Company Overview


For 25 years, clients in the private and public sectors have relied upon SOS International LLC (SOSi) for critical operations in the world’s most challenging environments. SOSi is privately held, was founded by its current ownership in 1989, maintains corporate headquarters in New York City, and specializes in providing logistics, construction, training, intelligence, and information technology solutions to the defense, diplomatic, intelligence and law enforcement communities.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status.  SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

1-130606-2658: Media Assessments Analyst
Job CategoryCommunications
Duty LocationOverseas - Multiple Locations
Type of PositionFull Time
Requisition Number1-130606-2658
Job Description

**This position is contingent upon contract award**

SOS International LLC (SOSi) is seeking a Media Assessments Analyst for a full-time position supporting our United States Government (USG)customer. The Media Assessments Analyst will provide analytical support to the military leaders and decision makers. Typical Applicants for this position include: professionals from academia, the military or private industry with extensive experience in media analysis, effects assessment, geospatial analysis, statistical analysis, social sciences research methods, or software design support for analytical processes. This position will report to the In-Country Program Manager and Section Lead.


• The Media Advisor will be a primary trusted counselor and planner for senior decision-makers in all matters related to strategic communications
• Produce daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly media assessment reports
• Comply with all published HSE policies and procedures. Foster safe work practices for all coworkers and subordinates. Report any and all deficiencies to management with an eye towards continuous safety improvement

Minimum Requirements

• US citizenship with a valid, active DOD SECRET security clearance. TOP SECRET may be required, dependent on position
• Bachelor's of Science Degree highly desired
• Graduate degree in social sciences disciplines or Operations Research preferred
• Minimum 5+ years applied or academic experience in media, government, or social sciences analytical roles
• Familiar with Military Decision Making Process (MDMP)
• Current or previous support to the USCENTCOM AOR desired
• Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the culture, history, politics, economics and ethnographic makeup of Afghanistan
• Must have working proficiency in Microsoft Office Power Point, Excel, and Word
• Work cooperatively with the U.S. military, other U.S. governmental agencies, and their counterparts from the international community represented in Afghanistan
• Function effectively during heightened threat levels and extended periods of high stress and physical danger and discomfort
• Organize and properly prioritize work assignments and function well in an environment that requires constant multi-tasking - and often long hours
• Excellent written, oral, briefing, interpersonal and technical skills
• Live and work daily with Coalition Forces in austere conditions across Afghanistan.
• Function effectively and efficiently in a combat zone, during extended periods of high pressure and stress
• Ability to wear up to 45 lbs of combat gear, including vest and helmet
• Travel outside secure compounds independent of Coalition Forces, as required

Additional Information

Additional Requirements:

• Dari and/or Pashto language skills are desired
• Understanding of the PSYOP/MISO process a plus


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