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Media Research Specialist

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Budapest
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Budapest

Meltwater, a global software as a service company, is looking to hire a Media Research Specialist to join our Content Support team.

The Content Support organization is responsible for building and maintaining a rich and complete source and media database in order to ensure the flow of high quality content into the Meltwater Product.

For this role we are looking for bilingual speakers with an interest in new and traditional media!

Our Media Research Specialist combines knowledge of the media landscape, customer use cases, and an understanding of PR to keep our database updated and organized. They are able to think proactively, find gaps in information and work with team members to tackle problems all while having an eagerness to learn new things.

Meltwater truly believes that people with different backgrounds and perspectives will make our environment better and raise the quality of our products. We’re actively working to build a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourage everyone to join us in our journey!

What You’ll Do:

  • Build and maintain well-structured databases of media outlets

  • Build and maintain relevant media lists by country, industry, etc

  • Proactively initiate projects to keep our editorial databases up-to-date and complete

  • Research of new outlets/journalists

  • Research news and moves in the media

  • Undertake specific projects relevant to the development of our databases

Skills & Requirements

  • Fluency in English

  • Ability to read and conduct online research in other European languages is a plus (particularly Spanish and Scandinavian languages)

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong ability to conduct productive online research

  • Understanding and interest in traditional and new media journalism

  • Good computer literacy skills

  • Attention to detail and accuracy in all work

  • Self-motivated with ability to time manage

  • Outstanding commitment and winning spirit

  • Enjoy working in a team

  • Ability to think creatively

Additional Information

  • Located in Budapest, but with the option of being fully remote.

  • Full Time (40 hours a week) or Part Time (30 hours a week)

  • Starts immediately

Great Place to Work

  • Competitive Salary

  • Fresh fruits & free drinks

  • Internal hackathons

  • Personal Branding Support

  • Ergonomic desks and chairs

  • Great hardware

  • Opportunities to travel in Europe and the U.S.

  • Open Source Contributions

  • Conferences and Tech Talks

About the company

Meltwater, a pioneer of media intelligence and now Outside Insight, gives businesses the information advantage they need to stay ahead. More than 30,000 companies have used Meltwater’s media intelligence to stay on top of billions of online conversations and extract relevant insights to strategically manage their brands. Meltwater is dedicated to personal, global service built on the local expertise of 55 offices across six continents. Meltwater is also committed to fostering the data science ecosystem through MEST, a pan-African entrepreneurial program and incubator, and Shack15, a global data science community. Learn more at meltwater.com.

All of our solutions are fully web-based, offered as a service, and based on a modern technology stack. This is your opportunity to be part of a small agile team within a big multinational organization!

We are more than 2000 people across the globe, so there is a lot going on. We believe in diversity and inclusion, and building teams with a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives. This approach not only raises the quality of our products for our customers, but makes collaboration along the way much more fun.

Read our underthehood blog to see which problems our engineers are solving. Also have a look at what life is like at Meltwater and visit our company profiles on LinkedIn, Xing, Facebook, and Twitter.

Equal Opportunity

Meltwater is firmly committed to affording equal employment opportunities to all candidates and employees alike without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status disability, veteran status and we treat each individual with respect and dignity.

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Michael Taylor | Contact Person

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