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Media Analyst - US Embassy

  • Barbaricum
  • $78,920.00 - 139,280.00 / Year *
  • 715 Gallatin St NW
  • Washington, DC 20011
  • Full-Time
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Barbaricum supports government clients with Integrated Communications, Mission Support, and Cyber Security/Intelligence. Our passion is innovation and we are committed to client value and effective technical solutions. We are an ISO 9001:2015-certified and CMMI Level 3 appraised, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) located in Washington, DC. Our mission is to transform the ways the U.S. Government approaches problem sets of increasing complexity by delivering innovative solutions, particularly in support of National Security missions. Barbaricum is one of the fastest-growing companies in our market. The company is routinely recognized by institutions like Inc. Magazine, GovCon, AMEC, PRSA, and SmartCEO for corporate growth, capabilities, and award-winning client work. Our team is dynamic and agile, providing global support to current missions across five continents. We are also focused on developing and maintaining our vibrant corporate culture, having been recently named a Best Workplace for 2017 by Inc. Magazine. Barbaricum seeks reliablemediaanalysts to provide traditional and socialmediamonitoring/analysisservices to the US Embassy in Iraq. Media analysts will use open-source research skills to search hundreds of media outlets, identify news stories most important to the client, and compile clips reports and breaking news alerts. Barbaricum will train media analysts on cutting-edge software tools to assist with research in both traditional and social media. Media analysts will work independently to manage report production, including formatting, editing, and sending reports/alerts directly to US Embassy public affairs personnel.

Qualifications

  • Bilingual in Arabic and English with the ability to provide English summaries of Arabic media coverage
  • Degree in Journalism and/or International Affairs preferred
  • Must have excellent open-source research skills to search hundreds of media outlets to identify those news articles most important to the client
  • Must possess strong writing and editing skills to produce concise summaries of news topics with minimal formatting or grammar errors
  • Must be able to work independently with little supervision
  • Must be reliable and able to meet firm daily deadlines for product submission
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have fast and reliable internet connection at home workspace to guarantee uninterrupted daily productdelivery to the client
  • Must be willing to do shift work covering a day, evening, and/or overnight shift
  • Desired Qualifications

  • Familiarity with the US Embassy in Iraq, procedures and current issues facing the country
  • Familiarity with various Arabic and international news media outlets
  • Provenanalysisexperience desired
  • Knowledge of traditional and socialmediamonitoring andanalysis a plus


  • * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.