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Elections Researcher (8716922)

This is a 12-month contract role.

Facebook is seeking an Elections Researcher to join our Politics & Government Policy team. This team is an external-facing arm of Facebook that helps to manage the company's strategy on elections. They also work with the world’s governments and politicians on how to best use Facebook to connect with their constituents.

This role is on our internal-facing team that makes the Facebook family of apps work for the Politics & Government Policy team and its partners by coordinating operations, products, outreach campaigns, and data insights. This individual will be responsible for developing and organizing Facebook's data related to international elections.


  • Identify credible sources for elections-related information, gather and analyze relevant data, and coordinate with other teams to compile and organize a database of upcoming elections
  • Ensure data quality, recommend and implement solutions to improve our current research process
  • Attention to detail, ability to work independently in a deadline driven environment

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • 1+ years work experience, with focus on research
  • Advanced understanding of Excel and experience working with large data sets
  • Knowledge of international politics, political parties, world leaders and national legislatures
  • Deep understanding of the political landscape and a passion for political content
  • Ability and experience working independently in a deadline driven environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Technical experience, ideally with SQL or other programming languages
  • Fluency in more than one language
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