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TMT is Hiring: Data Architect & Storyteller

Updated: Dec 11, 2023

- Through its growing public and private support, Truckee Meadows Tomorrow is hiring a full-time Data Architect & Storyteller to join the team in 2024 -


Truckee Meadows Tomorrow

Data Architect & Storyteller Job Description

How to Apply

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and a sample of your work showcasing both data architecture and storytelling to Executive Director, Kylie Rowe:

Truckee Meadows Tomorrow:

For 30+ years, Truckee Meadows Tomorrow (TMT) has been Northern Nevada’s hub for local, independent, and trusted Quality of Life data. TMT is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to leveraging data analytics to inform and empower our community. We believe in the transformative power of data-driven insights to guide decision-making and foster positive change in the Truckee Meadows region. Our mission is to enhance our quality of life by providing accurate, timely, and objective data as the basis for community engagement and dialogue.

Job Overview:

We are seeking a talented and creative individual for the role of Data Architect & Storyteller. In this hybrid position, you will play a pivotal role in shaping our future data architecture from a technical perspective while also working within our current system to turn data into compelling narratives that resonate with diverse audiences. This is a full-time, primarily remote position and does require the candidate to be a resident of Reno, Nevada.

Key Responsibilities

Data Management Architectural Expertise:

  • Design and implement a robust data architecture to support the organization's data-driven initiatives while ensuring data security, integrity, and accessibility.

  • Independently define data requirements and standards for effective data storage, retrieval, and analysis, ensuring alignment with organizational objectives.

Data Analysis, Storytelling and Visual Design:

  • Conduct comprehensive data analysis using various tools and techniques to extract meaningful insights used directly to inform our community.

  • Work closely with stakeholders to identify key performance indicators and develop actionable metrics.

  • Develop a mixture of qualitative and data-driven infographics for multi-media communication and editorial purposes.

  • Utilize information architecture and technology skills to convey complex data in a visually compelling manner.

Collaboration and Project Work:

  • Collaborate with business, government agencies, institutions, community organizations, and nonprofits on projects.

  • Engage in project work across various sectors to filter and encapsulate data from multiple sources, disciplines, and sectors to illustrate informative stories.

  • Coordinate and support TMT’s Data Advisory Group.

  • Provide direction and support to TMT volunteers, interns, and/or staff as it relates to data architecture and storytelling.

  • Report to and collaborate directly with TMT’s Executive Director on special projects.

Preferred Qualifications

Education and Work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Business Intelligence, Information Systems, Data Science, Computer Science, Geography, Journalism, or a related field.

  • Minimum 2 years of experience working directly within data architecture, analytics, and visual storytelling positions.

Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with our organization's data tools, including but not limited to the Conduent platform.

  • Proficient in data visualization tools, graphic, website, mobile, geographic, mapping, and interactive design.

  • Familiarity with Adobe, Power BI, MS Office, Tableau, ArcGIS, statistical software, and others.

  • Experience in concise content creation for various communication channels.

  • Proficiency in database management and data analysis.

  • Proven understanding of data analytics architecture, ensuring accuracy, and integrity of data.

  • Experience planning for future data needs and implementing effective data management solutions.

  • Ability to interpret data and convey implications to diverse stakeholders.

  • Strong communication skills for explaining insights within complex data models and building compelling narratives.

  • Adept at producing visual displays of data for decision-making, community progress reports, and quality of life summits.

  • Creation of custom data solutions for key partners.

  • Direct collaboration with partners in the Adopt-An-Indicator program.

  • Collaboration with cross-disciplinary teams, including college grad and undergrad students, fostering partnerships, and engaging in impact reporting and metric analysis to support initiatives.

Compensation & Benefits

  • $58,000 - $70,000 starting salary with opportunity for growth

  • Benefits package

How to Apply

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and a sample of your work showcasing both data architecture and storytelling to Executive Director, Kylie Rowe:

Application Deadline: January 5, 2024

Truckee Meadows Tomorrow is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.


About Truckee Meadows Tomorrow:

Truckee Meadows Tomorrow (TMT) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit serving Northern Nevada as the hub for regional Quality of Life data. Originally crafted in 1989 by an Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) committee, TMT started as an “organization of organizations” in response to local research showing Quality of Life as the leading reason businesses relocated to the Truckee Meadows. In the three decades since, TMT has collaborated with business owners, educators, policy-makers, community leaders, and residents in and around Washoe County to define measurable and actionable Quality of Life data indicators, using them to monitor the region’s collective progress. TMT has remained a vital community resource for over 30 years by curating and providing accurate, timely, and objective information needed to prioritize, address, and advocate for local quality-of-life issues.


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