SOSi

News Desk Analyst

Job Locations US-VA-Vienna
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/4/2021 9:38 AM)
ID
2021-4780
Category
Intelligence
Location : Location
US-VA-Vienna
Clearance Requirement
None
Job Requires Relocation
No

Overview

Exovera LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SOSi has an immediate need for a News Desk Analyst to join our team. The winning candidate will monitor US and international media sources in the development of an early-morning briefing for corporate leadership related to current events and the US and international business environment and competitive government contracting landscape. The ideal candidate will have at minimum a Bachelor’s degree, and outstanding written communication skills, as well as general knowledge and interest in global current events, international business, government contracting, and the like.

 

The News Desk Analyst is part of a team working 24/7 and must be willing and able to work on a variable shift schedule, including weekend and overnight shifts. Shift work will include analyzing local, regional, and international print, broadcast, and social media sources.

 

Responsibilities

  • Monitors news sites, news wires, government and industry publications, and other relevant sources
  • Compiles and writes brief summaries of content items per standing requirements
  • Writes, edits, and distributes English-language reports to appropriate customer lists
  • May need to respond to specific inquiries and customer correspondence
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Opportunities for occasional remote work
  • Works four overnight shifts per week.
  • Works one evening editing shift per week

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline such as International Affairs, Political Science, Security, History, Sociology, or other related fields
  • Relevant monitoring and reporting experience, editing, and skill at processing information
  • Strong interest and knowledge of global current events and government contracting business environment
  • Proven ability to write in clear professional, error-free, and concise English
  • Must have at least 2 years of English editing experience
  • Demonstrated comfort and speed with information technology and multimedia software, including publishing and analytics tools.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task, organize and prioritize projects
  • Comfort and experience disseminating information in a high-paced environment
  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Commitment, reliability, flexibility and ability to work non-traditional hours.
  • Maturity, honesty, and integrity

Preferred Qualifications

  • Post-graduate degree in a relevant discipline such as International Affairs, Political Science, Security, History, Sociology, or other related fields is preferred
  • Fluency in a foreign language is desirable, but not required

Working Conditions

  • Requires commitment, flexibility and ability to work non-traditional hours including nights or weekends on a rotating shift schedule
  • Required to work overnight shifts
  • Offers some schedule flexibility and occasional opportunities to work from home
  • Fulltime Employee/Exempt/Benefts

SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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