Media Monitoring & Rapid Response Analyst

Alexandria, VA, USA
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Job Description

Job Description:


Conservative Public Relations/Communications firm seeks applicants for our Media Monitoring/War Room team. This fast-paced position serves as the eyes and ears for our firm and our high-profile political clients, responsible for discovering, tracking, and alerting breaking news. Candidates must be self-driven, team players, and have a strong work ethic. Prior experience in conservative political research, political campaigns, public affairs, or on Capitol Hill are a plus.

Duties and responsibilities include:

-Monitoring, tracking, and alerting breaking news to clients and staff

-Searching social media, cable television, and online media outlets to find relevant news

-Creating multiple daily research products and distributing them to clients and staff

-Monitoring, clipping, and editing video and audio files

-Working closely with the firm’s staff and principles as well as clients to quickly engage in rapid response to developing news.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Undergraduate degree, with a preferred major of communications, journalism, political science, public relations, media studies, or a related field of study

-A strong attention to detail, excellent time management skills, and previous political, communications, or research experience

-Previous experience navigating and monitoring social media platforms such as Twitter, TweetDeck, Facebook, and YouTube

-Ability to handle very short deadlines and a fast-paced environment that evolves with the news cycle

-Proven ability to complete assigned tasks on time and manage competing deadlines

-Prior experience with Microsoft Office, Meltwater, Grabien, or other video/audio clipping and editing software.

Please email resume to to be considered for the role.