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Data Research Assistant

Filled for Spring 2023

The Data Research Assistant will work with the Communications Coordinator to analyze insights on visitor traffic and user behavior on the organization’s websites, social media platforms and supporter email lists to help identify trends and recommend performance changes for those channels.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Downloading and organizing user insights from Google Analytics, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and the organization’s email and advocacy tool (training will be supplied for each channel)
  • Conducting basic analysis of this data in Google Spreadsheets
  • Collaborating with the Communications Coordinator to identify trends and make recommendations to appropriate organizational teams


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and/or Google Spreadsheets
  • Strong oral and written skills
  • An interest in analyzing user data and identifying trends
  • Proficient computer skills and ability to learn new digital tools easily
  • Ability to meet deadlines and function in a fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to perform duties with minimal supervision
  • College level coursework in data analysis, statistics, or market research a plus
  • A well-developed sense of humor

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About Appalachian Voices
Appalachian Voices is a nonprofit advocacy organization that works to achieve an Appalachia with healthy, intact ecosystems and advance a just transition to a generative and equitable clean energy economy. We have 30 staff members located in offices in Boone, N.C., Charlottesville, Va., Norton, Va., Knoxville, Tenn., and Durham, N.C.

Commitment to equity
Appalachian Voices is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion both in our work and in our organizational structure. We seek applicants who share and exhibit these principles. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to employment practices that ensure staff and interns and applicants for those positions are provided with equal opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the position.

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