

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 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.

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