Arabic Domain Expert (NYC)

Dataminr
  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Sector
    Commercial
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jan 10

Position description

Who we are:

We are Dataminr, the leading company that turns social media into real-time, actionable alerts. Our ability to find and deliver information faster than any traditional source has completely revolutionized how critical, relevant and actionable information reaches the news, finance, public sector and corporate security industries.

We are one of the most exciting companies to work for and have been referred to as the “super tool of journalists and hedge funds” while also receiving numerous accolades from professionals in both the corporate security area and public sector. We’ve been named to CNBC’s Disruptor 50 list in 2014 and 2016, the Forbes FinTech 50 list in 2016, added to the AlwaysOn Global 250 Top Private Companies list and received an invitation to speak at the World Economic Forum.    

Headquartered in New York City and nearing 200 employees, Dataminr provides a challenging and dynamic environment where everyone feels that they have the freedom to be innovative, impactful and influential. Our culture promotes team interaction, work-life balance and the sharing of information and ideas because it empowers us to do our best work and have fun. 

Who you are:

You are a highly motivated individual who can (1) monitor and analyze the quality of our data feeds and signals; (2) keep up-to-date on key developments and assess the impact of real-time Dataminr signals; and (3) be the in-house expert on the propagation of media across the Middle East.     

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in journalism, international relations, Arabic studies, terrorism/conflict studies, Middle Eastern studies, or related field
  • Primary Language: Arabic (Native preferred)
  • Fluency in English required
  • 1-5 years experience covering spot news at a news organization focused on the Middle East or prior experience in the government or military
  • Ability to monitor and analyze data quickly
  • Passion for technology, social media and following world news and current events
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivation and an ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team

Our offering of competitive benefits and perks include:

  • Company paid benefits for employees and their dependents, such as medical, dental, vision, disability and life
  • Flexible spending account to be used for out-of-pocket medical, transit, parking and dependent care expenses 
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Generous leave
  • Daily catered meal
  • A kitchen fully stocked with snacks and beverages 
  • Discounted Gym Membership

…and this is just to name a few!

Dataminr is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Individuals seeking employment at Dataminr are considered without regards to race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetics, marital status, pregnancy, unemployment status, sexual orientation, citizenship status or veteran status.

Application instructions

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