The Media Monitoring Analyst provides The Rendon Group's (TRG) staff and clients with real-time information as it relates to our clients’ specifications. We are looking for someone to average between 24-32 hours per week (3-4 8 hour shifts) and work on a rotating schedule. New hires generally work a mix of evening shifts (3 pm to 11 pm) and weekend overnight shifts (11 pm to 7 am).
The analyst reads and analyzes open-source and proprietary news pieces, determines their importance based on the clients' requirements, and compiles notifications and reports based on these requirements. The analyst also facilitates communication between TRG team members around the globe and supports TRG programs as needed. Training will be provided.
Work for this 24/7/365 operation is generally executed alone and outside core business hours. Support is needed on overnights, weekends, and holidays. Due to technological requirements, all work is performed from TRG's office in Dupont Circle. This position pays $15/hr during day shifts and $17/hr during overnight shifts. This position is not eligible for benefits.
Must be reliable, trustworthy, and have the ability to multitask, meet deadlines, and know how to prioritize.
Please dress in business casual during workdays and casual during weekends. You will be working alone on weekends and overnights in TRG’s Washington, DC office. The office is located within walking distance of the Dupont Circle metro station.
BA or MA in international relations, political science, area studies, communications, history, economics, public relations, or a related field.
Strong analytical skills and a robust interest in international affairs/politics. International ‘news junkies' will enjoy this position.
The Alerts program is conducted entirely in English, although additional research opportunities requiring foreign language skills frequently arise. Candidates with a working proficiency in another language, particularly Arabic, Urdu, or Spanish, will be prioritized.
The Rendon Group values and takes pride in our diversity. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Given that we have an immediate opening on our team, we are looking to hire someone who can start as soon as possible. Candidates who are unable to start until later (such as after graduation) will be saved for future hiring rounds.
To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to Alex Kasper at [email protected] In your cover letter, we are particularly interested in your background in international affairs.
A writing sample and/or references are helpful but not required until later in the application process. Writing samples of any length or subject are fine.