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Disinformation Analyst, Center on Extremism

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Anti-Defamation League
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Published 16 days ago

POSITION TITLE: Disinformation Analyst, Center on Extremism

REPORTS TO: Senior Associate Director, Center on Extremism

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: None

LOCATION: Anywhere ADL has an office; NY preferred

GRADE/CLASS: Grade F, Exempt, PSA-Eligible

 

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION:

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is the leading anti-hate organization in the world. Founded in 1913 in response to an escalating climate of antisemitism and bigotry, its timeless mission is to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and secure justice and fair treatment to all. Today, ADL continues to fight antisemitism and all forms of hate using innovation and partnerships to drive impact. ADL’s ultimate goal is a world in which no individual or community suffers from bias, discrimination or hate.  

ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt—an accomplished leader and entrepreneur in the corporate, public, and nonprofit sectors—was recruited to the organization in July 2015. He has injected new energy and brought a bold vision to the agency. Under Jonathan’s leadership, ADL is transforming itself, upgrading its capabilities and pioneering new horizons.   

 

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

The Disinformation Analyst will be responsible for tracking, researching, and analyzing misinformation and disinformation. This includes – but is not limited to – using tools to collect and analyze social and news media content and assessing trends related to how misinformation and disinformation animates extremist movements and groups. Working closely with COE experts, the Disinformation Analyst will develop and report findings to relevant agency staff and external partners and participate in planning and carrying out responses to research findings.

Responsibilities

Primary:

  • Investigate how extremists use and are influenced by disinformation campaigns
  • Identify and analyze the impact of disinformation on extremist activities
  • Gather information from a wide variety of sources, including traditional media, social media, and open-source intelligence
  • Help develop qualitative and quantitative analysis of subject area, potentially with the use of a range of technical tools
  • Develop background and briefing materials for agency staff and external partners, including law enforcement, via written reports and verbal presentations
  • Assist in planning and executing ADL responses to research findings
  • Produce reports, articles, letters, blogs and other materials, potentially in tandem with other analysts and subject matter experts across COE
  • Present finding to various internal and external audiences

Secondary:

  • Respond to requests for information and research from regional and CSC staff, as well as various outside constituents and partners
  • Take on additional research projects

Qualifications

Skills:

  • Experience with social media listening tools such as Buzzsumo, Hubspot, or Dataminer and OSINT techniques and tools
  • Familiarity with research and analytical tools at-large, and ability and willingness to learn new technologies quickly
  • Established familiarity with issues related to disinformation, propaganda, or extremism
  • Ability to switch between quantitative and qualitative analytical lenses
  • Ability to thrive in a demanding, fast-paced multi-tasking environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in teams
  • Excellent research skills, on traditional and online platforms
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills
  • Ability to demonstrate good judgment under pressure

Work Experience:

  • Three or more years in advocacy or policy-oriented research environment, journalism, or social sciences research or equivalent experience required

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required; graduate degree preferred

Work Environment: 

  •  ADL COVID-19 Protocol (updated periodically)ADL is adhering to CDC, State, local, and Federal orders regarding COVID-19. ADL will require that all employees are vaccinated with exceptions for medical and religious accommodations. ADL may require proof of vaccination. This role will start as a remote position but may transition to a hybrid environment when offices reopen.  


ADL values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. ADL is an equal opportunity employer. Recruitment, hiring, promotions and other terms, conditions and privileges of employment shall be maintained in a manner which does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, marital status, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or military status, or in violation of any applicable Federal, state or local laws.  

ADL will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation to support the interview process, please contact Talent & Knowledge at talentacquisition@adl.org 

ADL will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other applicable State, Local, and Federal laws. 

POSITION TITLE: Disinformation Analyst, Center on Extremism

REPORTS TO: Senior Associate Director, Center on Extremism

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: None

LOCATION: Anywhere ADL has an office; NY preferred

GRADE/CLASS: Grade F, Exempt, PSA-Eligible…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Compensation

USD 50,000 - USD 96,000
Please note that salaries are commensurate with experience, and since ADL has a location-based compensation structure, there may be a different range for candidates in other locations.

Benefits

Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience.

Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
605 3rd Avenue, New York, NY 10158, United States

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume using the provided link.

Please submit your cover letter and resume using the provided link.

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