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Researcher

ActiveFence HQ · Full-time

About The Position

As a researcher at ActiveFence, you’ll need to master one of the practice areas we focus on (e.g. countering disinformation or hate speech). You’ll need to process large amounts of data – both qualitative and quantitative – and reach valuable insights regarding, for example, indicators of online threats, ways of distributing content, motivations and trends. You will be responsible for:  

  • Making sense of data and telling a ‘story’ in a compelling way. 
  • Conducting analyses to understand the motivations, tactics and trends of malicious activities online- across social networks, messaging apps and forums. 
  • Pressure testing OSINT analyst findings to further the OSINT work.
  • Creating customer-facing presentations/ whitepapers/ documents and presenting findings regularly (phone or in person).


Requirements

  • Excellent research, storytelling and writing abilities
  • At least 3 years of experience in research/ intelligence analysis
  • OSINT experience – plus
  • Native English speaker – plus
  • Previous experience researching disinformation campaigns, online fraud, or hate speech – a huge plus
  • Experience in any of the following is a plus: online marketing, consulting, investigative journalism, experience at global enterprises
  • Political science background, broad geopolitical understanding – a plus
  • Organized, motivated, great at cross-functional work
  • Amazing attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment


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