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US: Media Research Associate (full-time/part-time)

Meltwater, a global software-as-a-service company, is looking to hire full Media Research Associates (MRA) in San Francisco and Austin. As a MRA you will work on updating and developing our media contact database by researching information about journalists and media outlets across a variety of fields, industries, and markets.

This is your opportunity to be part of a growing team in a big multinational organization!

Job Summary: The MRA will be responsible for keeping our media contact database current and expansive. You will do this through researching media outlets such as newspapers, TV stations, blogs, and magazines to discover and contact journalists and bloggers. The research will primarily be done using online search engines, social media, email, and phone calls. The MRA will communicate with journalists to obtain information regarding their media careers, contact preferences, and contact information. The MRA will undertake specific projects relevant to the development of Meltwater’s media contact database, working creatively to contribute new ideas to improve the research development process.

The right applicant will enjoy data processing and have an interest in public relations, journalism, and technology. You must be able to meet research targets under deadlines and be able to work under some supervision. The applicant will feel comfortable speaking with journalists over the phone and making updates directly in our software applications. We are looking for a candidate with a great personality that fits with the exciting work environment of Meltwater. We work with amazing clients and are looking for exceptional employees!

To learn even more about who we are and what we do, visit our company profiles on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter.

Additional Information

  • Full-time
  • Works out of our office in San Franciso, CA or Austin, TX
  • Candidates must be authorized to work legally in the United States
  • Starts immediately

Skills & Requirements

  • Strong ability to conduct internet research
  • Strong communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Customer service experience
  • High school diploma or bachelors degree
  • Familiarity with MS Excel and MS PowerPoint
  • Familiarity with social media

Are you the right candidate for this job? Apply at our Careers Website.

Application deadline is September 15th.

If you have any questions please email rachel.mallory@meltwater.com.

Please do not send applications via email but apply at our Careers Website.