Strategic Consultant

Full Time | Remote | Posted on March 11, 2024 | $85,000 – $100,000 USD / Year

Strategic Consultants are responsible for crafting customized solutions for a wide range of clients that can benefit from the Data and Services offered by TargetSmart.  Strategic Consultants work with clients to understand their needs for data strategy and analytics, and to then formulate and execute a project to meet those needs.  Their success relies heavily on their ability to communicate with clients, create a winning strategy and then work with the team to deliver.  Day-to-day, Strategic Consultants primarily work with Analysts and Project Managers to execute project deliverables, work with sales staff to close sales leads, and collaborate with leaders across the company to effectively deploy TargetSmart resources.

The job profile reflects the assignment of essential job functions, though additional functions may exist.  This profile is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of all work activities, duties or responsibilities. TargetSmart reserves the right to assign or reassign work activities, duties and responsibilities as needed for reasonable accommodations and business purposes.


  • History of leadership in data strategy for advocacy, voter contact, or related programs for Democratic political or non-profit organizations.
  • 5+ years of experience using a wide range of data sets such as voter data, census data, commercial data, or other publicly available data to provide actionable analysis and tools to inform political, advocacy, marketing, or other outreach programs.
  • Proven success in conceptualizing and executing analytics projects based on client, staff or stakeholder needs or specifications on schedule.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently, from developing project scope to coordinating with various team members on project tasks and creating final deliverables for clients.
  • Experience creating reporting and dashboard tools for stakeholders to assess the impacts of programs in real-time or glean insights from historical data.
  • Project Management Experience using tools such as JIRA, Asana, Hive, etc., to collaborate with team members and track progress from conception to delivery.
  • Ability to effectively manage relationships and communicate with clients and stakeholders.


  • Able to wrangle, analyze and visualize data in standard formats (e.g., delimited text, .csv, etc.)
  • Proficient in at least 1 programming language: SQL, Python, JavaScript, or R
  • Experience with reporting tools such as Looker or Tableau

About TargetSmart

TargetSmart focuses on our customers’ success and finding the best ways to ensure that success. With a politically focused approach, our team combines proprietary technologies, consumer data, public databases, data integrations, and strategic consulting to deliver high-performance, reliable data products and solutions.

TargetSmart thrives on a unique atmosphere and culture. Our professionals, at all levels, work primarily as virtual teams spread across the country. We encourage remote working and provide the necessary technology to facilitate it. We also foster an open environment (virtually, of course) where team members seek input from and are encouraged to collaborate and exchange ideas with their colleagues at all levels of the company. We decentralize decision-making wherever possible and put authority where the knowledge is. It’s our belief that this creates an atmosphere of respect and integrity where we all work together toward common goals. We believe that a diverse, inclusive staff is a fundamental strength. We’re committed to hiring people of all races, ethnicities, religions, ages, sex, genders, sexual orientations, and gender identities. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, and members of untapped groups are welcome on our teams.

We offer a supportive workplace filled with dedicated and creative people and all the following benefits:


Including a 401(k) with generous company matching.


Always have been and always will be.


Domestic-partner inclusive, health, dental, vision, life, cancer coverage, and long-term disability insurance for you and your dependents.


23 days of PTO per year. We believe in work-life balance and encourage you to use your time off. The company provides 11 ½ paid holidays per year.


8 weeks of fully paid time off. All genders qualify equally, and the policy includes adoptions.