Substitute Media Monitoring Analyst and Researcher

The Rendon Group
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Jun 26

Position description

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 16-24 hours per week to serve as an on-call substitute for two major programs: One is a media collection project for a federal government agency, the other is our 24/7/365 breaking news alert program.

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. This position pays $15/hr during day shifts and $17/hr during overnight shifts. Holiday pay is 1.5x the regular rate.  This position is not eligible for benefits.

Must be reliable, trustworthy, and have the ability to multitask, meet deadlines, and know how to prioritize.

Work Environment: 

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 law, 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. ‘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 are encouraged to apply.

Application instructions

Please attach a cover letter and resume to the application. A writing sample is helpful but not required until later in the application process. Please submit online or email sschorr (at) rendon (dot) com.

About the Rendon Group:

The Rendon Group is a leading international strategic communications firm with experience planning and managing strategic and tactical communications programs in 91 countries across Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.

The Rendon Group values and takes pride in our diversity. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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