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Media Analyst - Tysons Corner, VA

Founded in 2008, PublicRelay has a simple goal: to help PR and communications professionals understand how their work impacts business goals. In an era of a seemingly endless amount of news, we help Fortune 500 companies and federal agencies make sense of the media landscape and understand the trends shaping their industries. We partner with C-suite clientele to help them see the “so what” in their media coverage so they can plan their next move.

PublicRelay is looking for an enthusiastic and hard-working Media Analytics Account Manager to join our diverse team at our HQ office! This role works directly with executive clients to identify pertinent trends in their media coverage. Account Managers act as the face of PublicRelay to our clients, building personal relationships with them and proactively providing them with media intelligence insights and analysis reports. This person should be a self-starter, enjoy a dynamic work environment, and thrive in high-pressure situations.

Occasional flexibility with work hours is a key component of this role due to shifting client requests and account coverage needs.

Our analysts assess traditional, social, and broadcast media from all over the world to provide clients with a highly refined view of their most important coverage. The media intelligence that PublicRelay provides then allows our clients to develop sophisticated strategies for promoting their companies and brands.

This position is in Tysons, VA but will start work remotely due to COVID-19 with the view of a hybrid work arrangement in the future.

  • Utilize our proprietary technology to prioritize and analyze domestic and international media content for your clients
  • Manage our internal account resources to provide accurate analysis and insights to your clients
  • Work with clients, senior executives, and C-suite contacts to understand their needs and propose solutions that meet their communication goals, becoming a trusted point of contact on your accounts
  • Curate daily customized client newsletters, highlighting the significant company and stakeholder mentions, as well as industry trends
  • Develop reporting strategies and build customized reports aimed at interpreting and predicting patterns and trends in media coverage

Job Requirements
  • Undergraduate degree, preferably in communications, journalism, public relations, English, or business with a minimum 3.4 GPA
  • Strong interpersonal communications, time management, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to manage and analyze large amounts of media coverage and succinctly communicate and explain insights to clients
  • Strong customer service skills and ability to interact and present to senior client executives who rely on our analysis
  • Intellectual curiosity, a sense of humor, and a commitment to staying on top of current events and global news
  • Agency experience is a plus

PublicRelay Perks
PublicRelay is headquartered in Tysons Corner, VA, a 5-minute walk from the Silver Line’s Spring Hill station.
  • Premium healthcare and dental plans
  • Flexible work from home opportunities
  • PTO, 401K, and paid parental leave
  • Fully stocked fridge, espresso machines, snack bar, and air hockey table in the office
  • Annual company Olympics games, cross-office competitions, and frequent happy hours
  • Opportunity to collaborate with the marketing team to create compelling content for the website blog
  • Multiple avenues for internal growth and quarterly career planning development discussions with managers
To get a sense of our company culture at PublicRelay, check out our Instagram.

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PublicRelay is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, or Veteran status. We condemn actions such as discrimination, bullying, harassment, or retaliation in the workplace. For more information, please visit

About PublicRelay
PublicRelay is headquartered just outside of Washington, D.C., in Tysons Corner, VA. We also have offices in Cavan and Dublin, Ireland. To get a sense of life at PublicRelay, check out our Instagram.
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