Media Monitoring & Rapid Response Analyst

Alexandria, VA, USA
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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 but are not limited to:

-Perform media monitoring, track, and alert pertinent news to various parties

-Utilize social media, cable television, and news media to find relevant news

-Create and distribute multiple daily research products that are dispersed to individuals inside the organization as well as to outside clients

-Monitoring, clipping, and editing video and audio files

-Coordinate with other departments 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 research experience

-Previous experience with navigating relevant social media monitoring platforms such as Twitter, Tweetdeck, Facebook, and YouTube.

-Ability to rapidly adjust, adapt, and respond to shifting circumstances

-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).