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We are looking for a mid-level data scientist to join our team of data scientists and engineers in applying machine learning to online fundraising through our AdvantageAI product. You’ll be bringing state-of-the-art machine learning tools to the biggest database of its kind in the industry to support our mission-driven clients. Over the last few years alone, we’ve invented and honed an approach to digital cultivation that boosts response rates by 600%, and our data scientists are the brains behind The Digital Co-Op, the highest-quality acquisition platform in the online fundraising space.

  • You’ll join a team that is deeply devoted to inclusion, particularly in the following three areas: 
  • Process: We create a context in which everyone is empowered to contribute.
  • Data-Driven: We are committed to using the power of data to support important causes.
  • Philanthropy: We empower diverse groups of individuals to participate in giving.
  • With us, you’ll put your skills to use for innovation that powers social good. We want your ideas and your leadership. Join us. Let’s go.

You will be responsible for:

  • Joining each and every one of your colleagues in creating an inclusive workspace; 
  • Thinking deeply about using data in creative ways to address client needs;
  • Designing experiments to test advancements in modeling client data;
  • Developing and enhancing the core models that power the AdvantageAI platform, supporting digital donor acquisition and UX optimization.

Must-have qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of professional experience in designing and implementing machine learning solutions to business problems;
  • A passion for statistical methodology, including an ability to unpack the assumptions and interpretations of various approaches, an openness and critical eye to the latest techniques, and a willingness to lead collaborations to find optimal solutions;
  • Experience with Python;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Intellectual curiosity to innovate on ways to solve data management issues.

Nice-to-have qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of Pandas, PySpark, machine learning libraries;
  • Familiarity with big data tools using AWS or other cloud services;
  • Experience developing machine learning models;
  • Experience with the product ideation process, such as in a research environment;
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment.

Salary range for this role is $75,000 to $90,000 per year, depending on experience.


  • 100% employer-paid premiums for platinum-level medical plan on a national health care network
  • 100% employer-paid life insurance and short term disability
  • 50% employer-paid vision and dental insurance
  • 401(k) with 3% employer contribution
  • 17 vacation days in addition to 12 paid holidays, sick days, bereavement leave, and a volunteer day off.
  • Paid parental leave at 100% of your salary
  • Financial support for reproductive and transgender care
  • Flexible telecommute and remote work policies
  • Company issued Mac products for home offices
  • Cell phone service reimbursement, meal and ride-share reimbursement, and other perks available

Company Info.


At MissionWired, we harness the power of digital storytelling and connectivity. We’ve deployed millions of emails, motivated countless Facebook likes and shares and generated untold tweets and retweets. We’ve crafted strategic communications for dozens of members of both houses of Congress, large national nonprofit organizations and even The White House. We were at the vanguard of digital advocacy, inventing the tactics in wide use today.

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