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Media Monitoring Analyst

Barbaricum is a rapidly growing government contractor providing leading-edge support to federal customers, with a particular focus on Defense and National Security mission sets. We leverage more than 15 years of support to stakeholders across the federal government, with established and growing capabilities across Intelligence, Analytics, Engineering, Mission Support, and Communications disciplines. Founded in 2008, our mission is to transform the way our customers approach constantly changing and complex problem sets by bringing to bear the latest in technology and the highest caliber of talent.

 

 

Headquartered in Washington, DC's historic Dupont Circle neighborhood, Barbaricum also has a corporate presence in Tampa, FL, Bedford, IN, and Dayton, OH, with team members across the United States and around the world. As a leader in our space, we partner with firms in the private sector, academic institutions, and industry associations with a goal of continually building our expertise and capabilities for the benefit of our employees and the customers we support. Through all of this, we have built a vibrant corporate culture diverse in expertise and perspectives with a focus on collaboration and innovation. Our teams are at the frontier of the Nation's most complex and rewarding challenges. Join us.

 

Barbaricum is seeking a Media Monitoring Analyst to join a team supporting a variety of government offices. This position is an overnight position (Eastern Standard Time) and candidates work remotely from home. This person will be responsible for identifying, capturing, and analyzing media coverage daily to produce a news clips and analysis report that is sent to stakeholders and leaders within that government agency.

 

This position will work across Barbaricum's Media Monitoring portfolio as gaps in coverage or surges arise.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and deliver curated, high-quality daily news reports and/or clippings, or ad hoc reports as needed on time to government leadership and key stakeholders, including entire departments or agencies in some cases.

  • Work with a team of analysts to identify, collect, and report news, broadcast, and social media reports or insights as applicable using software tools, websites, and other open-source research methods.

  • Analyze the media landscape or specific topic areas or stories of interest to provide key takeaways and recommendations to clients.

  • Attend and support tool or analyst training as required.

Requirements

  • BA/BS degree (communications, journalism, media, national security, criminal justice, sociology, or international affairs/political science preferred).

  • 2+ years of experience in media monitoring and analysis or relevant communications, media, journalism, or open-source/PAI research experience.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.

  • A problem-solver.

  • Attention to detail under pressure and time constraints.

  • Experience with Microsoft 365 (Outlook, Word, Excel).

  • Experience with Google Docs and Google Sheets.

Preferred Qualifications

  • MA/MS

  • Experience working on government contracts, especially consumer finance, criminal justice, law enforcement, military, veterans, nuclear energy, and regulation.

  • Demonstrated experience writing and editing to produce concise summaries and analyses of news topics with minimal formatting or grammar errors.

  • Experience developing advanced Boolean logic to inform data queries and/or advanced Google search skills.

Bonus

  • Hands-on experience with Google automation, Meltwater, LexisNexis, and TVEyes.

  • Data analytics/text as data experience (Python preferred).

  • Looker/Tableau experience.

  • Can start immediately.

  • Flexible schedule.

Additional Information

We will contact candidates directly to schedule interviews.  No phone calls please.  

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