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Manager, Competitive Intelligence

Company: PLUS Communications
Location: Arlington
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

PLUS Communications is a full-service communications firm based in Arlington, Virginia. PLUS Communications leads award-winning campaigns integrating public affairs, corporate communications, digital, advertising and media buying. PLUS means more!PLUS Communications is looking for an an experienced opposition researcher for our DC-based firm. Working within the Competitive Intelligence practice, the Manager will:+ Prepare research documents and backgrounders for use in client advertising and new business pitches+ Lead in building out opposition research books on issues, organizations and individuals from initial planning stage through completion+ Work with a team of junior staff, ensuring quality control for client deliverables+ Maintain the firm's research documents and database+ Pull campaign finance reports and analyze voting records+ Real-time monitor clients, issues and items of interest to clients+ Conduct bias analysis and vetting as needed+ Generate research support for client deliverables, such as op-eds and press releases+ Execute special projects as requiredRequirementsIdeal candidates will meet many of the following qualities and requirements:+ Must have at least 4-6 years of relevant experience in opposition research or competitive intelligence. This is NOT an entry level position. Title and compensation will vary based on experience. + Willingness to work with Republican and conservative political campaign and issues, in addition to various nonpartisan efforts+ Previous experience in RNC-style formatting is a plus and a keen eye for detail+ Strong research, writing and editing skills+ Experience using databases (LexisNexis, IQ Media, Critical Mention, FEC, Bloomberg Gov) and opposition research methods+ Past experience in FOIA and state-level information requests+ High understanding of local, regional and national politics and current events+ Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and work as part of a team+ Able to multitask high priority projects on tight deadlines and work in evenings and weekends as needed+ Adaptive and flexible to changing needs of the workplaceBenefitsBenefits you will receive:We offer competitive compensation with an opportunity for a year-end bonus. Medical, dental, vision, 401k, and life insurance. We also offer a paid parental leave program, paid vacation and paid sick leave. In addition, we have a work from home hybrid environment.PLUS Communications is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.

Keywords: PLUS Communications, Arlington , Manager, Competitive Intelligence, Executive , Arlington, Virginia

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