News Desk Analyst (Independent Contractor) / Part-Time

Job Locations US-VA-Vienna
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 days ago(9/13/2021 8:54 AM)
Location : Location
Clearance Requirement
Job Requires Relocation


Exovera, a wholly owned subsidiary of SOS International LLC (SOSi) has an immediate need for a Part-Time News Desk Analyst (Independent Contractor)  to 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.


  • 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
  • Shift work will be Friday - Sunday (3PM-12AM EST)


  • 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, including early mornings
  • 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
  • Requird to work overnight shifts
  • Offers some schedule flexibility and occasional opportunities to work from home
  • Independent Contractor (IC) employment / Part-Time work / Non-Exempt (No benefits)

About Exovera:

Exovera LLC (, a wholly-owned subsidiary of defense contractor SOSi, has been providing media services and technology solutions for government and military operations around the world since 2006.  Exovera NarrativesTM is a unique platform that harnesses the value of big (media) data across hundreds of thousands traditional and social media sources to analyze campaign engagement at scale. We enable communications professionals and influencers to a) understand what their audiences are thinking based on their media consumption, b) refine their messaging and c) measure their campaign ROI.


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