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Media Research Analyst, DOD

Media Research Analyst, DOD

Alternate Job Title: Public Affairs Analyst, Social Media

(job number190021.VA.Media Analyst)

We are seeking candidates with a strong sense of global security or foreign policy events and news, and possess exceptional research, writing, editing and analytical skills. Qualified candidates must be able to utilize multiple research tools and platforms, to identify and assess the most relevant information and trends and produce actionable reports for senior leaders. 

If you are a consumer of defense and national security news with strong research, writing and analytical skills, this is the job for you! 

Please take note of these critical items:

1: Given this work supports the Department of Defense, US citizenship and an active Secret clearance or a clearance in-active less than 24 months are 100% required. 

2: Work location and hours: After an initial on-site training period, these will primarily be remote/teleworking positions. On-site training will take place at/near the Pentagon, and occasional team meetings will occur in the Washington, DC, area. Candidates must reside within a reasonable commuting distance to the Pentagon and/or Washington, DC, and have dedicated high-speed internet access and related home-office capabilities. 

3: These positions feature a set schedule encompassing a combination of daytime (8 AM to 4 PM) and prime-time shifts (3 PM to 11 PM), plus bi-weekly weekend shifts (7 AM to 3 PM or 3 PM to 11 PM). After initial training, we will establish a consistent work schedule built around a combination of some days, nights and occasional weekend coverage. 

Job Description

OMNITEC Solutions, Inc., ( provides tailored public affairs research and analysis for the U.S. government. We monitor multiple news media formats (print, online, television, radio, and social) and encapsulate key information into easily-consumed themes and trends to aid senior officials in their day-to-day decision-making. Qualified candidates will be responsible for producing daily, weekly and monthly briefing products and reports on a range of topics and regions. We are seeking professionals who thrive on the mechanics and nuances of open-source media research, data gathering, analysis, and unbiased interpretation to provide up-to-the-minute situational awareness. 

Duties and Responsibilities

We require people with the ability to capture, review, analyze, and interpret mainstream and social media coverage, as it relates to a large and complex organization. Candidates would use their detailed analysis and superb communication skills to prepare briefings, executive summaries, point papers, and related products. Additionally, they must be comfortable working autonomously in a deadline-driven environment while responsible for multiple deliverables. 

Required Skills

  • 4-year degree, preferably in a Communications, Journalism, Political Science, Public Affairs, International Relations or a related major;
  • 2+ years of relevant professional media research experience;
  • Experience with one or more of the following: Lexis-Nexis, TVEyes, Factiva, Open Source Enterprise, Hootsuite, or another social media analytics tool;
  • Must be able to effectively juggle multiple projects at once for senior leaders under pressure;
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills; 
  • U.S. citizenship and an active DOD-issued Secret clearance or one inactive less than 24 months.

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OMNITEC Solutions, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, gender, gender identity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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